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Dental Implants And Micromovements

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Dental implants are complete replacements for teeth that have been either removed or knocked out of the jaw. Implants can be used in many cases, but you should understand that sometimes the implant procedure does not go exactly as planned. Micromovements are an issue. Keep reading to learn what this means and how the issue can be avoided. What Are Micromovements? Micromovements are slight movements of the dental implant root, and this can cause the poor integration of the root device.…

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Want Dental Implants? Consider Same-Day Crowns Afterward

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If you are considering replacing your teeth, you may be exploring all sorts of options—like bridges, dentures, and implants. Implants are one of the best routes because they are permanently inserted into the jawbone. There are different components of an implant: the implant fixture, the abutment, and the crown. The fixture is below the jawline; the abutment is a metal piece that sits near the gum-line; and, the crown is the false tooth that sits atop the abutment.…

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What To Expect Before You Get Your Braces

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If you’re in the market to get braces, you probably already know what they look like and how they work. However, if you don’t know anything about the process leading up to getting braces, check out this guide. It will explain how your dentist will set you up for braces, what steps you need to go through, and the actual fitting process. Full Exam and Cleaning The very first step of getting braces is getting a full dental examination from your dentist.…

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3 Common Foods That Are Eating Your Teeth

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The look and health of your smile is important, but most people do not realize how big a role their diet plays on their teeth. While eating a well-balanced diet offers many health benefits, certain foods that may be considered healthy can harm your teeth. Here are a few common foods that you most likely eat even though they are eating through your teeth. Tomatoes Tomatoes are rich in vitamins and minerals, making them an excellent addition to your diet.…

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Four Dental Implant Myths You Need To Know The Truth About

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Anybody that is considering dental implants is going to do their research. Unfortunately, the world wide web can be filled with misinformation about the topic that can make you worried about having it done. Here is the truth behind four of those myths that you may have heard about. Myth 1: The Implant Surgical Procedure Is Very Complicated During the consultation for dental implants, the dentist explains to you how the surgical procedure will go.…

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Experiencing Pain Under Your Dental Crown? Know Why It's Happening

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Do you have a dental crown protecting one of your teeth, and it is now causing you a lot of pain?  If so, know that something could be happening underneath that crown.  Here are a few reasons behind that discomfort, and are a reason to visit a dentist to have the problem treated. Undiagnosed Condition A dental crown should be painless.  If anything, you’ll only experience some discomfort right after the dental crown is installed, but over time, there should not be any discomfort with how the crown feels.…

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Three Options For Missing Teeth Or Teeth That Cannot Be Saved

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If you have several teeth in your mouth that have broken, have decayed or have fallen out, then you are likely thinking about artificial teeth. There are three options you’ll want to consider. Which one is best for you will depend upon how many teeth you want to replace, how many teeth can be saved and how much money you want to spend. Implants Implants are the most intensive way to replace a tooth.…

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