The Importance of Good Oral Care for Older Adults

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Proper dental care is essential at any age, but it is vital to maintaining the best at home dental practices as possible.

Just like the rest of our bodies as we age, certain oral conditions present themselves in our older years.

Some things to look out for as we age include:

  • Dry Mouth: dry mouth may be due to physical changes in the body as it ages or certain medications may cause it.
  • Wear and tear: years of chewing and grinding can take its toll on tooth enamel, as we lose tooth enamel the risk of cavities also increases.
  • Disease: oral cancers, less severe illnesses and abnormal fungal growths such as thrush also become a concern.
  • Root decay: as gum disease cause the receding of gum lines, teeth may be exposed leading to decay.

The good news is there are many ways to combat these conditions and maintain a healthy mouth and keep your natural teeth.

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth as We Age

  • Daily Brushing and Flossing
  • Hydration, drinking plenty of water
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  • Avoid carbonated drinks, alcohol, and tobacco as much as possible.
  • Always brush with fluoride toothpaste or use a fluoride rinse.
  • Add an antibacterial mouthwash to your daily brushing and flossing routine.

At Aberdeen Dentistry we are committed to not only your dental health but your overall health as well.  We are firm believers that a healthy mouth leads to a strong body.

To learn more or to book your next dental visit, call 561-364-7000 or visit http://www.myboyntondentist.com/contact/appointment-request

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Tooth Pain Ruining Your Day? You May Need a Root Canal

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Have you had a toothache that won’t seem to go away? Has it been a while since your last dental check-up? Chances are if you have gone more than a year between visits, you may be at risk for developing cavities or tooth decay. Left untreated the soft tissue inside the root canal becomes inflamed and or infected.  Once affected this can be a significant source of discomfort and lead to other dental problems.

If you are experiencing any or all of the following symptoms, you should contact Aberdeen Dentistry immediately and schedule a consultation with Dr. Krawatsky to determine if you are a candidate for root canal treatment.

  • Mild to severe toothaches
  • Pain that fluctuates throughout the day
  • Discomfort that worsens when you bite down on the affected tooth
  • Prolonged sensitivity to hot or cold liquids
  • Tender or swollen gums

Remember only a dentist can determine the cause of your tooth pain during a comprehensive exam. It is vital that if you are enduring any of the above symptoms, you schedule an appointment as soon as possible. Without the proper treatment deep decay could lead to tooth loss and other oral health issues.

As your local Boynton Beach and Lake Worth dentist, the staff at Aberdeen Dentistry will do their best to make you feel comfortable and determine the best course of action for your tooth pain.

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The 5 Things Aberdeen Dentistry Wants You to Know About Your Mouth

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We all know that we should see our dentist regularly, that we should brush our teeth at least two times a day, and we know that we should be flossing.

Here are five things your local Boynton Beach dentist wants you to know.

  1. The first thing people notice about you is your eyes, followed by your teeth and then your hair. You should at least put forward the same amount of effort on your teeth as you do your hair!
  2. Brushing your teeth longer is always better! If you timed the actual amount of time spent brushing you find that it is not as long as you should be. If you think it has been long enough, add a little extra time. Dr. Krawatsky recommends brushing for at least two minutes.
  3. Like other areas of your life, dental problems do not magically disappear. If you are diagnosed with dental problems such as a cavity follow Dr.Krawatsky’s dental plan, a small filing now is better than lost tooth later.
  4. Bleeding gums after brushing or flossing no matter the amount is not normal. Ever. If any other part of your body were bleeding for an unknown reason, you would get it checked out, right? Your gums are no different.
  5. It is impossible to be healthy without a healthy mouth. Practicing good dental hygiene habits at home and maintaining regular dental checkups is more than keeping a beautiful smile. Semi-annual visits can detect issues before they become major health problems.

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The Link Between Diabetes and Your Dental Health

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If you are one of the millions of Americans learning to live with diabetes, regular dental visits are of the utmost importance. In fact, due to the close-knit relationship between oral health and overall health, you may need to be seen by a dentist more than a patient without diabetes.

