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Dental Extractions and Recovery
If you’re dreading getting a tooth pulled, you’re not alone. Most people feel some trepidation as they prepare to have a tooth removed. Fortunately, most simple extractions today are safe and relatively painless. If you are about to have a tooth extracted, you may also be worried about the recovery process’s length and extremity. The […]
Dental implants are an excellent way to restore your smile. If you have one or more missing teeth, implants may be right for you. Dental implants restore the entire tooth from the root to the biting surface. There are a few different types of appliances that your dentist can use with dental implants. For example, […]
A patient may invest in dental implants for a variety of different reasons, many of which focus on positively changing personal image and improving overall oral health. Implants are often applied when patients are missing one or more teeth and are not interested (or have had no success with) dentures or dental bridges. To understand […]
Three Maintenance Tips After Professional Teeth Whitening
Wondering why dental patients are choosing professional teeth whitening in-office services? Having a dental professional make all the decisions allows for a safe whitening procedure that offers immediate and long-lasting results.Why professional teeth whitening is preferred?Choosing to undergo professional teeth whitening services means patients will be under the supervision of a dental professional. This means […]
Will I be in pain after having a dental implant placed?
There’s no denying that dental implants are a great way to achieve a new beautiful smile. However, for some, there may be a lot of apprehension about getting dental implants due to a potential pain that may be associated with the procedure. Some people are petrified of the thought of having surgery, and others dread […]
Understanding PRF – Platelet-Rich Fibrin for Oral Surgery and Healing
Many patients are concerned about healing time and quality of the results for their oral surgery. Whether it’s dental implants, bone grafting, or a sinus lift, oral surgery usually requires several weeks or months for proper healing. Johns Family and Implant Dentistry ensures our patients heal well and recover quickly by using PRF’s or platelet-rich […]
Are Dental Implants Right for You?
Are Dental Implants Right for You? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 52% of people between the ages of 20 and 64 are missing one or more of their teeth. Of those aged 40 to 64, 66% of them are missing at least one tooth. Additionally, around 20% of people over […]
When it comes to setting the tone for patient-first restorative dentistry, digital scanning is the best way forward. Not only is it a faster, easier process with more accurate results, it drastically reduces intra-oral discomfort. Intra-oral scanners use the latest digital technology to swiftly scan the patient’s upper and lower arches, in fast, more comfortable […]
As we enter March, we realize it was just 12 months ago that we had to follow our Governor’s orders and close down the practice for nearly 2.5 months. Granted we were still allowed to come into the office to treat dental emergencies, but a handful of patient’s a week compared to what we normally […]
Why an Implant?
There is no question dental implants are one of the leading treatment options for missing teeth. Whether you lost a tooth from trauma or tooth decay, the experience can be traumatizing. There are changes cosmetically, but also tooth loss can affect surrounding areas of mouth like your gums and bone quality. Dental implants in Puyallup […]