Improving Your Smile With Implants: Preventing A Dry Socket

Posted on: 14 April 2015

The underlying health of your mouth, teeth, and gums is important, but the overall look of your smile is essential for your confidence level. Unfortunately, due to decay or infections, you may require an extraction on one or more teeth. While the procedure is necessary to prevent further dental damage, you can correct your smile with dental implants. However, painful dry sockets are common issues that may arise before you receive your implants.
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What To Know About Getting Dentures

Posted on: 2 April 2015

You've decided to get dentures to regain the functionality and beautiful smile you once had. That's great, but dentures are a major decision that affect the rest of your life. Make sure you get all the facts about dentures before you make that final decision. Your Jaw Will Change If you have some decayed or broken teeth in your mouth, you'll need to get them pulled before you get dentures.
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Piercings And Prosthetic Teeth: Dealing With A Piercing During The Implant Process

Posted on: 13 March 2015

Oral piercings can throw the environment of your mouth off in more ways than one, but for most people with good dental hygiene, this isn't a problem. However, procedures like dental implant surgery can be complicated by the presence of a piercing, even if you keep your teeth squeaky clean. Before you go on the operating table, make sure you know everything there is to know about how you can keep your piercing from being an issue.
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What's Sewage Got To Do With It? How Bacteriophage Therapy Could Change Dentistry

Posted on: 4 March 2015

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around half of all American adults have periodontal (gum) disease. With nearly 65 million people suffering from the condition, scientific researchers continue to explore every opportunity to improve preventive treatment methods. Bacteriophage therapy is not an entirely new concept, but new research suggests that this method could help eradicate oral infections. What is bacteriophage therapy? Bacteriophages are viruses that you can use to attack and destroy unwanted bacteria, but phage therapy is not an entirely new concept.
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