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Demystifying Dental Implant Terminology: A Beginner’s Guide

February 9, 2024

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Patient at a dental implant consultation

Dental implants are a complicated subject that requires some study to fully understand. In fact, dentists need many months of training to properly implement a single dental implant. Due to its complexity, it can be hard as a patient to talk to your dentist about them during your consultation. Luckily, this handy guide will have you covered!

Read on to learn some of the most common terms about dental implants that will help you make sense of your dental implant consultation.

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What to Do If You Have a Loose Dental Implant

January 11, 2024

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person with loose dental implant having it fixed by dentist

Dental implants stand out as enduring restorations recognized for their impressive longevity when maintained properly, often enduring a lifetime. Despite their usual 95% success rate, unforeseen challenges such as a loose implant may surface unexpectedly. It’s crucial to grasp the potential triggers for a loose dental implant, empowering individuals to take proactive measures. Join us as we delve into the potential causes of a loose implant and offer guidance on promptly resolving the matter.

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A Wise Investment: How Dental Implants Are Worth Their Price

December 15, 2023

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True enough, dental implants work well as replacement teeth. That means they can restore even the most broken smiles around! Still, it’s easy to wonder if they’re a wise purchase. You may worry that dentures or dental bridges are the more cost-effective choices. Luckily, there’s no need for any cost-related fears. The truth is that dental implants are worth their price. To find out why, read this helpful primer from your local Beachwood dentist.

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Smile Upgrade in Sight: Why Veneers Might Be Right for You

November 24, 2023

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A man smiling with his new dental veneers

If you’re exhausted from trying to plan out how to fix your smile, dental veneers could offer you an out. Veneers are often hailed as the king of cosmetic treatments for a reason. They can often completely change a smile for the better in a matter of weeks instead of the months it could take for multiple different treatments.

If you’ve been considering veneers for your smile transformation, continue reading. Below are some great reasons to commit to the treatment without delay.

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Clearing up the Confusion: Cavities and Veneers

October 10, 2023

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Woman with blond hair having a veneer placed by a dentist wearing blue gloves

Porcelain veneers are a great way to hide flaws in your teeth. Whether you have a chipped or crooked tooth or want to cover up discoloration, they can give you the beautiful smile you deserve. These durable shells are bonded to the front of your teeth to hide imperfections and are also strong enough to help avoid future chipping or staining. Many patients assume that because their teeth are more resilient with veneers they can’t get cavities with them in place. Keep reading to find out why this isn’t entirely true!

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Dental Veneers: A Closer Look at the Origins of This Modern Dental Marvel

September 2, 2023

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a patient with veneers showing off her smile

A beautiful smile has always been a symbol of confidence and charm, and thanks to modern advancements in dental technology, a picture-perfect grin is more accessible than ever before. Dental veneers, once considered a luxury reserved for the Hollywood elite and upper echelons of society, have evolved significantly over the years, becoming both highly effective and also surprisingly affordable. Continue reading to learn a little more about their history and how they’ve found their place as a top-tier cosmetic dental treatment.

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Ace Your Next Dental Exam with 3 Back-to-School Tips

August 11, 2023

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Girl sitting in dental chair smiling with teeth as dentist holds gloved hand up to her chin

Between science, math, English, and history classes, you’ll be studying quite a bit once the new school year starts. However, it’s important that you don’t forget to prepare for another exam: your dental one! The good news is that it’s not too late to begin preparing for it. With this in mind, keep reading for 3 tips to protect and preserve your pearly whites as well as ace your next dental exam.

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How Depression Can Impact Your Oral Health?

July 20, 2023

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Depressed woman leaning on railThe mouth and body connection involves more than just your general health. Your mental health can also influence your oral health. Cases of anxiety and depression are on the rise, but up to 80% of patients aren’t being treated. Not only can this affect your quality of life, but it can lead to poor dental health. New research has found a connection between depression and tooth loss. Here’s what you need to know to safeguard your smile.

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Can Poor Oral Hygiene Affect Your Metabolism?

July 13, 2023

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Scale with tape measure Did you know your oral and general health are closely connected? Your mouth is often referred to as the gateway to your body. Your teeth are important for more than a beautiful smile. They also allow you to eat many foods necessary to keep your body nourished. They grind your food into small pieces and saliva kick-starts the digestion process. If your teeth aren’t healthy, it can affect your ability to eat certain foods, which can lead to nutritional deficiencies, but that’s not the only concern. Research has found that poor dental health can also affect your metabolism.

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3 Ways That Water Can Benefit Your Oral Health

June 8, 2023

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person drinking water outside from a reusable bottle

Drinking water provides an array of benefits for your overall well-being, including lubricating and cushioning your joints, regulating body temperature, and protecting your spinal cord. Beyond its impact on your body’s health, water also offers significant advantages for your smile. Continue reading to discover three ways that drinking plenty of water can help you keep your oral health in check.

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