What You Need to Know About Caring for Your Dental Implant

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If you’re missing one or more teeth, your dentist may recommend a dental implant. An implant is a metal post that replaces your missing tooth’s root. It attaches to your jaw, providing a foundation for a replacement tooth.

Caring for your implant is similar to caring for your natural teeth, but there are some important differences.

A Patient’s Guide to Gum Disease

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flossinggumdiseaseWhen you think about an ideal smile, you probably primarily picture bright, white teeth. But in order for teeth to stay healthy, individuals must also have strong gum tissue. This tissue provides the support necessary to keep teeth aligned and protected from decay.

Unfortunately, gum disease is a common ailment that can affect patients of almost any age. Gum disease is most likely to appear in adult patients, rather than children or teens. In fact, almost 70 percent of adults have some form of gum disease.

In this article, we explain the basics of gum disease, including how it’s classified, diagnosed, and treated.

Crest Hill
Family Dental

2410 W Caton Farm Rd, Suite C
Crest Hill, IL 60403
Phone: (815) 439-1111
Fax: (815) 439-9709

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Thursday 10am – 7pm
Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 3pm

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