Month: June 2014

Many women undergo hysterectomies every year to remove part or all of their reproductive organs. The reasons vary from uterine fibroids, endometriosis, uterine prolapse, and other disorders. There are many different ways of performing a hysterectomy, although more women than ever are undergoing minimally invasive operations, such as the revolutionary new incisionless single-site hysterectomies. These…

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Robotic surgery is changing the way gynecologic surgeons operate on patients around the world, and now this revolutionary technology is available to women too. This innovative technology is performed using a highly advanced machine that contains several robotic arms controlled by the surgeon. A few tiny incisions are made, through which the surgeon moves the robotic arms, including one…

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Dentist using tools to work on patients teeth

Your smile is an important part of your appearance. And though the size, shape and color of the teeth are most frequently associated oral cosmetics, the gums play an essential role too. When gingival tissues begin to recess, your teeth may look oversized and uneven. Soft tissue grafting is often used to restore the gum…

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dental implant supported denture

Implant supported dentures are preferred by many [city] dental patients who are missing all of their teeth but want a more stable prosthetic replacement option than traditional dentures provide. Unlike regular dentures, which rest on the gums unsupported, an implant supported denture is anchored in place by titanium rods surgically embedded into the jaw bone.…

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dental implant supported bridge

Implant supported bridges are a blend between single tooth implants and bridges. Implants are individual teeth surgically placed within the jaw. A bridge is comprised of crowns that are fused together and anchored in place – usually by surrounding abutment teeth. A [city] implant specialist may recommend an implant supported bridge in lieu of individual…

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Plastic model demonstrating tooth replacement using dental implants

Nearly all adults will need tooth replacement at some time in their lives. There are many options for single tooth replacement, but none are as long-lasting and natural-looking as dental implants. Like natural teeth, dental implants are rooted in the bone beneath the gums. They are customized to each patient’s natural tooth shape, size and color, making for…

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Planmeca Promax Digital X-ray

Undergoing dental x-rays can be an uncomfortable and invasive experience. Traditional x-rays are taken intra-orally, requiring patients to bite down awkwardly onto hard and bulky sensors. Not to mention, it can take several minutes to complete a full mouth series of x-rays. At our office, we believe patients deserve a better experience. That is why…

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Amalgam Fillings

Amalgam is an economical blend of metals used to fill cavities in the mouth. Also known as ‘silver fillings’, amalgam fillings are comprised of silver, copper, mercury and tin. The majority of Americans have dental fillings – most of whom have at least one amalgam. Many prefer amalgam because it is the most affordable and long-lasting filling material…

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Six Month Smiles

Six Month Smiles® is an innovative alternative to traditional braces. Metal braces have long been the standard in orthodontics, often used during childhood and early teen years to correct problems with overcrowding, bite, and alignment. But adults and older teens may avoid highly visible braces despite their desire for straighter and more cosmetically appealing teeth. Thanks to Six Month…

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Start Pure teeth whitening

Start Pure teeth whitening is an advanced in-office cosmetic whitening treatment that offers fast, effective results to patients who want to take years of discoloration off their smiles. The system includes a proprietary blend of ingredients activated by violet light to powerfully dissolve stains and brighten the teeth to a brilliant shade – all in…

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