Wright Dental Center


3-D Imaging: The Future Is Now!

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If you are looking for a dentist in Cincinnati who offers advanced procedures such as dental implant placement, orthodontics, and extractions, you should probably double check that they have the latest 3-D technology to make those procedures go as smoothly as possible.Benefits of 3-D ImagingHaving a 3-D view of the mouth, jaw, bone, and teeth is beneficial for a number of procedures, giving patients better results, overall.Extractions without the GuessworkCurved roots, impacted teeth, and overcrowding can make extractions complicated. By knowing the details of each unique case, we can plan accordingly to make your dental extractions, including wisdom teeth, more successful and less invasive.All great dentistry requires precise planning. ...

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5 Questions to Bring with You to Your Next Dental Appointment

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Prevention is the key to a healthy smile, and it begins with healthy oral hygiene habits and routine visits to your dentist for cleanings and exams.These appointments are essential for avoiding oral health problems, but, beyond that, they are also an excellent resource for you. Your dental team wants you to ask questions at these appointments because they know that involved, informed patients enjoy better overall oral health.5 Questions to Ask Your DentistIf you have a dental appointment coming up, here are a few questions you should consider asking:How often should I get a dental checkup? The American Dental Association recommends two checkups and cleanings a year, but more frequent ...

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Are Same Day Crowns For Me?

CEREC Crowns | cincinnati oh dentist
With our CEREC milling unit and CAD/CAM technology we are able to take what once would take two or even more visits and accomplish everything in one visit without leaving the office. We use the CAD/CAM technology to create a 3D image of your mouth and design the perfect dental crown for you using the same materials the labs use. We at Wright Dental Center are pleased that we can help out or patients with a busy life or ones who do not want to make multiple trips by offering this service.Crowns are used to strengthen teeth that are weakened by injury or decay. Crowns can also be beneficial for ...

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The Toothpaste Guide

Toothpastes and Brushing | Wright Dental Center
Are you confused when it comes to choosing which tooth paste to purchase? Well, it isn’t surprising with the various brands, flavors, and focus points each product has. This guide will help you compare each tooth paste and find one that works best for you and your needs. There are a few things to take into consideration when purchasing a toothpaste. What to Look For in Toothpaste Flavor – When purchasing a flavored tooth paste it is almost always an artificial sweetener used to achieve the flavor. Abrasive Agents – Scratch substances are used in toothpastes to help remove plaque, bacteria and stains.Fluoride – We suggest using a toothpaste ...

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Helping your children understand the importance of dental health

In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month we at Wright Dental Center would like to help you educate your children on the importance of oral health. Children begin to get teeth at a young age typically between 3 and 12 months. The first dental visit is recommended once he or she gets their first tooth, but no later than their first birthday. Babies can get cavities as soon as teeth begin coming in so it’s good to be proactive about things and keep his or her smile healthy for life.Five ways to prevent cavities:Do NOT share(Babies do not produce the cavity causing germs at a young age, by ...

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Replacing Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

Dental Implants Cold Springs KY | Wright Dental Center
Many patients ask what their options are for replacing missing teeth, while there are a few options Dental implants are the latest and typically the most effective way to replace missing teeth. Patients are asking what Dental Implants are and are they for me?Dental Implants are a titanium post that integrates with the bone to provide support for crowns, bridges or dentures. You also might find yourself wondering if Implants are a good option for you, a few factors are taken into consideration when choosing a treatment option such as having Dental Implants placed. Dr. Wright will evaluate the bone to see if the patient has enough bone for the ...

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Recent Changes in Preventative Antibiotics before Dental Visits

In the past it was recommended that patients with artificial joint replacements take an antibiotic before having any preventative or restorative dental care preformed. As of January 1, 2016 the ADA changed the protocol. The reason in the past for doing so was the concern of a patient contracting bacteremia. Bacteremia is when bacteria enters the bloodstream from the mouth and travels throughout the body; it was thought previously that it would lead to infection around the prosthetic joints. In most recent studies have shown there is not any need for continuing with this protocol due to there isn’t any real risk of infection. The most recent research has shown ...

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