What Is The All-On-4 Dental Implant System?

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If you currently have dentures or need dentures, you might want to consider looking into the all-on-4 dental implant system. This system is designed to replace an entire arch (either the upper or the lower) with the use of only four dental implants. A normal arch has 14 teeth in it, but you will not need to have 14 implants put in to get this system. Here are several things to understand about the all-on-4 system.

13 April 2017

How Decay In Your Mouth Causes Bad Breath

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Struggling with bad breath every day can be an annoying problem to have, and treating it is not always an easy task. One of the best ways to treat it is by finding out what is causing it. There are many things that can lead to bad breath, but did you realize that bad breath is usually a result of decay or other oral problems? If you have any cavities or other oral problems, you will need to treat these in order to eliminate your bad breath.

13 April 2017

Four Things To Know About Teeth Whitening

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Are you considering whitening your teeth? If so, there are a few things you should know beforehand. This way, you make the best decision when it comes to your teeth whitening. Here are four things you should know: Not Everyone Should Have Their Teeth Whitened: Before you actually whiten your teeth, you should know that teeth whitening is not right for everyone. This is usually only the case if you have had a great deal of dental work done, which includes many replacement teeth in place of any lost or damaged natural teeth.

10 April 2017

How to Maintain a Retainer

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A retainer is designed to ensure that the progress that your braces have accomplished is not reversed over time. However, like all dental installations, retainers are exposed to a great deal of general wear and tear, and can break or become misshapen over time if you don't take proper care of them. Thankfully, there are a few simple things that you can do to ensure that your retainer does not become damaged and continues to support your teeth properly for as long as possible.

5 April 2017

How To Handle Your First Summer With Braces

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If you are getting braces this spring, here are three tips that will help you deal with summer food, summer sports and summer vacation. #1 Dealing With Summer Food One of the great things about wearing braces is that you can eat pretty much whatever you want as long as you take care of your teeth after you eat. You can still enjoy such summer treats as corn and barbeque grilled foods; however, you are going to want to make sure that you will be able to clean your teeth right after you enjoy these types of foods.

29 March 2017

A Few Procedures A Dentist Will Handle

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When people think of a dentist they usually think of getting a checkup, or having them create an oral health plan. The truth of the matter is that dentists actually can do a great deal to help you with your oral health. A dentist is the person that you can go to with almost any oral problem. This article is going to go over a few different procedures that your dentist will be glad to help you with.

22 March 2017

Are Clear Aligners Right For Everyone?

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Clear aligner braces are a popular choice for people who are in need of orthodontic care. However, the aligners are not for everyone. If you are considering clear aligner braces, here is what you need to know.   Why Are Clear Aligners Not for You? Clear aligners are great for hiding the fact that you have braces, but there is a possibility that your orthodontist might recommend a more traditional measure. There are some situations in which clear aligners are not an option.

17 March 2017

Signs Your Dental Implants Are In Need Of Help

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If you've had dental implants for a long time but haven't had them restored, you could be one of those lucky ones who just took really good care of the implants -- or you could be experiencing problems that built up so slowly that you haven't realized you need help. Take another look at your dental implants in the mirror and if you see or feel any of these problems, it's time for a trip to the dentist.

14 March 2017

Traditional Dental Implants Vs. One Visit Dental Implant Surgery

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If you have missing teeth in your mouth, your dentist may suggest dental implants to restore those missing teeth. This is a process in which a small titanium rod is placed into your jaw, and a synthetic crown is created to fit on top of the rod. The tooth looks and feels natural, and does not require any special care. You can expect a dental implant to last permanently, and you brush and floss like normal.

10 March 2017

Orthodontic Options For The Appearance-Conscious Adult

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As an adult with misaligned teeth, you may have finally decided that now is the time to have your teeth corrected. Still, you may shudder at thought of how traditional braces can affect your social life and your self-confidence. However, there is no need to forgo your dental alignment because of the impact on your appearance. There are some dental alignment appliances that are practically invisible when worn. Here are a few of them:

3 March 2017