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How to Prevent and Treat Dry Sockets

Patients may experience dry sockets after getting a tooth extracted, but it is relatively uncommon. Only 2-5% of patients experience dry sockets. When teeth are extracted, normally a blood clot builds up to cover and protect the nerves and bones that are now exposed. In some circumstances, the blood clot can become dislodged or not [...]

2020-01-11T00:01:26+00:000 Comments

What Should I Do if I Lose or Break a Tooth?

If you damage your tooth and it is more than just a chip, you could be looking at some major problems if you don’t address it immediately. First things first, address the pain and protect any other teeth to avoid further issues.   If a break occurs: Rinse your mouth out with warm water. Apply [...]

2019-12-19T23:16:06+00:000 Comments

Tips to Prevent Dental Implant Failure

Dental implants have become one of the most successful options for fixing damaged or missing teeth. Dental implants are, as it implies, implanted into the jawbone. This is one of the reasons they have such a high success rate.   There are, however, steps that you can take to help make sure your dental implants [...]

2019-12-13T16:34:03+00:000 Comments

How Implants Reduce Tong Term Dental Costs

Before the price of dental implants completely deters you away from them, you may be interested to see how the other replacement options can add up.   Bridge Replacements Over the course of the years of having a bridge placed, you may need to have it fixed or replaced several times. Not only will you [...]

2019-12-06T17:21:08+00:000 Comments

How to Enjoy the Holidays After Oral Surgery

For anyone that is planning on having surgery before the holidays, some of the most wonderful food is soft enough to still eat. So, if you thought you would be missing out on food, think again. Here are a few of the best things to eat during the holidays after oral surgery.   Mashed potatoes [...]

2019-11-29T19:28:15+00:000 Comments

What Happens If I Don’t Replace Missing Teeth?

When you lose a tooth, replacement options can be very time consuming and expensive. Healing time and financial concerns are both valid things to worry about. Let us inform you on why replacing your missing teeth is a good investment cosmetically and health-wise.   Bone Loss When you remove a tooth and don’t replace it, [...]

2019-11-15T17:32:36+00:000 Comments

Foods You Can Eat After Wisdom Teeth Surgery

Getting your wisdom teeth removed is a fairly easy surgery with just a few days of rest. Since your wisdom teeth are at the very back of your mouth it easy for them to become crowded and impacted. When this happens you’ll need to get them removed. Once the surgery is completed, soft foods are [...]

2019-11-08T17:02:14+00:000 Comments

5 Ways Dental Implants Can Change Your Life

It can be pretty upsetting when you lose a tooth, even more so if you spend thousands of dollars on replacing the tooth only to have the replacement break or fail. Dental implants are the best option if you want something that is going to last a lifetime if properly taken care of. Here are [...]

2019-11-01T21:12:59+00:000 Comments