Dentique Dental Blog

Restoration Request: How Long Do Dental Implants Take?

April 5, 2024

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Your teeth play a crucial role in basic everyday tasks that we tend to take for granted until one or more of them goes missing. If you’ve suffered from tooth loss, you may find that simple things like speaking, eating, and smiling suddenly become more challenging. Fortunately, your dentist can rebuild your grin with dental implants. These restorations are the only ones that are surgically inserted into your jawbone for additional stability. They provide many unique advantages over alternatives like dentures and dental bridges as a result.

If you have an upcoming implant procedure, it’s normal to have questions. One of the first things many patients want to know is how long it takes. If you’re wondering, keep reading to find out!

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What Should I Do If My Dental Implant Feels Loose?

March 13, 2024

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Dental implants boast a success rate of over 95%, making them a sound investment in your oral health. However, they can come loose or even fail in rare cases. A loose or dislodged dental implant is a serious problem that requires the attention of a qualified dentist to prevent pain, infections, or the need for the implant to be replaced. Here’s a brief guide to what you should do when you have a loose implant so you can come to the best possible result.

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Implant Guidance: 4 Dental Implant Terms You Should Know

February 15, 2024

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So, you plan to get dental implants? You’ve made a wise move – these prosthetics are great at restoring smiles. That said, you don’t want to get too ahead of yourself. You should learn the basics about these tooth replacements first. Implant surgery may not go as you’d like otherwise. To start out, let your Downers Grove dentist teach you a few things. Here are four vital dental implant terms you should know before treatment.

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What is Sedation Dentistry?

January 5, 2024

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Below is everything you can expect when you choose Sedation Dentistry.

What is oral conscious sedation?
When dental sedation is the best treatment to address your needs, we will discuss everything you need to know about it at length. Sedation dentistry makes use of pharmacological agents to help you feel relaxed during dental procedures. When you’re comfortable and anxiety-free, you won’t feel any pain at all while you get dental work done. This means that we’ll be able to work on solutions for any oral problems you may have better and faster. 

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Quality Dental Care For Seniors

July 3, 2023

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At Dentique Dental, we understand the importance of providing quality dental care for seniors to maintain their oral health and overall well-being. As you age, various oral issues can arise, including periodontal disease, dry mouth, worn teeth, and lost teeth. These issues can have a significant impact on your health, increasing the risk of conditions such as heart disease, strokes, blood vessel blockage, dementia, and more.

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What are the signs of gum disease?

May 29, 2023

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Also known as periodontal disease, gum disease begins small but gradually worsens over time. The primary cause is bacteria found in dental plaque, which inflames and eventually infects your gum tissues. If left untreated, gum disease can cause your gum tissue to pull away from your teeth, resulting in lost bone density and tooth loss due to gum tissue recession.

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Why Straight Teeth Can Create a Healthier Smile

May 11, 2023

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It’s widely recognized that maintaining good oral health is important for overall well-being, and that poor oral health can contribute to other health issues. To keep your mouth and body healthy, it’s essential to learn how to care for your smile and prevent harmful bacteria from spreading to other parts of your body.

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It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month

February 14, 2023

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The theme for National Children’s Dental Health Month in February 2023 is “Brush, Floss, Smile.” Tooth decay is a major health problem for children, and cavities can lead to severe toothache, infection, and even tooth loss if left untreated. To help your child’s smile thrive, it’s important to provide them with the tools they need to keep cavities at bay.

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FAQs about sedation dentistry

January 19, 2023

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Sedation dentistry utilizes medication to help patients relax during dental procedures. Oral sedatives are regulated by the FDA and considered quite safe, making them an ideal option for those who deal with fear and anxiety. Here are some frequently asked questions about sedation dentistry to find out if it’s right for you.

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Who are candidates for Sedation Dentistry?

October 23, 2022

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Find out if sedation dentistry is for you.

Most people hate going to the dentist for one reason or another, but regular dental visits will help your dentist maintain your overall oral health, aside from treating problems before they arise and providing solutions to both major and minor dental issues. A lot of patients however, would rather endure the pain of a toothache than a visit to the dentist, which isn’t advisable or ideal in the long run. Few patients also know that options such as sedation dentistry exist, which can greatly help make visits to the dentist easier and sitting through an appointment stress-free. 

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