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Busting 4 Common Dental Implant Myths

December 11, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — cocodentalcenter @ 2:35 am

Facts and myths on chalkboardDespite the latest advancements in dentistry, tooth loss is still a common problem. 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. There are more options than ever to replace missing teeth, like dental implants. A dental implant mimics the entire tooth structure from the root up. While they are well known for closely looking and feeling natural, there are also many myths surrounding them. Don’t let rumors and misinformation prevent you from investing in the next best thing to your real tooth. Here are the facts behind 4 common dental implant myths.

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Why Is There a Black Line Around My Dental Crown?

November 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — cocodentalcenter @ 7:56 pm
a man looking at his teeth in the mirror

If you’re struggling with a moderately decayed or damaged tooth, then you’re likely considering getting a dental crown to restore it. This protective cap is designed to rebuild the structure and appearance of compromised pearly whites after just a few visits. Over time, however, you may notice a dark line forming around the base where the restoration meets the tooth. Keep reading to learn why this might happen and what you can do to fix the issue.  

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5 Great Reasons to Consider Replacing Your Metal Crown

October 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — cocodentalcenter @ 3:44 am
Several different types of dental crowns in Dallas

Dental crowns are one of the most reliable ways to protect and repair damaged teeth, which is why they’ve been used for decades. In the past, dental crowns were made of sturdy materials like silver, gold, and amalgamations of other metals. However, thanks to new advancements in dentistry, these shiny restorations aren’t your only option anymore. Metal-free crowns made from color-matched dental porcelain are quickly becoming the preferred way to restore damaged or weakened teeth. If you have a metal crown, consider these five important reasons to switch to a metal-free alternative.

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4 Procedures You Can Expect with a Full Mouth Reconstruction

September 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — cocodentalcenter @ 12:11 pm
illustration of a dental implant

For people currently struggling with numerous dental problems, a full mouth reconstruction essentially enables them to hit the reset button for their smiles. This one treatment plan can be used to replace multiple teeth, fix decayed or broken ones, and address cosmetic concerns all at the same time. If you think this might be exactly what you need, here are 4 procedures that will likely be part of the process.

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Can You Still Get Dental Implants If You Have Bruxism?

August 18, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — cocodentalcenter @ 12:01 am
Woman with bruxism

Are you struggling with bruxism? This is the medical term that is used to describe repetitive teeth clenching and grinding. There are many reasons why this occurs, but the most common ones include stress, misalignment, and missing teeth. If you are missing teeth, you may be worried about how your bruxism can affect your ability to get dental implants. Read on to learn more about the relationship between the two.

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I Chipped My Tooth – What Should I Do?

August 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — cocodentalcenter @ 10:48 pm
Man with chipped tooth

Dental emergencies can be scary, and they never seem to happen at a convenient time. Unfortunately, this is still something that many of us experience over our lifetime. You can chip your tooth by a variety of different means. Whether you chomped down on something a little too hard or took an elbow to the face when playing basketball, you could end up with a dental injury. The good news is that you won’t be left with a broken tooth for the rest of your life. Continue reading to learn more about chipped teeth and what you should do if it happens to you.

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Do Dental Implants Really Make You Look Younger?

July 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — cocodentalcenter @ 8:49 pm
A close-up of dental implants in a model jaw

If you have missing teeth, you may want to get dental implants. After all, these prosthetics make for great tooth replacements! Still, you could count on implants to do more than just fill your smile. Did you know they also make your face look younger? Indeed, they’re the only dental restorations that can! As for why that’s the case, your Dallas dentist is here to explain. Read on to learn how dental implants prevent and even reverse facial aging.

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Do Dental Implants Trigger Metal Detectors?

June 9, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — cocodentalcenter @ 1:43 pm
illustration of people going through metal detectors in Dallas

Are you planning on traveling overseas for a business trip or family vacation? Do you also have dental implants? Since your restorations are made out of titanium, you’re probably wondering if they’ll trigger any alarms while going through airport security. However, you might be surprised by how the technology works with your new pearly whites. Read on to learn how these devices operate and whether your dental implants will set off metal detectors when you’re traveling!

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5 Things to Avoid After Dental Implant Surgery

May 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — cocodentalcenter @ 9:43 pm
Diagram of dental implants being placed.

Dental implants are in a class of their own when it comes to replacing missing teeth! These awesome, tiny titanium posts can completely revitalize your mouth and restore your smile to a pristine and healthy state. But despite their impressive 95% success rate, dental implants are still susceptible to failure—meaning that it’s very important to ensure that your implants aren’t compromised during your recovery period. Keep reading to learn more about five things you should absolutely avoid doing after dental implant surgery.

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Can Dental Implants Boost Your Life Expectancy?

April 6, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — cocodentalcenter @ 4:02 pm
couple laughing with dental implants in Dallas

Are you missing one or more teeth and need them replaced? One of your best treatment options is dental implants. With their superior support, you can be sure to enjoy a fully restored smile again! But did you know they could also boost your longevity? Read on to learn the benefits of dental implants and how they can increase your life expectancy.

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