3 Potential Solutions For Insufficient Bone For Dental Implants

Posted on: 17 April 2015
Dental implants offer the most stability out of the common tooth replacement options. That's because the common type of implant starts with a metal root fitted directly into the jawbone. But fitting that root securely requires healthy bone with enough thickness and width to accommodate the root. There are a few reasons why your jawbone in the replacement area might not meet the qualifications for an implant. But that doesn't mean you need to look at other replacement options.
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What Is The Difference Between Tartar And Plaque?

Posted on: 2 April 2015
Some dental patients may be under the impression that tartar and plaque are the same thing. It's common knowledge that these two substances can build up on the teeth and harm teeth and gums. However, the significant differences between these substances (and how they are removed from the teeth) are not widely understood. The following is an explanation on how tartar and plaque differ: Tartar Tartar is a hard substance that is typically brownish yellow in color.
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If Your Child Is Worried About Braces, It's Time For A Party!

Posted on: 18 March 2015
Even with today's less intrusive designs, getting braces still isn't something most kids look forward to. If you have a son or daughter who will soon be getting braces, why not cheer them up with a pre-braces party? It might sound like a strange idea, but reality TV mom Kate Gosselin has held pre-braces parties for some of her children; it's a great way to help kids get ready for the restrictions of wearing braces.
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How To Prevent Your Sweet Tooth From Ruining Your Smile

Posted on: 27 February 2015
People like sugar.  In fact, the average American consumes around 20 teaspoons of sugar a day.  Do you have a sweet tooth?  Is it trying to tempt the other teeth in your mouth to binge on sugary treats?  Here are a few ways to prevent your sweet tooth from wreaking havoc on your smile. Trick Your Sweet Tooth Bacteria love sugar.  When you eat sugar, the bacteria in the plaque eat it and then turn it into acid.
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