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Are Dentures in Longmont Made Into Implants? A Dentist Answers

January 25, 2019

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An older couple examining an X-ray.

Dental implants have been used in dentistry for a while now, however many people are only learning about them for the first time. This results in many questions about their use, function and the overall process that comes with them. When it comes to pairing dental implants with dentures, even more questions come up.

To help those considering implant-retained dentures understand exactly what they’re getting, take a moment to learn about what makes up implants and how they are used with either brand-new or pre-existing dentures.

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How Dental Implants Create More Comfortable Dentures in Longmont

January 7, 2019

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An implant-retained denture.

Over the decades, dental implants have been helping people replace missing teeth. As a result, their bite is stronger and their confidence is given a well-deserved boost. However, many people still aren’t aware of the versatility dental implants can offer, especially for those who currently wear either full or partial dentures in Longmont.

After placing your implants and crafting a denture designed to fit with them, your quality of life will notice significant improvements. Consider your options today!

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How Long Does It Take to Receive Dental Implants in Longmont?

December 7, 2018

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Woman smiling in dentist's chair.

Do you have missing teeth? You may be thinking about the variety of replacement options you have, but how do you know which one is right for you? There are many factors to consider, but one of them is how long the tooth replacement process will take. Dental implants have become one of the most popular replacement solutions because of their longevity and natural look and feel. Keep reading to discover how long it takes to receive dental implants in Longmont and whether or not they’re the right tooth replacement for you.

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5 Amazing Benefits of Dental Implants in Longmont

December 2, 2018

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Older woman smiling.

Did you know that around 120 million people are missing teeth in the US alone? It’s no wonder that there are now a wide-range of different tooth replacement options available. Above the other solutions, dental implants offer a unique set of benefits that make them well worth the investment. Read on to learn 5 amazing reasons why you should choose dental implants in Longmont to replace your teeth.

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What if I Want “Metal-Free” Dental Implants in Longmont?

November 15, 2018

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An image of a dental implant.

Controversy has surrounded metal amalgam fillings over the years due the mercury they contain. These days most patients opt for metal-free, tooth-colored fillings made from composite resin. Composite offers the durability you need with the aesthetics you want. How about dental implants? Can you opt for a metal free version? Here’s what you should know about dental implants in Longmont and how the materials affect your health.

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Longmont Dentist: Why Changing Your Toothbrush Regularly Matters!

September 10, 2018

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A series of colorful toothbrushes.When you’ve got holes in your shoes or socks, it’s obvious that it’s time to make the switch to a new pair. When you’re clothes are out of style or your phone is too slow, you know it’s time for an update on both ends. But do you know when it’s time to swap out your current toothbrush for a new one?

Whether you’ve got a manual toothbrush or an electric version with disposable heads, knowing this makes a huge difference in your oral health. Learn why from a Longmont dentist!

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A Longmont Dentist Compares Metal vs Tooth-Colored Fillings

August 26, 2018

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Dental fillings

Even if you brush your teeth every day and visit the dentist regularly, it is still possible for your teeth to develop cavities. In fact, a staggering 92% of U.S. adults ages 20 to 64 have had at least one cavity, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. To protect teeth from further damage after a cavity, dentists recommend placing a filling in the space left from decay. But which type of filling is the best? In this blog post, a Longmont dentist compares the two most common types of dental fillings and explains why tooth-colored fillings are the superior choice to protect teeth from further decay.

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Is Dental Porcelain Strong Enough to Repair My Smile?

June 13, 2018

Several porcealin restorations on tabletopMany patients can’t understand why the dentist would recommend porcelain materials to repair teeth. Delicate things like porcelain dolls and porcelain teacups come to mind first, and it may seem unlikely that porcelain is strong enough to repair damaged teeth or enhance your smile. However, think about the strength of a porcelain knife. The type of porcelain, design, and use make all the difference when it comes to the strength of porcelain. In fact, dental-grade porcelain is typically just as strong (if not stronger) than your natural tooth enamel. Whether you’re considering cosmetic treatment using porcelain veneers or dental restoration with a porcelain crown or bridge, a skilled dentist can create durable, long lasting porcelain restorations that leave you with flawless smiles.
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What’s in Your Toothpaste?

June 12, 2018

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toothpaste and toothbrushAs a health-conscious person, you’re probably always scrutinizing the ingredients list of any food you buy. You look for foods that are free from complex-sounding chemicals and artificial dyes, and you’re careful to avoid anything that has ingredients you’re allergic to. But do you take a similar approach with your toothpaste? As your family dentist in Longmont explains, it’s important that you know what you’re using to keep your smile clean and fresh.

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Dentist in Longmont Thanks the Community for Choosing His Practice!

May 15, 2018

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The logo for best dentist from Times-Call Magazine.It’s been over two decades since Dr. James A. Maurer started practicing in the Longmont area. He’s been doing his best to provide patients a very high standard of care to as many patients as possible. Now, his patients have spoken not just about his dental care, but about his son’s treatment as well. Clearly the apple does not fall far from the tree.

Today, Longmont Complete Dentistry thanks its patients for voting it as the best dentist in Longmont!

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