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Dental Implants

Weighing the Options Between Ceramic Dental Implants vs Titanium

In the field of implant dentistry, the choice of implant material is crucial, affecting its longevity and how the human body receives it. Two commonly used materials, titanium and ceramic (specifically, a form of zirconium oxide known as zirconia), offer particular pros and cons, which can make the task of

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General Dentistry

10 Reasons to Opt for an Electric Toothbrush

Do you know that one of the primary reasons for tooth loss, gum recession, and tooth sensitivity is improper oral hygiene? While many people are comfortable using regular toothbrushes, making the switch to electric toothbrushes can significantly improve your oral health. But are electric toothbrushes better than manual toothbrushes? Let’s

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Oral Health

How Much Is Laser Periodontal Treatment Really?

If you’re experiencing symptoms of periodontal disease like red, swollen gums, persistent bad breath, or even loose teeth, you may already be considering treatment options. The ideal solution would not only relieve you from these bothersome signs but also restore your oral health and prevent further complications. Now enters laser

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General Dentistry

Dealing With Wounds and Cuts in Mouth: Tips and Tricks

Mouth wounds and cuts, while often minor, can cause significant discomfort and inconvenience in our day-to-day lives. Eating becomes a hassle, talking is uncomfortable, and the lingering taste of blood can be distasteful. Even worse, if cuts in mouth are neglected and not cared for properly, these wounds can lead

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Exploring the Cost of 3D Dental Scans

Exploring the Cost of 3D Dental Scans Are you considering having a dental implant, orthodontic procedure, or other dental procedure requiring some form of dental scan? Chances are, your dentist has recommended that you undergo a 3D dental scan. This is a newer technology used in dentistry to provide more

Dental Implants

Are Dental Implants Painful?

Dental implants are a common dental procedure that has revolutionized dentistry. They offer a long-lasting solution for individuals who have lost one or more teeth due to injury, decay, or disease. However, a common concern among patients is the pain associated with dental implants. So, are teeth implants painful? This

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10 Home Remedies to Fight Gingivitis

Gingivitis is a common dental issue characterized by inflammation of the gums. It is caused by plaque buildup at the gum line, which can lead to more serious oral health problems, such as tooth decay, periodontal disease, and tooth loss if left untreated. Fortunately, there are a variety of home remedies that can

Sinus Lift Recovery Experience: A Personal Journey
Sinus Lift

What To Expect During a Sinus Lift Recovery Experience

Sinus lift recovery can take anywhere from one to two months depending on your body’s healing ability. But with the right preparation and care, you can expect a speedy and comfortable recovery process. In this article, we’ll discuss what to expect during the procedure, what you can do to speed

How Long Can You Leave a Cavity Untreated: Essential Truths Unveiled
General Dentistry

How Long Can A Cavity Go Untreated?

Cavities are one of the most common oral health issues faced by individuals of all ages. They can affect both children and adults, and if left untreated for too long, can cause serious damage to teeth. While it is always best to get cavities filled as soon as possible, it

What is a Periodontist and When Do You Need To See One?

A periodontist is a dental specialist who focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of gum diseases and other conditions that affect the supporting structures of teeth. Gum disease affects millions of people worldwide, and it’s a leading cause of tooth loss. It’s often overlooked and left untreated until it’s

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About Dr. Bryan M. Bergens
Dr. Bryan Bergens is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology and an Assistant Professor in implant surgery at the University of Florida, School of Dentistry.

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