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From the monthly archives: May 2020

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'May 2020'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Sedation Dentistry: How To Know If It’s Right For You

Sedation dentistry has emerged thanks to advancements in the dental industry as one of the leading ways to help patients who suffer from dental anxiety overcome their fear and receive treatment. Also, there are a variety of sedation methods that have been developed in order to cater to patients with different needs. The different types of sedation range from oral sedation, nitrous oxide also known as laughing gas, or IV sedation.     How Is Sedation Administered? As mentioned above there are different forms of sedation that can be used for a patient depending on their level of dental anxiety. Sedation is available in a range of strengths. If you are mildly afraid of the dental chair than nitrous oxide also known as laughing gas would be the best option for you. On the other hand, if your fear is more serious than you might benefit from more moderate sedation. However, if you have serious dental anxiety then this would require deep sedation or general anesthesia which would make you un ...

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Dental Implants: Osseointegration and Titanium Posts

When it comes to tooth loss dental implants are the only tooth restoration option that’s is created to look and feel like your natural tooth and that is permanently installed into your mouth. Also, with the proper care dental implants have the ability to last a patient a lifetime. Dental Implants have also been proven to not only replace lost teeth, but to also help with bone growth. This is because when a tooth is missing the bone stops growing. Dental Implants provide support for bones using the osseointegration process bone growth. Review the information below to learn more about the osseointegration process. The Osseointegration Process Using X-rays your dentist determines the precise location and exact size of the implant you need   The location for the implant in your jawbone is chosen and then it’s placed using a titanium post   Over the next several months the bone will actually grow into the implant and into the jawbone Also, because the dental impl ...

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