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Preserve Your Smile Permanently With Dental Implants

Losing teeth is a major life change, whether you have a long time to prepare yourself for it or not. You’ve got to adjust to a new reality and new health concerns as you go through the process, and you’re also going to need to plan your tooth replacement strategy carefully.

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What Sets a Periodontist Apart From a Dentist?

While a dentist can treat gums, teeth and other parts of the mouth, there are times when you should see a specialist who better understands gum disease and how to treat it.

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Sedation Makes Dental Care Better and More Relaxing

If the first thoughts that run through your mind when it is time for you to make a dental appointment involve discomfort, fear and panic, you might be a good candidate for sedation dentistry. Dr. J. Alexander Withers understands the importance of good dental care and how dental anxiety keeps some people from getting it. Dental anxiety is a real condition that many people suffer from. Regardless of how immobilizing yours may be, we do have sedation options that can make each experience in our dental office more relaxing and comfortable. We offer three types of sedation for our patients: Local anesthetics are commonly used for minimally invasive dental procedures. Many individuals choose this option because it allows them to drive to and from their appointments without impairment. Dr. Withers injects a numbing medication into the mouth. During the procedure, patients remain awake. Afterward, it can take several hours for the effects of the anesthetics to wear off. Nitrous Oxide is a ...

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Get Replacement Teeth With Less Delay

When a tooth is lost, damaged, or extracted a replacement must be prepared. Traditional crowns can take time to prepare, so a new and faster option was developed. Teeth in a day reduces the wait time for replacement teeth by bringing advanced fabrication technology directly to the patient.

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What Is Occlusal Adjustment?

If you have a perfect bite, your top and bottom teeth will touch evenly when your mouth is closed. Ideally, all bottom teeth and top teeth should touch with equal pressure and at the exact same time. 

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Bone Grafts Lay Foundation for Dental Implant

For a dental implant to be successful, your jawbone must have enough bone mass or thickness and be solid enough to support the implant. If either of these requirements is lacking in your jawbone, your periodontist may suggest a bone graft to give you a firm foundation for the implant.

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Top Benefits of Dental Implants

Do you have one or more missing teeth? Whether you have lost teeth due to decay, genetics, gum disease, or trauma, it is vital to seek treatment immediately. Leaving your missing teeth untreated can affect your remaining teeth, gums, and even the integrity of your jawbone.

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4 Benefits of Cone Beam Technology

Having dental implants placed without the exact precision of a digital scan can be a risky move. Luckily, Dr. Withers uses the Cone Beam 3D technology so the exact placement of implants is not a guess. Continue reading to learn more.

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Gum Disease and Heart Disease are Manageable

February is American Heart Month and Dr. Withers wants to educate patients about gum disease and its proven link to heart disease. Continue reading to learn more.

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How Common New Year’s Resolutions Can Improve Oral Health

Chances are your resolutions this year will also benefit your oral health. Continue reading to learn how some of the most common New Year's resolutions can benefit your smile.

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