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Implants, Mini-Implants, and Bridges: What’s Right for You?

The field of tooth replacement is now replete with many more options than were available in previous decades. The traditional bridge is still available and utilized, but newer implant technologies present the patient with several advantages worth considering. Implants have evolved significantly over the last quarter century thanks to advances in materials, procedures, and a […]

The Dental Applications of Platelet Rich Plasma

The use of platelet rich plasma (or “PRP therapy”) to accelerate healing gained widespread acceptance in the fields of sports medicine and orthopedic surgery during the 1990s. Now, PRP therapy has proven valuable when used in conjunction with dental implant procedures and tooth extraction, contributing to faster tissue and bone growth. PRP therapy is currently […]

Understanding Bone Grafting & Bone Morphogenetic Protein

Gingivitis is a relatively common form of gum disease that can turn serious without corrective dental treatment. When left untreated, gingivitis can continue to worsen and develop into advanced periodontal disease. This progression of gum disease causes extreme damage to your teeth, gums and jawbone tissue. Tooth loss, especially when complicated by periodontal disease, causes […]

Leveraging Dental Technology to Enhance the Patient Experience

Advances in dental care technology can enhance your experience by providing comfort and safety, a clearer view of what your provider is treating and convenient care that is less invasive, less painful and heals faster. With advanced digital radiography tools, your dentition can be imaged safely and comfortably. Other advanced technologies such as those for […]