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  • Dental Implants: Signs Of Failure


    Any surgical procedure has the risk of failing, which is even true of dental implants. The key to catching problems earlier on during recovery is to be familiar with the warning signs that the implant is starting to fail. Keep these 4 things in mind, and consult your dentist if you recognize any of these signs that your dental implant is failing. 4 Signs of Failure Pain Your body uses pain as a sign that something is wrong.
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  • Dental Implants: Reasons Why They Can Fail


    There is always a risk of something going wrong when having a surgical procedure done. That said, the risk of failure is quite small when it comes to dental implants, with the failure rate being as low as 5% for implants placed in the lower jaw. Be aware of these potential reasons for dental implant failure. Bacteria Bacteria has the potential to get into the jawbone from the surgical procedure of placing the titanium post.
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  • The Three Truths Of A Root Canal


    It seems that root canals are the huge root of misconception, which is a problem since this means many people do not follow through with root canals when it is suggested by their dentist. Here are the three truths of a root canal you should know: Root Canals Are Not Painful While the idea of a root canal seems painful, you will receive anesthesia from your dentist, enough that is going to make you comfortable.
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  • 3 Reasons To Consider Clear, Removable Braces


    Having to wear braces to straighten your teeth is an issue that can come up at pretty much any point in your life, with many adults actually requiring braces. However, trying to decide which kind of braces are the best fit for you can often be a very difficult experience because there are several different types of braces that each have their own unique set of benefits. Listed below are three reasons to consider clear, removable braces in order to help you narrow down your options a bit.
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  • 3 Things That Increase Your Chances of Needing a Root Canal


    Root canals aren't the scary dental procedure that they used to be. Modern techniques, technology, and anesthesia have made the root canal procedure no more painful than a filling for most people. Still, it's best for your dental health to try to avoid needing a root canal if you can. Take a look at a few things that you might be doing that could put you at greater risk for needing a root canal, and find out how to reduce that risk.
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  • Fell On Some Ice And Knocked Two Front Teeth Out? What You Need To Do


    If you fell on the ice and knocked out your two front teeth all is not lost. There are ways you can save your teeth if you act fast. This will save you a lot of money on dental bills and you will not have to worry about losing your precious pearly whites. Steps to Save Your Teeth As soon as you possibly can pick up the teeth by the chewing surface.
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  • Crown Options You Can Choose From


    If you are going to be having crowns put on one or more of your teeth, then there are some options you should know about so you can be sure you are getting crowns that work the best for you. While a lot of people tend to go with crowns that look just like the rest of their teeth so no one can tell that they aren't their natural teeth, you may be different.
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  • Dental Implants: Determining If Implants Are Right For You


    When you have missing teeth, you may consider dental implants to restore your mouth. This can be a process, and one that some people aren't willing to deal with. If you are basically healthy and a non-smoker, you can consider the use of dental implants to restore teeth in your mouth. This is done by implanting a titanium rod in your jaw, allowing it to fuse to your jaw bone, and then screwing a crown onto the top of the implant.
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  • 3 Things You Can Do To Hasten Acclimation To Your New Dentures


    Dentures are an awesome tool that can help you lead a normal, happy life without natural teeth, but getting used to wearing them will take some time. Here are a few things you can do to hasten the acclimation process: Practice with Night Guards Before you receive your dentures, you can practice getting used to wearing the prosthetics in your mouth by practicing with plastic night guards or whitening teeth trays.
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  • 3 Dental Treatments For A Diastema Between The Two Front Teeth


    Tooth gaps can occur when erupting teeth shift slightly out of place or when one tooth grows undersized compared to its neighbor. The gaps or diastema aren't always noticeable if the space is between two teeth towards the rear of your mouth. But a diastema between your two front teeth is far more noticeable and you might not look the cosmetic look of the gap. What are some of the dental treatments available for a diastema between the two front teeth?
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