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Tooth Implant Placement: Before, During, After

Let’s consider what to expect during tooth implant surgery. We will divide it into three parts: before, during, and after. This is how implant placement works: Before the Procedure We start with X-rays, an exam, and a consultation. We’ll take numerous X-rays of your teeth and jaw. Images are taken from numerous angles. It’s vital

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The Mark of The Perfect Dentist

If you are fortunate to have dental insurance but do not have a regular dentist, it’s time to select a dentist. And if you haven’t got insurance but have dental needs, perhaps it is time to consider who can meet those needs affordably. An Educated Dentist Gina McCray, DDS performs amazing work for patients who

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The Advantages of Implant-Retained Dentures

Are you trading your traditional dentures for implant-stabilized dentures? Implant-retained or implant-stabilized dentures both provide various advantages over conventional dentures. Secure in the mouth—no slipping Offers up to 100% natural chewing function Upper denture doesn’t cover as much of the palate This helps patients taste food more easily. (Hooray!) More comfortable When dentures are fixed

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Trust doctor McCray For Accurate Dental Info

Dental patients are more informed than ever before and it’s not surprising that much of their knowledge about oral health and dental treatment is gleaned from online sources. Proactive self-education can be beneficial for you and your family, especially if it helps with living a healthy lifestyle. We caution our friends and neighbors in the

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Tooth Whitening For A Whiter Smile

When it comes to cosmetic dentistry in Mechanicsville, tooth whitening is one of the easiest and most rewarding procedures. There are a lot of tooth whitening options for those of us in the Mechanicsville area. How do you find a good tooth whitening procedure in Mechanicsville? Visiting your local Mechanicsville dentist is a good start!

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The 411 on TMJ

Do you have unexplained pain or clicking sounds in your jaw? They can be signs of serious oral issues. Some ailments with the jaw and the muscles that control it are known as temporomandibular disorders (TMD). But it’s also also called TMJ, because that’s the acronym for the name of the joint. Technically, that’s not

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Avoid These 5 Smile Wreckers

We hope today’s post will alert blog visitors to some harmful oral health threats. At St. Mary’s Dental, too often, we treat decay and damage caused by the following: 1. Sports Injuries Many parents send their kids out on the playing field with a mouthguard but fail to shield themselves when they participate in activities

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Overlapping Teeth Can Be Corrected for a Beautiful Smile

At St. Mary’s Dental, we provide cutting-edge cosmetic dentistry. That means we fix all types of smile flaws. Overlapping teeth are fairly common. And while many men and women don’t mind a slight overlap, others feel self-conscious and would like it repaired. What causes teeth to overlap? Genetics or thumbsucking as a toddler can result

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Preventive Dentistry at St. Mary’s Dental

Healthy smiles don’t happen by accident. They are a result of preventative dentistry. Are you interested in preventative dentistry? Perhaps you have dental health and want to prevent decay. Many Mechanicsville people have a mouth full of fillings and don’t want to add another one to their collection. Perhaps you want to avoid gingivitis (gum

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Unexpected Stress? Don’t Forget Your Smile

When you suddenly have to juggle extra balls, some are bound to get dropped. Perhaps you are going through a divorce or became the caregiver for an ailing parent. Perhaps you took on a second job or started night school to earn an advanced degree. Not every stressor is negative. A new baby, marriage, career,

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