2017

Dental Superheroes!

The Blogging Dentist

I’m a superhero guy. I grew up on comic books and as an adult I’ve watched in delight as the characters I grew up with have taken over the movie theater. It’s like a dream come true. Spiderman was my first obsession. What happens when you give a regular kid amazing powers? The stories wrote themselves. Then came the X-men…heroes that were born with their abilities and had to learn to accept themselves as different than regular people.

Dental Implants and Socket Preservation – Jackson, MS

Harmony Dental Care

When adult teeth are lost, the health, structure, and function of the mouth all become compromised. The only way to avoid further dental complications following tooth loss is through restorative dentistry treatment to replace missing teeth. Dental implants offer the closest replica to the natural teeth because they provide a replacement for both the crown and roots of the missing tooth or teeth.

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Amabrush cleans your teeth in ten seconds

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: The Amabrush is extinct. This article is useless. Scroll to the bottom to learn why. What do you get when you start with a silicone sports mouthguard, embed it with hundreds of tiny bristles, and magnetize a rechargable toothpaste ball that vibrates and cleans all of your teeth at the same time? DentalBuzz […]. Preventive Care Products Technology Amabrush Amabrush review dental hygiene Electric toothbrushes new health products oral hygiene preventive dentistry

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7 free (or almost free) things you can do that will make you a better dentist (and person)

The Blogging Dentist

As dentists we’re constantly looking to make ourselves better. Whether it’s that new piece of equipment or a new procedure, we’re looking for constant improvement. Onward and upward! These things usually cost a bunch, though. My ability to diagnose increases significantly with a cone beam CT in the office. For a mere $100k, I will be a diagnostic super hero. I get it. Getting better has a price, right? Well…not always.

Dental Implants and Gingivitis

Harmony Dental Care

Gingivitis can occur around dental implants as well as natural teeth. Recent research indicates that gingivitis around an implant may be more difficult to reverse over time. Therefore, it is important to identify gingivitis early on so effective treatments can be performed to eradicate the plaque and bacteria that cause infection.

Dental Implants and Flossing

Harmony Dental Care

For patients who are missing one or more of their natural teeth, dental implants represent the premier method of tooth replacement. By securing a dental crown, dental bridge, or even a full set of dentures to dental implants, patients can restore full form, function, and health to their mouths once again. They can regain their ability to bite, chew, speak, and smile with ease and confidence.

Enjoy Eating Again with Dental Implants

Harmony Dental Care

Tooth loss is one of the most serious oral health problems. The teeth play many important roles. They uphold and support adjacent teeth, they provide structure to the mouth and face, and they allow us to break down food so we can eat comfortably. When tooth loss occurs, oral functions, including eating, are greatly compromised. Dental implants replace missing teeth with strong and durable restorations that are the closest replica to the natural teeth.

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Dental Implant and Osseointegration Success Tips

Harmony Dental Care

Dental implants have revolutionized treatment for missing teeth. Whereas there are multiple treatment options that replace the crown of a missing tooth, dental implants are the only technique to provide a substitute for missing tooth roots. Dental implants are surgically placed within the patient’s jawbone where they will fuse with the patient’s gum and bone tissues to provide the needed stimulation to prevent bone degeneration.

The of History of Dental Implants

Harmony Dental Care

The history of dentistry is a history of innovation. It’s also a testament to how much people care about the health and appearance of their smiles. There are thousands of years of advancement to consider, even more seemingly modern dental care innovations like dental implants. The team at our Jackson dental care center would like to look at the history of dental implants, which goes back much further than you think. Ancient Attempts at Tooth Replacement.

Gum Recession and Dental Implants: Risks and Difficulties

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Gum recession refers to the loss of gum tissue along the gumline. Should gum recession occur, this can increase your risk of many dental health issues. In fact, gum recession can increase the risk of implant dentistry failure. Our Jackson dentistry center has achieved excellent results with dental implants. We’d like to consider the nature of gum recession and why this condition can have such a negative impact on dental implant treatment and proper aftercare. Causes of Gum Recession.

Should dental hygienists give shots?

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When people talk about what they hate most about going to the dentist, they’re usually talking about the needle. I mean, who in their right mind would ever consent to allowing another person to give a shot in a place that has as many nerve endings as our tongues, lips and cheeks? Shots in the […]. Dental Debates Featured News Operative Dentistry dental anesthesia TDA Texas dental hygienists

Best ways to get numb at the dentist

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Why “Painless Dentistry” Doesn’t Have to Be An Oxymoron Dentistry has got a bad reputation! “No offense doc but I hate dentists.” ” …said everyone who ever came to see me. “I was in Vietnam and I’d rather be shot at than come see you.” ” …said one of my veteran patients. “My last dentist put his […].

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Get Listerine fluoride for free with Obamacare – maybe

Dental Buzz

I feel very targeted right now. It’s because I’m one of the 16% of Americans that everyone is fighting to either “guarantee insurance” for or “force insurance” upon, depending on which side of the aisle you stand. You see, my family has Obamacare. It’s not because we can’t afford anything else. It’s because there simply […]. Featured Preventive Care Products Affordable Care Act Fluoride obamacare Preventive Care Drug List