6 Dental Implants Post-Op Care Tips

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Dental implants can replace missing teeth and restore the full function of your mouth, enabling you to eat a wider variety of foods with greater ease. While it can be intimidating to undergo surgery and wait
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Guide to Eating After Getting Dental Implants

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Ultimately, dental implants can eliminate dietary restrictions due to missing or severely diseased or damaged teeth. However, it takes several weeks for the implants to fuse with the jawbone and create a strong foundation for biting and chewing. Following surgery
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Dental Implants and Smoking: Everything You Need to Know

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If you are looking to get dental implants soon, your dental provider may ask if you are a smoker. It is not a secret that smoking is bad for your health, and while we recommend that you quit smoking, sometimes a smoking addiction is harder to kick than simply choosing to quit.
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Implants vs. Dentures

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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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