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3 Steps to a New Tooth!

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If your tooth is missing or failing, you understand the toll it takes on not only your confidence but also your nutrition. This is because you may not be able to effectively chew your food, which means you can't eat the healthy foods you once enjoyed. You may also feel embarrassed about talking or smiling in front of others, which is hard on your self-esteem.

The good news is that dental implants can restore one or more missing teeth, and they may just be the solution you've been looking for. Here are the three steps that will get you a new tooth.

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What Happens at a Dental Implant Consultation?

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Living with a missing or failing tooth impacts your life in a number of ways. Eating and chewing the healthy foods you once enjoyed becomes difficult, while talking to others can make you feel self-conscious.

It's a good idea to think about replacing your tooth as soon as possible to protect your oral health, and Sarasota Dental Arts can help you. Dental implants are an excellent solution for many patients, and here's what you can expect from a dental implant consultation.

Information Gathering

We'll begin by gathering information with a thorough examination. Dr. Aygen is looking to see if you are in good overall health. If you have any dental work that needs ...

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What Does the Future Hold for Dental Implants?

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For many reasons, dental implants have become the industry standard for tooth replacement in dentistry. Boasting a 95% success rate, implants are truly a reliable treatment for restoring one or multiple missing or failing teeth.

At Sarasota Dental Arts, we like to stay on the cutting edge. What's ahead for dental implants? Is it possible for them to be even more successful than they are today?

What Is a Dental Implant?

An implant is comprised of three parts:

  • The implant itself, which is made of titanium
  • An abutment, which attaches the crown to the implant
  • A porcelain crown, which restores the missing tooth

These parts work together to essentially mimic your natural tooth by restoring your ...

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Oral Health and the Effects of Tobacco and Sugar

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Many people choose to focus on their health during the New Year. Your team at Sarasota Dental Arts wants to remind you to include your oral health in your goals as well.

Dr. Kaya Aygen, your Sarasota dentist, has included some information here about the harmful effects of tobacco and sugar that you may want to consider as you're planning your health goals for 2017.

Sugar and Oral Health

We've all heard that sugar is bad for our teeth; however, do you really understand why that is? Let's take a look at how sugar affects your oral health.

First, it's not actually sugar itself causing tooth decay or gum disease; however, sugar is ...

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The Oral-Systemic Link: Scientists Link Gum Disease to Rheumatoid Arthritis

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More and more information is coming to light about the connection between periodontal health and overall health and well-being, and researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have recently discovered another link.

They've pinpointed a common bacteria that is present in the inflammation that causes both periodontal (gum) disease and chronic rheumatoid arthritis, or RA. Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful and debilitating disease that eventually destroys your joints. It seems that the oral systemic connection runs deeper, and your Sarasota dentist has information on the best ways to combat gum disease and, in turn, RA and other serious health concerns.

Regular Dental Visits

Dr. Kaya Aygen recommends that his patients visit every six months, ...

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How Do You Define Oral Health

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Oral health has been defined in many ways over the years, and it's always evolving. In the past, you may have thought of it as defining the health of your teeth and mouth, and while that is an accurate definition, we're also coming to a deeper understanding that there's a lot more involved with your oral health than just your teeth.

Your dentist in Gulf Gate Estate is excited to share more information on the new definition of oral health.

What Is Oral Health?

An editorial published in the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) in December of 2016 states that instead of just a focus on the health of your ...

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Benefits of Dental Crowns

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Unless you have had a damaged or severely decayed tooth, you have probably never needed a dental crown. They are one of the most common dental restorations that we provide in our Sarasota dental office and can prolong the life of your tooth. A dental crown, unlike a filling that just patches your tooth, actually covers your entire tooth structure, providing additional support in instances where the structure of your tooth became compromised.

Dental Crowns

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