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Dolfield Dental Blog

An Implant Dentist Explains the Best Tooth Replacement Option

October 3, 2018

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Dental implant.Are you missing teeth? Many Americans, at least 120 million, are missing at least one tooth. There are a handful of replacement options, but dental implants have become regarded as one of the best. They offer the most stable and supportive replacement, while looking and feeling like your natural teeth. Read on to learn why dental implants are such a popular tooth replacement, and what benefits they will bring to your smile from an expert implant dentist.

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Your Local Dentist Says You Deserve to Receive the Best in Care!

September 26, 2018

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woman thinking with hand on chinIf you feel like everything seems to be “cookie-cutter” these days, and you desire to have a more personal interaction with your dentist, then don’t be dismayed. There’s a dentist near you who believes in treating patients on an individual basis and not as a number. Read on to learn how Dr. Milner and the staff at Dolfield Dental make patients feel like family!

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An Implant Dentist Explains the Oral Health Hazards of Smoking

September 10, 2018

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cross-section of dental implantMedical science has known about the dangers of smoking since the early 1960s. But recent studies show that people who have seen an implant dentist have even more reasons to kick the habit. You see, not only does smoking put you at risk for cancer and heart disease, it can also cause your dental implants to fail. The only way to avoid this problem is to stop smoking. The best time to do this is now, before cigarettes take a further toll on your health.

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Here’s Why Seeing an Implant Dentist is Worth Your Time

August 26, 2018

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Closeup of implant details There’s no need to feel embarrassed about oral health issues. The time will come when all of us must deal with challenges like damaged, decayed, or missing teeth. When this happens, an implant dentist may be just the type of professional you need.

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Dental Implants Can Still Fail. Here’s How Your Dentist Fixes It!

July 4, 2018

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A dentist working on a computer.Dental implants are widely regarded as the most reliable tooth replacement solution. Thanks to their ability to safely integrate with existing bone and gum tissue, they offer a secure and long-lasting option for patients who don’t want to settle for inferior replacement methods.

With that being said, it is possible for dental implants to fail, even if it is rare. In the future, you may need to replace or restore the implant received for a number of reasons. Here are a few that have occurred in previous cases, as well as how your dentist fixes failures if they occur.

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Did You Know There Are Two Types of Dental Implants?

June 12, 2018

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smiling mature womanDental implants enable even individuals who have experienced extensive tooth loss to regain their smile and their confidence. If you are thinking about undergoing this treatment, you have a lot to look forward to! When you speak to your dentist about your desire to replace your missing teeth, it’s possible that you’ll discuss the following two types of implants.

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What Are Mini Dental Implants? Your Dentist Explains

May 29, 2018

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older man smiling outdoorsAre you looking into your tooth replacement options? Dental implants offer excellent stability for prosthetic teeth — but in some cases, there just isn’t enough space to place a traditional post. If this is the case for your smile, all hope is not lost. You can still enjoy all of the wonderful benefits of implant dentistry thanks to mini dental implants. Just as the name implies, they are like traditional implants, but… smaller. Keep reading to learn more about how mini dental implants work, when you might need them, and about the many benefits they can offer patients after tooth loss.

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The Importance of Oral Cancer Screenings During Dental Exams

April 17, 2018

Dentist talking to man in dental chairYour dentist can help you achieve and maintain the optimal level of oral during regular dental appointments, but did you know these preventive dentistry exams may also save your life? It’s true. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, more frequent screenings are the best way to reduce the number of annual deaths related to oral cancer. Best of all, oral cancer screenings are so fast and painless, you probably won’t even know it’s happening. April is oral cancer awareness month, and in this post, we’ll review some of the reasons why regular oral cancer screenings are so essential to maintaining your health.
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What Steps Should You Take When Looking for a New Dentist?

March 4, 2018

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A woman searching online.

Whether you’re moving to a new town, are unhappy with your current dentist, or simply want a dentist who can treat you and your children in one location, it can be hard to figure out which one is right for you. Either way, you’re going to need to answer a lot of important questions before establishing a relationship with your new dental care provider.

These are a few of the most important step to take when choosing a new dentist. You’ll be glad you kept them in mind.

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