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All You Need to Know About Dental Implants

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All About Dental Implants

The average person has heard of dental implants yet does not fully comprehend the merits of this remarkable breakthrough in dental technology. After all, dental implants are fairly new to the mainstream so most people are understandably uninformed. Our oral health experts are here to educate you about dental implants, analyze dental challenges to determine if you are a candidate for dental implants and place them in your mouth.


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What to Look For In A Family Dentist

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Family Dentist in BellevueTake a moment to imagine how nice it would be for everyone in your family to visit with the same dentist. You would not have to worry about driving one child, tween or teen to his or her preferred dentist, your little one to a pediatric dentist and yourself to an adult dentist. It is better to keep things simple with one dentist for the entire family. However, some people shy away from relying on a family dentist as they do not know what to look for in such a professional. Let's take a quick look at the most important qualities, credentials and merits to look for in a family dentist.


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What to Do When You Are in A Dental Emergency

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Emergency DentistryAccidents are bound to happen, especially if you are an active person who exercises, works and travels. From sports mishaps to auto accidents and beyond, all sorts of oral health threats lurk. The question is what, exactly, you should do in the event of a dental emergency. Our dental team has all the answers as detailed below.


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What is TMJ Disorder?

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TMJ Disorder TreatmentTMJ disorder is an acronym used to abbreviate temporomandibular joint disorder. This disorder impacts the jaw joint as well as the muscles responsible for controlling the jaw. TMJ oftentimes results in pain toward the front portion of the ears. In some cases, TMJ disorder leads to pain in the form of a headache. TMJ pain can result from trauma, degenerative/inflammatory arthritis, shoddy dental work, and other stimuli. In some cases, structural defects move the mandible back in the direction of the ears when swallowing or chewing. Those who clench or grind their teeth as a result of stress often suffer from TMJ pain. It is even possible for the muscles positioned by the TMJ that facilitate the chewing process to spasm, leading to mouth, neck and head pain.


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What Are Myobraces?

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MyobracesThanks to advancements in dental technology, it is no longer necessary to rely on ugly braces that take upwards of several years to rectify crooked teeth. The Myobraces system is now available as an alternative to traditional braces. This treatment system is centered on a myofunctional orthodontic approach to reverse undesirable oral habits. These poor habits are the actual causes of the crooked teeth in question. Let's take a closer look at Myobraces to help patients better understand this breakthrough dental technology.


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How Do Dentists Treat Sleep Apnea

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Sleep Apnea TreatmentYou might be suffering from sleep apnea and not even know it. Oftentimes, those with sleep apnea do not find out about their condition until related health problems manifest. If your doctor eventually diagnoses you with sleep apnea, you might be surprised to learn your dentist has a number of effective treatment options. Let's take a quick look at the different ways dentists treat sleep apnea.


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Importance of Dental Exams

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Dental ExamsDental exams are essential to oral health as well as physical health. Skip your dental exam and you really are that much more likely to suffer an oral health malady that leads to another health problem away from your mouth. If you have not had a dental exam in the past six months, it is imperative you schedule an exam and cleaning as soon as possible. The longer you wait to have your oral health analyzed, the more likely you are to suffer a serious problem that proves costly, painful and frustrating.


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What are FASTBRACES?

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Adult BracesFASTBRACES are an American-made dental technology that has straightened teeth for a quarter of a century. This dental technology is used in nearly 50 countries. Thanks to FASTBRACES, there is no longer any need to rely on traditional braces to straighten crooked teeth. Here's why.


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Why Invisalign Is Great For Adults

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Invisalign Clear AlignersAs an adult, the last thing you should have to worry about is donning traditional metal braces to straighten wayward teeth. Nowadays, there is no reason for adults, teens, tweens or anyone else to wear unsightly metal braces. Dental technology has advanced to the point that Invisalign clear aligners straighten teeth in a covert and quick manner. Invisalign is particularly helpful for adults concerned about their smile for personal and/or professional reasons.


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Dental Implants Compared to Dental Bridges

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Dental ImplantsPatients who are missing one or several teeth should give some serious thought to the many different replacement options. Our dentist is here to help you determine whether a dental implant, bridge or another solution is ideal for your mouth. Once your missing teeth are replaced, you will be confident in your smile. Perhaps most importantly, you will feel liberated to act like your true self in social settings without fear of an embarrassing gap between your teeth distracting everyone in the room. Let's take a quick look at the differences and similarities between dental bridges and dental implants.


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