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Ceramic (Implant) Restoration to Prevent TMJ and Other Disorders

Ceramic Implant Restoration to Prevent TMJ and Other Disorders
When a tooth is lost due to trauma, decay or periodontal disease the surrounding bone material immediately becomes compromised. Additionally, the missing tooth no longer helps distribute pressure during chewing and biting, thereby increasing the amount of pressure and bite force placed on the remaining teeth. The additional pressure on the remaining teeth can be responsible for fractures to those teeth, excessive wear, and all too often, the remaining teeth drift or shift to new positions in the jaw and in so doing, change the patients overall bite. Changes in bite and tooth placement due to shifting can typically affect...
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Is There a Risk of Rejection with Ceramic Implants?

Is There a Risk of Rejection with Ceramic Implants
Foreign Bodies in our Bodies These days we are awfully careful about what we put into our bodies. With more awareness about ailments caused from foreign substances in the body, people are judicious when making choices that may affect them decades later. With options available for permanent implants, the possibility of a negative reaction must seriously be investigated by people considering the pursuit of permanent dental implants. For decades, dental implants have been available. Originally with metal based posts that were embedded into the jaw bone and now there is the option for ceramic based posts. While metal alloy based...
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Zirconia Implants and All On Four™ Technology

Zirconia Implants and All On Four Technology
What makes Zirconia Implants different? Zirconia dental implants are made from Zirconium, a porcelain glass material. After processing and “centering” the material, it is metal free and incredibly strong. In fact, the porcelain crowns we use today are Zirconia. Metal implants are made of Titanium alloy. Any allergies or sensitivity to them? At present, there are no known allergic responses to Zirconia implants, where Titanium now has between 5 and 12% of the population allergic to it. Zirconia implants are very tissue friendly and we find the tissue grows around the implant beautifully. How do they look? Zirconia implants are...
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Cosmetic Dentistry in the Practice

Cosmetic Dentistry in the Practice
Is there anything new you’ve learned over the past year? Dr. Bakke and I both graduated from the American College of Integrative Medicine and Dentistry in July. We learned about the relationship of dentistry to the whole body and how we can help our patients more holistically with our metal free dentistry and metal free implants. Are their changes in how you replace silver fillings? Yes, those silver fillings are around 50% mercury. Mercury vapor escapes from the filling no matter how long it has been in the mouth. Mercury is a known neurotoxin. The mercury also causes corrosion and...
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Ceramic Implant and Molars

Ceramic Implant and Molars
Why You Need to Consider a Ceramic Implant for Your Molar Restoration. Maybe you’ve lost a molar or potentially you have a molar that you are at risk for losing. Now you find yourself contemplating when and how, maybe even if, you will pursue restoration. Perhaps you are on the fence about whether or not restoration is that big of a deal. You know there is a potential that your teeth will drift some, but the cost of restoration has left you considering how imperative it is to follow up immediately. Whether your tooth loss is very recent or in...
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What exactly is Zirconium?

What exactly is Zirconium
Ceramic (Zirconium) Dental Restoration They call them ceramic dental implants, ceramic teeth, ceramic implants and ceramic restorations, sometimes they call them zirconium implants, but what are they really? You have been told they are metal free but are they really ceramic and are they really metal free? Are ceramic (zirconium) implants made from same stuff your favorite diner serves eggs-over-easy on? The same ceramic as the platter grandma used to bring out the Thanksgiving turkey on? The ceramic material that implants are comprised of isn’t the same as the ceramic material dishes and platters for the kitchen are made from...
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Your Ceramic Tooth Restoration

Your ceramic tooth Restoration
Why You Need Us For Your Ceramic (Zirconium) Tooth Restoration As consumers we get in the habit of looking for fast results and low cost. Sometimes the really important components of a purchase get set by the wayside. There are dental practices out there who cater to that market group. This definitely compromises the entire procedure and ultimately the failure rate for any kind of restoration increases. What is true for cars, shoes, home appliances and anything else that we purchase to improve our lives is true for your mouth, sounds funny, I know. You want the best, and ultimately...
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Are Implants in a Day Dangerous?

Are Implants in a Day Dangerous
You are ready. You’ve done your research, decided to get your dental restoration and you’ve chosen a ceramic (or zirconia) implant. This is the best option for you and there’s no debate. Ceramic implants, far and away, are the best looking, strongest, and most natural option for tooth replacement, that was obvious. Other concerns about longevity or durability have been put to rest since we know that ceramic options can last as long as natural, healthy teeth. Add to that how much ceramic implants actually increase the viability and vitality of your whole mouth in comparison to other replacement options...
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Why Experience Matters When Choosing an Implant Dentist

Why Experience Matters When Choosing an Implant Dentist
Did you know that despite all the specialties in dentistry, anyone can place a dental implant? It’s a surgical procedure that could have long term effects on hour health and your smile. Yet any dentist — any — can place one in your mouth and you would NEVER know if it was their first or one hundred and first surgery done. You would also never know if every implant they placed was successful or if they all failed. It’s a flaw in the dental system. But it’s a flaw you can avoid by asking the right questions. First of all,...
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Bridge or Dental Implant?

Bridge or Dental Implant
Now that you know you are going to need to replace a natural tooth with an artificial one, you have been weighing all the options. If you are on the fence at all, then you must be considering an option other than a ceramic implant. For a multitude of reasons, people start considering if they should first get a bridge, just for now, until they are ready to take that big step into oral surgery. If you are struggling with this same conflict, lets sort it now before it is too late. Getting a bridge will have a permanent and...
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