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Will It Take a Long Time to Adjust to Implant Dentures?

September 24, 2021

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implant dentures in Jacksonville

You’re preparing to receive implant dentures, which is an exciting and worthwhile investment. As you grow closer to completing the process, you may begin to wonder how long it will take to adjust to these new fixtures inside your mouth. They may look, feel, and act like regular teeth, but if you’ve been living with tooth loss for long, it’ll require some level of adjustment once they’re put into place. Read on to hear from a professional who explains what you can expect when receiving your new permanent prosthetics.

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3 Rare Oral Health Problems You May Not Know About

September 14, 2021

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child visiting the dentist’s office

Tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease are the most common dental issues seen by dentists today. Although not rare among young smiles, especially cavities, there are cases when rare oral health problems can arise. Fortunately, in these instances, a dental professional can step in and provide necessary treatment to improve teeth and ensure a healthier smile for the future. Here are 3 specific dental issues you may not know about that can impact your child’s teeth.

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8 Celebrities Who Wear Dental Implants

September 3, 2021

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an implant bridge in Jacksonville

If you’re considering dental implants to replace your missing teeth, you’ve likely done your research when it comes to learning how they’re placed. But do you understand the benefits that come with these permanent prosthetics? Surprisingly, many celebrities have embraced the advantages of dental implants as well, making them a popular choice among Hollywood’s elite and everyday individuals. Read on to discover their many benefits and how you can enjoy a complete, fully functional smile for years to come.

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Can My Teenager Replace Their Missing Teeth with Dental Implants?

August 17, 2021

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smiling teenager at school

It can be a devastating realization for a teenager when they lose a tooth. It doesn’t matter how it happens, having a gap in their smile can leave them feeling self-conscious, embarrassed, and unwilling to socialize with family and friends. Watching your child experience this can be difficult as a parent, often leaving you scrambling for a solution. You may even find yourself asking a dentist, “Can teenagers get dental implants?” Before instilling this notion in your teen’s mind, learn why most dental professionals recommend alternative forms of treatment to replace missing teeth.

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4 Ways to Handle a Loose Tooth as An Adult

August 12, 2021

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young woman smiling after seeing dentist in Jacksonville

As children, it is normal to experience loose teeth and have them fall out. However, this problem is not a welcomed reality for adults, and there won’t be a Tooth Fairy who will visit and leave money under your pillow. Instead, your dentist is the one you’ll need to see to determine how best to save your smile. But until you get in to see them, here are 4 things you can do at home should you notice you have a loose tooth.

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How Long Will I Need to Wait Before Going Back To Work After Dental Implant Surgery?

August 6, 2021

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Dentist placing dental implant in Jacksonville

Your dental implant surgery was a success. You’re now one step closer to achieving the fully functional, complete, and more aesthetically pleasing smile you desire. Now that you’re at home recovering, you may be wondering how long you’ll need to wait before returning to work. You know proper healing is important, but you also don’t want to be gone too long from your job, so what do you do? A local expert is here to explain how much time you’ll need to devote to recovering at home and when you can expect to reenter the workplace.

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What Can I Do About My Gummy Smile?

July 28, 2021

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a woman with overgrown gums

While it might seem a purely aesthetic issue, gum overgrowth can lead to a higher risk of periodontal disease and tooth decay. If you are looking to learn more about why this problem occurs and what you can do to treat it, a local periodontist is here to shed light on the topic, so you can make the right decision about your oral health.

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How Can I Know If I’m Dehydrated?

July 15, 2021

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a woman dehydrated while outside

The summer months are a great time to get outside and enjoy everything nature has to offer. Whether it’s biking, hiking, going for a swim, or enjoying a run along the greenway, you’ll want to make sure you’re paying attention to the signs of dehydration. Although you might think you’re drinking plenty of fluids, you may begin to experience serious problems with your mouth, body, and brain. To prevent a sudden trip to the emergency room or dentist, read on to discover how harmful dehydration can be and what to look for while out in the summer heat.

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What is Included in a Dental Implant Consultation?

July 5, 2021

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patient undergoing dental implant consultation

You know you want to do something about your missing teeth. After doing a bit of research on the various forms of tooth replacement, you decide that a permanent solution sounds right up your alley. After scheduling your initial dental implant consultation, you begin to wonder what you can expect from this visit. Will the dentist tell me if I’m eligible? Will they recommend other treatments? Will I immediately undergo implant surgery if given the green light? Read on to learn more about this appointment and why it’s important.

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Can Gum Disease Negatively Impact the Brain?

June 21, 2021

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an older man sitting on the side of his bed experience the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in Jacksonville

Millions of Americans are living with some form of gum disease and do not even know it. For those with cases that remain untreated, there is the potential for more serious oral and overall health problems, one of which is Alzheimer’s disease. Much research has been done to determine the link, so if you want to make sure you’re keeping your smile, body, and brain in optimal condition, read on to learn more about what you can do to lower your risk.

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