Can You Get Dental Implants After Menopause?

May 20, 2022

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Older woman with dental implants smilingYou can’t stop the aging process. While you might expect a few gray hairs and wrinkles, you may not have expected to lose your teeth. Besides an incomplete smile, women are also at risk of bone loss as they age, especially after menopause. If you have missing teeth, the effects of menopause don’t have to stand in your way of a complete smile. You can replace them with the next best thing to your own using dental implants.


What Causes Dental Implant Sensitivity?

March 3, 2022

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woman with sensitivity in dental implant in Ridgefield

Whether you’re considering getting or already have dental implants, you probably know how effective they are at replacing missing teeth. While they’re a popular and long-lasting solution, is it possible to ever feel discomfort with them? Read on to learn several causes of sensitivity in dental implants and why you should notify your dentist if you experience either case!


Complete Guide to Baby Teeth

January 19, 2022

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Baby chewing on teetherNothing is more exciting than your child’s first tooth. Although they are only in place for a few short years, their primary teeth are crucial for their health and development; however, every child’s smile is unique. It can be difficult to know what’s normal or not. Don’t worry, here’s a complete guide to baby teeth, so you know exactly what to expect over the years.


What Should I Do If I Have a Loose Dental Implant?

December 4, 2021

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mature Woman covering her mouth

Dental implants are one of the more advanced tooth replacement options out there. They have all sorts of outstanding benefits and a success rate of more than 95 percent!

However, dental implant failures are still possible, and they do happen from time to time. Continue reading to learn from your implant dentist in Ridgefield why you might have a loose dental implant and what you should do to address the issue.


The Art Behind Color-Matching Crowns

October 22, 2021

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Dentist using shade guide next to teethA dental crown is the single most widely performed restorative treatment in the U.S. The versatility of a crown makes it an excellent option to restore the health, function, and appearance of a tooth. When envisioning the cap, you might see a dark blemish; however, modern restorations look just like real teeth. Your crown is custom-made to match the color of your enamel to blend in with your smile. This requires art and skill to ensure a seamless transition. Here’s how your dentist finds the precise color to enhance your smile.


Invisalign Discomfort? Here’s What You Should Do

September 7, 2021

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woman shows off white teeth after Invisalign in Ridgefield

Since 1997, Invisalign has treated over 2.4 million patients, and 80,000 oral health specialists have been trained to treat patients with it all over the world. Though Invisalign is a wildly popular method of straightening one’s teeth, just like any other orthodontic appliance, it may be somewhat uncomfortable as you get used to the way it feels in your mouth. Here are some ways to help relieve Invisalign discomfort to make your smile journey more pleasant. 


Invisalign Isn’t Just for Celebrities

August 4, 2021

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Woman with an attractive smileA beautiful smile is worth a thousand words. Unfortunately, few people are born with naturally perfect teeth. Instead, it can seem like celebrities are the only people to have attractive teeth, but they didn’t occur naturally. Many of the red carpet smiles you see were previously treated for bite and alignment issues. If you don’t remember seeing top stars with brackets and wires, they likely used Invisalign. Even the most dedicated fans wouldn’t have detected the clear aligners. You might believe Invisalign is only for the elite in society, but you can have a straight smile that’s ready for Hollywood without draining your wallet.


Invisalign vs. Six Month Smiles: Which is Right for You?

July 25, 2021

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woman contemplating Invisalign or Six Month Smiles

You want to fix your smile and straighten your teeth, but you don’t want to have to endure wearing metal braces and looking like a teenager. Thankfully, you have alternatives: to choose Invisalign or Six Month Smiles. Which procedure is better suited to meet your smile needs, though? Here is some information to help you decide!


Common Dental Instruments Every Patient Should Know

June 16, 2021

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Common dental instruments on trayThe dental office can be nerve-wracking because some unfamiliar sounds and instruments might seem intimidating. You don’t have anything to fear. The best way to calm your nerves is to educate yourself about all aspects of your dental care, like the instruments your dentist uses during a cleaning and checkup. Here is a list of the most common instruments your dentist might use to check your oral health, so you can relax in the dental chair.


Discover the Evolution of Cosmetic Dentistry

May 22, 2021

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Woman learning about the history of cosmetic dentistryFew people are born with naturally attractive smiles. Thankfully, you don’t need to live with less than perfect teeth. Cosmetic dentistry is a popular solution to improve the appearance of discoloration, chips, alignment problems, and many other common aesthetic concerns. Although you might believe it’s a relatively new dental profession, the history of cosmetic dentistry dates to 700 B.C.; however, it’s come a long way since ancient times. Here’s how cosmetic dentistry has evolved over the years to deliver the exceptional results you see today.


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