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How Does Your Dentist Keep You Comfortable When Getting Dental Implants?

November 19, 2019

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Ever since you lost some of your teeth, you’ve been thinking about using dental implants to fill the gap with strong, stable prosthetics. However, when your dentist in Colorado Springs explained that the procedure would require surgery, you became nervous; will the procedure hurt? Not necessarily! Thanks to multiple forms of dental sedation, it’s easier than ever for dentists to keep their patients comfortable during dental implant placement. Read on to learn more about the dental implant process – and why the surgery is nothing to fear!


How to Know If You Need a Tooth Extraction

October 23, 2019

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girl getting tooth extraction

You’ve had a raging toothache for a few days now. It only sometimes subsides when you take a pain medication like ibuprofen. Chewing on that tooth is next to impossible, as it sends a shock wave of pain through your mouth. You start Googling things like, “do I need an extraction?” You think that you should probably go to your emergency dentist for this, and you would be right. Let’s look at some common causes for toothaches, and how to know if your tooth needs to be extracted.


Can Dental Implants Replace Front Teeth?

October 8, 2019

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Missing one or more teeth can make life not only annoying, but hard. Thankfully, modern dental science has come a long way in figuring out ways to solve tooth loss. Dental implants especially are the pinnacle of tooth replacement technology, as they replace not only the lost crown, but the root as well. However, you typically see people get dental implants for their missing molars. Can dental implants replace front teeth too? Let’s find out.


Will You Need Sedation for Your Root Canal?

September 17, 2019

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Woman smiling in dental chair

No one ever wants to hear the phrase, “You need a root canal,” but this procedure has an unnecessarily bad reputation. Root canals are performed to get you out of pain rather than put you in it. And, often times, root canals can save teeth from extraction. It’s common for patients to associate this procedure with discomfort, but modern technology has made root canals easier than ever. This is partially due to sedation, an additional treatment your dentist offers to help you stay completely relaxed while in the chair. Sedation could be just what you need to get out of pain without any stress. Read to see how it works!


Recovering from Root Canal Therapy: What to Expect After Surgery

August 22, 2019

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Tooth pain

Despite what you may have heard, root canal therapy isn’t painful; in fact, many patients say it’s no more uncomfortable than having a tooth filled! That said, you can expect some discomfort after the surgery is complete. It’s important to be prepared ahead of time, so here’s what you can expect during recovery from root canal therapy.


What are Dental Implants Made Of?

August 15, 2019

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Dental Implants

Once you replace a missing tooth with a dental implant, you’ll notice the big difference it makes in your everyday life. You’ll have the freedom to eat whatever you want again, and you’ll no longer have any reason feel shy about giving strangers a grin. How can dental implants help create such fully functional, natural-looking smiles? It’s all thanks to the materials specially chosen to create your new teeth.


Your Family Dentist Says Do This to Maximize Your Dental Insurance!

June 30, 2019

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As time continues to zoom by, we’re at the halfway point of the year. That means that if you haven’t visited your family dentist yet, then you run the risk of allowing the premiums you’ve been paying to maintain dental insurance go to waste. Read on to learn why it’s important to visit now and to discover what types of services are generally covered by your dental insurance.


How Your Dentist Uses an Intraoral Camera

June 14, 2019

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dentist using an intraoral camera on a woman

You’re at the dentist’s office, listening to the dentist and their assistant talk about your teeth. But it sounds like a completely foreign language. How are you supposed to know what’s going on in your mouth if they won’t say anything in plain English? That’s where intraoral cameras come in. They allow your dentist to actually show you what’s going on in your mouth so you can understand what they’re talking about. Keep reading to learn more about intraoral cameras and their benefits.


Answers from a Cosmetic Dentist about Your Invisalign Questions

April 8, 2019

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Lots of people have questions about Invisalign and the different options available. Your cosmetic dentist is your best source for detailed information on the Invisalign family of alignment products. This post will give you the basics you need to know for your upcoming appointment. Use this information to discuss the topic with your dental care professional and arrive at the right solution for your needs.


Dental Implants: Can I Get More Than One?

April 6, 2019

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Dental implant.

One question we often hear about dental implants is whether it’s possible to place more than one at the same time. The answer is “yes, most certainly.” Your implant dentist will work with you to create the perfect solution for your needs. This flexible approach to treatment is one of the biggest advantages of dental implant therapy.

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