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What Tooth Replacement Option is Right for Me?

Tooth replacement option.


When you first lose an adult tooth, there’s a lot of pressure to decide on a solution. Left for too long, an open gap can cause your teeth to shift, make you more prone to tooth decay, and even contribute to bone loss. Fortunately, your dentist at Valley Alder will be able to give you […]...
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Options for Replacing Multiple Teeth

Options for replacing multiple teeth


When you’re missing multiple teeth, it isn’t just about how your smile looks. Depending on their location, your missing teeth could make it more difficult to eat and speak. Without treatment, the portion of your jaw below the missing teeth will lose bone mass over time. As a result, your face ma...
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Dental Implants vs. Dental Bridges

Dental implants or bridges


If you’ve recently had teeth extracted, you may be wondering about your options going forward. No one really wants gaps in their smile, and missing teeth can cause a whole host of problems. A gap can make it more difficult to eat. It can lead to bone loss in the jaw, and it can weaken […]...
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Benefits of Composite Resin Over Amalgam Fillings


Traditionally, dentists have used amalgam to fill cavities and for over 150 years, this mixture of metals has been used to restore oral health and prevent further decay. More recently, however, dental practices have transitioned into using composite resin for the increased health benefits as well as...
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