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Considering A Dental Implant?

A dental implant is essentially a metal tooth root that’s anchored into the jaw bone. It becomes the base for fitting the tooth/ bridge. While bridges are also used to fill in gaps created by missing teeth; implants are different in that they don’t rely on the adjacent teeth for support. In addition, they are stable and permanent. Implants are the best solution for tooth loss and they also feel and look like natural teeth. Dental implants – the procedure The titanium root is implanted in the bone It is given time to bond with the bone Once the area has completely healed, the prosthetic tooth...

Replace Your Missing Dentures With A Dental Bridge from Our Concord Dental Office

Dental bridges and crowns are placed in the jaw line to replace lost teeth. When a tooth is badly damaged, the dentist could opt to remove it to save the rest of the teeth. Upon removal, it is important that your dentist fills the gap otherwise the void that the missing tooth leaves could change your bite. When there is a blank space between teeth, the teeth that border that void tend to push into the empty space. The shift causes the upper and lower teeth to change the way you bite which results in food particles being deposited in the area. If proper dental care is not applied, the food may infect...

Restoring Your Smile: Dental Bridges

Dental bridges got their name because they bridge the gap between teeth when one or several are missing. Dental bridges have evolved a great deal, like all dentistry today. The technology of bridgework offers several ways to support a bridge and provide teeth where they are missing. Here are three methods an experienced dentist will use to restore your smile. Crown bridge attachment If the teeth on each side of the space to be bridged are healthy, they can be crowned and the bridge supports attached to them. Parts of the teeth need to be removed and crowns placed, otherwise the attachment of the...

Services You Can Get From Our Concord Cosmetic Dentist

A cosmetic dentist is a professional who helps improve a patient’s dental health by maintaining and creating aesthetic function and balance of the teeth. There are many services you can get from a cosmetic dentist. Below is an example of some of those services: Bleaching  Bleaching is one of the simplest treatments that can be used to improve the smile. It helps remove stains that accumulate on the teeth. Discoloration can be caused by tea, coffee, cigarettes and certain medications. Bleaching can be performed at home or in the dental office. If you choose to do the bleaching treatment at...

Concord NC Dentist Explains Dental Bridges

When you need restorative dentistry, it is important that you choose a reputable dentist, such as Concord NC dentist, to provide you with the best quality service available. There are many dentists that practice restorative dentistry in your area, but not all of them will be suitable for your needs. Dentists that practice this form of dentistry provide a variety of services, including dental implants and bridges. When you’re missing one or more teeth, it can create unsightly gaps. Even if the gaps are not in a prominent spot, missing teeth can make it very difficult to chew, and it can even...