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Dental Implants

For many years, traditional dentures were the go-to treatment for replacing rows of missing teeth; however, advances in dental technology have introduced a new treatment option for those experiencing tooth loss: dental implants. Custom-crafted and rooted directly into the jawbone, implants often have a number of advantages over traditional dentures in terms of comfort, durability, and aesthetics. That said, traditional ...
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Smoking tobacco and nicotine products can be detrimental to both your oral health and your overall health. The same can be said for vaping, which can have many similarly negative effects. Our Ballston cosmetic dentist, Dr. Colin Morton, wants people to understand the potential risks associated with smoking and vaping as well as the potential impacts that nicotine usage can ...
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Dental implants are an innovative and advanced method of replacing missing or severely damaged teeth, and they can help restore both the function and aesthetics of your smile. However, as dental implants become more popular, a number of common misconceptions have developed about them. Ballston Lake cosmetic dentist Colin Morton, DDS has been placing beautiful, natural-looking implants and implant-supported restorations ...
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Dentists today utilize anywhere from two to six dental implants to secure implant dentures in place. Factors that can influence the exact number of implants used include the specific implant denture technique employed, the patient’s jawbone density, which row of teeth (upper or lower) is being replaced, and more. When considering implant dentures, it is important to understand that the ...
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Following the removal of a permanent tooth—or multiple permanent teeth—bone loss is a serious issue that can occur as a result of the jawbone no longer receiving stimulation from the extracted tooth or teeth. If ignored, this issue can manifest into additional concerns, including the shifting and/or loss of other teeth, gum tissue reduction, and even aesthetic facial changes.   So ...
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