Smile Rejuvenations Blog

What Happens When Removing a Failed Dental Implant?

April 10, 2024

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a failed dental implant

Realizing that you have a failed dental implant is never good news. No matter the reason for it being unsuccessful (i.e., peri-implantitis, failed osseointegration, poor oral health and hygiene, etc.), knowing that your new tooth must now be removed can be disheartening. It can also leave you with many questions about the procedure and recovery process. Keep reading to find out what you can expect when preparing to have your dental implant removed so that you maintain better oral health.


How Ill-Fitting Dentures Can Be Life-Threatening

April 2, 2024

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dentist holding dentures

In 2020, a lot of people in the United States, about 41 million, used dentures to help with their teeth. But if these dentures don’t fit well and someone uses alcohol or tobacco, it can cause serious problems. These problems can be really bad and might even be dangerous. Let’s talk about what could happen if your dentures don’t fit right and how you can try to avoid these problems.


What Are Some Full Mouth Reconstruction Options?

March 21, 2024

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Lady is pleased with her teeth

Full mouth reconstruction is an intensive program of dental services employed to rebuild or replace many or all of a patient’s teeth. This process can significantly improve how a person’s smile looks and works, which can confer a wide variety of quality-of-life benefits such as bolstered confidence and better nutrition. Here are a few of the treatments a dentist can use to radically restore a patient’s smile.


How Can I Keep My Dental Implants Looking Great?

March 13, 2024

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Lady smiles

Dental implants are the best way to replace lost teeth because they are incredibly lifelike, strong, and sturdy. Since they are surgically placed in the jawbone where they fuse with the surrounding structure, they are stable enough to provide maximum leverage during the chewing process while preventing bone loss in the jaw. While dental implants boast an incredible success rate of 95%, they can fail under certain circumstances. Here are a few lifestyle changes you can make to help your dental implants stay healthy for life.


A Guide to How to Eat When You Have Dentures

February 15, 2024

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smiling older person wearing dentures

Do you have missing pearly whites that you replaced with dentures? For denture wearers, making smart food choices is key for comfortable and enjoyable meals. These choices can boost meal satisfaction and support denture function. Whether you’re new to wearing dentures or you are looking to improve your eating habits, keep reading to learn about which foods to avoid and find healthier options below.


How Dentures Have Evolved Over Time

February 2, 2024

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older person wearing dentures and smiling

Are you or someone dear to you facing the challenge of missing several or all of your teeth? There’s great news for the 120 million Americans grappling with this issue. Dentures, once simple in their design, have undergone remarkable evolution to become the durable and natural-looking restorations we know today. Continue reading to learn about the evolution of dentures, showcasing the incredible advancements made since their inception.


Navigating Menopause and Understanding Its Impact on Dental Implants

January 25, 2024

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As women journey through the stages of life, various physiological changes occur, among them, menopause. This natural transition brings with it a myriad of adjustments, including potential effects on oral health. For those considering or already with dental implants, understanding how menopause influences bone density and implant success is crucial. Let’s delve into this topic further, exploring the relationship between menopause and dental implants.


Why DIY Tooth Replacement is a Bad Idea

January 9, 2024

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Close up of someone missing a tooth

With the rise of TikTok and Youtube Shorts, DIY culture has absolutely exploded in recent years. The prospect of having a project to work on and saving money in the process can be appealing, and in some situations can even be a smart choice.

However, dentistry is a different story. Recently, you might have seen some DIY tooth replacements that claim to let you circumvent the need for dentures or dental bridges. Here’s what you should know about them before you give them a shot, as well as a little bit more information about how real dentists handle tooth replacement.


Antsy Anticipation: What to Expect When Getting a Dental Crown

December 12, 2023

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Close up of a dental crown on a fingertip

If you’ve had a root canal or have a severely damaged tooth, your dentist probably informed you that you need a dental crown. This tooth-shaped cap is often made of durable porcelain or composite resin and is customized to match your natural teeth. Then, it’s affixed over your injured pearly white to keep it from sustaining further damage.

Many patients feel nervous when they learn that they’re going to be fitted with one of these restorations, but there’s nothing to be afraid of. Knowing what to expect can set your mind at ease. Keep reading to learn more about the process of getting a dental crown so you don’t have to worry!


3 Reasons Why You Should Soak Your Dentures Overnight

December 1, 2023

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dentures soaking in a glass overnight

For the millions of individuals relying on dentures to replace multiple or all of their teeth, the transformative impact is evident. Dentures facilitate the restoration of bite power and the enjoyment of a complete and beautiful smile. While dentures serve as invaluable aids, ensuring the preservation of your oral health requires proper care. Delve into the following three reasons elucidating the significance of overnight denture soaking in maintaining a healthy mouth.

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