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  • 3 Reasons To Quit Smoking Before You Get A Dental Implant

    If you are missing a tooth, replacing it with a dental implant is your best treatment option; however, you may want to stop smoking if you decide to go through with this. As you probably know, smoking is not good for your health, but you might not realize how this habit could interfere with a dental implant. Here are three reasons you should stop smoking completely if you want to get a dental implant.
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  • Diagnosed With Trigeminal Neuralgia? Here's How To Have Pearly Whites!

    If you have trigeminal neuralgia, you may have been neglecting your teeth and rightly so since the condition, known as the suicide disease, can be triggered by forces in your mouth. Obviously, you never want to do anything to cause the pain, but if doing nothing has changed your pearly whites to an awful shade of yellow. Here's what you can do about it. Speak with your Neurosurgeon or Neurologist
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  • Everything You Need To Know About Stainless Steel Crowns

    Stainless steel crowns are not the most popular choice for a few different reasons, including their less natural appearance. But if a dentist has recommended crowns, it may be beneficial to learn more about stainless steel crowns before making any decisions. What Are Stainless Steel Crowns? The crowns are made of nickel, manganese, carbon, iron and several other metals. They are mostly used on babies and children. This is because they do not require a lot of the teeth to be filed down, and they are easier to get into a child's mouth than an adult.
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  • Everything You Need To Know About Zirconia Ceramic Crowns

    Zirconia ceramic crowns are a lot more popular than gold or porcelain crowns because they are extremely durable and biocompatible. They are, however, a little on the expensive side. As you are trying to decide whether or not zirconia ceramic crowns are the best crowns for your teeth, it may help to take a closer look at the benefits and drawbacks of choosing this type of dental crowns for your teeth.
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  • Tiny Teeth, Huge Advances: How Saving Baby Teeth Can Improve Your Health

    Chances are, when you got to the age that your baby teeth started falling out, you eagerly looked forward to each one leaving your mouth, as it heralded a visit from the Tooth Fairy with a shiny coin or two to add to your piggy bank. But it turns out that your teeth are worth a bit more than the Tooth Fairy is willing to pay – those teeth contain stem cells within their pulp, and saving them could end up restoring your health later in life.
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  • 2 Tips For Preventing Tartar Buildup Around Your Removable Partial Dentures

    Removable partial dentures can be a convenient solution to fixing a few missing teeth. They can easily be accessed when it comes time to clean them. However, unless your partial dentures are cleaned properly, they will accumulate food and other debris. This will turn into plaque and harden into tartar. If your partial dentures have a tan discoloration, then this may be a sign of tartar buildup. Allowing tartar to build up on your dentures can be dangerous for your teeth.
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  • How Do Dental Crowns Work?

    Dental crowns play a massive role in modern dental work, so it isn't particularly surprising that you might need to get at least one at some point in your life. Crowns can be used to handle a wide variety of problems and are excellent for restoring the shape and integrity of a tooth. To help you get a better understanding of how the installation process works and why you might need to get a crown, here are some tips:
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  • Immediate Loading Of Dental Implants: A Primer

    If you are going to undergo dental implant surgery, it's important to note that, in some cases, you will not have false teeth installed immediately. Rather, the implant process revolves around installing a sort of "base" in your upper or lower jaw and some time will be given in which it is revealed whether your body will accept or reject the implants. However, in other cases, the false teeth can be loaded in 24 to 48 hours after the surgery.
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  • When To Use A Cement Crown Or A Screw Crown For An Implant

    When you lose a tooth, you need to restore your smile for more than cosmetic reasons. When you put pressure on a tooth, it will travel down the root and stimulate new growth in the bone. When you lose a tooth, the bone loses this stimulus, the bone stops replenishing, and the teeth around it can start to migrate. A dental implant can restore this stimulus, but you will need to choose between a screw-on crown and a cemented crown.
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  • Dentures: 3 Types, How Long They Last And Expected Difficulties When First Installed

    Perhaps you need dentures but you don't really know much about them. Here are a few details about three types of dentures, the difficulties experienced immediately after their installation and their general longevity.  What are dentures? Dentures are custom-made replacements for either all or some of your teeth. To create the appliances, an impression is taken of your mouth, and the dentures are made to fit perfectly over your gums. They look like your natural teeth and are removable.
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