Patriot Dental

Why Does My Root Canal Have to Be Redone?

December 4, 2022

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patient talking to dentist

Have you ever undergone root canal therapy? If so, hopefully, you had a positive experience. Still, you may not be eager to get the treatment done a second time — especially if it is for the same tooth! Why is root canal retreatment in Pensacola sometimes necessary, and what can you expect during your appointment if you have to undergo it? Read on to find out.

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The Importance of Soaking Your Dentures Overnight

November 4, 2022

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dentures soaking in a glass

Dentures have been a wonderful tooth loss solution for many people. Whether you have a full or partial prosthetic, they return your confidence and the full functionality of a complete smile. However, to ensure your new pearly whites last as long as possible, they require certain care. One of those important oral health habits is soaking your dentures overnight. Here are four reasons why!

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What Are the Differences Between Dental Crowns and Fillings?

Filed under: Uncategorized — patriotdental @ 4:44 pm
woman at the dentist getting her teeth examined

You may have experienced either a tooth that needed to be returned to health or being unhappy with the appearance of one of your teeth. Restorative dentistry to the rescue! These dental services are used to both restore the function and aesthetics of your tooth. Dental crowns and fillings are very common treatments used by dentists. But what are the differences between them? Read on to learn more!

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Is Cosmetic Dentistry Painful?

October 6, 2022

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Woman smiling at dentist

Everyone wants to be confident when they show off their smile, but many of us have cosmetic flaws that litter our teeth. Fortunately, you don’t need to settle for less when it comes to your pearly whites. There are a variety of cosmetic options out there that can help you achieve a smile that you’re proud to show off. However, many patients are hesitant to commit to treatment because they are worried that their treatment will be painful. Here’s what you should know!

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Love Being Original with Your Gift Ideas? Try Teeth Whitening!

September 19, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — patriotdental @ 12:51 am
a woman smiling at a present

A survey conducted by OnePoll found some interesting facts about gifts. Three in five Americans have lied about how much they like and use a gift. Over a third hide undesirable ones in the closet! It is always fun to give a unique present that you know will be useful. Teeth whitening is a perfect idea…and no one will want to hide a luminous smile in the closet! Here are four reasons why it will become one of your favorite things to give!

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5 Tips to Help You Sleep After Having Wisdom Teeth Removed

August 25, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — patriotdental @ 5:13 pm
Woman getting a good night’s rest after having wisdom teeth removed

Getting plenty of rest is essential for recovery once you’ve completed a wisdom tooth extraction. As with any surgery, though, you might find that you have some trouble sleeping afterward due to soreness. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to make sure you stay comfortable at night while your mouth is still healing. Below are 5 tips for sleeping after wisdom teeth extractions.

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5 Bad Habits You Need to Break After Getting Dental Implants

August 13, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — patriotdental @ 12:58 pm
Woman with dental implants working on the computer

Dental implants offer a long-term solution for missing teeth; they require minimal maintenance, and yet they can stay in your mouth for decades or even the rest of your life! However, just like your natural teeth, dental implants need you to take good care of them if you want them to last as long as possible. And that means breaking any bad habits that could put them in danger, such as these 5 examples.

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The One Thing Dentures Can’t Do – that Dental Implants Can

July 18, 2022

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Male dentist showing his female patient a dental implant

If you are researching your options for replacing multiple teeth, you know it’s between dentures and dental implants. Both can give you back your beautiful, complete smile, but when it comes to jawbone preservation, that’s something only dental implants can offer. Keep reading to find out why bone health matters for your oral health, and how to know if you are a good candidate for dental implants. 

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5 Dangers of Getting Cheap Dental Implants

June 4, 2022

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Man smiling after receiving dental implants.

Dental implants are in a class of their own when it comes to replacing missing teeth! These awesome little implants can fully restore the look, feel, and functionality of your smile—and quite well! However, not all dental implants are created equally, and some are made of cheaper and discounted materials. Are these cheaper options a viable choice for restoring your smile, or should you invest in a high-quality solution? Keep reading to learn more about five of the dangers of opting for cheaper implants and how they can potentially lead to some serious health complications.

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When Can I Get a Dental Implant After a Tooth Extraction?

May 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — patriotdental @ 8:13 pm
woman smiling after getting dental implants in Pensacola

Have you recently had a tooth removed? If so, you may want to replace it as soon as possible to preserve your jaw and the rest of your smile. One of the best methods to do this is with dental implants! But how long do you have to wait to replace your tooth? Read on to learn when you can get dental implants after tooth extraction and why this is essential for your dental health.

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