History of Dental Implants

History of Dental Implants

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A dental implant is a device that’s used as a replacement for a missing tooth. It’s a fixture consisting of a post, generally made from titanium, that is first inserted and allowed to fuse to the jawbone for maximum stability. … Continue reading

gum overgrowth

What Is Gum Overgrowth?

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Receding gums usually signify periodontitis. But, what about when your gums begin to grow over your teeth? Gingival hyperplasia, commonly referred to as, gum overgrowth can be uncomfortable and scary.  … Continue reading

How to Prepare Your Child and Have a Stress-free First Dental Visit

How to Prepare Your Child and Have a Stress-free First Dental Visit

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Many children find new things stressful. Often their parents do, too. Your child’s first visit to the dentist doesn’t have to cause anxiety, though. Being prepared can help you and your child to feel more comfortable and relaxed. Check out these helpful tips to prepare your child for a great dental visit! … Continue reading

What Do Dental X-rays Show

What Do Dental X-rays Show?

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Many patients are familiar with having x-rays taken at a dental check-up appointment. Dentists use x-rays as an important diagnostic tool. Have you ever wondered what dental x-rays show? … Continue reading