What are Dental Implants?

A dental implant is a permanent metal device that is designed to replace missing teeth. Usually, the device is made out of titanium. It is placed into the jawbone in place of the missing tooth. A dental bridge is not permanent, whereas a dental implant is. The dental implant is designed to act as the root of the tooth and is capable of anchoring an artificial tooth or a group of teeth such as a denture, bridge or a crown.

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What Can Cause a Cavity?

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Signs of needing endodontic treatment?

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Are dental X-rays Safe?

There have been numerous advancements in the dental industry over the years that have significantly helped to reduce the amount of ... More


Symptoms of Gum Disease?

Gum disease refers to infections caused by bacteria, along with mucus and other particles that form a sticky plaque on the teeth. Often, ... More


How common is it for children to Grind their Teeth?

Approximately 3 of every 10 kids clench and grind their teeth. The majority of children experience this while under the age of 5 and the ... More


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