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Is Sedation Dentistry Right for You?

September 14, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkoo @ 9:51 pm
Patient wearing nasal mask for dental sedation

Are you thinking about undergoing a major dental procedure, such as dental implant placement? Many patients are nervous about their surgery. If that is true of you, be sure to ask your care provider if sedation dentistry is right for you. It may be the ideal way to create a more positive oral care experience, especially if any of the following are true:


How Can You Prevent Dental Implant Failure?

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkoo @ 6:37 pm
Smiling middle-aged woman holding toothbrush

According to some estimates, dental implants have a 98% success rate. That is certainly impressive, but it does leave the slight possibility that something will go wrong. How can you increase the chances that your prosthetic teeth will stand the test of time? Here are some tips to help you prevent dental implant failure:


Can Dental Implants Get Cavities?

August 21, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkoo @ 4:53 pm
Curious man wondering if dental implants can get cavities

Dental cavities are one of the most common health issues in the world. In fact, according to one estimate, more than 90% of people have had at least one cavity. But what if you no longer have your natural teeth? Can dental implants get cavities and develop other problems just like natural teeth? Read this blog to discover useful information that will help you care for your restored smile.


4 Reasons Not to Feel Embarrassed about Getting Dental Implants

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkoo @ 4:23 pm
Smiling man, proud of his dental implant

If you have one or more missing teeth, you may want to get them replaced. But what if you hesitate because you are afraid of judgment from your acquaintances, coworkers, or even your dental team? There is no reason to worry. The dental implant process should not cause you any shame. In fact, you have ample reasons not to feel embarrassed about getting dental implants. Here are a few of the most outstanding ones:


What Does Dental Sedation Feel Like?

July 18, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkoo @ 5:34 pm
Happy patient giving thumbs up for dental sedation

A lot of people are a little nervous about the dental implant placement surgery. They wonder if it will be a painful experience. Well, thanks to sedation, it should be very comfortable! What exactly is dental sedation, and what does it feel like? This blog post can help you prepare for your upcoming procedure.


Is It Possible to Replace Healthy Teeth with Dental Implants?

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkoo @ 5:07 pm
Illustration of dental implant between natural teeth

If you ask any dental professional about the best way to replace lost teeth, they will likely point you toward dental implants. Implants are strong, long-lasting, and highly functional. But what if you still have your natural teeth and are thinking about swapping them out for high-quality prosthetics? Is it possible to replace healthy teeth with dental implants? This blog post offers some important information.


Can You Wait Too Long to Replace Missing Teeth with Dental Implants?

June 28, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkoo @ 3:27 pm
Two dental implants and crowns against blue background

If you have had missing teeth for several years, you may be all too familiar with the inconveniences that accompany lost dentition. Certainly, you should visit a dental professional to ask about your options. Before you go, though, you might be a little anxious. Could the fact that you have delayed tooth replacement affect your eligibility for a new smile? Can you wait too long to replace missing teeth with dental implants? This blog post discusses the role that timing can play in your tooth replacement journey.


Will I Have to Change My Diet When I Get Dental Implants?

June 26, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkoo @ 3:38 pm
Smiling senior woman holding an apple

“Will I have to change my diet when I get dental implants?” That question is something that many patients wonder about. After all, no one wants to give up their favorite snacks and meals. The good news is that dental implants are the next best thing to natural teeth, so you can feel free to indulge in virtually any food after the implants are solidly integrated with your jawbone. However, there are some points you should keep in mind as you are deciding what to eat. This blog post provides some practical guidance.


Discover the Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

May 29, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkoo @ 5:28 pm
Happy, relaxed dental patient reclining in treatment chair

Are you thinking about getting dental implants, or do you have another complex oral procedure in your near future? You might be nervous about what to expect. Rest assured that your surgical team wants you to be as comfortable as possible. Therefore, they may offer sedation. What are some of the benefits of sedation dentistry? This blog post lists a few of the biggest ones.


5 Reasons Not to Be Afraid of Getting Dental Implants

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkoo @ 5:02 pm
Happy male dental patient sitting in treatment chair

Dental implants are often heralded as the gold standard of tooth replacement. However, getting them requires that you undergo a surgery. Naturally, that prospect might feel a little intimidating. Many patients are nervous about what the procedure will feel like and what they will experience during their recovery period. If that is true of you, take heart! You have several reasons for you not to be afraid of getting dental implants.

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