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Types of Dental Sedation

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Dental Sedation

Here at Pacific Northwest Prosthodontics, our dedicated dental team will always do everything we can to ensure people feel comfortable and cared for during dental visits. However, we understand that not everyone feels relaxed when visiting the prosthodontist, even people who care for their teeth. For some, these dental anxieties can seem overwhelming, making even routine dental checkups an unbearable prospect.


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Dental Implants Compared to Dental Bridges

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Dental Implants and Bridges

Losing teeth is upsetting, but unfortunately, it’s a situation that will be faced by many of us. If you do lose teeth, it’s crucial to replace them as soon as possible, even if it is just a single tooth.


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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Your Spokane Prosthodontist

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

If you have a cavity or pain somewhere in your mouth, you'll want to visit your dentist. If you've had an injury in or near your mouth that has damaged your jaw or your teeth, you may need to visit a prosthodontist, otherwise known as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. You may wonder what the difference is between a dentist and a prosthodontist.


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Differences Between IV Sedation and General Anesthesia

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IV and General Sedation

Dental fear and anxiety are the major issues that stops people receiving dental care. The incidences and prevalence of dental phobia are quite high. Many research studies show that patients may even avoid going to a prosthodontist or dentist due to dental fear. Do you belong to this group and fear that your dental visit will be a ‘painful’ episode? You can set your mind at ease as the advancements in dental technology and materials can make your dental treatment relaxing and comfortable.


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A Detailed Look at Occlusal Disease

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Occlusal Disease

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), after cavities and periodontal disease, malocclusion is one of the most important oral health issues. What is malocclusion? Let's start by defining occlusion. Occlusion is the way your upper teeth and lower teeth fit together in a bite. Forms of malocclusion include overbites, underbites, crowded teeth, and gapped teeth. If left unchecked, malocclusion can lead to occlusal disease. Keep reading to learn more about occlusal disease and ways to treat it.


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Prosthodontics vs. Regular Dentistry

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Prosthodontists Dentists

If you’re considering aesthetic dental treatment to enhance your smile while maintaining optimal oral health, you may be wondering which type of dentist is right for you. A general dentist providing cosmetic dental services may spring to mind, particularly if, like many people, you don’t know what a prosthodontist does.


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All You Need to Know About Dental Implants

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Need to Know Dental Implants

The average person has heard of dental implants yet does not fully comprehend the merits of this remarkable breakthrough in dental technology. After all, dental implants are fairly new to the mainstream, so most people are understandably uninformed. Our oral health experts are here to educate you about dental implants, analyze dental challenges to determine if you are a candidate for dental implants and place them in your mouth.


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Benefits of All-on-4 Implants

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All-on-4 Implants

The only solution to tooth loss used to be dentures or regular bridges – until the ground-breaking innovation of dental implants. The advantages of implants have made them hugely popular among the millions of people in the U.S. who have lost their teeth, largely through tooth decay, gum disease, or injury.


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All About Maxillofacial Prosthodontics

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Maxillofacial Prosthodontics

Maxillofacial Prosthodontics is a branch of dentistry that focuses on treating patients with facial, jaw, and soft-tissue abnormalities or impairments. Custom-made prostheses may replace lost bone or tissue in many situations and return oral functions like swallowing, speaking, and chewing back to patients. Prosthetic implants may be used to either position or protect face components for those undergoing radiation treatment.


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Why Professional Teeth Whitening is Best

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Professional Teeth Whitening Best

If you would like to have whiter teeth, you are not alone. Many individuals would love to have whiter teeth, whether to look good for others or just to feel better when they stand in front of the mirror each morning. But what is the best way to obtain whiter teeth?


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