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added on: February 28, 2023
Dental Touch Associates in Cedar Rapids

Dental implants are a permanent solution to replace a missing tooth or several teeth and can be used as an alternative to removable dentures and bridges. However, dental implants do require surgery which can make some patients uneasy, especially when it comes to not knowing if the procedure is painful. Rest assured that your dentist… Read More

added on: July 16, 2022
Dental Touch Associates in Cedar Rapids

Time can take a toll on your teeth, and everything from trauma, diet, habits, and even medications can affect your smile. When this happens, patients may be hesitant to smile as much as they used to, and they may even find it difficult to eat all the foods they enjoy. But there’s good news. Your… Read More

added on: June 19, 2022
Dental Touch Associates in Cedar Rapids

Dentures are an excellent choice to replace missing teeth. They can not only help restore a smile and allow people to eat more foods, but they can also provide an often needed boost in self-confidence. These transformative dental devices are often the chosen solution as they’re comfortable and affordable. However, over time, changes in the… Read More

added on: January 19, 2016
Dental Touch Associates uses dental implants to replace missing teeth - Cedar Rapids, IA - Dental Touch Associates

Crafting perfect dental implants is a combination of both science and art. Dental implants have been used for tooth replacement since the 1970s. But today’s implant has evolved from a one-size fits all model to a highly customized fit for each patient, each tooth and each situation. What Is a Dental Implant? A dental implant is… Read More

added on: June 30, 2015

As with all methods of tooth replacement, dental implants can help your smile look more attractive by securing a custom-made crown in the space left by tooth loss. Like bridges and partial dentures, dental implants will keep adjacent teeth from shifting into the hole left by a missing tooth, thereby preserving current bite tension and… Read More

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added on: June 16, 2015

Osseointegration is the process dental implants undergo that allow them to become a permanent part of your smile. As the name suggests, osseointegration occurs when a dental implant is integrated into the jawbone – a process that gives dental implants some of their largest advantages over other forms of tooth replacement. If you live in… Read More

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added on: June 10, 2015

SSRIs, a common type of antidepressant, have recently been shown to increase risks for dental implant failure. Long known to impact bone growth, SSRIs seem to prevent dental implants from integrating into the jaws of some patients. As with all medications, it is important to discuss any SSRIs you are now or have recently taken… Read More

Posted In: Dental Implants