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Can Dental Implants Get Cavities?

August 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtwohig @ 7:09 pm
man smiling with dental implants

Dental implants have revolutionized the field of dentistry, offering an incredible solution for replacing missing teeth with a lifelike appearance and remarkable functionality. As the preferred choice for tooth replacement, they closely mimic natural teeth in both form and function. However, a question that often arises is whether dental implants are at risk of cavities, just like our original teeth. In this blog post, you will learn more about dental implants and their susceptibility to cavities.


You Asked, We Answered: Will Dental Implants Rust?

July 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtwohig @ 5:04 pm
closeup of woman smiling with dental implant

Dental implants have revolutionized the field of dentistry, offering a permanent solution to replace missing teeth. A common concern that arises when discussing these implants, especially those crafted from metal, is whether they can rust. Rest assured – the possibility of your new teeth rusting is very low. Read on to learn why implants rarely rust, how you can keep them from doing so, and ways to keep them from doing so.


Are Dental Implants Stronger Than Regular Teeth?

June 16, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtwohig @ 3:11 am
dental implant

When it comes to natural tooth enamel, you cannot dismiss its strength. As the hardest substance in the body, it can sustain substantial pressure and stand up to normal wear and tear. However, it is not indestructible. Over time, it can begin to wear down and even suffer some minor cracks or chips along the way. So, are dental implants a suitable alternative to natural teeth? Find out how strong these prosthetics are and why you won’t find another solution quite like them.


Will Gum Health Improve with Ozone Therapy?

May 16, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtwohig @ 8:13 pm
person with gum disease

Gum disease affects millions of Americans. The bacteria that attack these soft oral tissues can wreak havoc on bone, teeth, and the body. Without proper treatment, it can lead to serious problems that can develop inside the brain, heart, and other vital organs. With many dentists turning to deep cleanings, antibiotic therapy, and other methods to clear away bad oral bacteria, you may wonder, “Can ozone therapy treat gum disease?” A holistic dentist is here to explain.


Are Teeth Susceptible to Cavities While Wearing Veneers?

April 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtwohig @ 2:18 am
woman with veneers

Choosing to hide your imperfections with customized veneers is an excellent choice. Not only will you enjoy the uniformity and beauty that these restorations provide, but you’ll no longer feel defeated when looking in the mirror in the mornings. But now that they are in place, you may wonder if cavities with veneers are possible. Read on to find out the answer and what you can do to better protect your pearly whites.

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