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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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  • 3 Orthodontic Options For Adults

    Many adults have misaligned teeth. Dental misalignment in adults can stem from hereditary factors. However, adults who have crooked teeth may suffer from this due to shifting that has taken place over time. Still, most dental misalignment for adults can be corrected using orthodontic applications. Here are a few orthodontic solutions that may be preferred by adults due to their discrete nature: Lingual Braces Lingual braces are metal braces that are applied to the side of the teeth that is next to the tongue.
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  • Qualifications You Should Look For When Choosing The Perfect Pediatric Dentist For Your Child

    The experiences that a child incurs during his or her dental visits can help define his or her lifelong perception of professional dental care. It is important to find a pediatric dentist that your child can trust. Here are a few qualifications you should look for when choosing the perfect dentist for your child: Pediatric Training Ask about the dentist's education. If he or she is a pediatric dentist, in addition to four years of dentistry school, he or she should have two additional years of residency training in caring for the teeth of  infants, small children and teens.
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  • 3 Tips For Having An Improved Smile

    Looking your best while going out in the world daily may be high on your to-do list. Having a nice smile can provide you with a greater level of self-confidence by having pride in your appearance. The smile you have will play a significant role in how well you appear to others. This is typically one of the first things that may be noticed by people that you meet. If you aren't pleased with the teeth you have, you may want to make some significant changes.
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  • Enjoy Drinking Red Wine? Follow These Tricks That Will Prevent Teeth Staining

    If you love to drink red wine, it's possible that the drink is causing your teeth to stain. If you simply can't give up your wine drinking habit, and don't want to resort to teeth whitening right away, there are some ways to prevent teeth staining from happening. Try following these tips so that the red wine doesn't affect the color of your teeth. Clean Your Mouth Before You Drink
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  • 2 Benefits Provided By Same-Day Crowns

    Crowns can often be a bit of a hassle to get, mostly because traditional crowns will often require multiple appointments before the procedure is complete. However, many dentists have chosen to purchase the necessary tools to fabricate same-day crowns within their offices. Listed below are just two of the great benefits provided by opting for a same-day crown. Convenience Trying to find time to get a traditional crown can be more than a bit difficult for anyone that has a busy work or home life.
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  • Surviving Your First Holiday Season With Braces

    Just when you think you're getting used to your braces, the holiday season rolls around and presents a whole new array of challenges. In order to ensure the holidays don't lead to an emergency visit to your orthodontist (or just a lot of pain) follow these tips for surviving your first holiday season with braces. Bring one of your favorite, braces-friendly dishes to each holiday gathering. It can be tough to say "
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