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My Dental Implant Feels Loose – What Should I Do About It?

September 15, 2019

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older woman smiling with gorgeous teeth

More and more people are realizing that ignoring missing teeth isn’t a good idea. That’s because it can lead to the surrounding teeth shifting, which can contribute to accelerated bacteria accumulation. Another problem that can arise is jawbone degeneration, a serious issue that can lead to further tooth loss. Thankfully, with the placement of dental implants, patients can now have their oral health, functionality and appearance restored to normal. Although the procedure has a 95% success rate, it’s still possible for the implant to fail, a warning sign of which can be a loose fitting. To find out what can be done about this, continue reading!

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Can Smoking Cause My Dental Implants to Fail?

August 10, 2019

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dental implantDental implants are the most predictable and reliable solution to treat tooth loss. Research proves they have over a 95% 10-year success rate when you take the time to maintain your oral hygiene and visit your dentist regularly. Ensuring your new smile lasts relies on your jawbone fusing to the posts and remaining infection-free. Unfortunately, if you smoke or use tobacco, your dental implants can fail. If you want to replace your missing teeth with dental implants but you smoke, here’s what you need to know to protect your investment.

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Want a Free Fluoride Treatment In Greater Heights? Just Schedule a Checkup!

April 14, 2019

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A dentist holding a sign that reads, “Fluoride”

Everyone would agree that the less time they spend getting dental work, the better. While good oral hygiene habits, a low-sugar diet, and regular checkups are all effective means for prevention, there’s one more thing you can do that’s incredibly effective for preventing cavities: Get a fluoride treatment in Greater Heights. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of fluoride and how you can get a free fluoride treatment that will start preventing tooth decay immediately!

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Enjoy Free Oral Cancer Screenings in Greater Heights with Your Dental Exam

March 9, 2019

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Woman smiling in dental chair

Did you know that dentists alone catch 84% of oral cancers each year? This serious health issue has a high recovery rate if it’s detected early on, but the symptoms are hard to notice on your own. That’s why at Sunrise Dental, we offer free oral cancer screenings with your dental exams to keep you as healthy as possible. We never want to find cancer, but we rather catch it early on to give you a higher chance of a 100% recovery. Keep reading to learn more about oral cancer screenings in Greater Heights and why they’re important.

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What Are the Differences Between Orthodontics In Greater Heights For Kids and Adults?

January 11, 2019

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Smiling adult woman in braces

In the past, it was relatively rare to see an adult in braces. Recently, however, more and more adults are getting orthodontic treatment to straighten their smiles. In fact, an estimated 50% of orthodontic patients are now adults! And, with recent advances in treatment options, you have more choices than ever before, including discreet alternatives like Invisalign. But, regardless of which option you choose, getting orthodontic treatment as an adult is not the same as getting it as a child. Keep reading below to learn how orthodontics in Greater Heights is different for adults!

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Am I a Candidate for All-on-4 Dentures?

July 2, 2018

Model All-on-4 dentureNo dental treatment is right for every patient we treat, but the innovative All-on-4 implant supported denture method makes it possible for us to provide dental implant supported restorations for more patients than ever before. Unlike traditional implant dentures that are supported by evenly spaced dental implant posts, All-on-4 dentures utilize the naturally denser parts of the jawbone to provide support for the entire denture. This makes it possible for more patients to receive implant supported dentures without the need for advanced preparatory tissue grafts.  In this post, we’ll review some of the many factors that make patients good candidates for All-on-4 implant dentures.
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Celebrate Men’s Health Week with Your Dentist in Houston!

June 4, 2018

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A man smiling.According to your dentist, men are more likely to develop gum disease, experience tooth loss, and develop certain oral infections than women. To help spread awareness and help men get to their dentist in Houston, he wanted to celebrate National Men’s Health Week! Hopefully when male patients learn why they are at higher risk of developing dental disease, they’ll have more incentive to visit their dentist regularly, as well as practice routine oral care.

In today’s post, we’ll be discussing why men are at greater risk and what they can do to protect themselves.

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A Dental Crown in Greater Heights – How Long Should It Last?

May 10, 2018

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white tooth with golden crownIn cases of a badly cracked, dislodged or decayed tooth, you may need a new crown to restore your normal function. When you undergo this procedure, though, you want to know how long it should last. Thus, your dentist is weighing in with information on the normal lifespan of a dental crown in Greater Heights and what you can do to protect it.

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What Is Orofacial Pain, and How Does It Relate to Dental Health?

January 30, 2018

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woman with mouth painThere are all different kinds of pain. There’s the pain that comes when your favorite team loses its spot in the playoffs, the pain of a stubbed toe, the pain after an intense workout, etc. But there is one type of pain that relates directly to your dental health — orofacial pain. What exactly is it, what causes it, and what can you do about it?

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The Next Generation of Dentures with Your Dentist in Greater Heights

September 13, 2017

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older man smilingDo you have a denture that constantly makes your feel self-conscious? Are you afraid it’s going to slip out while you are eating, speaking, or just walking around? Does this make you less sociable or likely to smile? If so, then you’re like many traditional denture wearers in America today. In the past, when it came to replacing multiple missing teeth, removable dentures were the only available treatment, but now, thanks to dental implants, your dentist in Greater Heights can give you a set of teeth you’ll always be able to rely on day to day. (more…)

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