What to Expect at a New Patient Dental Exam

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Going to the dentist is probably not something you look forward to, and it can be even more intimidating if you decide to choose a new dentist. After all, you may not know a thing about the clinic you are going to or the dentist you will see. Well, the good news is that going to the dentist for a new patient exam can actually be a good experience, and it is something that will help you care for your teeth.…

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5 Things To Do The Day Before Your Dental Implant Surgery

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While having dental implants placed may be a quick and minor procedure for some patients, it is still important to prepare yourself for the event and your recovery. Here are a few things you can do the day before your surgery to make your life easier the day of the procedure.  Prepare Some Implant-Friendly Meals  For the first few days after having an implant placed, you may want to restrict your diet to soft foods such as cream soups, mashed potatoes, bananas, avocados, and similar foods.…

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Rickety Bridges: What Happens When A Dental Bridge Is Shaky

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A properly fitted dental bridge will last up to fifteen years. It just depends on the material you chose to create the bridge. Porcelain is your best bet, since it can also withstand bruxism. However, if you chose a different sort of material for your bridge, it may need to be replaced sooner. Sometimes, a dental bridge, like a real bridge, can become shaky or “rickety.” Here is what a shaky dental bridge looks and feels like, and how dental bridge services and a good dentist can fix it.…

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