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Can You Drink Alcohol After a Tooth Extraction?

May 12, 2021

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man drinking alcohol after tooth extraction

After getting one or more teeth pulled, you may be tempted to sit back, relax, and enjoy a drink or two. However, you may not want to go digging into your fridge or alcohol cabinet just yet. Although alcohol can be a nice treat to enjoy every once in a while, it can have adverse effects on your healing time. That said, here’s what you should know about drinking alcohol after tooth extraction and how abstinence can ensure a successful recovery.

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Do Your Wisdom Teeth Really Have to Come Out?

May 7, 2021

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dentist performing wisdom teeth removal

At your last routine checkup, did your dentist say you needed to get your wisdom teeth removed? If they’re not causing you any discomfort, you may be wondering if the procedure is even necessary. Since there’s no pain, it should be no problem leaving them in – right? Well, that’s not necessarily true in all cases. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what wisdom teeth are and the problems that can arise if you postpone their removal.

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Wondering When You Can Go Back to Work After Dental Implant Surgery? Read This!

April 30, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — sfoms @ 3:46 pm
Woman with glasses wondering

Are you planning on restoring your smile with dental implants? Congratulations! This state-of-the-art tooth-replacement solution is widely regarded as the superior option. In fact, the unmatched durability, long lifespan, and lifelike look are just a few of the many reasons more than 500,000 choose them each year. But how long does it take to heal from dental implant surgery? It’s a fair question, especially if you want to get back to work quickly. Keep reading for the answer!

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What Do Dental Implants Feel Like?

March 4, 2021

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Woman with a dental implant

One of the great things about living in today’s world is the fact that you no longer need to settle for missing teeth. Gaps in your smile can be a thing of the past. There are several different tooth replacement options out there to choose from with dental implants being preferred by dentists and patients alike due to their many benefits. But what will they feel like? Continue reading to learn more about how dental implants work and what you can expect to feel after your placement procedure.

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Considering Dental Implants? Here are the Facts You Need to Know!

January 27, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — sfoms @ 1:34 am
A man asking a dentist about dental implants.

Whether you’ve heard about them in the news or from friends and family who have received them already, dental implants are quickly becoming the most popular form of tooth replacement out there. For decades, dental implants have shown to be incredibly effective at mimicking teeth, but how exactly do they work? If you aren’t sure if you are eligible for dental implants and you’ve been considering them for quite some time, keep reading!

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