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What To Do After A Tooth Extraction

June 25, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Chirta Naik @ 7:43 pm

person with an ice pack on their faceYou’ve just had a tooth extraction. With the most modern dental advancements, these procedures have minimal trauma and discomfort to the surrounding areas of your mouth and are mostly quick and uneventful. After receiving some guidelines from your dentist about post-operative care, you want to be sure that you’re doing everything you should be for your gums to heal properly. Certain habits can increase your risk of oral complications including infection and dry socket. Read on for some do’s and don’ts of post-surgery care. (more…)

Are Dental Implants Safe and Are There Any Risks? A Dentist Weighs In

May 13, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Chirta Naik @ 3:45 pm

Model of an implant in the lower jawDental implants have become the “gold standard” in tooth replacement and it’s easy to see why: They look and feel more like your own teeth than anything else and can last a lifetime with proper care. Not to mention that they’re incredibly reliable with a 98% success rate! However, it’s still natural to have questions and one common one is, “How safe are implants?” There are always risks to any medical or dental procedure, and although they don’t occur very often with implants, it’s still important to be aware of them. After reading this blog, you’ll have a better understanding of the safety and success rate of implants and learn about some of the most common risks associated with them. Find out more below!

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The Differences Between Dentures and Dental Implants Explained

April 15, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Chirta Naik @ 5:49 am

older woman smiling blonde hairLiving without a full set of teeth not only creates aesthetic headaches, but it can also lead to functional problems like the other teeth shifting, which can create an imbalanced bite. Thankfully, you have viable restoration options: dentures and dental implants. What are the differences between them, though? Read on to get an answer to your question!

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5 Ways to Perfect Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry!

March 5, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Chirta Naik @ 3:03 am

woman brunette smiling perfect teethIt’s hard to have the confidence you should when your smile isn’t up to standard. Thus, your interactions with other people can be greatly affected. Thankfully, with the breakthroughs in cosmetic dentistry, you can overcome any flaws to achieve a smile that dazzles. As you read on, learn about 5 cosmetic dental methods that can change your life!

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Dental Fluorosis Treatment Can Get Rid of White Spots on Your Smile

February 5, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Chirta Naik @ 6:30 pm

person smilingYou may have noticed faint but unsightly white spots on your teeth since you were younger, but you’ve never put much thought into what they were. Now that you’re older, you wonder what you could do to fix your smile so you’re photo-ready. Luckily, your cosmetic dentist can offer you dental fluorosis treatments that can help touch-up and perfect your smile.

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