What Are My Alternatives For Replacing Missing Teeth?


Should you replace missing teeth?  The missing tooth that spoils your healthy smile certainly gets your attention, but those unseen missing teeth – those in the back of your mouth – can also cause a variety of problems. So when patients ask me whether they should replace missing teeth I usually say yes. The only exception? The last molars. 

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Did You Know That It’s Risky To Not Floss?


It’s sad but true. Men are far more likely than women to neglect their oral health – in some cases, for years? Lots of men don’t brush their teeth on a regular basis and avoid dental visits for cleanings and exams. Some of the healthiest and fittest guys are guilty. Flossing is even more challenging for some of these guys.

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Are Dental Implants the Best Choice For Me?


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When I see patients who have missing teeth I want them to know about their options. A missing tooth can spoil a  smile or create more serious problems. For many years, the only treatment options available were bridges and dentures. Now dental implants are available as another option for many of my patients. Here’s what you should know about dental implants.

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What Can Cosmetic Dentistry Do For your Smile?


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Teeth play a big role in how you see yourself and the impression that you make on others. I see patients every day that are unhappy with their smile.  I tell them about the new dental health options available through cosmetic dentistry – how crowns, veneers, teeth whitening, implants, and other cosmetic procedures can give you a smile makeover.

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What Can I Do About Teeth That Are Missing?


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When patients ask me whether they should replace a missing tooth I usually say yes. The only exception? The last molars. Never underestimate the value of your teeth. Even the loss of a few teeth can cause serious health and cosmetic problems. Fortunately, modern dental technology now makes it possible for nearly all missing teeth – seen and unseen –  to be replaced. You no longer have to give up a healthy smile because of missing teeth.

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What Is a Sinus Lift and Why Do I Need One?


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Dental implants are an excellent option for replacing missing teeth. They feel and look just like your natural teeth and can last a lifetime. For the implant to be an appropriate choice, you need to have adequate bone to support the implant. In some instances, there is not enough bone height in the upper jaw, or the sinuses are too close to the jaw. A sinus lift is then required for dental implants to be placed. 

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How Should I Replace My Missing Teeth?


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Should you replace missing teeth? When patients ask me whether they should replace a missing tooth I usually say yes. The only exception? The last molars. Fortunately, modern dental technology now makes it possible for nearly all missing teeth – seen and unseen –  to be replaced.

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What Are My Options for Replacing Missing Teeth?


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Never underestimate the value of your teeth. Even the loss of a few teeth can cause serious health and cosmetic problems. Fortunately, modern dental technology now makes it possible for nearly all missing teeth to be replaced. You no longer have to give up a healthy smile because of missing teeth.

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Want a Healthy Smile? Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help


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I see patients every day that are unhappy with their smile. Teeth play a big role in how you see yourself and the impression that you make on others. I tell them about the new dental health options available through cosmetic dentistry –  what crowns, veneers, teeth whitening, implants, and other cosmetic procedures can do for a healthy smile.

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Fit For Life? Your Healthy Body Needs a Healthy Smile!


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We all want to stay in shape. Exercise, healthy diet and positive attitude are great ways to maintain a healthy, young and attractive appearance. Did you know that taking good care of your teeth is also vital to your overall well-being? Here’s what Dr. Nishan Halim, dentist in Capitol Hill, DC, has to say about healthy teeth.

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