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Concerned About Bone Loss From Missing Teeth? Dental Implants May Be the Answer

Did you know that more than 170 million people in the United States have at least one missing tooth? Tooth loss in the United States is a very common occurrence and may be attributed to sports injuries, car accidents, periodontal disease or other factors. Regardless of the cause, rapid treatment for missing teeth is important for minimizing the side effects of tooth loss and restoring proper dental functionality and appearance.

Posted on November 30, 2016
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5 Key Factors That Influence the Cost of Dental Implants

Many adults lose one or several of their permanent teeth at some point during their lifetime. Missing teeth are more than just a cosmetic problem, as gaps in your smile can lead to crooked or shifting teeth, bone loss and decreased self-confidence. Dental implants are a great option in many cases and can last a lifetime if well cared for. These five factors influence the final cost of your dental implants.

Posted on September 13, 2016
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5 Common Causes of TMJ Pain

Discomfort in the jaw muscle or temporomandibular joint is often referred to as TMJ. This condition is diagnosed based on common symptoms such as popping, tenderness or swelling in the area. You may also notice alignment issues with your bite. While sometimes the cause is unknown, there are common triggers. Considered these five likely origins of your jaw pain.

Posted on July 27, 2016
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Cosmetic Dentistry: An Overview

If you are suffering from multiple dental problems that are serious in nature, you may be a good candidate for comprehensive cosmetic dentistry treatments in Chandler, AZ. Intended for those facing especially severe problems that affect most or all teeth and gums, a smile makeover involves treating you with a combination of any number of different procedures in an effort to restore your oral health and give you a serious smile makeover.

Posted on June 21, 2016
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Know What to Look for In a Dentist

If you want to protect and preserve your smile for life, regular visits to a dentist are essential. While it’s important that you care for your teeth from home, it’s also important to visit a dentist for an in-depth cleaning and exam every six months. These appointments can ensure that any problems are dealt with before they become serious, and ensure that your teeth are deep cleaned to keep them healthy.

Posted on April 21, 2016
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Why Are Some People Afraid of the Dentist?

Going to the dentist may not be a trip to Disneyland, but it is an important component in ensuring your teeth and gums remain healthy. Everyone needs to go a couple times a year, but some individuals have such an intense fear that they avoid going altogether. Patients can miss out on essential treatments for repairing or preventing damage. For this reason, we offer sedation dentistry in Chandler, AZ for people who need it. However, it can also help to get to the root of the problem and uncover why some people are genuinely scared.

Posted on March 24, 2016
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3 Key Benefits of Getting CEREC Crowns

Dental technology is growing at a fast pace, which is great for patients. They get to enjoy the convenience of having the latest practices performed, and they get a great smile as a result. CEREC crowns in Chandler, AZ are expanding in popularity, and you should talk with your dentist to see if they are the best choice for you. There are some important advantages to these crowns that should be heavily considered.

Posted on March 21, 2016
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When National Popcorn Day Goes Bad

Popcorn lovers, rejoice! National Popcorn Day, January 19, is once again upon us. The fun lasts longer than a day, too; April 7 brings Caramel Popcorn Day, and October is National Popcorn Month. Whew! That’s a lot of popcorn, and the treat, while yummy, can be dangerous for your gums. As a general dentist in Chandler, AZ, I see up close what can happen.

Posted on January 18, 2016
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Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Dental implants provide patients with a strong, long-lasting solution for missing teeth. For qualified candidates, they are often a much lower-maintenance solution than bridges or dentures would be. Not everyone is a qualified candidate for the procedure, and it takes a screening to know for sure. For patients seeking dental implants in Chandler, AZ, Dr. William Walden has developed a convenient set of pre-screening criteria can help with the decision to schedule a screening.

Posted on October 28, 2015
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month is Here

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an important event for the entire healthcare sector, which is why we are taking a moment this month to emphasize the importance of early screening and other forms of detection. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 40,000 women will die from the condition just this year, and it is known to affect roughly 1 in 8 women during the course of their lifetime. Almost everyone knows or will eventually know someone who has struggled with this disease, and treating it takes a team effort.

Posted on October 21, 2015
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