Titanium vs Zirconia Implants: What Are the Strengths of Each Option?

Posted on: 15 March 2017

Dental implants represent a more stable, comfortable, and permanent solution to the traditional denture, and studies estimate a success rate of up to 95% over a 10-year period, with pre-existing health conditions and bone quality proving the most important factors. That said, there are certain decisions that you should make before an implant is fitted, and one of the most important is what type of material is used. Most implants are still made using titanium, but zirconia, a ceramic material, is starting to become steadily more popular.
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When Your Molars Are Missing: 7 Reasons to Replace Your Missing Molars with Dental Implants

Posted on: 24 February 2017

If you have recently lost one or more molars, then you probably noticed an immediate change in your ability to chew food. Your molars are designed for mastication, which means to crush and grind your food, and without them meals will become more of a chore than an enjoyment. Here are 7 reasons why you should consider replacing your missing molars with dental implants as soon as possible. Your Facial Structure Will Change
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Recession Is Not An 'Old-Age' Disease

Posted on: 21 December 2016

The phrase 'old-age' disease refers to ailments or medical conditions that are more prevalent among the older generation of patients. Many of these conditions result from the gradual deterioration of body systems over the years. A receding gum line is an example of the effects often brought by that kind of deterioration. At 19, your body systems haven't seen much deterioration so it's somewhat confusing why you have a receding gum line.
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Invisalign Attachments: Why They Fall off and Why You Need to Call Your Dentist Immediately

Posted on: 12 December 2016

For some Invisalign patients, it is necessary for a dentist to employ handles, or buttons, along with the usual treatment. These attachments aid in the movement of teeth by serving as anchorage points on certain teeth. Generally square or rectangular-shaped, these attachments make it possible for your Invisalign aligners to move certain segments of teeth while keeping others in place. These buttons also give your aligners more surface area on which to grip as they move your teeth.
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