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As an addendum to our last post, I figured I’d provide a few examples of where implant procedures can improve both beauty and function.
Patients can utilize different levels of sedation for different procedures as needed. For example they could use nitrous oxide for a cleaning, oral sedation for multiple fillings, and iv sedation for extractions and root canals.
The extraction of back teeth is a common practice, but one with many consequences. Back teeth are designed to take the pressure of chewing or clenching—losing one of these teeth could lead to added pressure on the front teeth as … Continue reading
There are times that people will pursue bridge work to avoid having an implant done. While sometimes this is appropriate, there are instances where it’s wiser—and cheaper—to go ahead with the implant.
IV Sedation is the level just short of general anesthesia where intubation and catheterization is a consideration. Moderate conscious sedation is the level that we attain in the dental office so we can also work in the oral cavity (part … Continue reading
You can get an effective clean either way by following proper brushing practices. However, many people don’t brush long enough. Electric brushes often have built-in timers, which can help you stay on track brushing the proper length of time (2-3 … Continue reading
Men break their hipbones in such a way that it compromises internal organs, causing death. Any bone that breaks from the application of force presents a challenge to the patient, especially in an individual that enjoys an increased lifespan.
Many people think that getting rid of their teeth is the end of their dental problems. Think again.