Understanding Dental Implant Abutments

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If you have a dental implant surgery planned, then your surgeon will discuss with you your options in regard to your tooth replacement. While an immediate load device can be used on occasion, this is not ideal for most people. An abutment is usually placed on the device instead. Keep reading to learn what this is.  Why Is An Abutment Needed? When a dental implant is secured in the mouth, an oral surgeon creates a hole in the jaw, and an implant root is screwed into the opening.…

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Bone Loss And Dental Implants: What You Should Know

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Your jawbone is an important component of your mouth, even though you cannot see it. This bone holds your teeth in place and prevents your face from sagging inwards. The problem is that you can lose bone mass in your jaw if you do not have all your teeth, as your teeth help build bone mass in your jawbone. This is one of the top reasons dentists recommend dental implants to people with missing teeth, and here are a few things to understand about this.…

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Tired Of Fighting Your Bad Breath? Win The War With These Tips

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If you go through bottles of mouthwash each month, you may wonder if there’s a better and cheaper way to get rid of your bad breath. About 50 percent of American adults suffer from chronic bad breath. Many of these adults rely on commercial products, such as mouthwash and oral rinses, to treat their condition. However, commercial products may only cover up the problem instead of actually treat it. Here are things you can do to win the war against halitosis.…

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