Dental Implants

A Fresh Start After Losing a Tooth in Owensboro, KY

Do you have a missing tooth? If the tooth had been aching, it may have been a relief. Unless, of course, it was in the front of your mouth and now the gaping hole shows every time you smile. Ignoring it is practically impossible because your tongue can’t leave the gap alone. At Dental Designs

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Implants Can Prevent Denture-Related Health Problems in Owensboro

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25% of adults over 65 have no natural teeth. Many people with missing teeth or no teeth at all choose dentures. This is understandable. It’s problematic to eat and speak with no teeth in the mouth. And a toothless mouth is not an attractive look for

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Why is the 4-Step Tooth Implant Timeline Necessary?

If you’ve visited us at Dental Designs of Owensboro before you know that implants are the preferable tooth restoration for most individuals with a missing tooth. The dental implant process can take several dental visits over months. Don’t let this discourage you. Each stage of the procedure is important. Remember that the tooth implant timeline

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5 Ways To Prevent A Cracked Tooth

Cracked teeth can be painful, unattractive, and expensive to repair. Today’s post in the Dental Designs of Owensboro dental blog contains an easy-to-follow list of tips to keep your teeth whole and strong. 1. Don’t chew on hard substances. Mind-blowing, right? People should steer clear of ice, hard candies, hard nuts, popcorn, and beef jerky.

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A Maximum Upgrade With Mini Implants

Though they are not as well known as conventional dental implants, mini implants are being used successfully in the Owensboro area to improve smiles. Like their larger diameter counterparts, mini implants can support a restoration for one or more missing teeth or replace a bridge or fixed denture. Denture wearers benefit considerably from these slip-free dental

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Want to Fill Those Gaps in Your Smile?

Do you have gaps in your smile? Many U.S. adults are missing one or more teeth. You probably already know that missing teeth detract from an attractive smile. You may be self-conscious about your smile. Do you cover your mouth when you laugh? Perhaps you keep your mouth closed when someone takes a picture of

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Inlays/Onlays: Less Invasive Than Complete Crowns

Restorative dentistry has come a long way over the years and there are now several effective ways to repair decayed teeth. In this post from Dental Designs of Owensboro, we are going to concentrate on two similar types of restorations: dental inlays and onlays. Where possible, an inlay or an onlay can be a less-invasive

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Prevent Awkward Holiday Dinners With Implants

At Dental Designs of Owensboro, we know the holidays can be a chance to rejoice and relax for many. But for just as many folks – especially those with missing teeth – it can also be a daunting endeavor. After all, holidays include a ton of socialization and interaction. If you feel your smile isn’t

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Are Dental Implants Experimental?

Dental implants are tooth replacement marvels that have been placed in millions of people. They look and function just like the real thing, and are available at Dental Designs of Owensboro. Technically, dental implants are not replacement teeth. The actual implant is a titanium post that is inserted into your jaw. In a few months’

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Root Canal vs Dental Implant

In this post from Dental Designs of Owensboro we are going to talk about root canals, tooth extraction, and dental implants. When a tooth’s nerve and pulp becomes infected, we make a judgment call: whether to try saving the tooth with root canal therapy, or extracting it. Sometimes patients think an extraction is the best

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