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Aftercare For Your Dental Implant

Dental implants act as a popular replacement for missing teeth, and one of the reasons for this is because of how ‘natural’ they look. This means that when they’re placed inside of the mouth, they look like a standard, normal tooth. Prosthetic treatments are something that can damage smiling confidence if they don’t look good

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Can You Whiten Your Dental Implant?

As part of dental implant treatment, the dentist moulds a crown that matches the shade of your natural teeth when the implant is fixated to the jawbone.  As time goes on, the implant, just like natural teeth, can degrade in shade and colour if your aftercare routine isn’t strong enough. This raises the question of

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Dental Implants Are Worth The Cost

Losing teeth are very common. Although, modern dentistry has expanded, which means there are many cosmetic treatments available to resolve the problem of missing teeth. Therefore, if you lose your teeth, its not the end of the world. The cosmetic treatment focused on is dental implants. Dental implants are designed to replace missing teeth with

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Is Dental Implant Treatment Safe?

Dental implants are considered the most natural form of treatment for missing teeth. The most common treatment choice before implants were bridges and dentures, and those were the only natural replacements available. Although, thercose were always complications down the line. Now, with dental implants, the success rate has been very high. Although, patients do raise

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Understanding The Osseointegration Process

If you’ve recently had a fitted dental implant, you’re likely to be aware of a process called osseointegration. The procedure of a dental implant requires close contact with the jawbone when a titanium screw is infused together with it so the crown (the tooth) is placed on top of the abutment (the base for the

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When Your Dental Implant Becomes Loose

Dental implants have a very high success, however, like any form of treatment, there is a potential for complications along the way. This is also the case for fitted dental implants. You may be surprised when reading this because the trend for fitted dental implants is that they’re a standalone solution for missing teeth that

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What Is Peri-Implantitis?

The term peri-implantitis isn’t widely heard of, but it is still important to understand what it entails, especially if you’re a dental implant patient. Peri-Implantitis is an infectious disease caused by chronic inflammation formed around soft and hard tissues surrounding your dental implant. This is associated with a loss of bone structure and inflamed gums. 

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Why Choose Implants Over Dentures?

Dentures have been a popular choice of restorative treatment for many years. Today, it continues to be a popular choice, particularly for the elderly population. With the recent surge in modern dentistry, other cosmetic forms of treatment have arisen, and its natural for patients to be confused about the right choice of treatment. Here focuses

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Are Dental Implants A Permanent Solution?

Those that are considering dental implant treatment are always asking the pressing questions that need to be asked. Dental implants are an expensive form of treatment, and patients understandably seek certain guarantees before they pay for the treatment. Although, some of the common questions patients ask are: Are dental implants permanent? Are they better than

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