Implants vs. Dentures

When you lose teeth, it is only natural to want them replaced as promptly as possible. Generally speaking, there are two methods to replace lost teeth: with dental implants or with dentures. The question is, which of these treatments is the best for you?...
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What Is the Right Age to Get Dental Implants?

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At Coastal Virginia Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Chesapeake, our team is proud to have two amazing doctors on staff who each have many years providing patients of different backgrounds and needs with dental implants. They each have the same goal—to help each patient achieve the beautiful and functional smiles they’ve always wanted.
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What Does It Mean When Wisdom Teeth Are Impacted?

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Wisdom teeth are third molars that almost everyone in Chesapeake has. And in turn, they’re something that almost everyone will have to deal with at some point in their lives. These pesky teeth most often erupt (or try to erupt) during your teens or early 20s, and when they do, they cause complications and discomfort.
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Reasons Why You May Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

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Wisdom teeth removal is one of the most common oral surgeries our doctors perform at Coastal Virginia Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Chesapeake. And while having your wisdom teeth removed isn’t something you put on your bucket list, it’s a necessity for most men, women, and teens.
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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

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Every year, our doctors meet with hundreds of Chesapeake patients who want to learn more about replacement options for their loose or missing teeth. And while there are several options available, most dental professionals—including our doctors—recommend dental implants to those who qualify.
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