The reason is simple; your mouth can be an alarm bell for other serious health conditions.

Studies have shown that those battling diabetes have an increased risk for gum disease compared to their non-diabetic counterparts.

Left unchecked gum disease can wreak havoc on your teeth and gums. The severe form of gum disease, periodontitis can lead to a very severe infection of the gums requiring surgery to save your teeth. If no action is taken to treat periodontitis, it will lead to tooth loss, which can have other health implications.

However, gum disease can also be a precursor to diabetes.   Serious gum disease can affect blood glucose control and contribute to the progression of diabetes.

Additional Dental Problems Associated to Diabetes

Dental Cavities– young people with diabetes have no more tooth decay than do nondiabetic children. In fact, kiddos with diabetes that manage their diet and proper dental hygiene habits often have fewer cavities than other children. This is largely because of their low sugar intake.

Thrush– an infection caused by a fungus that develops in the mouth. The fungus that causes thrush thrives on high glucose levels in saliva putting people with diabetes at higher risk. Smoking and wearing dentures (especially when worn continuously) also leads to fungal infection. Thrush is treatable with medicine, but good diabetic control, no smoking, and daily denture care will also prevent it.

Dry Mouth– is often an indication of undetected diabetes and can cause more than just an uncomfortable feeling in your mouth. Dry mouth causes soreness, ulcers, infections, and tooth decay.

How Can You Protect Your Teeth and Gums?

Dr. Hillary Krawatsky believes that patients with diabetes and other oral concerns should schedule regular visits three to four times a year.  Maintaining scheduled checkups will allow for treatment of existing issues and keep new problems from becoming bigger issues.

Stringent home oral health care is very important for those with diabetes as well.  When plaque builds up harmful germs can attack. By brushing and flossing carefully every day you can stop plaque build-up and prevent gum disease.

Best Ways to Floss and Brush

  • Use a bit of dental floss about 18 inches long.
  • Gently bring the floss through the tight spaces between the teeth using a sawing motion.
  • Avoid snapping the floss against the gums.
  • Curl the floss around each tooth and gently scrape from below the gum to the top of the tooth several times.
  • After flossing rinse your mouth.
  • Lightly brush teeth twice a day with a soft nylon brush with rounded ends on the bristles.
  • Don’t use hard back-and-forth scrubbing.
  • Using small circular motions and short back-and-forth motions are ideal.
  • Gently brush your tongue, which is a hotbed for germs.
  • Use fluoride toothpaste to guard teeth against decay.

Dr. Hillary L. Krawatsky, DDS, and her fantastic staff combine their expertise with the latest dental technology to offer the best patient experience.  Aberdeen Dentistry’s approach to complete health dentistry helps ensure a lasting relationship with their patients and their overall wellness.

To learn more or to book your next dental visit, call 561-364-7000 or visit http://www.myboyntondentist.com/contact/appointment-request

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Complete Health Dentistry, Caring for Your Whole Body

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At Aberdeen Dentistry, Dr. Krawatsky believes that your oral health and your total body health go hand in hand.

What is Complete Health Dentistry?

Complete health dentistry encompasses caring for a patient’s overall health by making the association between oral health and whole body health. Complete health dentists look for signs from a patient’s mouth to find clues of other illnesses they may have or be at risk for having. Dr. Krawatsky strives to form partnerships between dental and medical professionals to work toward the common goal of improving a patient’s overall health and wellness.

What does this involve? One step is moving from reactive care to preventive care. One way we do this in our office is through Oral DNA/Saliva tests. As these evaluations are done, we will note any factors that indicate any cause for concern and thoroughly explain what the concern is and the next steps.

We can then create a profile that includes oral and systemic risk factor findings. We may then discuss how chronic (reversible) gingivitis or (irreversible) periodontal disease may increase the risk for cardiovascular disease, poor glycemic control, rheumatoid arthritis, respiratory complications, stroke, poor nutrition, pre-term delivery and even negative pregnancy outcomes.

