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Know What You Are Getting When it Comes to Dental Implants

If you have lost a tooth or are struggling with a loose denture, you may be considering  dental implants. To attract more patients,  dental offices offer implants at a reduced cost.  Should you go with the least expensive option, or stick with a trusted dentist or recommended specialist.   Before making that decision, there are…

Untreated Periodontal Disease Can Lead to Dentures

Periodontitis, periodontal disease or gum disease as it is frequently called, is one of the main reasons we end up needing dentures.  Depending on the severity, the overall condition of remaining teeth, and side effects of periodontal disease some of us will be able to keep our teeth into the later stages of life.  In…

Long term dental implant complications

You had a dental implant placed and restored.  You think everything is great, you can chew again without any concerns.  One day during a dental checkup your dentist tells you that your implant has a problem.  When you had the implant done you assumed that the implant will be in your mouth forever.  So what…

How to Find a Good Implant Dentist

The web has become a great resource for almost anything.  Many of us rely exclusively on the internet for reference.  This is no different when you are looking for a dentist.  When you type in a dental term on one of the major search engines you are bombarded with ads for local dentists or procedures…

Why Does My Tooth Hurt

All too ofter a patient gets a new crown cemented or a filling placed and has pain or sensitivity in the tooth.  The crown or filling that was placed is supposed to take care and prevent problems.  So why is there tooth sensitivity or potentially pain? There is no simple answer.  A tooth is a…

Prevent Cavities

You come in for a dental cleaning and a check up. After the dentist completes an exam you get the bad news; you have new cavities. This scenario occurs more often than not. You brush daily, floss at least once a week and come in for regular cleanings. Why do you keep getting new cavities?…