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Five Common Problems With Dental Implants And What To Do Next

Dental implants help restore your smile, your ability to speak clearly, and your ability to chew your food. However, getting dental implants is a major surgical procedure. You should be prepared for complications, even when your dentist says that the risks are low. (That way, if you have no complications or complaints at all, you can feel really good about your procedure.) Of those who experience post-surgical dental implant problems, the vast majority fall into the following categories.   Read More...

Can You Get Dental Veneers?

Misshapen teeth can hurt your self-confidence. In the past, repairing the teeth might have required extensive dental work. However, advances in dental technology has led to the creation of dental veneers. The veneers are a simpler solution that can help create a perfect smile in a visit or two to the dentist. If you have misshapen teeth, here is what you need to know about dental veneers. Are You a Good Candidate?   Read More...

Understanding Some Complications If An Oral Abscess Is Not Treated

If you have a relatively large lump or protrusion on your gum tissues, then you likely have something called an abscess. Abscesses are dangerous tissue infections that need to be treated as soon as possible, but some individuals will wait to see if the issue passes. However, abscesses will not go away on their own due to the way that the infection develops and the bacteria become trapped in the abscess itself.   Read More...

A Quick Guide To The Use And Benefits Of Gingival Sculpting In The Field Of Cosmetic Dentistry

In a world where everyone seems to have a perfect smile, having gums that are disproportionate to the size of your teeth can be both awkward and embarrassing. In that instance, it's a good idea to speak with your cosmetic dentist about gingival sculpting, which might also be known as gum contouring or gum reshaping. It often presents with both cosmetic and health benefits for your smile, while providing a quick recovery.   Read More...

Questions And Answers To Demystify Dental Implants

Implant dentistry can seem quite complicated. After all, during an implant installation, a false tooth is implanted into your mouth. Still, it may not be as complex as you think. Here are a few questions and answers to help demystify dental implants: How do dental implants work? Dental implants are designed to replace natural teeth that have been lost. Each implant is actually a small screw-like device that is made from titanium metal.   Read More...