Nutritional Counseling, Your Partner in Total Health

At Aberdeen dentistry, we believe that partnering with you in your total health is very important. Dr. Krawatsky wants to help you understand that how important nutrition is to maintaining a healthy mouth and body.  Having a good relationship with food and understanding your dietary needs is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle.  Dr. Krawatsky will work with you to understand basic nutrition needs and offer solutions to keep you on track with your goals. Whether it is to lose a few pounds or merely live healthily, she can help you every step of the way.

Why Choose a Dentist for Your Total Body Care?

Working with a dentist for your nutritional needs is not replacing the need for a medical doctor.  It is enhancing your self-care to catch problems before they start.  Most people see their dentist twice a year, while they may only see their physician when they are ill.  Working with a dentist who provides complete health dentistry like Dr. Krawatsky can prevent health issues linked to poor oral health like:

  • Diabetes: Surprisingly 95% of adults in the United States are diagnosed with diabetes are also diagnosed with periodontal disease. This condition is a growing concern. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate 29.1 million people in the United States are living with diabetes.
  • Heart Disease and Stroke: Once diagnosed with gum disease, the chances of having a stroke or being diagnosed with heart disease raises significantly.
  • Pregnancy and Birth: Studies have found a link between gum disease and premature birth along with low birth weight.
  • Respiratory Issues: Periodontal disease dramatically increases your chance of having issues with your respiratory system and your lungs. Bacteria from poor oral health can make its way to your lungs and disrupt your respiratory system.

There are health issues that poor oral health can lead to. These include sleep apnea, pancreatic cancer, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and obesity.  As your Boynton Beach dentist, we are leading the way in preventative care.

Aberdeen Dentistry and You

If you are searching for a dentist in the Boynton Beach or Lake Worth Florida area that focuses on your total health and wellness as opposed to just keeping your teeth white, then look no further. We believe in a healthy mouth, and healthy body concept, caring for you is our top priority.

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Correcting Oral Issues with Laser Dentistry

If you thought lasers were just for the movies, think again. With advances in technology, lasers are used for everything from corrective eye surgery to fat removal.  However, most people are not aware that they are also used for the dental treatment of a variety of oral health conditions.

What is Laser Dentistry?

Laser dentistry is a minimally invasive treatment option if you are facing gum surgery, treating a cavity or other oral issues.

A laser is a focused beam of light used to alter or remove tissue in small amounts.

Most issues laser dentistry treat have to do with the gums. Examples of these include:

  • Canker sore and cold sore pain treatments.
  • Treating root canal infections.
  • Treating gum disease.
  • Removing gum inflammation.
  • Gum reshaping.
  • Exposing wisdom teeth.
  • Removing throat tissue that causes sleep apnea.
  • Regenerating damaged nerves.
  • Removing benign oral tumors

Dr. Krawatsky will discuss with you if laser dentistry is for you and your specific situation.

Benefits of Laser Dentistry:

At Aberdeen Dentistry, we choose laser dentistry because of the apparent benefits that make the procedures smoother. There is a reduction not only in discomfort but healing time as well for our patients.

  • Less likely to require stitches
  • Anesthesia may not be necessary
  • The laser sterilizes the gums, making infection less likely
  • Less damage to gums decreases the healing time
  • Patients lose less blood than conventional surgery

What Type of Lasers are Used in Dentistry?

Dentists use two types of lasers during laser procedures; the main lasers used are hard tissue and soft tissue lasers. Each one uses a different wavelength making it suitable for cutting into that specific type of tissue being treated. This method works due to the different types of tissue absorbs the wavelengths of light differently. When changing the light’s wavelength (and sometimes pulse), scientists have discovered a way to create lasers with light wavelengths that work with the tissues in your mouth.

Hard tissue lasers treat:

  • Detecting cavities.
  • Dealing with tooth sensitivity.
  • Preparing teeth for dental fillings.
  • Soft Tissue Lasers

 Soft tissue lasers treat:

  • Lengthening crowns
  • Correcting restricted tongue movement.
  • Reshaping the gums for a more pleasing smile.
  • Eliminating folds in oral soft tissues caused by dentures.

