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7 Fast Facts About Gum Disease

Do you know about gum disease? Find out these seven surprising facts in today's blog post.

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How Painful Is a Root Canal?

Even after someone or something changes, it can take a while before perception catches up with reality. This is especially true of one of the most common procedures you’ll find at a dentist’s office: the root canal. Modern medicine has virtually taken all the discomfort out of having a root canal performed, but perception still needs to catch up. Find out exactly what a root canal is and how much discomfort you can expect from the procedure.

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Can I Still Get Dental Implants If I Have Periodontitis?

While the core part of the dental implant placement process won’t vary much between patients, the work to ensure that an individual is a strong candidate for dental implants varies a bit more. Some people will need procedures others won’t require for dental implants.

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Is Anesthesia Required for Implant Surgery?

What does it feel like having a dentist drill into your jawbone and insert titanium bolts? Thanks to anesthesia, you won’t have to find out in order to get dental implants. Anesthesia will play a key role in making sure your dental implant procedure only involves a minimal amount of discomfort. Find out what type of anesthesia you’ll undergo to have your implants placed. Local Anesthesia Options For most people, local anesthesia will be all that’s required for them to have a comfortable experience having their dental implants placed. Typically, the local anesthetic is administered via syringe. After a quick prick to the gums, you won’t feel anything at the implant site until after the dentist has finished the procedure. After the implant placement procedure, you might experience mild to moderate discomfort originating from the implant site. However, you can mute the discomfort with over-the-counter pain pills. If you have a fear of needles, talk to your dentist about oral s ...

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Your Bone Grafting Options

There are multiple types of bone grafting options, one of which ensure your candidacy for dental implants!

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What Determines the Cost of Dental Implants?

The promise of stable dentures that won’t slide around in your mouth while you eat, talk or smile big for a photo - It all sounds fantastic, right? But what do dental implants actually cost? 

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Do Dental Implants Work Like Real Teeth?

Dental implants are designed to replace real teeth, but do they feel like real teeth? They'll take some getting used to. But not long after having your dental implants placed, healed and topped with a crown, you'll start forgetting that you've had a tooth or teeth replaced. Get a better picture of how your new dental implants will feel.

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Gum Disease Prevention Tips

Many people suffer from gum disease. You need to watch out for the warning signs, which include swollen gum tissue, loose-feeling teeth and gum recession. Unfortunately, many people remain asymptomatic for far too long.

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The Importance of Oral Cancer Screenings

Are oral cancer screenings important? Find out in this month's blog post.

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The Link between Gum Disease and Systemic Health

Learn about the link between gum disease and your overall health in today's blog post.

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