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The Hidden Dangers of Getting Dental Implants for Cheap

April 29, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbeck @ 8:33 pm
fake tooth in one hand and coins in the other

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, most dentists consider dental implants to be the gold standard. After all, they recreate the root structure of your teeth, making them more reliable and longer lasting than more traditional options. Due to the expertise required for this type of treatment, dental implants in Columbia tend to come with a higher price tag than dentures or dental bridges. You might be tempted to save money by searching for discount implants, but this can have serious consequences. Read on to learn about the dangers of getting dental implants for cheap and why this high-quality solution is worth the investment.

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How Long Does It Take to Get Dentures?

April 19, 2021

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man at a consultation for dentures in Columbia

Have you lost most or all of your teeth? If so, you’ll want to look into replacing them sooner rather than later. Otherwise, you’ll be unable to chew your food well enough to maintain a balanced diet. You’ll also start to look older as your facial muscles collapse from a lack of support. To keep your smile looking and feeling great, you should invest in a reliable set of dentures. However, it takes more than one appointment to design, create, and place prosthetic teeth. Just how long does it take to get dentures in Columbia? Find out by reading more below.

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How Can I Fix My Small Teeth?

April 5, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbeck @ 8:30 pm
man with small teeth smiling in front of a blue background

Maybe your teeth are just as straight and white as you want them to be, but there’s something about them that makes you a little self-conscious to smile in front of others – their size. Teeth that are short, small, or “stubby” are sometimes considered unattractive. If you’ve been ashamed of your small teeth, don’t worry. Your cosmetic dentist in Columbia has several options that can help you feel proud to show off those pearly whites once more. Keep reading below to learn what causes small teeth and how your dentist can fix the problem.

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4 Secrets to Dental Implant Success You Need to Know

March 30, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbeck @ 4:06 pm
woman smiling with high dental implant success

One of your teeth has been badly damaged and needs to be extracted. Now you will have a gap in your smile and need to replace it. In your research of your options online, you quickly discover that implants are widely considered the gold standard in dentistry. In fact, even 20 years after placement, more than 95 percent of them are still successful! What’s the secret behind this high dental implant success rate? Read on to find out just a few of them.

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3 Questions You Need to Answer for Removing a Failed Implant

March 15, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbeck @ 2:59 pm
man who needs removing a failed implant

A few years ago, you got a dental implant, and you’re definitely a fan of this replacement option. It looks and feels pretty much like the rest of your teeth, so you’ve basically forgotten about it since then.

Until one day, it feels loose. Your dental implant is failing.

Will removing a failed implant be an easy process? What can you expect moving forward? Before your dentist can answer this, you need answers to these critical questions.

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Which of the 3 Types of Dental Implants Is Right for You?

February 17, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbeck @ 2:17 pm
dental bridge supported by two dental implants in Columbia

Are you missing one or more teeth? These days, you have more options than ever before to replace your lost pearly whites, but none of them are quite as reliable as dental implants. As the only solution that replicates the root structure of lost teeth, they offer benefits that traditional dental bridges and dentures simply cannot deliver. But did you know that there are three different types of dental implants in Columbia? Read on to discover which one might be right for you.

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How Does Oral Health Affect Your Heart?

January 21, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbeck @ 8:53 pm

February is American Heart Month, and that means that there has never been a more appropriate time to learn about cardiovascular health. When it comes to the condition of your heart, you may not have ever thought of oral health as a factor, but the truth is, it has a direct impact. Keep reading to learn what your Columbia dentist has to say about the health of your teeth and gums and how important it is to keep them in good condition so that your heart stays in good shape as well.

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Five Tooth-Friendly Valentine’s Day Gifts

January 14, 2021

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Valentine’s Day gift envelope

Between the candy conversation hearts, boxes of chocolate, and heart-shaped lollipops, Valentine’s Day gifts are not always the most tooth-friendly treats. The good news is that there are also plenty of other great ways to show love to your someone special without putting their teeth at risk of cavities. Keep reading for five Valentine’s Day gifts your Columbia dentist suggests to keep their heart and teeth happy.

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How to Start Your New Year with a Healthier Smile

December 28, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbeck @ 2:40 pm
Woman wearing a white blazer smiling with gold confetti raining over her

2020 is winding down, and the time has come to start planning for the new year. Many New Year’s resolution lists will likely include “more self-care” and healthier food choices, but why not add improving your dental health to your list? In addition to visiting your dentist in Columbia, here is a list of 5 ways you can start improving your oral health so you can start the new year with a luminous smile.

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4 Reasons to Start Your New Year with a Dental Visit

December 14, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbeck @ 2:48 pm
Woman sitting in the dental chair smiling

The new year is right around the corner, which means a fresh start for your oral health. Your health benefits will renew, and you can start catching up on any dental work you were unable to accomplish in 2020. Here are 4 reasons scheduling a visit with your dentist in Columbia is a great idea!

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