Should I Replace My Tooth After Getting It Extracted?

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Every day, our doctors visit with patients from Chesapeake who need to have a tooth extraction performed. Whether their affected tooth is the result of poor dental care, injury or trauma, impaction, or overcrowding, our doctors are committed to using the best tooth extraction techniques to give patients a positive experience and amazing results.
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Can I Get Conditions Like Cavities or Gum Disease with Dental Implants?

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Every year, our doctors see hundreds of patients from Chesapeake who are interested in having dental implants placed to restore their oral function after tooth loss. During these consultations, our doctors field many questions about the resilience of dental implants and whether or not conditions like cavities or gum disease are possible after they’ve been placed.
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Diet Tips to Follow After a Tooth Extraction

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No one necessarily wants to have a tooth extracted, but it is something that has to happen for some men and women in Virginia Beach. And while mild discomfort is often associated with a tooth extraction, many patients find it helpful to know what they can and can’t eat in the days following their procedure.
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The Advantages Of Dental Implants Vs Other Options

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Our doctors see many Chesapeake residents who have loose or missing teeth and need to have tooth replacement. Regardless of whether that means one tooth, a few teeth, or a whole mouthful of teeth, our doctors are experienced in placing dental implants in order to restore the oral function of their patients.
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Wisdom Tooth Removal – Aftercare

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Having your impacted wisdom teeth removed is a serious surgical procedure, and post-operative care is extremely important! Read on for instructions on how to care for your sore mouth, and how to minimize unnecessary pain and complications.
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Dental Implants: High Tech Teeth

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Despite their primitive methods, some of these implants were fused with bone like modern dental implants! However, unlike the ancient cast iron or sea shell implants, modern implants are composed of titanium. Titanium is lightweight, strong, and biocompatible.
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Little, Medium & Big Bone Grafts

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Bone grafting is a straightforward procedure that is immensely beneficial for numerous reasons. In the instance of a missing tooth (or teeth), the jaw bone can begin to slowly degrade. The jaw bone holds teeth in place, and once a tooth is no longer present, the bone doesn’t have anything to support. There are different types of bone grafts.
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On The Lookout For Oral Cancer

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Oral cancer screenings are performed regularly at dental exams, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be paying attention to your dental hygiene between appointments. Taking matters into your own hands is the best way to maintain your oral health. Not sure how to screen for oral cancer? We’ll show you!
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Dental Implant Success

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Don’t miss out with missing teeth, get your smile back and feel better about yourself! Here at Coastal Virginia Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery we specialize in dental implants, so give us a call today to discuss your future implant success!
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