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Dental Implants for Senior Patients

Can senior patients (over 65, 70, 80) benefit from dental implants? Many people start losing their teeth as they advance in age. This can cause major limitations on their quality of life, facial appearance, and socializing. Dentures have been the traditional option, however, they have limitations. Implants are a much better choice when compared to […]

How Long Do Dental Implants Take To Heal?

How long is the healing phase after getting dental implants The standard dental implant process is a multi-step process. More than one healing stage may be required. Thus, the recovery time can vary, depending on the amount of teeth involved, the patient’s health, etc. Here is a list of steps that happen between the procedure […]

Detecting Tooth Decay Under Crowns

If an underlying tooth is damaged, a dental crown can be placed in order to restore the protection and aesthetics of the tooth. People will often continue their regular eating and hygiene habits after the crown is placed because they assume the tooth is now protected like their natural teeth. However, the tooth under the […]

How To Choose The Proper Crown Color?

For the patient looking for the most natural-looking crown, it’s important to choose the right dentist.  Restorative dentistry is a blend of both  science and art. A good dentist with your best interest in mind will consider position, contour, texture and color to achieve the best aesthetic outcome possible to create a well fitting crown […]

How to Choose a Cosmetic Dentist

Finding a great cosmetic dentist  is a vital part of making sure that you get beautiful results and helpful, friendly service. Patients should be aware that cosmetic dentistry is not formally acknowledged as a specialty in modern dentistry, so any dentist is able to legally be referred to as a cosmetic dentist. Every dentist can […]

PPO Coverage with Delta Dental

Our dental office accepts many PPO insurance plans including Delta Dental. Delta Dental is a dental insurance provider that lets you choose your own dentist. Delta Dental PPO allows you the freedom to see any doctor of your choosing in the Delta Dental PPO network or Delta Dental Premier network for the reduced price. This […]

PPO Coverage with Guardian

Our office accepts many forms of PPO insurance including Guardian. The Premier Access PPO plans for individuals and families vary in coverage, but preventive care may be nearly 100% covered if you choose this benefit. Other services can be reduced up to 35%. With this plan, you are just responsible for coinsurance and not a […]

Temporary Crown Care Tips

Temporary crowns have a key function during the process of getting beautiful, new permanent crowns. These temporaries function the same way your surrounding teeth and final restorative crown do. Although temporary crowns aren’t permanent, they should be treated the same as permanent crowns or natural teeth. Temporary crowns are made from acrylic resin and work […]

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