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Tooth Loss: What You Need to Know

Tooth Loss: What You Need to Know
It’s not uncommon for many people to lose a tooth during some point within their lifetime whether it be from the tooth naturally falling out or from some accidental physical trauma. However, the moment you realize you are missing teeth you should see a qualified dentist in order to set up a consult to discuss the possibility of getting dental implants. This is because dental implants are designed to function, fit, and feel like your natural teeth, and they provide patients with a permanent solution for their missing teeth.

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Does Your Valentine Suffer From Sleep Apnea?

Does Your Life Partner Suffer From Sleep Apnea?
It’s February meaning it’s that time of year again the time for love which means flowers and chocolates, but no one has snoring on their list of gifts they want to receive from their partner. However, if you find that your life partner has snoring at night, then it’s quite possible that they may be suffering from sleep apnea. Also, in addition to the fact that their snoring can keep you up at night it’s also very important to note that sleep apnea is a serious health condition that can impact many parts of the body.

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What Makes Dental Bridges So Great

Dental bridges are a good treatment option for those that are dealing with a chipped tooth. Maybe you got elbowed in the face during a basketball game or bit down on a nut too hard, living with a chipped tooth can feel embarrassing, it doesn’t matter the age. Although a chipped tooth isn’t considered a dental emergency, Dr. O’Brien and the amazing dental team at Sitwell Dental can fix it as soon as possible. At that point, a dental bridge might be suggested to correct that chipped tooth. Here are three things to take into consideration before you schedule an appointment with us.       

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What’s a Full Mouth Reconstruction?

A person’s mouth consists of soft and hard tissues. The soft tissue areas include your gums, lips, tongue, and inner cheeks. Your jawbone and teeth are the hard tissue parts. There are also connective tissues that connect to blood vessels and nerves in the mouth.

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Teeth Whitening Option: Veneers

If you have misshaped, chipped or broken teeth, or even teeth that are aged and discolored, there’s a very good chance you’d gain a lot from investing in a series of veneers.

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How to Handle Dental Anxiety

It is very important for your teeth’ overall health to see a dentist for regular check-ups. Unfortunately, because of their fear of going to the dentist, some people forgo their annual check-up. Usually referred to as dental anxiety by dental experts. This is a growing phobia that affects hundreds if not thousands of people every year.

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Taking Care of Your Dentures

Denture repair occurs more often than not, because of their fragile nature. Because of the material dentures are typically made of, you should be as careful as possible with them, especially because they are removable. Dentures if they fall or are being used to bite too tough of food, you may encounter chips or loosened teeth, you may even deal with the foundation being cracked. Dentures over time may also warp, so it is necessary to take good care of them to ensure their longevity.

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Taking Care of a Dry Socket

After an extraction, it is very common for a dry socket to form. Dry sockets are extremely painful, and are most common with the removal of the lower teeth. No matter what extraction you are having preformed, dry sockets may be a concern, but typically occur with wisdom teeth surgeries.

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Finding A Qualified And Affordable Family Dentist

A Good Affordable Family Dentist Is Not Hard To Find
When it comes to finding a family dentist it can be thought of as a task that is arduous. However, if you know all the components of what to look for then this can make the process easier. While dental care can sometimes be expensive it is possible to find a qualified family dentist who is affordable. When you are considering a good affordable family dentist it is important to think about what coverage you need.

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