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Dental Implants Have An Interesting History

For history buffs, the long and interesting life of Dental Implants is rather surprising, dating back to ancient Egypt. As revealed through archeological digs, the Egyptians carved seashells or stones into tooth shapes to replace natural teeth. These were found … Continue reading

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Cost Of Dental Implants May Be Less Than You Think

I begin with most new and prospective patients in a consultation appointment. During this time, we sit together in a private consultation room and discuss their medical and dental history, their needs, concerns and ultimate dental goals. For individuals who … Continue reading

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Reduce Risks Of Dental Implant Failure

Studies show that dental implants continue to be one of the most successful of all implant-in-bone procedures, over 90%. An important aspect in the success of your implant treatment lies in the hands of an experienced Doctor who is highly-trained … Continue reading

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Why Dental Implants Are Top Choice For Missing Teeth

In my years as a dentist, I’ve enjoyed staying on top of the many advancements for replacing teeth. The techniques and materials that have evolved over the years, along with training that has advanced my skills, has given our patients … Continue reading

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Dental Implants Made Simple

While Dental Implants are nothing new, their makeup is still a bit of a mystery for many adults. Most traditional Dental Implants are divided into three parts. The first part is the true implant. This portion is similar to a … Continue reading

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Dr. Rich’s Top 10 Benefits of Dental Implants

A popular reoccurring segment on The Late Show with David Letterman is his “Top 10 Lists.” These lists have focused on topics like How I Met Your Mother to the Top Ten Things you didn’t know about Doughnuts. While these … Continue reading

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Tooth Loss Equals Bone Loss, EXCEPT With Dental Implants

If you lose a tooth, what occurs BELOW the gum tissue may surprise you! Many people are unaware that natural tooth roots create a type of stimulation to their jaw bone. This stimulation keeps the jaw bone at a healthy … Continue reading

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Poor Oral Health Stats For Aging Adults

According to the U.S. Census, 13 percent of the population are aged 65 or older. That accounts for nearly 40 million Americans with the number rapidly increasing. As the ‘baby boomer’ generation (born between 1946 – 1964) ages, those in … Continue reading

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Be A Tooth KEEPER Statistic!

Statistics show that 69% of American adults ages 35 – 44 have lost at least one natural  tooth due to an accident, periodontal (gum) disease, or tooth decay. For those age 74 and over, 26% have lost ALL of their … Continue reading

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Replace That Tooth As Its Removed

Sometimes, no matter how well you care for teeth, there are occasions when a tooth requires removal. This could be the result of a sports injury or, perhaps from grinding or clenching, a tooth cracks below the gum line and … Continue reading

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Why More & More Adults Are Saying ‘YES’ To Dental Implants!

When a patient comes to us with one or more missing teeth, we explain all their options for replacing the tooth or teeth. However, we feel patients deserve to know their choices as well as the advantages and disadvantages of … Continue reading

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Some Hard Facts About Tooth Loss & Dentures

As the wealthiest country in the world, it’s surprising that tooth loss is so prevalent. For example, 10% of American adults are missing all of their teeth and 63% are missing more than one tooth. For those over the age … Continue reading

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Add This To Your 2012 Resolutions!

“I resolve to protect my teeth and gum health!” This is an important resolution to add to your list for the coming year! Why? Research  shows that your oral health has an impact on your overall health. The bacteria of … Continue reading

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Dental Implants Have A Long, Interesting History

For those who are considering dental implants for tooth replacement, versus dentures or partials, for instance, they may be surprised that modern dental implants have been around for decades. And, even more interesting, primitive forms of dental implants have been … Continue reading

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Replacing Unseen Back Teeth Is Important!

If you lose a back tooth, why replace it since the tooth isn’t visible? Your teeth are arranged in a carefully balanced configuration to provide proper support and stability. Losing a tooth can start a vicious cycle of ongoing oral … Continue reading

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