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May 23, 2019

Spring Valley Dental Group dentists have been placing dental implants, in one form or another, for over 40 years. But unless you've experienced their use, most know very little about these little wonders. I thought I might take the time to share with you my answers to questions we commonly hear in the office. 

1. How will a dental implant benefit my oral health?  

Dental Implants are designed to fill in for missing teeth, preserve the jawbone and function as would a normal tooth. By restoring a tooth that feels like your tooth and functions normally is the true key to comfort and improved overall oral health.  Some literature I’ve been reading suggests mental function is also positively impacted. Patient satisfaction with implant dentistry is very high, even with the limited risks...

Several years ago, a wonderful family, personal friends of ours with four kids, were seeing me as their dental provider. The mother of the family who is very health-conscious was introduced to the convincing, but erroneous notion that Fluoride was damaging our organs, and causing all manner of damage to her kids’ bodies and minds. She dedicated herself to eliminating all identifiable sources of fluoride. Avoiding fluoride is not an easy thing to do. It requires great dedication to avoid an element that occurs in nature! She was successful in her efforts; so much so, that in the span of 6 months, all her kids had multiple significant cavities, after having gone long spans with almost none. My friend, the mom, had made me aware of what she was doing prior to the results, but even I was...

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