Whether you are having laser gum surgery or hard tissue work, expect a more comfortable procedure and a shorter recovery time. Laser dentistry is a suitable solution to various oral and dental problems whether a severe issue or simply cosmetic. Ask Dr. Krawatsky about laser dentistry the next time you need dental work performed.

How Safe are Dental Lasers?

Like anything else, a dental laser must be used according to trusted practices of a trained practitioner. If used correctly, then it is at least as safe as other dental devices. However, just like needing sunglasses with prolonged sun exposure, you will be asked to wear special eyeglasses to protect your eyes from the laser.

Aberdeen Dentistry, located in Boynton Beach Florida,  is here for you and your family.

Dr. Hillary L. Krawatsky, DDS, and her incredible staff combine their experience with the latest dental technology to offer the best patient experience.  Aberdeen Dentistry’s approach to complete health dentistry helps to insure an enduring relationship with their patients and their overall wellness.

For more information or to schedule your next dental visit, call 561-364-7000 or visit http://www.myboyntondentist.com/contact/appointment-request

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What is Plaque and How to Fight it!

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What is plaque?

Plaque!?!?!….YUK.  But what is it?   For almost everyone, plaque has a negative connotation yet most really aren’t sure what it actually is or where it comes from.

Plaque is a sticky, soft, invisible mass build up on your teeth.  It is produced by the naturally occurring bacteria and germs in your mouth.  As you eat, the bacteria in your mouth eat and breakdown the food and sugars.  Plaque is the bacteria’s by-product and more and more is produced every day.

What problems can plaque cause?

Plaque maybe one of your mouth’s greatest enemies.  It relentlessly attacks your teeth and oral health every day. It can yellow your teeth and cause unwanted bad breath.   Not to mention that plaque eats away at your tooth’s enamel and causes cavities.

Overtime, it can lead to more severe issues, such as gum disease, that leaves the gums red, puffy and can cause them to bleed easily.  This can be the early stage of periodontal disease, often known as gingivitis.  If left untreated, it can eventually lead to periodontitis, a severe stage of gum disease that can lead to tooth loss and even destroy the bones supporting the teeth.

How to fight back?

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Plaque is colorless and often hard to detect.  Since it is always being produced in your mouth, the best way to remove it and help prevent other oral health issues is to brush and floss daily.

The best ways to fight plaque and keep your teeth healthy include:

  • Be sure to brush your teeth twice daily using a fluoride toothpaste.
  • Floss between your teeth and around your gums at least once per day.
  • Eat a balanced diet and limit snacks between meals that may provide more sugar to fuel plaque production.
  • Visit your dentist twice a year for a professional oral exam and cleaning.

When it comes to fighting plaque and many other oral issues, brushing your teeth and flossing daily is your best ammunition.  However, regularly seeing your dentist to clean your teeth, check for any issues and discuss your overall wellness and nutrition will give you the best outcome for long, healthy teeth and gums.

If in the Boynton Beach or Lake Worth Florida area and looking for a complete health dentist that also offers nutrition counseling, look no further than Aberdeen Dentistry.

Dr. Hillary L. Krawatsky, DDS and her wonderful staff combine their experience with the latest dental technology to offer the best patient experience.  Aberdeen Dentistry’s approach to complete health dentistry helps insure a lasting relationship with their patients and their overall wellness.

For more information or to schedule your next dental visit, call 561-364-7000 or visit http://www.myboyntondentist.com/contact/appointment-request

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Porcelain Bridges: Aberdeen Dentistry – Boynton Beach Florida

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Porcelain Bridges, Are They Right for You?

When a patient has missing teeth, not only can they be embarrassed by their smile, everyday occurrences such as chewing or speaking clearly can become very difficult.

In these situations, a fixed porcelain bridge can be the ideal solution.

A  fixed porcelain bridge is a dental prosthetic used to restore missing teeth. It is best for patients that still have some of their natural teeth, as the bridge anchors itself to surrounding teeth (called the abutment teeth).

