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Do Dental Implants Hurt? On Dental Implant Pain
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Do Dental Implants Hurt? On Dental Implant Pain

Dental implants have become increasingly popular because of their durability in comparison to alternatives such as a bridge or dentures. Plus they look and feel like real teeth! But implants require surgery, and surgeries usually involve pain. How much do dental implants hurt, and for how long? And when should patients consult their surgeon about...

Dental Implants: What are they, and do they work?
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Dental Implants: What are they, and do they work?

Whether due to accidents or tooth decay, millions of Americans are missing teeth. People often replace missing teeth for cosmetic reasons, but there are other good reasons to replace them, too. Missing teeth can lead to further oral health problems in the future.  Dental implants provide a more permanent replacement for those missing teeth, and...

Dental Crowns vs. Implants: Which is the Best Choice?
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Dental Crowns vs. Implants: Which is the Best Choice?

There’s more to deciding between dental crowns vs. implants than just picking a personal preference, or what works with your budget. While both are effective solutions to restore a tooth, they are not really the same.  Understanding the different uses for dental crowns and dental implants could make the choice obvious. In situations where either...

Why Get a Dental Bridge? What They Are For, and How They Help
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Why Get a Dental Bridge? What They Are For, and How They Help

There is one primary factor to consider when asking why get a dental bridge: Missing teeth. Shockingly, a study estimates that 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, and about 40 million Americans are missing all of their teeth. So what are dental bridges for? A dentist essentially bridges the gap where one...

The Scary Truth About Halloween and Dental Work
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The Scary Truth About Halloween and Dental Work

Kids aren’t the only ones who enjoy Halloween goodies. Plenty of adults like to eat candy and treats too. Everyone has heard warnings about Halloween treats that can cause cavities, but they can also wreak havoc with dental restorations and orthodontics. That goes for kids’ fillings or sealants as well as grownups’ bridgework or Invisalign. ...

Big Trends in Dental Technology: 3D Imaging and “Cone Beam” Computed Tomography (CBCT)
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Big Trends in Dental Technology: 3D Imaging and “Cone Beam” Computed Tomography (CBCT)

The technology used in modern dentistry is always changing and progressing. Many dentists stay on top of these technological advances, using them to create better patient experiences and outcomes. This month, we take a look at some of the newer 3D imaging technologies, including cone beam technology, that are making dental surgeries easier. Why 3D...

What Can You Do to Replace a Lost Tooth?
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What Can You Do to Replace a Lost Tooth?

Dentists are dedicated to saving teeth, but sometimes their patients still lose them. Accidents or other injuries may knock teeth out or break them off. Or, they may be extracted by a dentist when cavities are ignored and tooth decay has destroyed them. Luckily, there are choices of what you can do to replace a...