Immediate Loading Of Dental Implants: A Primer

Posted on: 29 April 2016

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

Posted on: 12 April 2016

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

Posted on: 22 March 2016

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

Posted on: 3 March 2016

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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