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Replacing Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

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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?

What are dental implants?

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 ...

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Recent Changes in Preventative Antibiotics before Dental Visits

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In the past, it was recommended that patients with artificial joint replacements take an antibiotic before having any preventative or restorative dental care performed. 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 there ...

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Smiling is the curve that sets everything Straight!

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Mark Twain once said “Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been”

Fun Facts about Smiling:

  • Smiling is contagious: It’s not just a saying. Scientists have proven that people have trouble frowning while looking at someone who is smiling. Our body naturally wants to smile!

  • Smiling can boost your mood and even your immune system and this time of the year we all could benefit from that. Psychologists have found that if you’re in a bad mood forcing yourself to smile can instantly boost your mood!

  • Smiling can improve your physical health. Your body is more relaxed when you smile which contributes to good health and a stronger immune system.

  • It’s easier to ...

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