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A History of Dental Implants

Over 1,200 years ago, the Mayans created and implemented the first known implant to be bedded directly in bone. These early implants were made out of seashells. Today, a dental implant is inserted into your mouth by fitting a tiny titanium post into the jaw and...

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Sports & Energy Drinks Damage Teeth

Sports drinks hit the wire today with a red light that their level of acidity is increasingly responsible for irreversible damage to teeth, especially amongst adolescents and younger adults, their predominant target market. The report is published in the May/June 2012...

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A Guide to Dental Implants

Over the years, there have been great improvements in the field of dentistry. However, there are still millions of people who suffer from tooth loss more often than not. Loss of teeth can be cause by several things such as an injury where your teeth get knocked out,...

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Placing Dental Implants

To place the implants, the surgeon first will make an incision (cut) in your gums to expose the bone. He or she then will drill a hole in the bone and place the implant in the hole. The surgeon probably will take an X-ray of the area to make sure the implant is where...

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Nova Dental Christmas Break 2010

Hello Friends! Before leaving for Christmas vacations, Nova’s Staff had a trip to a beautiful part of Costa Rica. We went to Poas Volcano, Cartago’s sanatorium, Orosi Valley and Cachi Dam. All four are very interesting places, and we had a great time. We invite you...

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