Managing Dental Phobia

A 2015 study in the Dental Research Journal surveyed 473 individuals and found that close to 60% had a fear of going to the dentist. While the levels of anxiety varied across study participants, the study also concluded that the more anxious individuals visited the...

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Chewing and Your Overall Health

Your teeth are the very beginning of your digestive system.  Teeth function to cut, tear and grind food into smaller pieces before it undergoes the chemical digestive process.  When teeth are missing or loose, one may experience consequences beyond just having a difficult time eating. Not...

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Who is a Candidate for Dental Implants?

body {font-size: 16px;} li {padding-bottom:10px;} ul {list-style-type: disc;} While dental implants have been widely used for over two decades, advancements in implant placement and technology is making implants a viable treatment for even more of the population.  Implants are used to replace one or more missing...

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Should I have a Bridge or a Dental Implant?

body {font-size: 16px;} For patients missing one or a multiple teeth,  they are often left with the option of having a bridge or  a  dental implant(s).  Given that a patient is healthy, and does not have any contraindications, dental  implants are almost always the preferred treatment. ...

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