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3 Symptoms of TMJ

What is TMJ? The acronym stands for temporomandibular joint or jawbone. The term refers to a disorder of the joint where the lower jaw attaches to the skull at the temple. The disorder can restrict movement, impact chewing ability, result in bite misalignment, and cause damage to teeth.  How do you know if you are suffering from TMJ? There are …

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4 Myths About Dental Implants

Has your dentist recommended a dental implant for you in order to replace a missing, broken, or severely decayed tooth? A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is placed in your jaw into your jaw bone with a crown on top that looks and functions just like a natural tooth. Implants are used to replace teeth that are …

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4 Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease, or periodontitis, is much more serious than many people think. While the early symptoms may seem minor, untreated gum disease can lead to tooth loss and even systemic infection that spreads through the bloodstream to the heart, lungs, and other organs. This is why early diagnosis and treatment are crucial.  Here are four signs of gum disease everyone …

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How Porcelain Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

Having a smile that you are proud of does a lot for your mental health and your confidence. In many cases, it can also affect your dental health and overall health. This is why many people are worried about their teeth and look for ways to improve their smile. Dental veneers can be an effective way to give you a …

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The 5 Benefits of Dental Implants

Although primitive dental implants were in use in prehistoric times, the modern dental implant was developed in Sweden in the early 1960s. Dental implants quickly grew in popularity through the 1990s. Today, they are considered the treatment of choice to replace missing or failing teeth. Depending on the number of teeth that need to be replaced, there are numerous implant-based solutions. …

Dental Implant Placed Between Two Healthy Teeth With Bone Grafting

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants: What You Should Know

Although primitive dental implants were in use in prehistoric times, the modern dental implant was developed in Sweden in the early 1960s. Dental implants quickly grew in popularity through the 1990s. Today, they are considered the treatment of choice to replace missing or failing teeth. Depending on the number of teeth that need to be replaced, there are numerous implant-based solutions. …

Dental Implant and Crown: Is This Combination Right for You?

Dental Implant and Crown: Is This Combination Right for You?

Although primitive dental implants were in use in prehistoric times, the modern dental implant was developed in Sweden in the early 1960s. Dental implants quickly grew in popularity through the 1990s. Today, they are considered the treatment of choice to replace missing or failing teeth. Depending on the number of teeth that need to be replaced, there are numerous implant-based solutions. …

A Step by Step Guide to Dental Implants

A Step by Step Guide to Dental Implants

Dentures and dental bridges were the treatment of choice for over a century to replace missing or failing teeth. Today, though, dental implants have become the gold standard. Strong, secure, and durable, dental implants can stop and even reverse jawbone loss. One dental implant can replace a single tooth, while 4 to 8 implants can support a full arch of fixed, …