You’ve had your dentures long enough to know they’re not working for you. You were unsure about dental implants at first, but now you think they might be exactly what you need. Is it possible to switch from dentures to dental implants? How does it...

Dental implants have a 98 percent success rate. They’re a safe, popular, and long-term fix for replacing missing teeth and giving you back a natural, bright smile. For the vast majority of dental patients, implants are a great option and a cost effective option over...

Dental implants can feel like a scary procedure, filled with unknowns. That’s why it’s important to know as much as you can. Getting the facts -- both the procedural facts and the interesting information -- can help make you feel more relaxed and well-informed. Talk to...

No medical or dental procedure is without risk or potential side effects, including dental implants. Although implants have a 95 to 98 percent success rate, side effects and complications do occur in some patients. Most of them are minor and easily treated as long as...

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is the swelling, inflammation, and tenderness of your gums that allows plaque to build up on your teeth and harden. It occurs in three stages: gingivitis, periodontitis, and advanced periodontitis. The first sign is often red or sensitive...

Kids get into accidents all the time, from playing rough, enjoying sports, or for other reasons. It’s stressful for everyone. You want your children to be whole and healthy, and you never want them to be in pain. Once you make sure they’re going to be...

You’ve heard that dental implants are safe. You know you need to take care of your dental hygiene and health and that dental implants help with that. But have you ever considered why implants are so important? They don’t just let you eat apples again or...

No matter what the stereotypes tell you, it’s not inevitable that you have to lose all your teeth and eat nothing but soft foods as you get older. Nor do you have to live with flapping dentures and take your teeth out every night like...

Making the decision to get dental implants for a missing tooth or to improve your overall dental health is one thing. Actually going through the procedure is another. After you’ve figure out the cost of your implants and set the appointment, you probably have one...

Most people would love to have a beautiful, perfect smile. If you hide your smile behind your hand or maintain a serious expression, you know how hard it can be to live without a smile you love. One missing tooth or teeth full of dentures that...

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