Your oral health will fail if you lose your teeth. Over time, your teeth's location can shift and allow an irregular or misaligned bite to develop. You may also start losing structure in the jaw bone because you don't have tooth roots any more to give it the strength it needs.
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Upon breaking your dental implant, you might be worried you ought to remove the whole system. We may also restore or remove your implant's tooth section without resolving your dental implant's post component. This makes it smoother and quicker for you to continue. Many patients can plan and complete the restore in a single day.
Through specialized dental techniques and procedures known as bone grafting, you can restore a faltered jaw and enjoy the health you deserve.
If you are suffering from tooth and bone loss, you may be in extreme pain, dealing with embarrassment, and struggling with eating foods and speech. Nashville Periodontal Group and their team is available to help if you are in this situation.
If you have been diagnosed with gum disease, you need to take action with the help of someone like Dr. Bill Akin, our periodontist in Nashville, TN
When it comes to maintaining optimal oral health, gum health is extremely important. When your gums become infected and or you are experiencing soft tissue deterioration, gum grafting will be extremely important for you to undergo.
Sedation dentistry is beneficial for dental patients who suffer from anxiety when they think about visiting the dentist. This is because sedation can be used to relieve a patient of their anxiety and it also works to help them not avoid seeking dental treatment. Your oral health is directly connected to your overall health so it’s highly important that you are actively engaging in good oral health maintenance.
Nashville, TN periodontist Dr. Bill Akin and his team of professionals are ready to answer your most pressing concerns about gum disease.
Dental Implants are a great way to provide a patient who is dealing with missing teeth a permanent tooth restoration option. However, in some cases depending on the particular case of the patient they may require another procedure to make the installation of dental implants installation process possible. Specifically, in some cases a patient may need a sinus lift to make them a candidate for dental implants.
Dentophobia: Fear of dentists; common among all ages.
Fear of the dentist is so common, that there is an actual name associated with the fright. Doctors of all kinds know that this is a normal feeling for people of all ages, so sedation dentistry became widely used. Sedation dentistry comes in many forms, and your doctor and their team will make an educated decision on which anesthesia is the best for their patients to undergo. The different forms provided by doctors are usually nitrous oxide, oral sedation and IV sedation. Each of these sedatives eases the patient to a different level and can be used if decided on by the dentist.
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