Are you preparing for dermal fillers? This simple and fast treatment has the potential to make you look years younger. You have much to be excited about! However, you should not go to your appointment without first taking some simple steps. This blog post provides some dos and don’ts that can make your filler experience as successful as possible.(more…)
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Preparing for Dermal Fillers? Here’s What to Do
May 29, 2023
Can Dermal Fillers Get Rid of Laugh Lines?
Aging is a natural part of being human. In fact, many would deem it a privilege. However, that does not mean you want to look like you have as much life experience as you do. If you are bothered by noticeable nasolabial folds (also called laugh lines), you may need to see a professional to ask about treatments that can give you a more youthful appearance. Can dermal fillers get rid of laugh lines? This blog post talks about how a simple and quick treatment can help you say goodbye to unwanted lines.(more…)
How Can You Recognize a Failed Dental Implant?
April 4, 2023
Dental implants are consistently successful. In fact, they are known to thrive in upward of 95% of cases! Sadly, though, there are rare occurrences when they fail. How can you recognize a failed dental implant? How can you address the situation? Is there anything you can do to prevent dental implant failure? Read this blog post to find out.(more…)
What Are the Side Effects of BOTOX?
April 3, 2023
If you are eager to maintain your skin’s youthful appearance, you have probably at least thought about getting BOTOX. This treatment is well-known for its ability to reduce and prevent wrinkles in various areas of the face. Still, you might hesitate if you do not know how your body will react to the injections. What are the side effects of BOTOX? How can you decide whether to move forward with the treatment? Read this blog post to discover valuable information.(more…)
What Causes Sensitivity in a Dental Implant?
March 5, 2023
When a natural tooth experiences increased sensitivity, it is typically because outside stimuli are irritating its dentin, which in turn causes the tooth’s nerve to send pain signals to the brain. Dental implants, though, are different. They do not have any nerves, so it may seem very strange when they begin to feel sensitive. What causes sensitivity in a dental implant? Does it mean that your implant is failing? What should you do to address the situation? Read on below to find out.(more…)
Why Choose an Implant Dentist with a CBCT Scanner?
March 3, 2023
Many dentists and specialists offer dental implant treatment. However, not all of them have the same technology at their disposal. It is important to note what instruments they use so you can be sure that you will get the best care during every stage of your treatment. In particular, you should look for someone who uses a cone beam scanner (also called a CBCT scanner). Why should you choose an implant dentist with a CBCT scanner? Continue reading to find out.(more…)
Recovering from All-on-4 Surgery: What Can You Expect?
February 28, 2023
All-on-4 dental implants are one of the most efficient and cost-effective ways to address extensive tooth loss. However, it does involve a surgical procedure, so you must be prepared to go through a healing period. What can you expect while you are recovering from All-on-4 surgery? This blog post provides a basic guide to the post-op experience.(more…)
5 Eye-Opening Facts about Oral Cancer
February 2, 2023
Oral cancer seldom gets the attention it deserves. In fact, while a spotlight is often shined on other forms of this cancer, such as breast cancer, prostate cancer, and colon cancer, oral cancer often seems to fade into the background. What should you know about this disease? Here are some eye-opening facts about oral cancer:(more…)
Do Dental Implants Set off Metal Detectors?
January 20, 2023
Whether you are going to leave on a trip or entering a secured building, you may have to pass through a metal detector. While you might remove your belt, take your keys out of your pocket, and take other steps to prepare, you cannot remove your prosthetic tooth roots. Do dental implants set off metal detectors? Thankfully, you do not have any reason to worry. Read on below to learn why.(more…)
Can I Get Dental Implants if I Smoke?
December 4, 2022
According to an estimate published by the CDC, nearly 40 million U.S. adults smoke cigarettes. This activity is strongly associated with numerous health problems, including cancer, respiratory issues, oral health problems, and more. If you smoke, it is logical to wonder how your habit may affect your prospects for tooth replacement. Specifically, you might want to know how smoking could affect your candidacy for dental implants. Read on below to discover some useful information.(more…)