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Dental Implants: An Impressive Success Story

May 24, 2024

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Not many inventions can boast a 95% success rate. Yet dental implants can do exactly that! With patients being almost guaranteed to benefit from dental implants’ increased bite power, superior durability, and health advantages, it’s easy to see why so many choose them as their restoration option.

But maybe you’re the sort who’s not satisfied until you know the how’s and why’s. Keep reading to learn why dental implants are so successful and how that success can be impacted.

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The Road to Dental Implants: Preliminary Procedures You Might Need

May 17, 2024

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Patient smiling with dentist before getting dental implants

Dental implants are a fantastic solution for missing teeth, offering durability and a natural look. However, not every patient will be able to go straight into their procedure. In fact, many will need a few preliminary procedures to ensure the best outcome. Read on to learn all about some of the treatments you may need before your dental implant procedure.

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How to Avoid Dental Implant Failure

April 22, 2024

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tips-to-prevent-dental-implant-failureDental implants are the most reliable method of replacing lost teeth. They have over a 95% success rate. It’s not uncommon for dental implants to last for 30 years or longer with the correct care. The biggest threat to dental implants is a preventable infection called peri-implantitis. Here’s how you can safeguard your smile to ensure your dental implants last for a lifetime.

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Biting Back at a Later Age: How Old Is Too Old for Dental Implants?

April 12, 2024

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Lady smiles

Tooth loss becomes more common with age, leading many older people to wonder if they can still receive dental implants. The good news is that these modern solutions to tooth loss can work just as long and well for older patients as they can for younger ones, allowing them to enjoy the improved confidence and increased dietary variety that they would with healthy real teeth. Here’s a brief guide to receiving dental implants at a later age.

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Getting Dental Implants? Here Are the Terms You Should Know!

March 26, 2024

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patient visiting dentist for implant consultation

Are you considering dental implants to replace your missing teeth? The initial step on this journey is a consultation with your dentist. During this initial appointment, your dentist may use some unfamiliar terms. To help you understand these terms and what’s involved, we’ve compiled a guide of important dental implant terminology.

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How Can Cosmetic Dentistry Help You in Your Career?

March 14, 2024

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Woman smiling at work

Whether you are starting a new job or want to work your way up the ladder in your current place of employment, the way that others view you is important. You may already have all the necessary skills and experience, but appearance can also play a big role. Having a stunning smile will do nothing but have a positive impact, so why not use this to your advantage? Continue reading to learn some of the ways that having a gorgeous grin can help you be more successful at work.

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Smile More, Live Better: 5 Ways Smiling Improves Your Health

February 23, 2024

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Man smiling broadly

A smile is more than just a facial expression—it’s a way to make friends, show affection, impress employers, and market yourself. It’s a powerful tool with many purposes that can positively affect your physical and mental health. But how can the simple act of smiling improve your well-being? Read on to learn some ways that a smile could improve your quality of life.

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Maintaining Long-Term Success: Habits to Avoid with Dental Implants

February 9, 2024

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Woman grinding her teeth with dental implants

Dental implants are a remarkable fix for missing teeth, offering stability, functionality, and a natural appearance. However, to ensure their success, it’s important to be mindful of some of the bad oral habits you may have. Continue reading to explore the worst habits to continue after your dental implant placement.

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When Can You Return to Work After Dental Implant Surgery?

January 10, 2024

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a patient speaking with their dentist

Although you may not be itching to go back to work following dental implant surgery, for some, the desire to return to your regular schedule and minimize how many vacation days you use may be very important. While dental implant surgery is a minimally-invasive procedure, it’s still important to allow yourself time to properly heal and make sure that your implants are able to successfully fuse with your jawbone. This may require requesting some days off work. Read on to learn how long you’ll need to take off work following this crucial step towards rebuilding your smile.

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Aging with Your Smile: How Do Your Teeth Change Over Time?

January 3, 2024

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The effects of aging go far beyond gray hairs and wrinkles. What many people don’t realize is that with time, their smiles can change as well. If you drink coffee every morning, you may notice your teeth become increasingly more discolored, and if you grind your teeth or have gum disease, you may have experienced tooth loss and dental damage. Although these changes can deeply affect your confidence, know that it is possible to restore your smile’s glow. Read below to learn more about cosmetic and restorative dentistry and how these treatments can help you.

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