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How to Care For Dental Implants

An estimated three million people receive dental implants each year. A more stable, stronger substitute for missing teeth, dental implants can help improve your smile. One or two teeth may be replaced with an implant, abutment and crown combination or you may be given a set of implant-supported dentures. Dental implants function like your natural…

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What Should You Know About Teeth Grinding?

Bruxism is the medical term for teeth grinding. Patients with this condition have a long-term pattern of clenching and rubbing their teeth together. This behavior may occur throughout the day in response to stress or during sleep, which is classified as a movement disorder. Treatment options vary and can depend on other preexisting conditions. When…

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5 Types of Dental Veneers

Veneers can be an efficient solution to address discoloration, large gaps between teeth, smaller tooth size and minor chips. In the process, veneers even out and brighten your smile through a series of thin shells applied to the front of your existing teeth. Depending on the procedure, a set of porcelain or resin-composite veneers are…

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How Do Cracked Teeth Occur?

Our teeth are durable, allowing us to bite and chew solid foods but are not indestructible. Swift or sharp forces can cause damage and gradual erosion may occur from grinding and tooth decay. In these instances, as well as after root canal treatments and dental fillings, your teeth can crack. Cracks are the primary cause…

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Guide to Different Dental Fillings

People of all ages can experience tooth decay. Early treatment with dental fillings can reduce the development of cavities and potential health problems that may result. These include abscesses, infected pulp, tooth loss and decreased jawbone volume. After the decayed tissue is removed, a substance made from gold, enamel or porcelain fills in the remainder….

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