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Mini Implants vs. Traditional Implants

Mini Dental Implants: A mini dental implant is a narrow bodied titanium implant that is placed in the mouth to act as an artificial root. They are most commonly used to stabilize a denture and will give a person the ability to laugh, talk and eat without worries of their denture moving, pinching or even worse... falling out! At Family Dental Center, mini implants are typically placed in a one-step procedure, and have the advantages of a short healing time and are less costly than the traditiona...

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Dental Sealants: What are they and why are they needed?

Has your dentist ever recommended dental sealants to you or your child? Most parents have heard of dental sealants, but many may not know their purpose. This preventative treatment option has been around for decades, and has been shown to be very safe and effective. Dental sealants are a material barrier typically placed in the pits and grooves of the chewing surfaces of back permanent teeth.  This material stays put and effectively blocks the bacteria from getting in to the pits and grooves...

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Fun Facts About Teeth

Did you know that your teeth were intended to last a lifetime? Here are some fun facts about teeth that you might find interesting. According to the American Academy of Periodontology, 50 percent of people say that a smile is the first feature they notice about someone. Read on if you have ever wondered how many teeth you should have and what teeth are made out of. Fun facts about teeth #1- How many teeth does an average person have? An average person has 32 teeth. That number includes 4 wisdo...

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