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Preparing for Dental Implants with Bone Grafting

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Dental implants can provide a permanent solution for missing, gapped, or broken teeth. During the procedure, permanent implant posts will be fixed to your jawbone. If you do not have enough bone mass in your mouth to support the dental …

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Avoiding Dental Bridge Problems

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A dental bridge replaces missing teeth and renews your bite, smile, and oral health. It is a custom-made replacement tooth to fill any spaces where teeth are missing. Dental bridges restore the proper shape and chewing ability of the mouth. …

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How to Adjust Faster to New Dentures

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Tooth loss impacts countless people and can cause issues with your speech and self-esteem. Whether it’s due to the natural aging process, poor oral hygiene, or even an accident, it’s important to find a tooth replacement option that works for …

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Can Dental Implants Get Stained?

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Dental implants are an excellent tooth replacement option. They mimic the look and function of natural teeth, while maintaining the health of the underlying jawbone. Unfortunately, there isn’t a tooth replacement option so advanced that it is invulnerable to damage. …

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Top Ways You Can Replace Teeth

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Replacing a tooth is never ideal, but it’s a relatively common need. Whether through accident, aging, or lapses in dental hygiene people have teeth extracted and replaced all the time. Fortunately, your Valley Alder dentist in Bloomington is more than …

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Are Teeth Implants Safe?

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Dental implants act like prosthetic teeth. They essentially replace every part of your natural tooth from root to cusp, so placing them is a pretty extensive process. That being said, your Bloomington dentist has been carefully trained to perform the …

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Foods to Avoid After Dental Bridges

A dental bridge is a great option for replacing one to three missing teeth. The appliance looks completely natural, and it is relatively easy to place. It works by anchoring a series of prosthetic teeth between two of your remaining …

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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 …

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Dental Implants vs. Dental 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 …

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