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The Evolution of Dental Implants and the KAT Implant System

Dental implants have been a great way to replace missing teeth. While offering numerous benefits, traditional implants that work using a small screw to retain the crown, have limitations as well. As it is taught, a system is only as good as it’s weakest link. These small screws are the weak link in traditional implant

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Implants as a Predictable Restorative Option

Many Americans together have lost millions of teeth over their lifetimes due to tooth decay or bone loss. Until the last few years, it has been difficult to replace teeth with artificial ones that were able to duplicate the performance and esthetics of natural, healthy teeth. Today, dental implants are coming closer than ever to

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Medicinal Herbs for Oral Health

Alternative medicine has been practiced around the world for centuries, and is now a popular and growing field in the United States as well. Herbal and alternative medicine has its place in health care when used properly and responsibly and in conjunction with professional supervision. There is no substitute for seeing your dentist on a

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Bioclear to Close Black Triangles

Bioclear is a brand new method to close unsightly black triangles and gaps in teeth. 30-40 % of adults have black triangles, or spaces near the gum line caused by recession, small teeth, previous gum surgery, or combination of all of these. These dark spaces can make the teeth look old. Until now the only

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What You Should Know Before You Get an Oral Piercing

Many people in their teens and twenties want to get their tongue or lips pierced. This isn’t like getting your ears pierced. Unlike your ear lobe, your tongue is a muscle with many blood vessels. To get your tongue pierced, a cork is placed underneath it. A long needle is punched through the sensitive tissue.

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Gum Disease Can Kill More Than Your Smile

Half of American adults over the age of 30 have some degree of periodontal (gum) disease, according to recent findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Multiple studies estimate that between 48 and 50 percent, or approximately 65 million American adults, have mild, moderate or severe periodontitis, the more advanced form of

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Taking Medications Properly Is Important

Modern pharmaceuticals, which are used to treat many human ailments, are very effective, but only if taken properly. These medications include the two most frequently prescribed for dental conditions, antibiotics and pain medication. The safety and effectiveness of these drugs is dependent on the following some basic guidelines for their use. Always take medications with

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Sports Mouthguards a Must

Warmer weather is just around the corner, and that means good times and lots of outdoor activities. It can also mean injuries to the mouth from those activities if proper precautions are not taken. Roller blading, street hockey, soccer, basketball, skateboarding, bicycling, and football are all sports from which mouth injuries can occur. These injuries

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Modern, Comfortable Dentistry

A visit to the dentist should no longer bring about feelings of anxiety or even a desire to avoid the experience completely. Modern dentistry offers many ways to alleviate most fear or anxiety. Preventive visits, relaxation techniques, improved anesthetics, nitrous oxide, and premedication are comfortable reasons not to avoid seeing the dentist on a regular

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Bioclear for a Youthful Smile

30 % of adults have black triangles, clinically known as open gingival embrasures. This is often due to bone loss and recession of the gum line, and sometimes due to tooth movement. These dark spaces between the teeth can make them look old. Food debris that causes plaque can also accumulate in these areas more

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