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Dental Implant Facts

by Smile Design SI

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 08:42:25 AM


It has been estimated that 69 percent of Americans age 35 to 44 have at least one missing tooth, and one in four over the age of 74 have lost ALL their natural teeth. Ancient dental implants have been traced back to around 600 AD, when tooth-like pieces of shell were hammered into the jaw of a Mayan woman. Thank goodness for contemporary dentistry! Teeth restored with dental implants can't get cavities! An replacement tooth, or crown, doesn't decay like a natural tooth, but you still must brush, floss and care for it and your surrounding natural teeth and gums in the same manner as natural teeth. Regular professional cleanings and dental check-ups also are essential. Dental implants are the only dental restoration option that preserves and stimulates natural bone, actually helping to stimulate bone growth and prevent bone loss. Contemporary dental implants, which have been in use for many decades, have been proven safe and effective. ...

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Welcome To Our New Website!

by Smile Design SI

Posted on March 14, 2017 at 08:06:41 PM


Welcome to our new website and blog. We will be posting many new articles and information here so please check back regularly!...

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