Securing Your Dentures in Place with Dental Implants

Wouldn’t it be nice if your dentures could always stay firmly in place even without denture adhesives? Wouldn’t it be much better if you’ll never have to worry again about your dentures slipping or falling off when you ate, spoke or laughed? Now it’s possible with implant-retained dentures, available at Kennewick dentist Dr. Walter Hadley’s Marineland Dental Care clinic in ...

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Improving Your Looks with a Smile Makeover

A makeover is a term that has long been identified with cosmetic enhancements – a new, appearance-altering haircut, facial enhancements like eyebrow shaping and lip botox treatments, to more daring plastic surgery such as a nose job or a face lift. But the world of dentistry has since adapted the word ‘makeover’ to refer to one or more cosmetic dental procedures that aim to improve the ...

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Sedation Dentistry: Coping with Fear

Are you always postponing your appointments with your dentist because of your dental fear? You’re not the only one who’s suffering from this kind of problem. Thousands of Americans are struggling with dental fear, which prevents them from seeing their dentist and receiving their needed treatment. Many people try to solve this problem on their own. Some take an over-the-counter drug before ...

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Are Mini Dental Implants for You?

If you have read any recent mini dental implant reviews, you would think that they are the best thing since the invention of bread. Actually, that really would not be too far off, as more than 3 million Americans who have already received mini dental implants can attest. However, dental implants are merely one example of the cutting-edge cosmetic dental procedures available today. Although ...

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Securing Lower Dentures with Mini-Implants

Although they may somehow have less risk of falling out compared to upper jaw dentures, lower dentures can also become loose and may eventually slide or click when you eat or speak. Just the fact that you have been wearing removable dentures means you no longer have any natural teeth or tooth roots that can preserve your bone health and maintain the integrity of your jaw. This in itself can ...

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Saving Your Tooth with Endodontic Therapy

Endodontics is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association and concerns itself with the study and treatment of the dental pulp and includes such procedures as the treatment of cracked teeth and dental trauma. But even if it actually involves more than just the root canals, it is more commonly identified with root canal therapy and is in fact used ...

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Preventing Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is more commonly known as gum disease and it is caused by poor oral hygiene that leads to plaque buildup in between the gums. Plaque is a sticky and colorless film that covers the teeth’s surface and where millions of bacteria proliferate. If left untreated, you will soon see red, swollen gums that pull away from your teeth. In worst cases, the disease can lead to teeth ...

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How to Prevent Gum Bleeding

While brushing your teeth, you noticed that the toothpaste you just spat out turned a light pink. Upon checking your teeth, you see that there’s a small amount of blood near the gum line. Bleeding gums can be a sign of developing gum disease, which when left unchecked can lead to dental complications such as tooth loss. The best thing to do is to drop by your Kennewick WA dentist immediately so ...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Mini Implants

Mini implants have become a popular choice for people looking at options to secure their replacement teeth. Here are some of the frequently asked questions about mini implants: What Are Mini Dental Implants? Mini dental implants are tooth root replacements used to keep artificial teeth such as dentures in place. They are surgically inserted to your jawbone and as the gums heal, the implants ...

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Deciding Between Composite and Porcelain Veneers

You’ve gone through a few consultations and have heard the advice - you can still get your teeth whitened even if bleaching has not worked in your favor. The treatment is veneering, where wafer-thin pieces of material will be placed on the front surface of your teeth that will cover-up the discoloration and stains in a shade that will blend in with the rest of your mouth. With more than a ...

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