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5 Oral Surgery Procedures We Offer

Oral Care Procedures | Boise ID Dentist
If you cringe at the thought of oral surgery, we understand! It can feel overwhelming, but in the hands of a skilled dentist and compassionate team, oral surgery does not need to be stressful or complicated.5 Types of Oral Surgery We OfferWhen you do need oral surgery in Boise, ID, it’s important to find a dentist who is comfortable performing a variety of procedures. At Atlantis Dental Care, we provide the following types of oral surgery:Simple Extractions: As the name implies, we perform this procedure when a routine extraction is needed because a tooth is severely diseased or needs to be removed in preparation for dentures.Surgical Extraction: A surgical extraction ...

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Implants With Your Dentures

Implants and Dentures | Boise ID Dentist
What Are the Top Problems for Denture Wearers?1. “My Lower Denture Moves Around.”This is the simplest to address with dental implants. Even as few as two implants under your lower denture can keep it from moving around or accidentally coming out while speaking or chewing. Placing two attachments inside your denture that the top of the implant “clicks” into allows good retention. An added bonus is a reduction of deterioration of the jawbone over the years.2. “My Dentures are Sore when I eat or chew.”Denture wearers frequently complain about sore spots when they chew, or they can’t eat the foods they want with comfort. By adding 4-6 implants under each ...

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5 Common Problems We Can Fix with Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain Veneers | Boise ID Cosmetic Dentist
On a day-to-day basis, your teeth take a lot of abuse. It makes sense that some of this wear and tear will take its toll in the form of esthetic smile flaws like chipped or broken teeth.At our Boise, ID dental office, we use porcelain veneers to address several similar problems. A veneer is a thin ceramic shell that we bond to the front surface of your tooth. Since a veneer covers your tooth completely, we can create a harmonious appearance that you may not have thought was possible.Let’s take a look at five most common problems we can fix with veneers:Chipped or Broken Teeth – People commonly use their ...

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Considering Dentures? 3 Benefits You Can Count On

Benefits of Dentures | Boise ID Dentist
Dentures have a long history of restoring function and appearance when teeth are lost. In fact, as early as the 7th century BC, partial dentures were created in ancient Italy using human or other animal teeth that were fastened together with gold bands.Thank goodness dentures have gone through numerous transformations since then! Today we can offer dentures at our Meridian, ID office that look, fit, and feel more like natural teeth than you ever thought possible.However, getting dentures is a big decision, so we would like to share three benefits you should consider.Three Benefits of DenturesImproved Appearance: Advances in materials and techniques allow us to create dentures that actually improve ...

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Invisalign Benefits

Invisalign | Atlantis Dental Care
When we were kids orthodontics was done for a specific reason: beauty. Face it, that's why parents took us to the orthodontist. That's what the orthodontist wanted: beautiful straight teeth. That's also what other people wanted. Business school research shows that people with crooked teeth averaged lower wages.Why Invisalign?While all that may be true, many patients have crooked teeth. No big deal right? You’re married. Your spouse loves you with crooked teeth. You got a date to the prom. You have your dream job. Why have my teeth straightened with Invisalign? The answer may surprise you. And it comes down to dollars. That's right, it’s cheaper to straighten your ...

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Choosing a Dental Implant 101: What Every Patients Needs to Know

Dental Implants | Atlantis Dental Care
You lost a tooth. Now what? They stick a post in the spot and slap a tooth on top of it, right? Well, not quite. Let’s talk about the important parts of getting a dental implant that every patient should consider.“Bad to the Bone”When you lose a tooth is that all you lose? Sadly the answer is “No”. Once a tooth is removed, the bone around the missing tooth is also damaged and lost. Every time. Big infection present? -lots of bone loss. Hard extraction? –lots of bone loss.The tooth being present stimulates the jaw and keeps the bone healthy. For every year the tooth is missing an alarming amount ...

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Fair Prices, Great Care

Affordable Dental Care | Boise Dentist
The Problem:While dental care is not part of the Obama-Care program, dental coverage has been greatly affected by Obama-Care. The new medical insurance plans have increased premiums for families and their employers. The ever-increasing medical insurance costs have rolled-over into dental care. Dental insurance companies have been charging more and have become more restrictive in what they will cover. They are covering less and less while putting hidden loopholes into their policies to deny more claims. For example, most companies would pay for a crown every 5 years. Now, many have hidden clauses that they will only pay for that tooth to be worked on ONCE ever in a lifetime. ...

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