Tooth Implants: The Role Of The Abutment

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A dental implant from Cary Family Dental 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 blog post, we discuss the abutment, which connects the crown to the implant. What Is An Abutment? The abutment is […]

Implants Prevent Denture-Related Health Problems

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25% of adults over 65 have no remaining natural teeth. For such people, traditional dentures are no longer the only option available: implant-supported dentures from Cary Family Dental are a whole new ballgame. 13 Problems With Traditional Dentures Dentures usually fit properly at first, but the […]

Don’t Let Anxiety Keep You From Getting Implants

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Millions of Americans cope with dental anxiety. They’ll tense up just thinking about an ordinary exam; the idea of a more complicated procedure, like a dental implant, can send their stress level through the roof. Sedation dentistry from Cary Family Dental can get them through it. Dental implants are actually a rather straightforward procedure. A […]

Implant Dentures: Fixed Or Removable?

Denture wearers have better options than ever before. Implant-retained or implant-stabilized dentures from Cary Family Dental provide numerous advantages over conventional dentures. Secure in the mouth—no slipping Provides up to 100% natural chewing function Upper denture doesn’t cover as much of the palate Comfortable Little or no gum irritation Doesn’t impair speaking ability Strong and […]

CBCT: A Superior Diagnostic Tool

X-rays are one of the most valuable diagnostic tools we have at Cary Family Dental. They enable us to analyze the state of each patient’s teeth and gums and plan the best treatment. X-ray technology has been around for more than a century. The latest evolution is called Cone Beam Tomography (CBCT), which produces three-dimensional […]