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The goal of dental bone grafting is to create a solid base to support a dental implant, by replacing and regenerating lost bone. Implants need to be established in sound bone because of the forces of chewing. Grafting is necessary if the site for implanting lacks adequate bone; either the jawbone is not thick enough…(Read More)

Aging and Oral Health

The old adage, “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth” applies in some ways to the topic of oral care for the elderly. The original meaning of the saying comes from the technique of determining the age of a horse by looking at its teeth. The patterns of tooth eruption and wear can…(Read More)

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Looking for a dentist does not need to be difficult, but there are a few things to bear in mind. As you look, consider both your dental needs and your personal requirements and desires, since selecting a dentist is actually one of the more intimate choices you make. It’s not like choosing a plumber…(Read More)

Getting used to the look and feel of dentures New dentures can feel uncomfortable or loose in the mouth, and it takes time for the muscles of the mouth, cheeks, and tongue to adapt to the presence of new dentures. Some people also experience increased salivation or pain when getting used to new dentures, but…(Read More)

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Dentures are nothing new, but have come a long way dead-mens-teeth-a-history-of-dentures Today’s dentures use the most modern materials available, but it’s worth remembering that earlier dentures used ivory, bone, and even human teeth to create the dentures of the past. What are dentures? People lose teeth for…(Read More)

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