The bridge is secured to the abutment teeth on either side of the missing tooth or teeth, and a false tooth (called a pontic) goes into space where the tooth is missing efficiently bridging the gap. Fixed bridges look like your natural smile and make it easier for patients to function in their daily lives.

At Aberdeen Dentistry in Boynton Beach Florida, we provide our patients with fixed bridges made out of porcelain for the most realistic and attractive results.

Am I an ideal candidate for porcelain fixed bridge?

A fixed bridge is an excellent treatment choice for almost any patient who is missing a tooth or many teeth, but still, has some natural teeth and is in decent oral health.

Are there various types of dental bridges?

There a few different options for dental bridges: traditional, cantilever, and Maryland bonded. The right kind of bridge for you will depend on which teeth are anchoring the bridge.

What are the benefits of a porcelain fixed bridge?

The difference between partial dentures and a fixed bridge is that a fixed bridge is permanent and dentures are removable.

  • Having a fixed bridge eliminates the need for messy denture adhesives and other nuisances such as slipping or discomfort that go along with removable appliances.
  • Bridges are easy to care for, requiring brushed just like natural teeth.
  • Also, a fixed bridge can improve the patient’s facial structure and increase his or her self-confidence.

How soon can a fixed porcelain bridge be placed?

If your overall oral health is acceptable, you may be able to begin the treatment process as soon as you decide you want to do something about your missing teeth. Making an appointment gives you the chance to learn about all your treatment options and decide whether a bridge is the best course of treatment for you.

How is a porcelain fixed bridge placed?

Getting a fixed bridge will take place over multiple dental appointments and will be discussed during your initial consultation with Dr. Krawatsky.

The first appointment will involve prepping of the abutment teeth, meaning that some of the tooth surfaces from the teeth on either side of the gap will be removed to accommodate the crowns that will go over them.

Impressions are taken and sent off to the lab where the crafting of bridge takes place. During this process, the patient will be given a temporary bridge to wear.

At a later appointment, the patient’s temporary bridge will be removed and replaced with the new bridge. Additional arrangements may be necessary to adjust the bridge to the patient’s liking.

If you are interested in finding out if a fixed bridge is right for you, call us today to schedule your consultation appointment!

Why Aberdeen Dentistry?

When you arrive at our dental practice in Boynton Beach, your complete health is our number one priority.  We honestly feel that by selecting us, you have picked the friendliest and most professional dental office in Boynton Beach, Florida and nearby Lake Worth. Dr. Hillary Krawatsky and the entire team at Aberdeen Dentistry are committed to giving you personalized, considerate care that you and your family both want and deserve.  At Aberdeen Dentistry, we believe that a healthy body starts with a healthy smile.

For more information about Aberdeen Dentistry or to schedule your next dental appointment, call 561-364-7000 or visit http://www.myboyntondentist.com to request an appointment online.

Protect your Gums and Your Health

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Guarding Your Whole Health by Protecting Your Gums

Your gums are the basis for good health in your mouth. Without proper care, issues such as Gingivitis, a common mild form of gum disease (periodontal disease) could arise causing irritation, redness, and swelling (inflammation) of your gingiva, the part of your gum around the base of your teeth.  Gingivitis left untreated can lead to a much more severe gum disease called periodontitis and tooth loss.

Not only is tooth loss a concern but gum disease can result in other significant health issues as well.

Health Issues Associated with Periodontal Disease

Atherosclerosis and heart disease — Gum disease increases the chance of obstructed arteries, heart disease, and is believed to worsen existing heart disease.

Stroke — Gum disease increases the chance of the kind of stroke that is created by blocked arteries.

Premature births — a woman with gum disease during pregnancy may be more likely to deliver her baby too early. The infant may have a higher chance for low birth weight.

Diabetes — Diabetic patients with periodontal disease may have more trouble controlling their blood sugar than diabetic patients with healthy gums.

Respiratory disease — Bacteria linked with gum disease can lead to lung infections or worsen existing lung conditions, which is particularly important for elderly adults in institutions such as nursing homes. In this group, bacteria from the mouth may reach the lungs and may cause severe pneumonia.

