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What Treatments Could I Need Before Getting Dental Implants?

May 13, 2024

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Illustration of dental implant

Dental implants are the ideal way to replace missing teeth because they look and function just like the real thing. While traditional restorations like dentures and dental bridges can have difficulty with chewing tougher or crunchier foods or even give the patient trouble during speech, dental implants have none of these problems because they are placed directly into the jaw. While not every patient will immediately be ready for dental implants, many can be great candidates after preliminary treatments. Here are some procedures you might need before getting dental implants.

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Vitamin D Supports Dental Implant Success

May 9, 2024

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Foods containing vitamin DDental implants are the most reliable method of treating tooth loss. A dental implant is unique from other tooth replacement methods because it treats both the root and the crown. They have over a 95% success rate; however, complications can occur for some patients. New research has found a link between vitamin D and dental implant success. Here’s why you may need to up your vitamin D intake before your placement surgery.

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Culture Cues: 5 Moments Featuring Braces

April 23, 2024

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Model teeth with braces on a pink background with dental instruments

Traditional orthodontics have a long history of successfully straightening smiles which is why they remain a popular treatment to this day. Originally invented in 1819, they have an established reputation for being a reliable solution to perfect even the most crooked, overcrowded, and gapped grins. Because they’ve been around such a long time, they have inevitably had some memorable on-screen moments. Continue reading to learn 5 pop culture references featuring braces!

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Beautiful Benefits: How Dental Implants Enhance Your Appearance

April 19, 2024

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Nose-to-chin view of woman with blond hair smiling with a diagram pointing to a dental implant

Tooth loss can impact your daily quality of life in many ways. Not only is it harder to eat and speak like you used to, but you could also suffer anxiety over your changed visage. While there are many methods your dentist can utilize to refurbish your grin, one of the most beneficial is dental implants. They’re the only restoration that’s inserted into your jawbone and as a result, they offer unique advantages over other replacements like dentures or dental bridges. In addition to regaining your ability to enjoy meals and converse with friends, they can also rebuild your appearance.

Keep reading to learn 3 additional benefits of dental implants!

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Long-Lasting Looks: 3 Tips to Make the Most of Your Veneers

April 11, 2024

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Woman in bright yellow/green sweater with brown hair smiling

Veneers continue to gain popularity because they allow so many people dealing with a variety of dental issues to mask aesthetic issues to perfect their teeth. Plus, they can last 20+ years with the right care, which means you could benefit from a flawless smile for years to come. That said, it’s important to properly care for your cosmetics so you can continue making the most of them. Keep reading to learn about 3 ways that you can preserve your veneers!

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Laser Technology Could Change Your Dental Care Experience!

April 4, 2024

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Gloved hands preparing soft tissue laser in dental office

At Rauchberg Dental Group, we are always eager to enhance the patient experience. We do so by providing empathetic, personalized care in a welcoming environment. We also use the latest technology to facilitate easy, precise, and effective treatments. Recently, we have added laser technology to our office. Would you like to learn more about this advanced tool and how it might change your dental care experience? This blog post provides some fascinating information.

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Why Your Child May Benefit from Phase 1 Orthodontics

March 5, 2024

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child sitting in dental chair smiling and giving thumbs up

If your child has crooked teeth or bite problems, Phase 1 orthodontics could play a vital role in their dental care journey. This early intervention method focuses on correcting these issues during their formative years, laying the groundwork for a healthier and properly aligned smile. Let’s delve into what Phase 1 orthodontics involves, its advantages, and when it’s typically recommended for young smiles.

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Finding Relief: Addressing Denture Sores with Ease

February 29, 2024

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Older man holding his cheek because of denture sores

Dentures are a common and affordable solution for patients with missing teeth, offering both functionality and aesthetics. However, they can sometimes cause discomfort in the form of denture sores. These sores, also known as denture ulcers, can develop in many ways, but the outcome is the same—a lower quality of life.

If you’re suffering from denture sores and want them gone fast, continue reading. There are several strategies you can use to find relief.

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Smile Styling: Braces Band Colors That Make Your Teeth Look Whiter

February 23, 2024

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Patient smiling with colorful braces

While braces can take some getting used to at first, you’ll eventually acclimate to them. Once that happens, you stop worrying so much about what they look like and more about your own style. Braces use small rubber bands as part of the treatment, and they can be many colors.

However, you might consider accentuating your smile to make your teeth look whiter. If you’re curious how rubber band color choice affects your pearly whites, continue reading.

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TMJ Disorder Troubles: Should You Be Concerned If Your Jaw Pops and Clicks?

February 9, 2024

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Woman holding her jaw due to TMJ disorder

Have you noticed any clicking or popping in your jaw while chewing food, yawning, or opening and closing your mouth? While occasional jaw noises may not be a cause for concern, persistent or painful symptoms could indicate an issue. If you’re curious what that could mean for you, continue reading. You’ll explore the causes of jaw clicking and popping, including TMJ disorder and when to see a dentist.

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