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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 […]

When To Be Concerned About A Clicking Jaw

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Have you noticed a clicking, popping, or grating sound when you open or close your jaw? As many as 36 million U.S. adults experience this phenomenon in one or both of the joints that connect the lower jaw (mandible) to the skull. While the sounds may be disconcerting, there’s generally no cause for concern in […]

Oral Hygiene After The Age Of 60

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Newton, KS dental office, Tippin Dental Group offers experienced dental care tailored to the unique dental needs of mature adults. As we age, our oral health develops and changes. Older patients can experience more complex dental concerns including missing teeth, an increase in tooth decay and poorly fit dentures. Oral Hygiene, Always Important When it […]