Dentist Tips: How to Treat Bad Breath

Oh, bad breath! Not something anyone wants to actually admit they have, but the truth is, we all suffer from bad breath at different times throughout each day. In fact, this topic is a frequent one our doctors at Clagett Dental are asked about....
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Which Is Right for Me: Dental Implants or Dentures?

Every year, our doctors at Clagett Dental meet with hundreds of Elizabethtown patients who need to replace one or more missing teeth. During most of these consultations, patients want to know whether or not they should choose dental implants or dentures as their tooth replacement option....
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Do Dental Implants Need Special Care In Comparison To Natural Teeth?

Dental implants give Elizabethtown men and women freedom in many areas of their lives. They restore oral function and aesthetics and let patients eat, drink, and speak like they did when they had their natural teeth. But what about caring for dental implants? If you’re considering this tooth replacement system to replace one tooth, a few teeth, or your whole mouthful of teeth, you likely want to know whether or not they need special care in comparison to natural teeth....
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Gum Disease Symptoms You Should Look Out For

Many men and women in Elizabethtown suffer from gum disease, and unfortunately, they don’t even know it. That’s because, when gum disease starts, it doesn’t cause too many symptoms in the mouth. However, as it progresses, the symptoms increase and patients begin to become very uncomfortable....
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What To Expect After Your Gum Surgery

Our doctors at Clagett Dental in Elizabethtown treat gum disease on a patient-to-patient basis, ensuring that each treatment plan is customized to the specific needs of each person. With a board-certified periodontist under roof, Clagett Dental is experienced in performing gum surgery for patients who have damaged gums that are causing discomfort or aesthetic concerns....
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Are Dental Implants Prone To Conditions Like Cavities Or Gum Disease?

Our doctors at Clagett Dental treat many Elizabethtown residents for loose or missing teeth every year. Many of these men and women choose to have their teeth replaced using dental implants. However, as with any surgical procedure, our doctor’s field a lot of questions during consultations regarding the characteristics of this tooth replacement system....
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The Benefits Of Veneers Over Dental Crowns

Patients whose teeth are misshapen, discolored, or make you want to hide your smile for another cosmetic reason, often suffer from low self-confidence. Our doctors don’t want you to live your life hiding your smile! If this sounds like you, you could benefit from having veneers placed. Our doctors are experts at placing veneers, which give men and women in Elizabethtown a beautiful smile and renewed self-esteem!...
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The Different Types Of Gum Surgery And The Conditions They Treat

If you live in Elizabethtown and are experiencing problems with your gums, our doctors at Clagett Dental can help by performing gum surgery. However, gum surgery is a broader term than you may expect, and our doctors are well versed in the different surgical procedures used to treat the gums. They use their expertise to give patients fast and painless results every time....
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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Those in need of a tooth replacement option in Elizabethtown visit Clagett Dental every year because they have a trusted reputation and many years of experience. And while there are several tooth replacement systems on the market today, the one that is most sought after by patients (and most recommended by our doctors) are dental implants....
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