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Dr. Kenneth G. Edwards, DDS


A Study on Dental Implants Provides Evidence of What We've Been Saying All Along

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If you are missing one or more teeth, and you have researched tooth replacement options, you might already be aware of the claims made about dental implants—that they can actually improve your quality of life. Now a new study on dental implants provides evidence to back up this statement.

According to an article published in the Journal of Clinical and Experiment Dentistry, patient satisfaction three years after having dental implants is higher than what scientists expected.

Don’t put off improving your own life by replacing your missing teeth with dental implants. If you are in the Amherst, NH area, talk to Dr. Kenneth G. Edwards about tooth replacement—and a ...

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5 Big Benefits of Dental Implants

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Are you living with a missing tooth? Do find yourself struggling with what to order at a restaurant because of your tooth? Do you often hide your smile in photos or when you talk with others because you feel embarrassed? These are the daily struggles you face when you've lost a tooth that most of us take for granted.The good news is that dental implants in Amherst can restore your tooth and your confidence! Here are 5 benefits that dental implants offer.

Protects Your Oral Health

When your root is gone, your bone has nothing left to support and it begins to deteriorate. This changes the appearance of your face and eliminates ...

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Could Dental Implants Be 100% Successful in the Future?

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Dental implants are a highly successful and reliable treatment for replacing one or more missing teeth. In fact, they boast a 90% success rate. The reason is that implants replace  both your root and your tooth, and there is no other replacement option that offers these benefits. The reason that implants fail is usually because of infection, however there are advancements being made that may raise the success rate of a dental implant in Amherst to 100%.

How Does a Dental Implant Work?

An implant is comprised of titanium, which is a biocompatible material that will naturally integrate with your bone. The implant is placed into your bone during a surgical procedure ...

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Caring For Your Dental Implant

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Congratulations! You've replaced your tooth with a dental implant! This is the best choice for replacing a missing tooth because it restores your tooth and your root, making it a very sound investment in your oral health. Now you just need to know the best way to care for your dental implants in Amherst, NH so you can make the most of your investment.

Consistent Brushing and Flossing

Brushing and flossing have never been more important than with your implant crown, and because it closely mimics your natural tooth, it's very easy to brush and floss just like you were used to. You'll want to brush at least twice per day and ...

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How to Care for Your New Implants

Dental Implants in Amherst NH

If you are missing one or more teeth, you may be wondering about what options you have to replace them such as dentures and dental implants. Dr. Kenneth Edwards, your dentist in Amherst, NH, will tell you that the best option for replacing teeth is dental implants.

Let’s take a look at what it means to get dental implants, including how you should care for your them.

What Are Dental Implants?

Generally made of titanium, which the body doesn’t reject, dental implants are placed into the jawbone where the root of the missing tooth used to be. 

The titanium post of the implant includes a connector on which a replacement tooth, or crown, is ...

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What Is the Greatest Advantage of a Dental Implant?

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Living with a missing or failing tooth impacts your life in a number of ways. You may feel self-conscious about smiling or talking to people because of your missing tooth. You may also have difficulties eating and chewing the healthy foods you once loved.

All of this takes a toll on your confidence and your health. The good news is that a tooth implant in Amherst may be the solution for you, and Family Dental Care can help.

What Is a Dental Implant?

A dental implant is comprised of three parts including:

  • The biocompatible titanium post, or the implant itself
  • An abutment, which attaches the crown to the implant
  • The implant crown, which is ...

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Replacing a Missing Tooth

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Replacing a missing tooth can raise a number of important questions about which option will be right for you. Dentures, partials, a fixed dental bridge, or a dental implant may be among your options. If you are considering a tooth implant in Amherst, we can help complete your smile and allow you to enjoy the many health benefits that dental implants provide.

Bone Retention

When you lose a tooth, you can lose the bone that holds that tooth in place because the relationship between the root of your tooth and the bone that holds it in place is disrupted. This can, unfortunately, lead to more tooth loss – a chain ...

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