Dental Implants: The Natural-Looking Alternative For Tooth Replacement

Tooth replacement has come a long way, and technological advances have made alternatives like dental implants fast and affordable. Best of all, they blend right in with your natural teeth, so know one has to know but your dentist. Not everyone is a candidate for dental implants, but they will really change your life and the results are long-lasting.

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How Dental Implants Replace the Decaying Teeth That Cause Bad Breath

Bad breath, or halitosis, can be an embarrassing ailment, and it can affect a person’s self-confidence, social life and even their professional life. In some cases, bad breath may have a simple cause. Bacteria that lives in decaying teeth, for instance, can result in halitosis.

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Stabilizing Your Teeth Through Using Posts and Root Canal Procedures

One of the most nerve-wracking sentences you can hear at the dentist’s office is “You need a root canal.” Part of the fear may come from lack of information. However, the actual procedure is easier and more stress-free then in times past, thanks to modern dentistry. A root canal is a procedure used to remove infected pulp from the root canal and interior of a tooth and replace it with another material. If the tooth is badly deteriorated, a crown may be added to protect it. In some cases, a screw-like post made of titanium is inserted into the canal to anchor the filling, provide more stability, and help ensure a better bond between filing and root.

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