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How to Choose the Right Dentist for Dental Implants in Worthington

November 9, 2018

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A diagram of a dental implant.Dental implants are one of the most complex procedures in dentistry. They require several follow-up appointments after initial placement to ensure the gum tissue is healing properly and that bone is adhering to the implant. Such a complex procedure requires special expertise, not just your run-of-the-mill dentist. You’re going to want to choose a dentist who has the experience necessary to place implants right the first time as well as handle any complications if they occur.

While complications are rare, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. Consider these four factors before choosing a dentist for dental implants in Worthington.

 

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Dental Tourism and Dental Implants in Worthington – A Bad Combination!

October 21, 2018

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older woman smiling holding appleOne of the latest fads that is generating some buzz is “dental tourism.” Studies show in 2013, over 500,000 people chose this form of dentistry for certain procedures. For many of them, the prime motivator was to receive discounts on a dental implant procedure, but can bargain shopping for dental work lead to greater problems down the road? As you read on, you’ll find out why only a local professional should place your dental implants in Worthington.

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4 Things to Ask a Dentist If You Need a Crown via CEREC in Worthington

September 4, 2018

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A porcelain crown.Dental crowns are one of the most common dental restorations provided by dentists because of how useful they can be for improving your smile’s appearance, saving teeth and protecting your overall oral health. However, many people aren’t sure if their teeth need crowns themselves, especially if there’s no pain present. They aren’t sure what CEREC in Worthington is or how it can improve their dental visits.

To keep you more informed, here are four questions worth asking the next time you visit the dentist.

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Top 3 Differences Between Traditional Crowns and CEREC in Worthington

August 9, 2018

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A ceramic dental crownIf you have a tooth that’s been badly damaged by a cavity or large fracture, chances are that you need a dental crown to restore it’s strength, function and appearance. Traditionally, that meant you had to schedule two appointments, have uncomfortable impressions made, and wear a temporary crown for a week or two. Fortunately, that’s no longer the case with CEREC in Worthington. Also called same day crowns, they offer you a strong, durable result that looks great – without the hassle or inconvenience. Learn about 3 of the key differences between CEREC and traditional crowns below!

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Need Dental Implants? What You Should Know about Dental Tourism

July 22, 2018

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older couple discussing with a professional“Dental tourism” has grown in popularity over the past decade or two as it’s simultaneously gotten easier to travel and the cost of medical and dental care has risen. If you need a treatment like dental implants in Worthington, you may be tempted to flee the country in order to have it performed at a cheaper price and (seemingly) the same quality. This can be true in some cases, but it takes really doing your research to keep you and your smile safe. Keep reading to learn all the things you should consider when you are thinking about dental tourism.

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Stay Cavity-Free with Dental Implant Tooth Replacement

June 5, 2018

Senior couple cleaning teeth at homeWhen it comes to keeping your smile healthy after dental implant supported tooth replacement, the good news is that your replacement teeth won’t be susceptible to cavities. The bad news is you may still experience other oral health concerns. Many patients think they don’t need to bother cleaning their prosthetic teeth, but actually, oral health and hygiene are even more important for patients with one or more replacement teeth. In this post, we’ll review some of the reasons oral health and hygiene are so important following dental implant restoration.
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Why are X-rays Important? Your Dentist in Worthington Weighs in

May 23, 2018

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digital x-ray image oral cavityHave your ever wondered why so many X-ray photos are taken when you go in for a visit? Are they really necessary? You may wonder. Your dentist in Worthington is weighing in to explain why these photos are vital to your oral health and how they can aid in preventing serious problems down the road.

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The Four Biggest Cost Factors for Dental Implants in Worthington

April 16, 2018

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thinking mature manAfter a bit of research online and talking to friends, you’re convinced that dental implants are the absolute best way to replace your missing teeth. Of course, one of your first questions is, “What do dental implants in Worthington actually cost?”  Your friends made them sound quite pricey … are they worth it? What would make them more or less expensive? In today’s blog, we’re going to cover four of the most important things that can influence the overall cost of dental implants in Worthington. (more…)

4 Things You Need to Know About the Cost of CEREC Restorations

March 19, 2018

Dentist scanning the teeth of patient with CEREC scannerHave you ever even heard about CEREC from your dentist. This acronym literally stands for chairside economical restoration of esthetic ceramics. That’s a mouthful, but to put it simply, this is an all digital dental repair system that allows us to make custom, quality ceramic dental crowns and other restorations right in our office. That means you get precision crafted, natural looking restorations without the hassle of making multiple trips to the dentist’s office. Many patients find themselves concerned that the cost will be higher, but actually, most patients see only a minimal difference in the cost of their CEREC restoration.
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Your Dentist Discusses the Pros and Cons of CEREC in Worthington

February 13, 2018

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woman using cerec milling machineAs sure as the sun rises in the morning, you can bet on the fact that there will be a new innovation in the world of dentistry. Thus, there should be no surprise when a process appears on the scene that revolutionizes the way service is delivered to patients. Such is the case with the amazing new procedure called CEREC (chairside economical restoration of esthetic ceramics), which offers a way of performing what used to be a two-visit process of receiving restorative care – in one visit. However, your dentist wants you to be aware of both the pros and cons of the process so that you can make an educated choice about your care. Continue reading to learn more.

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