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All About Implants

My teeth were starting to deteriorate, and I was running out of options to repair them. The dentist gave me a choice. I could wait until the bone loss was so bad that I would have to have my teeth removed and get dentures, or I could have them removed now and get dental implants. I opted for the implants. If you’re thinking of getting dental implants, you probably have a lot of questions. I love mine, but they took some getting used to. In this blog, I’m sharing my experience and all the information that I picked up throughout my implant experience. You can find out what the procedure entails, how to prepare for your implants, and how to care for them once they’re in.


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All About Implants

    4 Things Diabetics Need To Know About Dry Mouth

    Occasional dry mouth is normal and might just mean that you're thirsty, but chronic dry mouth is a serious concern. This condition is very common among some groups of people; about one-quarter of people with diabetes also suffer from dry mouth. Here's what you need to know about it. Why is dry mouth a serious concern? Dry mouth is more than just an annoyance. Saliva does a lot more than just keep your mouth moist; it also helps to protect you from tooth decay.

    4 Reasons To Choose An Emergency Dentist Over The Emergency Room

    When sudden pain or damage is done to your mouth, it's natural to want to head to the closest emergency room. While doctors may have medicine to relieve the pain, the solution to your mouth woes is often better suited for a professional dentist. If you have sudden mouth trauma, it can make a huge difference if you decide to visit a 24 hour dentist instead of the standard hospital emergency room.

    Brighten Your Smile And Protect Your Investment - Tips For Dental Implant Longevity

    It can be very difficult to get through day-to-day life without a large amount of self confidence, and for many people, that confidence starts with their smile. If you have aspects of your oral health that you're seeking to improve, dental implants can be an excellent solution for returning your teeth to their prior glory as quickly as possible. Once you've made the decision to seek dental implants, it's important that you support that decision.

    Composite Resin – Why You Should Consider Using This Restorative Process For Your Teeth

    Broken, decayed and eroded teeth certainly pose significant health risks but they also pose a risk to your own self-image. The majority of people don't enjoy the appearance of broken and chipped teeth and the cost of crowns or veneers may be out of your price range. You should consider restoring your teeth using composite resin and for more than just the cost. What Are Composite Resins? Composite resins are tooth-colored materials that are applied to the unbroken surface of your teeth in order to replace the tooth structure that has been lost.

    Don't Like Your Veneers? Implants Could Be A Better Fit

    If you have porcelain veneers and you aren't happy with the way your smile looks, you should talk with a dentist about getting dental implants instead. Your mouth will benefit from having the implants in a variety of ways, and the implants are going to be much easier for you to maintain. Here are just a few reasons you want to ask the dental expert about making the switch. Natural Feel and Appearance

    LANAP And You: Surgery Without A Scalpel

    Oral hygiene is a difficult subject for many people to discuss, particularly due to a common fear of the dentist. If you are worried for what your next dentist visit could bring, regarding the possibility of surgery in the near future, don't be alarmed: there are other options. In 1994, a new laser-based technique called LANAP was created to create a low-pain alternative to standard gum surgery. According to Doctor Robert Gregg, founder of LANAP, 50% of Americans have gum disease.

    Why Is Your Breath Stinky Even After Brushing?

    You breathe into your hands to determine whether your breath is stinky, and yuck, it really is. Knowing you have not brushed your teeth in a few hours, you head to the bathroom and give them a good, thorough brushing. Breathing into your hands again, you notice that your breath has a fresher, minty quality – but there's still an underlying stinkiness you just can't shake. Why is this? How can your breath still be smelly after you spend three minutes brushing your teeth?

    Life After Hockey: Getting Your Smile Back

    As you probably already know, hockey is known to be one of the roughest and toughest sports around. And hockey players are notoriously known to have one or more missing or broken teeth as a result. While trying to fix or replace these broken teeth while still playing hockey regularly is essentially pointless, once you have moved on from regular hockey competition, you can take steps to get your smile back to the way it was before hockey.