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Zirconia Vs Titanium Implants

Zirconia vs Titanium Implants: What’s The Difference?

Zirconia vs titanium implants, both options have advantages, disadvantages, and certain properties that make them differently suitable depending on the bone density, the number of missing teeth, and the implant position. First, let me...
Dental Implants: Advantages, Risks, and Procedure

Dental Implants: Advantages, Procedure, and Risks

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that are firmly anchored in the jawbone. They provide support for the dental prosthesis (crowns, bridges, and dentures) to replace a missing tooth or teeth. With few exceptions,...
Tooth Extraction Complications

Tooth Extraction Complications: What Are The Risks?

Tooth extraction complications may occur like any surgical procedure. The complications include prolonged bleeding, swelling, infection, and dry socket. First, let me clarify how the tooth extraction is performed and how the healing process...
Tooth extraction aftercare

Tooth Extraction Aftercare: What You Should Know

Tooth extraction aftercare is the care you need after tooth removal to speed the healing process, minimize the risk of infection, and prevent complications. As a part of tooth extraction aftercare, your dentist will...
Tooth Extraction

Tooth Extraction: When to Pull a Tooth

Tooth extraction, also known as tooth pulling, is a minor oral surgery that involves the removal of the tooth from the socket in the jaw bone. It is performed by a dentist or oral...
How long does a dental bridge last?

How Long Does a Dental Bridge Last?

How long does a dental bridge last? This question arises with the need to replace a missing tooth or teeth. First, let me clarify what is a dental bridge? It is a fixed dental...
Dental Bridge Types, and How the Procedure Is Done

Dental Bridge: Types, and How the Procedure Is Done

The dental bridge is a fixed dental prosthesis that is supported by teeth or dental implants and replaces a missing tooth or teeth. Tooth loss causes the formation of gaps in the dentition that...
How Long Do Crowns Last?

How Long Do Crowns Last?

How long do crowns last? this question automatically arises with the need to crown a tooth. The dental crown is a dental prosthesis that is needed to protect a damaged tooth, support a tooth with...
Dental Crown Procedure and Types

Dental Crown Procedure and Types

A dental crown, also known as tooth cap, is a dental prosthesis that is used to restore the shape and function of damaged or broken teeth. The dental crown is needed when the natural...
Root Canal Complications

Root Canal Complications: What Can Go Wrong?

Root canal complications, root canal treatment have a 90% success rate without complications. A successful root canal treated tooth can serve for a lifetime. However, like any medical procedure, root canal complications may occur....

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