What are implant-supported dentures?

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What are implant-supported dentures?

For people who are missing most or all of their teeth, dentures offer a full set of replacement teeth, restoring important functions like biting, chewing, and speaking. Traditional dentures are held in place largely by suction. For this to work well, they must be crafted exactly to fit the patient’s jaws and gums. Otherwise, the

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What are “instant orthodontics?”

“Instant orthodontics” refers to the ability of porcelain veneers to create the appearance of a perfect smile in just two dental visits. Porcelain veneers are thin porcelain shells applied to the front of the teeth. For those who have slightly crooked teeth, veneers can create the appearance of a perfect smile in just two dental

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How long does Invisalign take?

The treatment time with Invisalign varies, depending on the type and severity of your alignment problems and your goals for treatment. For adults, the average treatment time is 12 months. However, some cases take less time, and some take more. Dr. Parshin will predict your treatment time based on the specifics of your case. During

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What are the benefits of Invisalign?

The invisible nature of the aligners is the most obvious advantage of Invisalign over traditional metal braces, but it’s not the only one. Because they can be taken out to brush and floss, it’s much easier to maintain good oral hygiene with Invisalign than with braces. The aligners also won’t trap food particles like brackets

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How does Invisalign work?

The Invisalign system is very popular, because it allows people to attain their dream of straightening their teeth discreetly. The system uses clear plastic aligners, instead of metal brackets and wires, to align the teeth. These fit securely around the outside of the teeth. The aligners are invisible and virtually undetectable while being worn. Using

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How long does it take to get a crown?

Dr. Parshin is among the 10% of dentists who use the Cerec system to create crowns. Using this system, he can create a crown here in the office in just one visit, typically lasting two hours or less. This is a significant improvement from the traditional method of creating crowns in a dental laboratory, which

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What are dental crowns used for?

A dental crown is a porcelain shell that fits around a tooth. Most commonly, it’s used to strengthen a damaged tooth. This could be a tooth that has been fractured or otherwise structurally weakened, such as by trauma. It could also be a tooth that has experienced significant decay and needs to be restored, such

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What if I’ve been told that my jaw bone can’t support an implant

In order to provide strong support for a replacement tooth, a dental implant requires that enough bone tissue be present. The implant will fuse with the jaw bone, resulting in support for the implant that is very much like the support for a natural tooth root. However, if bone tissue has been lost in the

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What are the benefits of dental implants?

Dental implants have several advantages over other methods of replacing lost teeth. They’re extremely secure, allowing patients to eat anything they’d like without worrying about their denture or bridge slipping out of place. They help to preserve the bone tissue of the jaw, which maintains oral function and also helps to preserve the facial profile

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How can I get whiter teeth?

The desire for a bright smile is nearly universal. There are several different ways to whiten your teeth. Professional whitening is done in the dentist’s office and uses bleaching agents (such as hydrogen peroxide) that remove stains from the enamel. This can provide the most dramatic results, with teeth becoming several shades whiter in just

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