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Exploring the Advantages of All-on-4 Dental Implants

April 2, 2023

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a close up of all-on-4 implants

Dental implants are absolute game changers when it comes to replacing missing teeth. Since they’re placed directly into the jaw via surgery, they can offer unmatched support and stability for a patient as they restore their smile. One such way in which dental implants are utilized is the “All-on-4” method, also sometimes referred to as “teeth in a day.” Here’s a little more from your dentist about this unique treatment and how it can provide notable, lasting advantages for you and your future smile.


Are Dental Implants Worth the Cost?

March 29, 2023

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Dental implant on stack of cashBridges and dentures aren’t the only methods to replace missing teeth. 500,000 people every year are choosing dental implants and for good reasons. However, they are associated with a large price tag. Are they worth the cost? Yes! Here are 5 reasons dental implants are worth every penny.


How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

March 11, 2023

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Model of a dental implantIf you’re tired of spending money on replacement bridges or dentures, it might be time to replace your missing teeth permanently. 500,000 people every year are choosing dental implants because of their exceptional benefits, like their long lifespan. As the most reliable solution to treat tooth loss, you’ll never have to budget for replacements again. Here’s how long you can expect your investment to last. 


How Missing Teeth Can Change Your Facial Structure

February 2, 2023

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a closeup of a smiling patient’s face

If you have missing teeth, you likely aren’t too thrilled about the gaps left in your smile due to the issue; however, your grin isn’t the only thing being impacted by these spaces. Patients who’ve lost teeth also experience difficulties with eating and speaking, as well as a heightened risk of additional tooth loss. But did you know that tooth loss can also impact the very shape of your face? Fortunately, dental implants are among the best solutions for addressing tooth loss and the accompanying impact it has on facial structure. Keep reading to learn more from your dentist about how they can help.


How Safe Are Dental Implants?

February 1, 2023

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a patient during their dental implant consultation

If you’ve heard of dental implants, then you probably know that they’re considered the gold standard of tooth restoration solutions. They’re capable of restoring the entire structure of missing teeth from roots to the crown and are accompanied by several awesome benefits. However, as with any type of dental work, you might have safety concerns about receiving dental implants before you’re comfortable with getting them. Here’s why you have nothing to worry about when it comes to getting dental implants, as they’re considered both safe and ultra-effective!


Bone Grafting Before Dental Implants

December 21, 2022

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Digital model of a bone graftThe first step to replacing your missing teeth with dental implants is a consultation with your dentist. Besides a visual examination, they rely on a CT scan of your mouth to determine if they are the right tooth replacement treatment for you. It’s not uncommon for the scans to show bone loss, which goes hand in hand with missing teeth. As a result, it’s not unusual for patients to require bone grafting before getting dental implants. Although it may add another step to your treatment plan, here’s how it will ensure the long-term success of your new smile.


4 Ways to Stay on Track with Your Invisalign Treatment During the Holidays

December 20, 2022

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a woman smiling with her Invisalign treatment during the holidays

The holiday season has arrived! Although this is a wonderful time of the year, it tends to also be very busy. From traveling to visit loved ones to many celebratory meals, it can be easy to neglect your Invisalign treatment plan. Your pearly whites have been gradually moving into their desired position and you really want to stick with your treatment plan so your new smile can arrive on time! Here are four tips to help you stay on track with Invisalign while you enjoy the festivities.


3 Reasons to Get Invisalign Treatment Instead of DIY Clear Aligners

December 3, 2022

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DIY aligner in its purple case

Whether you’re a Hollywood celebrity or just someone trying to look their best, Invisalign can do a lot to improve your smile. They work faster than traditional braces, they’re discreet, and they don’t require any dietary changes. That may be why they’ve become such a popular orthodontic treatment.

 Due to Invisalign’s success, several companies have begun offering DIY aligner kits. These promise the same incredible results as Invisalign from the comfort of your home. What they don’t tell you, however, is that having a professional administer your orthodontic treatment is certain to get you better results. Here are three good reasons why you should prefer Invisalign over DIY aligner kits.


5 Easy Tips on How to Easily Remove Your Aligners

November 26, 2022

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a woman easily removed her aligner

You have just begun your new journey to straighter teeth with Invisalign! Hopefully you are enjoying the discreet look and being able to still indulge in your favorite treats. The only thing that has given you a bit of trouble is removing your clear aligners when grabbing some food or drinks. Here are five simple ways to make the process easier!


Start Invisalign Before Your Insurance Expires

October 30, 2022

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Dentist discussing InvisalignDid you know 1 in 5 orthodontic patients is over the age of 18? More adults are choosing to correct their bite and alignment problems, thanks to a nearly invisible treatment. Invisalign doesn’t use brackets or wires. Instead, transparent aligners are worn over your teeth, so they will blend in with your smile. While you’re never too old to invest in straight teeth, time is running out to use your dental insurance to lower the cost. Here’s why now’s the perfect time to start your journey with Invisalign.


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