The Basics Of Dental Night Guards

Posted on: 27 April 2023

Does your jaw feel sore when you wake up in the morning, or do you have a very bad headache each morning when you should be well rested? If so, it's possible that you are clenching or grinding your teeth at night without even realizing it. A potential solution to this problem is to wear a dental night guard, which can be custom-made by your dentist to fit your mouth. Here are a few things you need to know about night guards before you get one.
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What To Know About Dental Implants And Bone Grafts

Posted on: 23 March 2023

Dental implants are long-lasting because the post that supports the crown is surgically implanted into the patient's jawbone. If the jawbone is not strong enough, the dentist will suggest the patient have a bone grafting procedure performed. The strength of a jawbone is determined by X-rays and other diagnostic tests.  What Is a Bone Graft? The procedure is considered minor surgery and is performed on an outpatient basis. However, patients that require a bone graft must wait several months after the surgery before the implant can be placed.
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Emergency Dentist Or Hospital? What To Consider

Posted on: 13 February 2023

You never know when a dental emergency will occur. You may suddenly suffer severe pain from an abscess. Your child may fall and hit their mouth, causing damage to their teeth. No matter the circumstance, an emergency dentist is necessary. However, there is not always an emergency dentist available near you. There may be some instances where you can get emergency dental treatment at a hospital emergency room. Here is what you need to know.
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Are You Shortening The Life Of Your Dental Crowns?

Posted on: 9 January 2023

When you receive a dental crown, you picture a tooth that you hopefully will not have to address at any time soon. This assumption is because a dental crown can last for decades. Unfortunately, some things can shorten the lifespan of your crown. Knowing some of these habits will hopefully help you address them.  Practicing Poor Oral Hygiene Although your dentist constructs your dental crown from man-made materials that are not vulnerable to decay, the underlying tooth and tooth root are not.
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