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How to Take Care Of Your Dental Implants in Inwood

October 8, 2018

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picture of dental implants

One of the chief advantages of dental implants in Inwood is how easy they are to care for. The most important step is to brush regularly with a low-abrasive toothpaste and soft-bristled toothbrush. You should also floss daily eat a healthy diet and see your dentist for regular checkups.


Learn About the Technology Needed for Dental Implants in Inwood

August 5, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — markelawtondds @ 9:55 pm

A diagram of dental implants.For years scientists studied the best methods and materials for replacing teeth. It wasn’t until the 1950s that doctors like Leonard Linkow and Per-Ingvar Branemark started experimenting with titanium to replace tooth roots. It’s taken thousands of years for tooth replacement to get to where it is today. However, many people don’t even realize how much easier it is to replace teeth via dental implants.

Today, dental implants in Inwood consist of three main components: an implant, abutment and restoration. Keep reading to learn how they make up the dental implant and how technology is making the process easier.