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Dentures vs. Dental Implants: Which Procedure is More Effective?

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Make an Informed Choice about the Future of Your Oral Health before Committing to Surgery Teeth are one of our greatest assets – they let us eat, help us speak, and they form a major component of the support structure of our entire mouth. Unfortunately, they are not indestructible. Our teeth are subject to wear and tear, cracks, chips, and decay. And we may even lose them. Apart from the cosmetic concerns of lost teeth, this can also lead to other issues, ranging from a poorly-aligned bite to the loss of actual bone mass in the jaw. To help correct these issues, you can either have dentures made, or you can undergo a dental implants procedure – an oral surgery that affixes permanent replacement teeth to your jaw. … Continue Reading

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The Most Common Oral Surgery Tools

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So, you’re having oral surgery. Whether it’s a tooth extraction, a bone or gum graft, or you’re seeing a cosmetic dentist for an aesthetic procedure, you’ve probably spent weeks researching every detail about the surgery, from preparation and recovery right down to the nitty gritty details. When it finally comes time for the procedure, you’ll take a seat in the dental chair feeling as prepared as you possibly can. Until you look to your left and see a tray filled with terrifying tools that you’re unfamiliar with; that’s when your heart rate will begin to rise. Very few of us know what each of these oral surgery tools is used for, so in the name of being informed, and to alleviate some dental fears, here is an overview … Continue Reading

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How to Prepare For Oral Surgery

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Oral surgery can be an exasperating experience that can leave you feeling weary and sore. You may even be out of commission for a few days after depending on the severity of the surgery. This is why it’s so important to properly prepare yourself for an emergency dental treatment. Prepping for oral surgery is a vital part of the surgical process. Here are a few simple precautions to take before oral surgery. Talk to your Doctor Make an appointment with your oral surgeon pre-surgery in order to discuss all the details of the surgery, such as the procedure, recovery time, anesthesia, etc. You can also go online and do a little research about your specific type of oral surgery. This way there are no surprises, you’ll know exactly … Continue Reading

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