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Dental X-Rays: Are They Safe?

Author: Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi Are they safe? The short answer is, “yes.” But it’s a qualified “yes.” As with any kind of diagnostic X-ray, dental X-rays, including “panoramic”, “full-mouth series”, “bite-wings”, and CT scans should always be medically necessary and...

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Smoking can cause dental implants to fail

Smoking can harm the integrity of dental implants and cause them to fail more often than in a nonsmoker, according to a study of the Journal of Periodontology (JOP). Researchers from University of Murcia in Spain investigated if smoking impacts the ability of a dental...

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Victims of Diabetes can Do With Better Dental Care

If acute gum disease in diabetics is treated, it can help reduce their blood sugar levels, a study has revealed. Researchers have found that reducing inflammation of the gums in people with diabetes can help lower the risk of serious complications associated with the...

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Dental Implants – A Way to Healthier Life

A dental implant is nothing more than a metal screw that is placed into the jaw bone. It acts as an anchor for a false tooth or a set of false teeth. The slide to the left shows the replacement of a lateral incisor with a dental implant retained restoration. Roll your...

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We all want a Perfect Smile

The effect of the ubiquitous presentations of unattainable physical beauty has been well documented, especially in the way that it affects young women. The same issue - high social importance being placed on an aspect of physical attractiveness - is also driving an...

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Dental Fear: How to Get Past It

Den­tal fear is noth­ing to be ashamed of. You are not alone. Fear of the dentist is extremely common. From mild discomfort to all out phobias, fear of the dentist makes it difficult for many patients to get the care that they need. The Most Severe Dental Fear: Dental...

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Teeth Implants or Dentures?

Patients with missing teeth very often want the gaps left behind filling with replacement, false teeth of some kind. These are normally teeth implants of dentures. To a patient, these can seem quite similar, and even when the differences are explained, it can be hard...

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