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WHY A REGULAR DENTAL CHECK UP IS IMPORTANT

A regular dental check up is important because they help keep your teeth and gums healthy. You should have a regular dental visit at least every 6 months or as recommended by your dental professional. What happens at your dental visit? There are 2 parts to a regular dental visit – check up, or examination…

Tooth Extraction

What Is It? Tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from its socket in the bone. What It’s Used For If a tooth has been broken or damaged by decay, your dentist will try to fix it with a filling, crown or other treatment. Sometimes, though, there’s too much damage for the tooth to…

How Long Does All-on-4 Last?

One of the concerns people have about any dental treatment is how long it will last. With All-on-4, the data suggests that it is a very long-lasting, although because it is a newer system we don’t know for sure exactly how long. If you would like to talk about longevity or other questions you might…

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Gingivitis and Periodontal Disease (Gum Disease)

Periodontitis, also generally called gum disease or periodontal disease, begins with bacterial growth in your mouth and may end — if not properly treated — with tooth loss due to destruction of the tissue that surrounds your teeth. What’s the Difference Between Gingivitis and Periodontitis? Gingivitis (gum inflammation) usually precedes periodontitis (gum disease). However, it is important to know that not all…

All on Four

All on 4 Dental Implants Dental implants are an extremely effective long-term solution for missing teeth and offer a solution to commonly experienced denture problems. They are used to replace the root portion of a missing tooth with a titanium implant. The implant is fixed into a pre-drilled socket in the jawbone and a new…

Dental Health and Root Canals

What is a Root Canal? A root canal is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or becomes infected. During a root canal procedure, the nerve and pulp are removed and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed. Without treatment, the tissue surrounding the tooth will become infected and abscesses may form. “Root canal”…

HEALTH INSURANCE

Health insurance helps you pay for your health care needs and costs. Having health insurance ensures that when illnesses and injuries occur you can get the care that you need without being burdened by the overwhelming costs of treatment. But what do we really know about health insurance? This blog will attempt to answer some…

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Spot The 7 Signs Of Gum Disease!

The conditions that cause us discomfort are often surprisingly sneaky. Gum disease is a common oral health issue that is surprisingly easy to overlook. Not only do we tend to focus more on tooth health than gum health, but gum disease is often painless, making it even more likely to go unnoticed. Think of it…

dentures: What You Should Know

Overview Dentures — also commonly known as false teeth — are fitted to act as a prosthesis for missing teeth. They’re often made of acrylic, nylon, or metal. They can be used in place of one tooth, several, or all of your teeth, and they fit snugly over the gums. Properly fitted dentures have numerous…

All-On-4 for great smile

A reason to smile again: all-on-four dental implants Can just four implants replace all of the teeth on the top or the bottom of your mouth? Thanks to advances in dental implant technology, that answer is a resounding yes. Believe it or not, tooth loss is extremely common among adults, especially as we age. In fact, more…