What Are Dental Implants and How They Can Help You Smile Again


Improvements in dental care help people who suffer tooth loss. Discover here the truth about dental implants and how they can help you smile again. Tooth loss is an endemic problem. Roughly 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. And the odds of losing one or more teeth increases as we age. As tooth loss…
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A Guide to the Different Types of Dental Implants


A Guide to the Different Types of Dental Implants If you are thinking about getting dental implants, you should know about the different kinds. Click here for a guide on the types of dental implants. Ready for your first set of dental implants? That’s great! Getting a set of implants shows that you care about your teeth…
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Tooth Replacement 101: Who Is a Candidate for Dental Implants?


What are dental implants, and what conditions are they right for? In this guide to tooth replacement, you will learn if you are a good candidate for implants. Say cheese and smile! For most people, we don’t think twice about flashing our pearly whites. But for those with missing teeth, smiling can make them feel…
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Act Fast! 5 Critical Things to Do if You Get a Tooth Knocked Out


Besides hockey players, nobody really expects to have a tooth knocked out. If you don’t count wisdom teeth, most people have 28 teeth as an adult. But according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, the average of adults 20 to 64 years old only have about 25 teeth. Not counting factors like…
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In Good Company: The Most Common Surgeries an Oral Surgeon Performs


Every year, five million people have one or more of their wisdom teeth removed. Are you soon to have your wisdom teeth removed? Then, you should be referred to see an oral surgeon. Your dentist is the person you’ve trusted for everything related to your oral health — general checkups, fillings and maybe even a root canal or cosmetic…
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Dental Implant Surgery


Dental implant surgery is an oral procedure that supplants tooth roots with metal posts and replaces damaged or missing teeth with artificial teeth.  These new ‘teeth’ look and feel identical to real ones. Dental surgery is implemented in a variety of methods and depends on the type of implant and the condition of your jawbone. …
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The Average Cost of Oral Surgery


Oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS or OMFS) is a dental procedure for treating many diseases, injuries & defects in the face, neck, jaws or head.  Oral Surgery also treats the hard and soft tissues of the mouth (the oral), jaws and face area (the maxillofacial). Oral surgery is a very standard procedure for dental surgeons to treat common…
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Missing Teeth and Your Long-Term Health


Dr. Day can treat a wide range of facial injuries at our Phoenix, AZ practice. From broken jaws to lacerations, he is ready to provide emergency treatment using the latest techniques and technology. While these types of facial trauma are certainly serious, a knocked out tooth can also have drastic consequences for your dental health and overall…
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5 Reasons to Consider Dental Implants


If you are missing teeth, whether because of decay, periodontal disease, or facial trauma, you have a number of restorative options to choose from. However, dental implants at our Phoenix, AZ practice offer greater durability and stability than any other restorative treatment. These permanent posts, set directly in your jawbone, will form a stable base…
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Removing and replacing Failed Dental Implants


There are a number of reasons why dental implants fail. The success rate today is 94% to 98%, but that was not always the case. Bone regeneration techniques that have become available in the past few years have made it more likely that an implant will set itself permanently into your jawbone. In years past,…
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