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5 Things You Need To Know About Dentures

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1. Dentures are not the only replacement option for missing teeth. Dental implants used alone or in combination with a partial denture is often a preferable option for patients. Whereas a removable appliance replaces only the visible parts of teeth, an implant replaces both the root and crown of a tooth. This has important implications. […]

Missing a Tooth? A Dental Bridge May Be the Answer

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Losing a tooth can happen due to many reasons — trauma, injury, a cavity or even heredity — but can be fixed with things like dental bridges. Benefits of dental bridges There are many disadvantages of losing a tooth. Aside from the apparent impact on the smile, a missing tooth can cause slow degradation of […]

Replace A Tooth Or Save It?

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Over a lifetime, teeth can endure temperatures ranging from freezing to near boiling, biting forces of as much as 150 pounds per square inch and a hostile environment teeming with bacteria. Yet they can still remain healthy for decades. But while they’re rugged, they’re not indestructible — they can incur serious damage from tooth decay […]

Answers To Common Root Canal Treatment Questions

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A root canal treatment is a commonly known but often misunderstood procedure. Contrary to popular belief, these treatments aren’t painful — in fact, they often stop a toothache. More importantly, a “root canal” can give a tooth on the verge of loss another lease on life. Still, if you’ve never experienced a root canal treatment […]

5 Myths About Root Canals

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Just hearing the words “root canal” can be enough to make most people cringe. The mental image of a root canal patient holding a grossly swollen jaw while groaning with pain has been perpetuated by movies, television, and cartoons. But is that the true picture of modern-day root canal treatment? Here are five commonly believed […]