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From the monthly archives: July 2020

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Is It Better to Get a Dental Bridge or Dental implants?

If you've lost a tooth or you're about to, you may be wondering what the best solution is for replacing it in Palm Harbor, FL. You have multiple options, including a dental bridge and a dental implant. But which option is better? Your choice may depend on your aesthetic goals, functional needs, oral health situation, and even your budget. You and your dentist will be able to determine which option is right for you during a consultation.   Comparing dental bridges and dental implants Dental Bridges were once the only solution for replacing a missing tooth, aside from a removable partial denture. These restorations are secure in place using the teeth on either side of the empty socket (abutment teeth). Though a more fixed option than a partial denture, dental bridges require that healthy teeth be drilled down and can sometimes lead to these teeth becoming decayed or infected over time. Dental bridges generally last between 5-15 years, depending on how well a person cares for them. Though a less expens ...

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Is There a Lot of Dental Implant Surgery Pain?

There are quite a few different options when it comes to dental surgery in Palm Harbor, FL these days, but becoming one of the most popular is dental implant surgery. Before you decide this is the surgery for you, it is important that you are aware of a few things, including the pain that you should expect and how long the recovery time will be.   Dental implants are not the same as artificial replacement teeth. The reason for this is because they contain titanium cylinders that serve as the roots of the missing teeth. This means that they are permanent, unlike dentures. The popularization is because of the beneficial aspects of permanent false teeth. With dental implants, you no longer have to worry about the embarrassing moments when your dentures slip while you’re speaking or eating. Dental Implant Surgery Recovery There are a few things that you will want to do to ensure that your dental implant surgery is a success and that your recovery goes as smoothly as possible. For one, you will w ...

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