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Fit for the Future: The Best Qualities of Dental Implant Candidates

March 15, 2024

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Patient smiling at their dental implant consultation

Are you considering a dental implant to restore your oral health and regain confidence in your smile? They’re a popular and effective solution for replacing missing teeth from root to crown! However, not everyone is an ideal candidate for the procedure. Understanding the key qualities that make a successful dental implant candidate can help you determine if this treatment option is right for you. If you want to learn the most important aspects your dentist is looking for, continue reading.

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5 Must-Know Reasons to Avoid Cheap Dental Implants

January 3, 2024

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a dental implant against a white background

When it comes to permanently replacing missing teeth, dental implants are the name of the game! However, for some patients, it’s not only about replacing their pearly whites, but also about saving money—which is why it might be tempting to opt for cheaper implants. Continue reading below to learn more about a few reasons why you shouldn’t opt for cheaper dental implants and why you should instead rely on your trusted dentist for this life-changing solution!

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I Have a Dental Implant. Can I Get Cavities?

June 9, 2023

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3D diagram of a dental implant

Dental implants can be a godsend for people who are missing teeth. If you’ve lost yours, dental implants can give you back confidence, bite strength, and peace of mind in knowing that your oral health is in good shape.

Patients who lost a tooth due to decay may wonder whether it’s possible for their dental implants to succumb to the same fate. If you’re curious, here’s what you should know about the relationship between cavities and dental implants.

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Will I Fall Asleep If I Undergo Nitrous Oxide Sedation?

May 5, 2023

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a patient receiving nitrous oxide sedation at the dentist

If going to the dentist’s office is something you absolutely dread, you aren’t alone—in fact, it’s estimated that roughly 1 in every 3 people suffer from dental fear! Fortunately, nitrous oxide sedation is among the many solutions that can assist patients with comfortably getting the dental care they need. However, many people incorrectly assume that sedation dentistry always means they’re going to be asleep or unconscious for their procedure—but with nitrous oxide, this is not the case! Keep reading to learn more from your trusted dentist.

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Pain on One Side of Your Jaw? Here’s What it Could Mean

April 27, 2023

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a person holding their jaw

According to the National Institutes of Health, over 10 million people are estimated to live with jaw pain and dysfunction, many linked to a condition known as temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJD. This condition can be the result of several different underlying problems, like bruxism, a past injury, or even stress, and can be treated by your dentist in many cases. However, not all instances of jaw pain are linked to TMJD. Read on to learn what problems can cause this type of discomfort and who to go to for help.

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How Long Does TMJ Therapy Take?

March 10, 2023

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Gloved hand pointing to temporomandibular jointLiving with a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder can affect your quality of life in many ways. Clicking, popping, and grating sensations when moving your jaw are only a few symptoms of a TMJ disorder. You may have difficulty opening or closing your mouth. Your jaw can even lock into an opened or closed position. Often, home remedies can improve jaw pain and stiffness, but sometimes they aren’t enough. Your dentist can provide the solutions you need to treat your symptoms and improve your jaw’s function, but how long will it take to see results? Every case differs, but here’s what you can expect on the road ahead.

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Why Are My Teeth Turning Gray?

February 3, 2023

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a closeup of a patient’s smile

Your pearly whites are often the first thing that people will notice about you, and these days, several individuals put a great amount of effort into their smile’s appearance! But sometimes teeth can lose their radiance and become an unpleasant shade of yellow, brown, or even gray—but why is this? Keep reading to learn more about what can cause teeth to turn gray, along with how your dentist can address the issue.

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How Do General & Cosmetic Dentists Differ?

February 2, 2023

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a patient visiting her cosmetic dentist

According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the demand for cosmetic dental work has actually doubled within the last five years, meaning that more patients than ever before are opting to brighten their smiles with cosmetic dentistry! But you might be wondering what exactly labels a dentist as a “cosmetic dentist” and why they’re worth visiting for smile enhancement. Here’s more about some of the differences between general and cosmetic dentistry and why a cosmetic dentist in Daytona Beach might be the best person to help you achieve your smile goals.

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3 Facts About Root Canal Therapy

January 25, 2023

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patient at speaking to dentist about receiving root canal therapy

Root canal therapy is a treatment used to repair severely infected teeth. With a 95% success rate, this treatment is a great option for saving damaged pearly whites. Even so, root canals have gained unfair representation over the years. This procedure is often thought to be incredibly unpleasant, but is this true? Continue reading as we discuss three facts about root canal therapy that you should know.

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3 Reasons Why You Won’t Regret Getting a Root Canal

December 22, 2022

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person at the dentist for root canal therapy

Root canal therapy has gained a bad reputation over the years due to misinformation spreading rapidly online, through movies, and through other forms of media. This treatment is feared by many patients since they think it’s going to be extremely painful, but root canals aren’t as bad as you think. In fact, if your dentist says you need one, they’re trying to save you from more oral health issues down the line. Read on to learn three reasons why you won’t regret getting a root canal.

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