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Dental Restoration Options for Damaged or Missing Teeth

Dental Restoration Options for Damaged or Missing Teeth

Even with good oral hygiene, teeth can become damaged, or even fall out. Whether the damage or tooth loss occurred because of tooth decay, grinding, gum disease, or dental trauma, restorative dentistry can help correct the issue. Restorative dentistry aims at strengthening and repairing natural teeth that have been damaged, and replacing missing teeth, to restore oral health and prevent further damage. Restoring Weakened or Damaged Teeth If you have cracked, chipped, or decayed teeth, your dentist may recommend one or more options to treat them. Fillings … Read more

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

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While dental bridges and dentures used to be the only options for those who lost teeth, dental implants, which are now available, offer an excellent alternative. Dental implants last longer, are more comfortable, and provide a more natural looking tooth replacement. What Is a Dental Implant? Dental implants, such as Dental Implants Hamilton are longer lasting than other tooth replacement options and are much more natural looking. The implant itself replaces the root or roots of missing teeth. They are an excellent option for those who have … Read more

Dental Implant Cost and Benefits

Dental Implant Cost and Benefits

How many patients a year have dental implant surgery? Over 200,000 dental implant surgeries are performed in Canada every year. What are Dental implants? Dental implant procedures are surgery similar to a bone graft, performed by a dentist where specialized structures are attached to the jaw bone (upper jaw or lower jaw) to reinforce a missing tooth or missing teeth (in the case of two implants or more). Dental implant patients have just undergone a tooth extraction or have more than one extracted tooth. Surgical and dental … Read more

What Is Gum Grafting?

Close-up of Hamilton dentist examining patient's inflamed gums

When you hear your dentist mention gum graft surgery, you may feel a bit intimidated. Anything followed by “surgery” at the end can immediately make people panic, especially if they already fear going to the dentist. But that’s why we’re here to reassure you – gum graft surgery is not considered a “major dental surgery”. In fact, it’s largely beneficial and can improve your oral health and overall wellbeing. There are a few reasons why your dentist may speak to you about the gum graft procedure. We’ll … Read more

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