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Ahhh, that’s so much better: What is a Root Canal and Why You Should Choose this Treatment

Ahhh, that’s so much better: What is a Root Canal and Why You Should Choose this Treatment

Your dentist has just told you that you will need to have a root canal.  Just the word “root canal” causes a dreaded chill for most people.  It brings to mind the oft repeated phrase,  “I’d rather have a root canal than a  . . . (plug in your own unpleasant phrase here).”

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Ask the Specialist: What is the Best Approach for Successful Dental Implants?

Ask the Specialist: What is the Best Approach for Successful Dental Implants?

The Answer: A Team Approach

Guest post by Steve Koo, D.D.S. and Thomas Weil, D.D.S., Piney Point Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

 

Implant restoration of single teeth, multiple teeth or the whole mouth requires a team approach.  One thing that we have learned in the long collaboration between our offices is that when it comes to dental implants creating the ultimate success requires a team approach.  General dentists often rely on the experience and extensive training of specialists when it comes to particular tasks such as implant placement.  Dr. Tollett and Dr. Bahm have learned that the key to mastery in making implant-supported crowns, bridges and overdentures is implant placement. 

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