Missing Teeth? 5 Things You Need To Know About Dentures

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Conventional dentures have long been the go-to option for anyone missing their natural teeth, but that’s all changed now. At Staten Island Dental Care we offer state-of-the-art implant-supported dentures. 1. Dentures are not the only replacement selection for missing teeth. Dental implants used alone or in combination with a partial denture is often a better…

There Is Hope For Denture Wearers

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The condition of your teeth has a big impact on your quality of life. Denture wearers understand this all too well. But now there is a better option than conventional dentures: implant-supported dentures from Staten Island Dental Care. Conventional dentures rest against the gums. They can irritate soft tissue, and make breathing, eating, tasting food,…

Tooth Implants: The Role Of The Abutment

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A dental implant from Staten Island Dental Care is a common yet sophisticated procedure. An implant involves three main components: The implant—also called a post or artificial tooth root The abutment—a connector piece The prosthesis—artifical tooth crown, dental bridge, or denture/partial denture In this article, we talk about the vital connecting component: the abutment. What…

Dental Implants Change Lives

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Many people have had a boost in self-confidence after restoring missing teeth with dental implants from Staten Island Dental Care. Nothing gives us more satisfaction than helping people improve their quality of life. With a new smile, they feel better about themselves. They feel more comfortable in public. They socialize more often. That might be…

Is Tooth Decay Contagious?

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This message from Staten Island Dental Care focuses on dental health. Your mouth has a thriving community of bacteria. There are from 200-300 types, but relatively few cause tooth decay. Bacteria that cause decay are in the mutans streptococcus family. The bacteria mix with sugar. This mixture creates a powerful acid. The acid reduces the…