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3 Reasons We Might Recommend a Crown

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Dental crowns, also called “caps,” are one of the most versatile restorations available. Crowns have been successfully used for decades to protect damaged or decayed teeth. Today, with the availability of esthetic materials like porcelain, crowns can also be used for cosmetic purposes, such as changing the shape of a tooth.Your dentist may recommend a crown for any one of a number of reasons, but here are the 3 most common uses for dental crowns:Protect a damaged tooth – Sometimes, a tooth is so damaged that a simple filling isn’t enough to do the job. In this case, your dentist would recommend a crown provide protection and restore your ...

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3 Ways Dental Bridges Can Improve Your Life

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Tooth loss for any reason can be a devastating event. Whether you have suffered a sports-related injury or your tooth loss is due to poor oral health, replacing the lost tooth as quickly as possible is essential.What Dental Bridges DoDental bridges are a time-tested method for tooth replacement and work well for many people. A bridge is designed to fill the space left by a missing tooth so you can eat, speak, and smile confidently again. It takes only two or three visits to complete the entire process, and the result is a healthier, more attractive smile.How a Bridge Can Improve Your LifeAside from restoring your oral health, there ...

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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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