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How Bruxism Can Affect A Dental Implant Restoration

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There are multiple ways in which bruxism can affect your oral health. It can even impact your dental appliances or devices. Here are a few ways that bruxism can impact a dental implant restoration: Implant Failure A dental implant is a metal screw or rod that is inserted into the jawbone to replace a tooth root.The implant becomes stabilized inside the bone and can support about the same amount of bite pressure as a natural tooth.…

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Need To Undergo Oral Surgery? Why Same-Day CAD/CAM Restorations Are The Way To Go

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If you need to undergo oral surgery and receive a cosmetic restoration, such as an inlay or a crown, you may be dreading going to the dentist. However, there are some really cool computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) devices called “CEREC” devices that can get you in and out of the office in one visit. What does CEREC stand for? CEREC stands for “Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics.” This device is gaining more and more traction in many dental offices because not only is it speedy at churning out restorations, but it is extremely precise.…

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