Dental Implants- Changing the Way We Treat Missing Teeth

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Dental implants are rapidly becoming the standard of care in how we, as dental professionals, deal with missing teeth.    And while the incidents of adults losing permanent teeth has been declining for decades, there is still a good chance that at some point in your life you too will require treatment for a lost permanent […]

3 Reasons to Have Corrective Jaw Surgery

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Jaw Surgery might sound intimidating, frightening, or both. It isn’t easy to process the fact that your jaw needs to be realigned. Ultimately, overcoming the surgical aspects of orthognathic surgery is well worth the years of having a symmetric, visually appealing jawline. Here are the top reasons why more and more patients are considering jaw […]

Dental Implants versus Fixed Bridgework—Which Option is Best for You?

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If you are about to have a permanent tooth extracted, understanding the options is critical as implants and bridgework both have their pros and cons. An implant is actually a root replacement; however, unlike the root of a tooth, the implant actually fuses to the jawbone with a permanent crown attached to it. Implants function […]

Dental Implants: Your Premier Option for Tooth Replacement

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You can easily see what an unsightly gap a missing tooth leaves — but that’s really just the first sign of trouble ahead! Far more worrisome is the fact that tooth loss is generally followed by loss of bone in the jaw. This may lead to greater problems with the bite, and eventually, changes in […]

Understanding the Factors that Can Influence Implant Success

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Replacing a missing tooth with an implant has numerous advantages over other treatment options. However, even with a success rate of well over 95%, there are numerous factors that can influence your personal success rate. For example, patients who are non-smokers and in general good health tend to have fewer issues and better healing than […]

Jaw Pain after a Fall…What You Should Do

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Are you experiencing persistent pain in your jaw after a fall that won’t go away or is getting worse? The first and most important tip is to schedule an appointment with our office! There are many reasons for jaw pain; however, you need a professional to understand what happened and evaluate your pain. By having […]