Tags Archives: Tooth Decay

09 May
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What is gingivitis? What causes gingivitis?

By: Stacey Rowson – Categories: – May 9, 2017

Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums (gingiva). It commonly occurs because of films of bacteria that accumulate on the teeth – plaque; this type is called plaque-induced gingivitis. Gingivitis is a non-destructive type of periodontal disease. I ... Continue Reading

06 May
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You can easily see what an unsightly gap a missing tooth leaves — but that’s really just the first sign of trouble ahead! Far more worrisome is the fact that tooth loss is generally followed by loss of bone in the jaw. This may lead to greater pro ... Continue Reading

25 Jan
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What Is A Screw Retained Crown?

By: Stacey Rowson – Categories: – January 25, 2017

What Is A Screw Retained Crown? Dental implant treatment involves two different phases of treatment. The surgical placement of the titanium screw is usually followed by a healing phase of 3-6 months. Once the implant surgeon has confirmed that the implant ... Continue Reading

17 Jan
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Next best thing to healthy, natural teeth.  Strong and stable, a dental implant restores a lost tooth so that it looks, feels, fits and functions like a natural tooth. Other options can lead to bone deterioration, and may interfere with eating, smiling, ... Continue Reading

15 Dec
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Erosion is the progressive loss of tooth substance by chemical or acid dissolution, and no bacteria are involved. Erosion of tooth surfaces is mostly the results of too frequent or inappropriate use of carbonated drinks (including sparkling water) and fru ... Continue Reading