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How long do dental crowns last?

Dental crowns are one of the most popular restorations in the field. Most patients will have at least one crown at some point in their lives. Crowns are meant to both improve the look of your smile as well as its overall functionality. They can be made of porcelain, ceramic and some may be lined

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How Long Does a Root Canal Take For One Tooth?

Each of your teeth has a pulp in the center. This pulp houses the nerves and blood vessels that keep the tooth vital and healthy. Unfortunately, the pulp can become infected and exposed because of certain factors, requiring the need for a root canal. While many people think of root canals as inconvenient, invasive procedures,

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How Do You Know if You Need a Root Canal?

Root canals are one of the most common dental procedures done in the office. The procedure is often needed if the inner pulp, or nerve, of the tooth has been exposed or has become decayed. Root canals are easily performed in-office in about an hour and can be detrimental to your overall oral health. If

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What is a family dentist?

Looking for a Family Dentist in Hermann Park? Visiting the dentist is important at any and every stage of life. It’s recommended that you begin bringing your children to the dentist as soon as their first baby teeth come in. Over time, regular dental appointments can help in providing preventative and corrective care as needed.

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How often should I get my teeth cleaned?

Keeping your teeth clean and healthy is crucial in preventing dental problems down the road. When you brush and floss regularly, it helps to prevent cavities from developing and the need for fillings, crowns, root canals and extractions. Unfortunately, even the very best toothbrush and flossing regimen at home isn’t enough to keep your teeth

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How long do dental crowns last?

Dental crowns are restorations that can be used to build up a tooth that’s compromised. If a tooth has cracked, broken or fractured, it may need a crown to help improve the look of the tooth as well as how well it’s able to function. Crowns can be made of porcelain, ceramic and some may

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How long is a dentist appointment?

Visiting the dental office is a great way to keep up with the health of your smile. Regular checkups, routine preventative care and restorative options are readily available to improve the overall look and feel of your smile. We completely understand that visiting the office isn’t the highlight of your day. Regardless of how comfortable

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How long do veneers last?

Veneers are thin shells of porcelain that are placed on the front of the teeth to create a bright, white and flawless smile. They can be used to correct minor imperfections without the need for more invasive work. Veneers are made for each individual patient so that they look natural and feel completely comfortable for

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How strong are dental implants compared to real teeth?

Dental Implants are designed to last upward of 25 years as long as they are cared for properly.  They are the closest thing to natural teeth and can be maintained easily at home to keep your implants looking great. Dental implants will make it easier for you to speak compared to other implant solutions, and

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How to care for dental implants

Dental Implants are helpful to many patients at Herman Park Smiles.  As with any procedure there must be maintenance and care at home.  In order to maintain the health of the implants, good oral hygiene is required. Dental Implants take approximately four to six months to heal while the bone fuses to your new implant.

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