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Enjoying the Holidays While Healing

November 20, 2021

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Holiday foods on a plateThere’s never a perfect time to have oral surgery, but if your procedure falls around the holidays, you can easily lose your festive spirit. You know your mouth is going to hurt, so you’ll have to watch what you eat. That doesn’t mean you can’t make the most of the season. Here’s how you can enjoy every minute of the holidays while healing from oral surgery.

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5 Reasons to Be Grateful for Dental Implants

October 25, 2021

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Senior woman with dental implants enjoying dinner with family

During the last few months of the year, many people pause to think about the things they are grateful for. Of course, family and friends top the list of reasons to be thankful. But many other things, including dental implants, deserve a spot on that list. Let’s talk about how this form of tooth replacement can enhance your quality of life and support your overall wellness.

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When Can You Go Back to Work After Getting Dental Implants?

August 21, 2021

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Woman with dental implants at work

Getting dental implants in Cambridge is a process that can take several months, so it’s important to plan ahead. One detail that you’ll definitely need to consider is how soon you’ll be able to return to work after the implant posts are surgically inserted into your jaw. Naturally, your oral surgeon will be able to give you a reliable estimate after they’ve examined your mouth, but it does help to have a solid grasp on the factors that can affect recovery time and what you can generally expect.

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3 Reasons Impacted Wisdom Teeth Should Be Removed

August 10, 2021

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Impacted wisdom tooth growing into roots of other teeth

About 75% of the population is affected by impacted wisdom teeth – in other words, wisdom teeth that have been unable to break through the gums and erupt into proper position. While it’s a misconception that wisdom teeth have to be removed no matter what, an extraction will definitely be necessary if they become impacted. This is because wisdom teeth that fail to erupt can pose a danger to your overall oral health. The following post outlines 3 reasons why a wisdom tooth extraction in Marietta may be necessary to keep the rest of your smile safe.

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What Does a Tooth Extraction Feel Like?

July 20, 2021

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Young man in dental chair giving thumbs up

Are you worried about needing a tooth extraction in Marietta? While removing a tooth can seem scary, there is actually no reason to stress out! If you partner with an experienced oral surgeon, you should not feel any pain or serious discomfort while getting your tooth removed. To help ease your nerves, below is a step-by-step breakdown of the extraction procedure and details on what you can expect to feel.

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Is It Safe to Drink Coffee After a Tooth Extraction?

July 7, 2021

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White cup of coffee on table surrounded by coffee beans

For many people, a warm cup of coffee is the perfect way to start each day. Some people can’t even mumble “hello” to their coworkers before having that first cup of joe in the morning! No matter where you fall on the coffee spectrum, you may need to adjust your routine if you get a tooth pulled. Keep reading to learn why you should avoid coffee following a tooth extraction in Cambridge and what you can drink instead.

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Help! My Dental Implant is Loose

June 11, 2021

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Man with loose dental implants in CambridgeDental implants in Cambridge are the most successful solution to treat tooth loss. They are unlike any other dental prosthetic because they replicate the entire tooth structure, including the root. This provides unmatched benefits, like a 95% success rate. Your investment can last for decades and will feel like your real teeth because your posts have the support of your jawbone. As a result, you probably never expected one to feel loose. Although it might not seem alarming, it’s a red flag indicating something is wrong. Here’s what to do if your implant is loose.

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7 Tips to Prepare for Dental Implant Surgery

April 27, 2021

Surgery checklist for dental implant in CambridgeAre you ready to replace your missing tooth with a dental implant in Cambridge? The first step toward completing your smile will involve your placement surgery to insert a titanium post into your jawbone. Although you’re excited to treat your tooth loss, it’s normal to have a few concerns about the upcoming procedure. There isn’t any reason to worry. Here’s how to prepare for your dental implant surgery for a stress-free recovery.

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Can Dentures Stop Bone Loss?

April 18, 2021

Dentist explaining benefits of a dental implant in Marietta, OHIf you’ve experienced extensive tooth loss in one or both arches, dentures are a convenient and affordable solution to rebuild your smile. Supported by generations of success, dentures can restore a beautiful, functional smile; however, there’s one thing they can’t do. A denture only recreates the portions of your teeth visible above the gum line. As a result, they can’t stop bone loss associated with missing teeth. There is only 1 treatment capable of preserving your jawbone. A dental implant in Marietta, OH replicates the entire tooth structure from the root up. Here’s how you can safeguard your jawbone’s density with an implant denture.

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How Dental Implants Can Help Boost Your Mental Health

March 20, 2021

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a middle-aged woman staring at her new smile while seated in the dentist’s chair

Tooth loss does more than weaken your jawbone and put you at risk for orthodontic problems caused by shifting teeth. It can also cause your self-esteem to take a hit, resulting in embarrassment when surrounded by family, friends, or even colleagues. But what if there was a solution that could boost your confidence and restore the health and aesthetics of your smile? An oral surgeon explains why dental implants in Marietta, OH, may just be the right solution for you.

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