Dental Implants

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The 40-Year Old Magic Tooth

This is a brief history of a tooth fracture and how it led me to become a dentist. When people visit the dentist to fix a broken tooth, it is common to revisit the history of the tooth and share the confessions or opinions about the tooth within its lifetime. What most people don’t realize

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How Dental Implants Can Change Your Life

If you have lost some of your teeth, you may not realize what a big difference dental implants can make. For many people, dental implants are life changing. This compilation of three ways dental implants can change your life is just the beginning of the many benefits they can provide. Dental Implants Help You Stay

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How to Deal With Dental Implant Anxiety

The imagination can create the worst interpretations of a scenario. Hearing the term “study-hall” makes children imagine a prison-style learning system. A person who has to wait in line at the DMV automatically imagines that the line will take all day. An individual, who hears that a surgeon will insert a titanium post into their

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Dental Implants are the Modern Way to Replace Teeth

When considering dental implants, you need to know that they are one of the most modern and revolutionary ways to replace missing teeth. The sad part is that tooth loss is ageless and can occur for anyone at any stage in life. Young people are just as likely to lose a tooth if they are active

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The Impact of Dental Implants on Your Facial Structure

As a provider of dental implants, we understand how drastically they impact the health and appearance of our patients.  While most people realize that one or several missing teeth can negatively impact how they look, few understand how significant the change can be.  When you lose a permanent tooth you are not only losing the

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Learn About the Success Rates of Dental Implants

If you are wondering about the success rates of dental implants, we invite you to read more and to visit our office to have all of your questions answered.  If you are one of the uncountable number of adults who have lost a front tooth due to injury, dental caries, or periodontal disease, you are

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Dental Implants Can Help to Stop Resorption and Restore Your Smile

We can give you dental implants to replace your current prosthetic device. Replacing your current device will take you from an older technology to the best technology dentists have to offer. This technology not only gives you a tooth that looks and feels like your natural teeth, but even acts like it. The days of

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Dental Implants Are a Scientific Miracle – Learn Why

Dental implants have existed in theory for thousands of years. Then, with the discovery of titanium, we were able to focus on creating implants for specific circumstances. These implants were designed to integrate seamlessly with the body, essentially become part of the bone structure through a process of bio-integration. Titanium implants have a very special

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Here is What You Should Know About Dental Implants and Their History

If you are discussing the possibility of getting dental implants, there are a few things to consider. Many dentists are now recommending implants because they are the safest, most secure way to replace a tooth. The titanium screw used in the implant acts as a root to hold your tooth in place and also helps

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Dental Implants – Implantology

Dental implants are bio-compatible titanium posts which support a crown designed to look, feel, and function like natural teeth. Missing teeth are replaced, giving patients the ability to eat and smile with confidence knowing that teeth appear natural and facial contours are being preserved. During a normal dental visit the implants can be placed with

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It’s Easy to Keep Dental Implants in Good Condition

Patients considering dental implants may be pleased to know is even easier to keep them in good shape compared to a natural tooth. An implant is a permanent solution for replacing a missing tooth and behaves like a natural one would except that you can’t get a cavity on a dental implant! By brushing and