Monthly Archives: August 2016

What is an implant?

A dental implant is very much like a natural tooth.  An implant is a secure and stable replacement for missing teeth because the implant fuses to the bone in your jaw and acts like the root of a tooth.  When … Continue reading

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What is a removable bridge?

A removable bridge, also called a removable partial denture, is a treatment option to replace several missing teeth.  If there are only one or two adjacently missing teeth, a bridge or implant is generally the best course of treatment.  If … Continue reading

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What is a fixed bridge?

A fixed bridge replaces the space where one or more teeth have been lost.  A fixed bridge looks feels and functions like your natural teeth.  Additionally, a fixed bridge does not need to be removed for cleaning. Your daily brushing … Continue reading

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Should I replace a missing tooth?

Yes, not only are your teeth important to your appearance, teeth are also important for better overall health.  Your teeth work together for chewing, speaking and your smile.  Missing any of your teeth will make these actions difficult to accomplish.  … Continue reading

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