Posts Tagged ‘Missing Teeth’

Periodontal Disease

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

The toughest thing we deal with in a dental office on a regular basis is periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is usually slow progressing and overtime leads to loss of bone that supports the teeth. The signs of periodontal disease are subtle and generally not painful until the later stages. Why is periodontal disease so difficult […]

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When to save a tooth, when its time to say goodbye.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Chewing on your favorite sandwich and all of a sudden “Crunch” a part of your tooth breaks off. Now what? Well time to visit the dentist and find out what it will take to keep or save your tooth So when should you save a tooth and when should you say adios? As a dentist […]

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Partial Dentures

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Partial dentures have been used in dentistry for centuries. With recent advancements in materials there are more options now than there have ever been. The benefits of a partial denture are the ability to replace multiple missing teeth, easy to clean, and partial dentures are the most affordable way to replace missing teeth. The process […]

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Preventing tooth decay with help from Vitamin D

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

We recently had a patient concerned about the number of new cavities they had. Looking at their medical history to see what had changed we noted vitamin D supplements had been added recently. So the question came up, can low vitamin D lead to cavities? Further research into the top lead us to the conclusion […]

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Dental Insurance

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Dental insurance can be a confusing topic. We have worked with many different insurance companies and would love to be able to help you determine your benefits and eligibility for the treatment you need. Each dental plan is different and coverage varies widely from only preventative dental care such as exams, cleanings, x-rays, to 50% […]

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Love your smile!

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

This week we’ve had a few different patients that we have begun comprehensive dental care on that made comments that made us realize how much an unhealthy mouth can really affect someone. Being embarrassed to eat in public or smile is a more common problem than people may realize. So what would cause someone to […]

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Implant Supported Denture

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Implant Supported Denture                   Implant  supported dentures are a cost effective long term solution for a denture wearers.  Dental implants help improve the quality of life to denture wearers. Dental implant supported dentures can eliminate the chronic looseness and movement of dentures as well as the need for adhesives and denture glues. Advantages of implants […]

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Sip all day. Your teeth will pay! Avoiding Cavities

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Sip all day. Your teeth will pay! In order to avoid damaging those pearly whites, maintaining healthy oral care is of the up most importance. Our culture today is an extremely fast paced society that turns to sugary beverages more often than not. . Because of lacking energy, it’s an addiction, maybe a kick start […]

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How Long Does a Dental Implant Take? Whats an Implant Timeline?

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Most Dental Implants will take a minimum of four months and a maximum of twelve months. The bone around the implant needs time to heal and integrate into the jaw. The biggest difference in how long it will take is due to the amount of available bone. If there is not enough bone initially for […]

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I need all my teeth taken out, Is there a better option than Dentures? I’ve heard about Permanent Dentures, Snap-In Dentures, Implant Overdentures what are they?

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Whether due to periodontal disease or cavities a portion of the population ends up not having any teeth left. Approximately 23 million people have no teeth also known as edentulism. To replace a full mouth that no longer has teeth there are a few options. The most common is dentures also referred to as false […]

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