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When are Dental Crowns a Good Choice for Treatment?

A dental crown is like a cap for a tooth that has been damaged, restoring its appearance and function. A tooth might become seriously chipped or fractured due to an accident and a crown can cover and hold the tooth together. Or one or more teeth might have been lost in an accident or due to poor dental hygiene, which results in an infection that pulls the supporting gums away from teeth. Or you may have been grinding your teeth while you sleep (which you might only know about if a partner complains).

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How the Invisalign Process is Carried Out

Just like most people in the world, you want beautiful straight teeth. Perhaps you have heard all about the advantages of Invisalign and you have some questions. Maybe you’re wondering how it works, how long it takes, or the difference between Invisalign and braces.

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How CEREC Crowns can Be a Valuable Investment

Restorative dentistry goes a long way in making up a beautiful smile, especially if your teeth are damaged or decayed. One of the ways to make your smile look as good as new is by using a dental crown. This is a tooth-shaped prosthetic that fits right over the damaged tooth or an implant to restore the tooth’s function and aesthetic.

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Signs You Need to Replace Your Dental Crown

Although the materials used to restore and rebuild teeth are made to be resilient and long-lasting, they are still subject to wear and tear and need replacing after their life cycle has reached its end. If you have a dental crown, here are some signs to look out for that indicate it’s time for a replacement.

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Dental Hygiene Tips for Older Adult Patients

As you get older, your health needs evolve, and that includes your dental health. There are several things you can do to preserve a healthy and beautiful smile, which also protects your overall health, as you enter your golden years.

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Why X-Rays are Necessary for Dental Care

X-rays are required every so often as part of your dental check-up. Do you know why this is?

When your dentist examines your teeth and gums at your six-month check-ups, they can only see the surface of your teeth. But what’s going on within the teeth and below the gumline is also an important part of your oral health. X-rays allow your dentist to take a closer look at those areas to detect any potential problems that may be lurking just out of sight, such as:

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Managing Your Oral Health During COVID

Our goal at CITIDental Tremont is not only to make sure your mouth is healthy, but to help you understand the importance of oral health to your overall well-being. When we were growing up, we all thought that going to the dentist was just to treat cavities. They remain second only to the common cold as a health problem, but everyone has gradually learned that gum infection (aka periodontal disease or periodontitis) is far more serious.

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Managing and Cleaning Your Porcelain Veneers, Crowns and Bridges

If you recently had porcelain veneers, crowns, or a bridge with an artificial tooth placed, you are no doubt enjoying your beautiful new smile. But nothing lasts forever, especially without proper care. It is easy to think all your dental problems have been solved, relax your cleaning habits, and then a new crisis is triggered.
The good news is that if you are rigorous about cleaning and have a dental exam at least twice a year, you may never again need a cavity removed, periodontal surgery done, or a veneer, crown, or bridge placed again.

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Why CEREC is Valuable

In 1985, a revolutionary new system was introduced to enable single-visit dental restorations. Millions of patients later, CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics) has produced impressive results in providing better and quicker crowns, veneers, inlays and onlays, or to replace old amalgam fillings.

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