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The Benefits of Dental Bridges

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Dental BridgesIf you are missing teeth, there is a good chance you can benefit from dental bridges. Dental bridges are exactly as they sound: they bridge the space created by a lost tooth. The bridge is comprised of different metals ranging from gold to silver and porcelain. Three crowns are used: two that function as abutments to the adjacent teeth near the gap along with a middle crown that functions as a pontic (meaning false tooth). If you don't have healthy teeth near the gap, dental implants can be added. Once the dental bridge is in place, it is fixed, meaning the crown is permanently connected on the adjacent teeth or an implant.


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Dental Implants Vs. Dental Bridges

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Dental ImplantsTooth replacement solutions have progressed quite impressively across the past three decades or so. If you have a badly damaged tooth or a missing tooth, do not assume you have to live with this problem for the rest of your life. Dental implants, dental bridges, and other oral health solutions are available. The question is whether dental implants or dental bridges are optimal for your unique mouth. In many cases, dental implants will prove ideal yet there are an array of factors that must be considered before taking either route.


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Problems With Wisdom Teeth When Not Removed

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Wisdom Teeth RemovalDentists far and wide agree time is of the essence when it comes to wisdom teeth. If your dentist, orthodontist or oral surgeon indicates you likely need your wisdom teeth removed, do not file it away in the back of your mind for future reference. A number of problems can arise if your wisdom teeth are left in place too long. Though the removal of wisdom teeth will be a bit uncomfortable, failing to remove these teeth will cause even worse pain and problems in due time.


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What to do in a Dental Emergency

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Emergency DentistA true dental emergency necessitates a visit to an emergency dentist. Do not go to the emergency room as these facilities do not have the proper personnel nor dental instruments to treat dental emergencies. Furthermore, emergency room hospitals are nowhere near as affordable as emergency dentists. Meet with an emergency dentist, have your problem treated as quickly as possible and you will be able to move on with life without considerable pain. Let's take a look at exactly what you should do when a dental emergency arises.


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Transform Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

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Cosmetic DentistIf you are unhappy with your smile, do not assume it is impossible to improve the appearance of your teeth and/or gums. All sorts of cosmetic dentistry treatments and procedures are available to beautify your smile. Let's take a look at some of the top options to improve your smile aesthetic, uplift your confidence and ensure you feel like your true self when surrounded by others. Each of these options is affordable, effective and nearly painless.


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Treatments for Gum Disease

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Gum Disease TreatmentIf you suspect you have gum disease or are certain of it, do not panic. There are several treatment options available. Our oral health professionals are here to gauge the extent of your gum disease and pinpoint the optimal treatment approach. The severity of the gum disease and the type of gum disease ultimately determine which treatment is best. Here is a quick look at the most common treatments for those who have gum disease.


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Why Choose Invisalign

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Invisalign Clear AlignersAre your teeth crooked or improperly spaced? If so, you should not have to suffer in silence. Help is available at our dental office. Invisalign aligners straighten those crooked teeth with translucent aligners somewhat similar to a traditional retainer. Invisalign shifts teeth into position in 12 months or less. In fact, results can be seen as early as nine months. The best part is this is not a one-size-fits-all solution for wayward or poorly-spaced teeth. Rather, each Invisalign aligner is custom-made for each patient's unique mouth. This teeth-straightening solution is invisible and fits nice and snug above the teeth for optimal comfort.


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What are Dental Implants?

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Dental ImplantsIf you have heard of dental implants in passing or do not know anything about these artificial teeth, you are not alone. Dental implants are a fairly recent advancement in dental technology that replaces missing or damaged teeth with those of the artificial variety. These artificial teeth look and feel real. Perhaps more importantly, dental implants allow you to eat food of all different types with ease. If you are missing one or several teeth or if your teeth are badly damaged, you should consider dental implants.


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The Benefits of Dentures

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DenturesIf you have missing teeth, broken teeth or teeth with other significant flaws, it might make sense to replace them with dentures. Though dentures will cost some money, it is better to spend on these artificial teeth than rack up one dental bill after another with a series of restorations. Furthermore, placing dentures in your mouth will reduce the number of trips you have to make to the dentist's office. Here is a closer look at the merits of dentures.


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How to Prevent Gum Disease

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Gum Disease TreatmentGum disease, also referred to a periodontal disease, occurs when bacteria within plaque accumulates along the teeth and gums. Plaque is a film void of color that grows throughout the mouth. If gum disease is not treated, the resulting inflammation can lead to the deterioration of the gums and supportive bone. The gums might recede and it is even possible to lose teeth. Furthermore, gum disease appears to be tied to additional diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. Let’s take a look at what you can do to prevent gum disease.


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