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Dental Implant

What to Expect When Getting a Dental Implant to Replace a Missing Tooth

Dental Implant are artificial tooth roots that an implant dentist places in the jawbone so it can bond with the natural bone. This screw-shaped implant acts as a strong foundation to reinforce a replacement tooth. Modern dental implants have been used for over 30 years and are a great solution for missing teeth. Dental implants are an option for people who want their replacement teeth to look, feel, and function naturally and comfortably.

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3 Signs Your Dentures Need an Adjustment

3 Signs Your Dentures Need an Adjustment

You wear dentures and you cannot help but wonder if you need a denture adjustment. You have heard that adjustments are common, but you do not know the signs that an adjustment is needed. Learn the common signs that indicate it is time for an adjustment. If you experience any of these signs or other issues with your dentures, make an appointment with a general dentist.

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MouthBacteriaAndCancerRisk

Is Bacteria In Your Mouth Increasing Your Cancer Risk?

According to the CDC, cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States behind heart disease. To better understand cancer, researchers are now looking for clues in the mouth. As a result, they have found a connection between the tiny organisms that make up your mouth, aka your oral microbiome, and the risk of this disease.

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