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The Benefits of Dental Implants

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Dental ImplantsDo you have one or several badly-damaged or lost teeth? If so, you should consider the merits of dental implants. There is a common misconception that the average person cannot afford dental implants as the technology is comparably new. However, dental implants are quite affordable, even if you have a budget with strict limitations. Furthermore, dental implant pricing is decreasing with each successive year, democratizing this industry breakthrough that much more. Let's take a closer look at the many benefits of dental implants.


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What is Periodontal Disease?

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Teeth CleaningThe fact that a considerable number of people assume it is normal for gums to bleed when flossing or brushing is a testament to the woeful state of the average person's oral health. There is no reason to assume your mouth is perfectly fine if your gums are bleeding. In fact, bloody gums are a telltale sign something might be seriously wrong with your oral health. Bleeding gums often indicate periodontal disease has set in.


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The Importance of Having an Emergency Dentist

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Emergency DentistYou never know when a dental emergency will occur. You could be participating in a local sports rec league and be struck in the face with a ball. Auto accidents have the potential to cause significant dental damage. Even a slip or trip and subsequent fall can cause you to land on your face or make contact with another object that sends a tooth flying right on out of your mouth. If you do not have an emergency dentist ready and willing to help in the aftermath of such an unfortunate incident, you will be in considerable pain for much longer than should be necessary.


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Benefits of Having a Pediatric Dentist

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Pediatric DentistThere is no reason to bring your little one to a dentist who strictly treats adults when pediatric dentists are available. Pediatric dentists specialize in treating children's teeth and gums. However, there is much more to this specialty than pediatric dental instruments designed for diminutive mouths. There are countless benefits to relying on a pediatric dentist for care.


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The Complete Guide to Gum Disease

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Gum Disease Treatment

As a dental office, you won’t be surprised to learn that we take gum disease quite seriously. While it is relatively common for adults in the U.S. to have gum disease, that fact doesn’t make this problem any less important. On the low end of the spectrum, gum disease can lead to inflammation in the gums, which may be uncomfortable but not do much damage. As it worsens, however, gum disease can actually lead to the loss of teeth. Obviously, we want to take care of this problem before it gets anywhere near that point. In this article, we are going to cover the topic of gum disease from top to bottom.


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Am I Too Old to Have My Wisdom Teeth Extracted?

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Wisdom Teeth Extraction

These days, many people have their wisdom teeth removed in their younger years. It is common for this procedure to be performed on those who are under the age of 25, as the removal of these teeth tends to be easier in younger patients. With that said, is there anything that can be done if you need your wisdom teeth removed at an older age? Of course! If your wisdom teeth are giving you trouble, and you think they may need to come out, contact our office for more information.


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Benefits of Invisalign of Adults

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Invisalign Clear AlignersNowadays, there is no reason to live with crooked teeth or gapped teeth. Thanks to dental solutions such as Invisalign, patients with wayward teeth and spaces between their teeth enjoy the benefits of a completely normal-looking smile in surprisingly little time. An added bonus is the fact that Invisalign closes off those gaps between teeth to prevent food from sticking and causing dental decay. So don't believe the hype that Invisalign is merely a substitute for braces provided to teens looking for straight teeth. The truth is Invisalign benefits teens as well as full-grown adults in myriad ways. Let's take a closer look at the many benefits of Invisalign for adult patients.


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What are Inlays and Onlays?

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Orange City DentistSome teeth are damaged to the point that they cannot be treated with a mere filling. However, the damage might not be extensive enough to justify the use of a crown. In such cases, an inlay or onlay will prove optimal for tooth restoration. Inlays and onlays are indirect fillings. This means both are fabricated far away from the patient, typically in a dental lab. The inlay or onlay is then bonded directly to the tooth in a subsequent visit. Below, we delve into the specifics of dental inlays and onlays to help patients determine if either will improve their oral health, beauty, and functionality.


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How Dentures Have Changed

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DenturesDid you know dentures were once made of actual human teeth? Rewind time several hundred years ago and people really were selling their teeth to those in need of dentures. Our forefathers also used the teeth of the dead as dentures. Tooth replacement solutions of varying types go all the way back to ancient times. The materials used to make dentures have changed quite dramatically since the time of our ancestors yet the purpose has always been the same: providing a functional tooth replacement that allows for eating and other oral functions without pain or encumbrance. Let's take a closer look at how dentures have changed over the years.


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The Importance of Dental Cleanings

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Dental CleaningsThe average person has let his or her 6-month dental visit slide to a year, paid the consequences in the form of oral health problems and vowed to never do so again. We are here to hold you to your promise and help you fulfill your oral health and beauty potential. Skip your regularly scheduled dental visit and you will let plaque build up on your teeth. Your floss, toothbrush, and toothpaste can only do so much in the battle against plaque. Our dentist's distinct dental cleaning tools are necessary to combat the formation of plaque. Just as important is the elimination of plaque that has already formed. Even if you do not mind this slimy substance building up along your teeth, you should know those who neglect their dental health typically end up with other health problems. Your dental health really does have the potential to affect other parts of your body.


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