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How We Customize Modern Dentures

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Years ago, the news that you needed dentures was often disheartening; how would your smile look with artificial teeth? Would others notice? What about comfort and function?

These are all still valid questions, of course, but recently there have been many impressive advances in dental materials and technology. Dentists today take great pride in designing natural-looking restorations like dentures that fit comfortably, function well, and enhance your appearance.

How the Dentures Process Works

Here’s how the process works:

There are several options for tooth replacement today, so the first step is a consultation with your dentist to determine if dentures are a good choice for you. Once you decide to go ahead with dentures, ...

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Steps You Should Take in a Dental Emergency

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Dental emergencies come in all shapes and sizes and at all hours of the day and night. Whether you need pain relief or just some reassurance, you need a solution, and you need it now. 

In some cases, a dental emergency makes it a challenge just to think clearly. So, it’s best to arm yourself with some knowledge beforehand. That way, you know what immediate steps you can take until you see your emergency dentist in Medina, OH.

Common Emergencies and How to Handle Them

Knocked-Out Tooth

A knocked out tooth is the most critical of all emergencies because there’s a window of only one or two hours in which there’s a chance of ...

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T-Mobile User?

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T-Mobile phone users, for some reason when you call us, the phone calls are not being routed to our office and instead a non-working phone number message is heard. We have not changed our phone number and are working with T-Mobile to get this issue resolved. In the meantime, if you need anything, please email us and we will call you back. Our email address is [email protected] Thank you! For more info, you can come into our office, or contact us via the contact form located here!

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Implants vs. Dentures: The Benefits of Getting a Dental Implant

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Are you tired of living with tooth loss and ready to do something about it? Maybe you’re considering dentures, but a friend just told you about their dental implants, and now you’re not sure.

There are a lot of good reasons to choose dental implants over dentures, which is why dentists and patients prefer them. Let’s look at a few of them.

Dental Implants vs. Dentures

Dentures have been and continue to be an excellent tooth replacement method that works well for many people. But access to state-of-the-art materials and technology today gives us a better way with dental implants. Let’s look at some of their benefits:

  • Keeps your jaws healthy –Dentures sit on ...

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What You Can Expect during Your Root Canal

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When you think about your smile, your first thought is probably its appearance and whether or not it’s living up to your expectations. But a great-looking smile on the outside starts with healthy teeth, and sometimes endodontic treatment (root canal) is part of the picture.

Endodontics is the branch of dentistry that deals with the soft inner tissue deep inside your teeth that we call pulp as well as the tissue that surrounds the root of your tooth. If decay or infection makes its way to the pulp, you will feel pain that intensifies over time, and without treatment, you will lose the tooth.

What to Expect During Treatment

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How Long Can I Expect My New Crown to Last?

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There’s no doubt that getting a new dental crown is a significant investment, so you want to get as many years use out of it as possible.

In general, porcelain dental crowns last between 5 and 15 years. There are no guarantees, but with proper care, a well-made crown can last almost indefinitely.

If you wonder what we mean by “proper care,” here are a few tips for ensuring that you get the most out of your crown for as long as possible:

Establish an Oral Hygiene Routine

You should know by now that brushing twice a day and flossing once is essential for healthy teeth. But quick brushing and haphazard flossing habits don’t ...

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How A Same-Visit Crown is Created

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You’re leaving on your big family vacation in less than a week, and you just broke off a big chunk of a tooth. You know you’re probably going to need a dental crown, but you’re not going to cancel your trip just to sit around and wait for it for two weeks.

If you’ve ever faced a similar situation, you know that it can be frustrating to say the least. So you should know about one of the latest advancements in dentistry and technology – CEREC same-visit crowns.

CEREC stands for Chairside Economic Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, which is a fancy way of saying that dentists can now prepare a fully customized porcelain ...

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