Blog Posts in September, 2015

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  • Should I Get Dentures or Dental Implants?

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 28-Sep-2015

    If most or all of your teeth suffer from damage, decay, or gum disease, you may be wondering what your options are. In the past, the solution to teeth that were beyond repair was to pull them out and create a set of dentures. Dentures, however, come with their own set of problems: If they don’t fit properly, dentures can cause gum or mouth irritation, or require sticky adhesives to hold them ...
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  • Can My Tooth Still Decay Under a Crown?

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 25-Sep-2015

    Many people erroneously believe that a tooth with a crown cannot suffer any further problems. This misconception could cause them confusion when their dentist tells them that they have a cavity on a tooth they thought was immune. The reality is that even with a crown, root canal, or filling, teeth with previous dental work can still decay. How Does This Happen? Dental decay is caused when bacteria ...
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  • Do You Have Tooth Sensitivity?

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 21-Sep-2015

    Many people have sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity is usually experienced when hot, cold, sweet, or sour foods or drinks come into contact with teeth. The pain may be sudden and sharp and can shoot deep into your teeth’s nerve endings through exposed dentin. Tooth sensitivity has many causes, including: Gum recession : Inflamed gums may pull back, exposing the tooth’s roots. ...
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  • Gum Rejuvenation Technique Revolutionizes Periodontal Surgery

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 17-Sep-2015

    Gum recession is a more common problem than many people realize. A large portion of the population has some degree of gum recession, but may not be aware of it because it is a gradual process. Signs of gum recession may include sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures, the tooth appearing longer than normal, or small notches near the gum line. If left untreated, bacteria could build up in these ...
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