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How to Maintain Dental Implants

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Dental implants are a treatment designed to replace missing teeth. Implants use small titanium posts that are surgically placed into your jawbone. The bone fuses to the posts as you heal, turning them into stable roots that are then used to provide support for your replacement teeth. At Ford Dental Group, we provide dental implants to meet many different needs. …

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How Long is the Recovery from Dental Implant Placement?

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If you’ve scheduled to undergo a dental implant procedure, you will want to take steps to prepare for it to ensure you have a smooth surgery. There are also post-op instructions you can follow after the surgery to heal faster and return to your normal routine. The average recovery process for dental implants is anywhere from three to six months …

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How Long do Dental Implants Last?

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Dental implants are excellent solutions for replacing missing teeth.  At Ford Dental Group, they’re a common remedy for many dental conditions. Dental implants are drilled into the jawbone, allowing dentists to anchor a dental crown, the visible piece that poses as your artificial tooth. This implant is usually made from either zirconium or titanium, both of which are extremely durable. …

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How is Gum Disease Treated?

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Approximately, 64.7 million people suffer from some form of gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. Gum disease is an inflammation of gums brought upon by the buildup of bacterial plaque and tartar. Although it has a wide range of oral health repercussions for your mouth, what is worse is that it also negatively affects your overall health.At Ford Dental …

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How Implants Prevent Bone Loss

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Losing teeth brings about many oral issues. While some of them may be as obvious as an imperfect smile, some are as hard as difficulties with eating, chewing, and talking. These issues may feel less threatening, but there are others, such as bone loss, that are unfavorable to our health. Losing teeth can lead to serious bone loss if left …

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Home Care Instructions

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Prior to your surgery, you’ll have a pre-op consultation in which we explain exactly what will happen during your procedure. We will also give you pre-operative instructions at this point so that you can prepare for your upcoming appointment. Some of the most common pre-op instructions involve fasting before the procedure, avoiding smoking, and staying away from certain medications. Failure …

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Digital Dental X-rays

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Oral exams are an important part of maintaining the health of your mouth. However, there is only so much that can be seen with a visual inspection. At Ford Dental Group, we use X-rays to get a complete picture of a mouth. X-rays give us the ability to see between your teeth and under your gums. We utilize the latest …

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Dental Implants vs. Mini Dental Implants

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Dental implants can make all the difference. It can actually lead to a happy life as you enjoy better cuisine and attend more events where you feel confident. However, choosing between the different kinds of dental implants can be hard. Apart from the many dental implant materials invented, restorative dentistry has also introduced different methods to speed up implantation. This …

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Dental Implant Placement

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Getting a dental implant is the best option for a missing tooth or teeth.  We help patients with Dental Implants at Ford Dental Group on a regular basis. If you are unsure whether or not to get a dental implant placement because of dental anxiety or lack of knowledge regarding the procedure, here is some information to help you understand …

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Dental Implant FAQs

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Tooth loss is a huge issue faced by millions of adults around the world. While there are many tooth replacement solutions out there, dental implants are considered to be the top choice for permanent tooth replacement.If you’re missing one or more teeth and are planning to get implants, you may have some questions. What Is A Dental Implant? A dental implant is …