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Can Patients With Osteoporosis Still Get Dental Implants?

December 15, 2017

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smiling senior womanDental implants have helped to restore countless smiles In fact, they are arguably the best way to replace missing teeth. They are sturdy and natural-looking, and they can last for a lifetime. However, in order for implants to be successful, a patient needs to have good bone density in the jaw, which is a concern in women who suffer from osteoporosis. Is it possible for people who have this condition to enjoy the perks that can only come with dental implants? Let’s take a look at some data on this important subject.

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4 Things You Need to Know About Medical Insurance & Dental Care

November 26, 2017

Insurance coverage formsIf you’ve ever needed advanced eye care like surgical treatment for glaucoma, you know that medical insurance will typically cover part of the cost of these procedures. However, if you’ve ever needed oral surgery, you know this is not the case with advanced dentistry procedures. Keep reading to learn more about the sordid history of the medical and dental fields that make it less likely for medical insurance providers to cover even the most advanced dental care.
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How Do Dental Implants Affect Bone Health?

October 29, 2017

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couple posing on the beachDental implants offer a number of benefits, perhaps the most important of which for you is a stable, natural-looking tooth replacement. The secret behind their stability is that the titanium posts actually promote the growth of bone matter to fuse together with your jaw bone. A recent study shows that in women who have osteoporosis, dental implants can make a big difference. Keep reading to learn more about the study and the effect this comprehensive tooth replacement have on your osteo health — and whether or not you may be a candidate for dental implants.

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What are Implant Overdentures?

September 13, 2017

Laughing senior coupleIf you’re missing numerous teeth or you already wear a denture, you know there are some drawbacks to these advanced tooth replacement prosthetics. They slip, they rub against the gums, they only provide limited chewing ability, and they don’t always look the most natural. To some extent, a refitted denture could do the trick, but dentists may have a better option – implant overdentures. These prosthetics offer the best of both removal and dental implant fixed dentures.  
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Everything You Need to Know about Dentures in Circle Pines

August 11, 2017

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denture and dental mirrorIf you are living with tooth loss, you have probably considered dentures in Circles Pines; however, you have yet to invest in them due to certain stigmas that surround them. Over the years, they have gotten a bad reputation for looking fake and being uncomfortable, causing you to avoid getting them until as long as possible. However, several advancements have been made to improve their function and comfort. Now, they even look more natural than ever before, making them the affordable and convenient choice to replace your missing teeth.
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Dental Cleaning in Circle Pines Helps Bad Breath

April 11, 2017

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Dental cleaning in Circle Pines eliminates plaque and tartarWhen you know you have bad breath, you feel embarrassed. Sometimes, however, you may not even be aware of your halitosis. Unfortunately, this oral health condition often signals a problem with your teeth, gums or overall health. Dr. John Stentz and Dr. Priya Shaffer of Circle Pines Dental educate patients about the reasons behind bad breath and how you can eliminate it through dental cleaning in Circle Pines and other oral health care practices.

 

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Big Changes in 2017? Visit the Cosmetic Dentist in Circle Pines

December 30, 2016

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cosmetic dentist in circle pines transforms smilesWhat are goals are you setting for 2017? If they are to look great and feel better, we have a fantastic idea. Instead of setting a New Year’s resolution you won’t keep anyway, consider transforming your smile with a visit to the cosmetic dentist in Circle Pines instead. People who set tangible goals are far more likely to meet with success — and what could be more achievable than visiting your favorite dentist?

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The Advantages of Tooth-Colored Fillings in Circle Pines

November 29, 2016

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Why would I get tooth-colored fillings in Circle Pines?You’re enjoying a relaxed night at Trappers Bar and Grill when your friend tells you the funniest joke you have heard in a long time. You stifle your raucous laughter into a dignified chuckle because you don’t want anyone to see your teeth. You have an obvious cavity and have been procrastinating getting it fixed. You remember your grandparents having metal fillings, and they always stuck out to you. You don’t want that for your smile, but you need to get the tooth fixed soon. What can you do? Today, you can now fix your tooth in a way that will make it strong and beautiful, thanks to tooth-colored fillings in Circle Pines. (more…)

Snoring and Sleep Apnea in Circle Pines

October 18, 2016

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Sleep apnea in Circle Pines can now be treated by your dentist.You’re lying awake at night and you’ve not only counted sheep, but started naming them as well. Pretty soon you’ll weave a whimsical tale about their misadventures, but you really just wish you could stay asleep. Your partner snores like it’s their job, and you’re tired of waking them up only to have them wake you up shortly thereafter. Something has to be done about their snoring. Did you know it could be a sign of a serious sleep disorder? Dr. Stentz and Dr. Husu want you to know how to identify and treat sleep apnea in Circle Pines. (more…)

Circle Pines Dentist Creates Long-lasting Smiles with Porcelain Veneers

September 22, 2016

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Porcelain veneers from the Circle Pines dentist builds smiles to last.Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to have porcelain veneers so you can finally have a smile that you are proud to share with family, friends and colleagues. Porcelain veneers have been a reliable cosmetic dentistry treatment for many, many years. And like most dental services over the years, the materials and techniques involved in placing veneers have improved. Chances are that with proper care, your new veneers will last for 20 years or more! To help ensure the longevity of your smile, Circle Pines dentist Dr. John Stentz and Dr. Corey Husu would like to offer a few pointers on how best to care for your porcelain veneers.

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