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How Soon Can I Travel After Receiving Dental Implants?

October 26, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — ftld-dentist @ 5:27 pm

Smiling man carrying luggageIf you’re ready to replace your lost teeth with dental implants, you’re making a great investment. However, you might need to delay your travel plans. A dental implant mimics the entire tooth structure, including the root. You’ll require oral surgery to place the post into your jawbone. Here’s how long you’ll need to wait before hitting the road.

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What Are Some Reasons for a Dental Bridge to Fail?

September 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — ftld-dentist @ 10:02 pm
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Dental bridges are excellent ways to restore a few consecutive missing teeth, but while they are incredibly durable, they are not invincible. Just like a bridge between islands, a bridge between teeth can fail if it does not receive proper care and maintenance. The problems won’t always be limited to the dental bridge because improper hygiene can lead to the loss of the teeth anchoring the appliance in place. Here are a few reasons a dental bridge might fail along with some tips to help prevent that from happening.

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How Much Do Root Canals Usually Cost?

June 30, 2023

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When you’re gearing up to get a root canal, you probably have a lot of things on your mind. The last thing you want to have to worry about is payment, but it’s obviously a factor that you have to consider.

If you have a root canal coming up, you may wonder whether the treatment is going to break the bank. The exact amount you’re likely to pay depends on several factors. If you’re interested, here are some of the main things that are likely to add or detract from the cost. 

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What is Oral Conscious Sedation, and Can it Help Me?

June 16, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — ftld-dentist @ 10:24 pm
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Are you one of the millions of Americans who suffer from some form of dental anxiety? If so, you might find that it’s difficult to get the routine oral healthcare that you need to keep your smile healthy.

Sedation dentistry, and oral conscious sedation in particular, can be incredibly helpful for people like this. If you’re wondering what oral conscious sedation is, and whether it could be right for you, here’s a guide with some information you might find useful.

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3 Things You Should Know About Nitrous Oxide

April 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — ftld-dentist @ 11:47 pm
someone peacefully receiving nitrous oxide sedation

If you aren’t the biggest fan of the dentist’s office, you’re far from the only one. Tons of people have horror stories to share, and even though they aren’t representative of dentists as a whole, those may have turned them off of dentistry completely.

Thankfully, sedation dentistry can put even the most anxious patient at ease! Nitrous oxide in particular is an incredibly common form of sedation, due to its ease of use. If you’re interested in nitrous oxide sedation, here are some things you should probably know.

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