5 Things to Do if Your Child's Tooth Gets Knocked Out

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If your child comes home from practicing their sport and has knocked out a tooth, you need to know what to do about it. You want to make sure that your child continues to have a tooth there. So, what should you do? Rinse the Tooth You want to carefully rinse off the tooth. Don’t scrub off the tooth, just rinse it off under some gently running cool water. Do not hold the tooth by the root.…

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Understanding Dental Implants: Restoring Your Smile One Step At A Time

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Dental implant technology is now the most popular way to replace missing teeth in your mouth. Through the use of a titanium implant and a synthetic crown, your dentist will be able to create a tooth that looks and feels natural. While it will take several visits to your dentist to completely restore a tooth, most patients are thrilled with the results. A tooth replaced using implant technology doesn’t need to be treated any differently than the rest of your teeth and you can expect that it will last permanently.…

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3 Reasons You Should Consider Switching From Traditional Dentures To Overdentures

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Traditional dentures can refer to either a full or partial plate of artificial teeth or abutments attached to a firm tray that fits down over the gums. Full dentures fit snugly over the gums and that provides the only support. Partial dentures accommodate natural teeth spaced between the gaps and have metal hooks on each end to latch around natural teeth for more support. But traditional full or partial dentures aren’t the best match for every patient.…

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