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Why Do Dentures Cause Gagging?

October 7, 2019

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hand holding dentures in glass of water

Has it ever felt like your dentures were too big for your mouth? Maybe your dentures have even caused you to feel like you were going to throw up before. If you have ever felt this way, know that you’re not alone. Let’s take a closer look at why some dentures cause gagging in Springfield.


What to Expect When Getting Fitted for Dentures

September 19, 2019

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full and partial dentures

You’ve just been told that you need to get dentures to replace your missing teeth. At first, you might feel embarrassed, but having dentures is nothing to be ashamed about. Many people have them. In fact, odds are you know someone who does. Let’s talk more about the dentures process and how to get fitted for dentures in Springfield.


What to Know Before Getting Dentures: 4 Frequently Asked Questions

August 6, 2019

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When losing all your teeth, it can be unnerving trying to determine how you will handle such a situation. Do you replace them or give in to this new way of life? When talking to your dentist, it is highly likely they are suggesting various methods for tooth replacement, one of which includes dentures. If you’re wondering what to know before getting dentures in Springfield, here are 4 frequently asked questions that will help you navigate the decision-making process.


Choosing Dentures, Implants, or a Dental Bridge in Springfield, VA

June 27, 2019

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Dental Bridges

Life with missing teeth can be extremely inconvenient, but fortunately there are plenty of ways to replace them. Dentures are probably the most well-known option, but many dentists will also recommend dental implants or a dental bridge in Springfield, VA. But which one is best for you? Here’s what you need to know when considering solutions for the gap in your smile.


Are Dental Implants in Springfield the Best Option for You?

March 23, 2019

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Dental implant model

A missing tooth can be a major source of embarrassment and keep you from smiling, laughing or even speaking around others. However, beyond the negative impacts on your self-esteem and social life, missing teeth can carry serious health consequences as well. Fortunately, modern dentistry offers a range of tooth replacement solutions that can help restore your smile and your self-confidence. From dental implants in Springfield to dentures and more, here is a breakdown of the top 5 tooth replacement treatments you should consider.


The Risks of Avoiding Tooth Replacement in Springfield

February 26, 2019

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man gap in smile

If you’re missing one or more teeth, you likely have heard that you should replace them. Perhaps you think that you can manage without replacing your tooth to save on costs. After all, they’re just small gaps in your smile, right? They can’t cause that much harm, right? Well, think again. Missing one or more teeth can end up costing you much more emotionally, physically, and financially in the long run. Keep reading to learn more about some of the negative results that choosing to avoid tooth replacement in Springfield can lead to and the solutions that can help you overcome them.


The Real Cost of Avoiding a Dentist in Springfield

January 27, 2019

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Woman at dentist

Can you remember the last time you visited the dentist? Although the American Dental Association recommends seeing the dentist every six months for a routine dental exam and cleaning, many people skip their appointments if they feel they do not have any obvious dental problems. However, trying to save a few dollars by avoiding the dentist can end up costing your more over the long-term, both in terms of your health and in other, less obvious ways. Here are 5 examples of the true costs of skipping routine trips to a dentist in Springfield.


The 5 Telltale Signs of Gum Disease in Springfield

December 4, 2018

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Close-up of gums.

Did you know that half of the American population is dealing with some form of gum disease? This common dental issue is an inflammation and infection of the gum tissue. In its early stages, it can still be reversed, but if it’s left untreated, it can lead to serious damage and even tooth loss. Thankfully, there are some common signs you can be on the lookout for. Keep reading to discover 5 common symptoms of gum disease.


6 Myths About Gum Disease in Springfield

November 3, 2018

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fake smile with no gum disease springfield

When it comes to the health of your teeth, the old saying “Ignorance is bliss” is only temporarily true – if at all. Gum disease in Springfield is common, and what you don’t know about it can hurt you.

Whether the thought of gum disease terrifies you or you think it’s no big deal, you may be falling for one or more of these common myths.


Periodontal Therapy in Springfield is Crucial if You Have Gum Disease

October 15, 2018

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A mouth with severe gum disease.Did you know that the most common cause of tooth loss in American adults is gum disease? What’s even more surprising is that it’s actually one of the most common diseases in the world and affects 50 percent of adults worldwide, according to The Global Periodontal Health Project. If you have gum disease, it’s incredibly important that you get periodontal therapy in Springfield.

If you don’t get treatment, the consequences have the potential to not only be catastrophic, but permanent as well. For National Dental Hygiene Month, we’ll explore what these consequences are, what periodontal therapy entails and what to expect in aftercare.


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