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Dental health is important and that’s why it’s critical to maintain good oral hygiene by brushing and flossing regularly. But even with utmost dental care, sometimes we just can’t avoid tooth decay among other periodontal diseases. According to dental research, 74% of Americans have some form of periodontal diseases. Another study shows that tooth decay is the leading chronic disease of not just adults, but also children in America.
The good news is that are many dental treatments for various dental conditions. Dental filling is one of the treatments that has helped many people treat cavities and restore their teeth functionality. When a tooth is damaged or starts to decay, it (more…)
Although a number of significant improvements have been made in dental care and technology, millions of Americans still suffer from tooth decay, loss, and oral disease such as gingivitis and periodontal disease. In the past, these conditions were best treated with tooth extraction followed by the placement of bridges or dentures to restore the appearance of missing teeth. Today however, partial and full dental implants are often used for both aesthetic and clinical reasons.
What are full dental implants?
Full dental implants are artificial replacement tooth roots typically made out of titanium, a biocompatible material that is easily accepted by the body. They provide a strong, solid foundation for both permanent and removable replacement teeth such as crowns or bridges. Si (more…)
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