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Is Gum Contouring Right For You?

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When most people think of ways they can improve their smiles, the focus is on teeth. There are various orthodontic procedures and devices to straighten teeth, and whitening or having veneers placed can all make a dramatic difference in your overall appearance. But if you're still not happy with your smile, your gums could be at least partially to blame. Gum contouring is a minimally invasive procedure that helps sculpt the gum line around your teeth so it's not distracting from your pearly whites.

5 December 2017

What Are Implant Crowns And How Are They Used?

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Dental implants are often used to restore permanent teeth that have been lost. The implants can be applied to support multi-teeth appliances, but they are also used to replace individual teeth in single-tooth restorations.  Each implant is a replacement for a missing tooth root. The implant is inserted into the bone of the jaw. There, the bone cells grow around the implant, fusing with the titanium device. The fusing of the implant to the jawbone occurs over a period of several months.

8 November 2017

2 Ways To Get Whiter Teeth

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When you have a big event coming up in your life, you want to look your best. There are a lot of things that you can do to make sure that you look good. If one of the things you want to do is to make sure that your teeth look white and unstained, then you have options as to how to do that.  White Strips One option you have is to go with whitening strips.

10 October 2017

How Make Dental Health A Priority In Your Child's Life

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It's no surprise that great dental care contributes to a healthy life. If you are focused on making dental health a priority in your child's life, from brushing to seeing an endodonist here are some ideas that might help you to make that happen. At Home - The care you give your teeth at home is simple, but it is also sometimes hard to maintain a routine. Brush and floss! Brush and floss!

11 September 2017

Benefits Of Choosing Mini Dental Implants Over Larger Root Devices

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Mini dental implants can be used in place of full implant root devices in certain situations. Specifically, they are often used to secure dentures and in cases where the jaw bone is dense and healthy. If you have the option between full implants and miniature versions, then you may wonder why you would choose the smaller ones. Keep reading to learn about some benefits of the mini implants: They Do Not Require Flaps

20 July 2017

Cosmetic Dentistry Is The Way To A Younger You

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It is important to look your very best as long as possible, but some people are turning to unnatural methods to do so. Some forms of plastic surgery and other surgeries can leave a person looking unnatural. That is why it is so important to try and find procedures that enhance natural beauty and good looks. It is for this reason that many people are turning to dentists and oral surgeons for cosmetic help.

20 July 2017

Diabetes And Your Dental Care

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When you have diabetes, you need to be exceptionally careful with your health. Along with making sure you try to control your glucose levels, you also need to make sure you are careful with things like hangnails, bug bites, and other things that are small concerns for others but that can spell out big trouble for a diabetic. Another area where you will need to be more careful than the non-diabetic person is with regards to your dental care.

24 June 2017

3 Reasons To Choose Dental Implants For Tooth Replacement

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While dentures are still one of the most common solutions for replacing missing teeth, they should not be the only option you consider. Dental implants have several advantages over other tooth replacement methods that every dental patient should be aware of. Here are three reasons you may want to choose dental implants to replace your missing teeth. Indistinguishable from Real Teeth Modern dentures can come quite close to emulating real teeth.

22 February 2017

Tired Of Veneers Or Having Problem? Make A Better Investment

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If you have veneers on your front teeth and you don't like the way they look, it's time to have them changed out. You don't have to replace them with other veneers if you don't like the way the veneers look, or if you have damage to the teeth under the veneers. Dental implants should be considered as a replacement option for your veneers. Here are some of the things you'll enjoy when you choose to have implants in place of your veneers, and when you replace the existing teeth.

18 January 2017

2 Dental Care Tips For Preventing Infection When Getting Porcelain Veneers As A Teen

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Both adults and teens want to get porcelain veneers because of the way they brighten your smile. While composite veneers are known for being durable, porcelain veneers give you an even whiter smile. In order to keep the porcelain veneers in good shape, it is important to practice good dental care habits. This is especially important when you are getting them as a teenager. Bad oral care habits can result in a bacterial infection.

13 January 2017