Signs You May be at Risk for Gum Disease

While Healthy gums are firm and pale pink fitting tightly around the teeth, signs of gingivitis might include the below:

  • Swollen or puffy gums
  • Dusky red or dark red gums
  • Gums that bleed when you brush or floss
  • Bad breath
  • Receding gums
  • Tender gums

If you have any of these signs, you should contact Aberdeen Dentistry immediately and schedule an appointment with Dr. Krawatsky. The sooner your gums are examined, the better the chances are that we can reverse damage caused by gingivitis and prevent its progression to periodontitis.

Treatment Options for Periodontal Disease

It is important to treat periodontal disease as soon as possible. Dr. Krawatsky will go over the best treatment options and the best way to care for your gums after treatment.

Treatment options for periodontal disease can include:

Deep Cleaning (Scaling and Root Planing) -Dr. Krawatsky and staff will work to eliminate the plaque using a deep cleaning process called scaling and root planing.  The scaling method entails scraping off the tartar from around the gum line. Root planing gets rid of rough places on the tooth root where the germs gather and help eliminate bacteria that contribute to the disease.

Medications along with treatment that include scaling and root planing may be prescribed, but will not always replace surgery.

Severe Cases of Periodontal Disease – In severe cases, surgery is necessary. These procedures could include:

Flap Surgery —if inflammation and deep pockets persist following treatment with deep cleaning and medications. A periodontist will perform flap surgery to remove tartar deposits in deep pockets or to decrease the periodontal pocket and allow easier access for the patient, dentist, and hygienist to keep the area clean. This general surgery involves lifting back the gums and removing the tartar. Then the gums are sutured back in place allowing the tissue to fit snugly around the tooth again.

Bone and Tissue Grafts —in addition to flap surgery, your periodontist may recommend bone or tissue grafts. Grafting is a method to replace or encourage new growth of bone or gum tissue destroyed by periodontitis. Guided tissue regeneration is a procedure used concurrently with bone grafting which a small piece of mesh-like fabric is embedded between the bone and gum tissue, keeping the gum tissue from expanding into space where the bone should be, letting the bone and connective tissue to regrow.

Recommended good oral health habits, such as brushing at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, flossing daily and regular dental visits, can help limit and reverse gingivitis.

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If you live in the Boynton Beach, FL or Lake Worth, FL areas, please visit us for a complete dental examination and periodontal cleaning. If it is determined you have periodontal disease, you will be offered a comprehensive periodontal maintenance program.

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Aberdeen Dentistry, Improving Your Smile

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Archeological evidence shows that humans have attempted to replace missing teeth with root form implants dating back to ancient China! Currently, there are millions of people that live with no natural teeth in one or both jaws, but you do not have to be one of them. According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 3 million people have dental implants with another 500,000 added per year.

While our ancient ancestors may have used bamboo pegs or other precious metals available at the time as root replacements, today’s implants consist of surgical grade material such as titanium. These artificial root devices stay in the bone beneath the gums where they become fused into the jaw. A crown is then mounted on top of the implant once placed for a natural-looking smile. Favored by both patients and Dr. Krawatsky for their form and function in replacing a single missing or damaged tooth to restoring a complete smile, they also prevent bone atrophy in the jaw.

Will Dental Implants Work for Me?

Candidates for dental implants are those that are missing, have broken or severely decayed teeth and are in general good health overall. You will need to schedule a consultation with Dr. Krawatsky to determine if you have enough bone support and the healthy gums needed to support the new tooth structure.

Once determined that you will be an ideal candidate for the dental implants the process typically takes about six to nine months to complete.

What is the Process?

Starting with a surgical procedure during which you will be sedated and anesthetized while a titanium rod is placed where the tooth root once was. This part of the process will take about one to two hours. After placement, the gums are sutured shut over the implant where it will stay for several months to healing and fusing with the surrounding bone. Once healed, you will return to be fitted for permanent crowns and have them placed.

After the implantation is complete, it is okay to experience some discomfort, including bruising and swelling of the area. Dr. Krawatsky may use over the counter medication, or a prescription to help pain management and inflammation. If you think your situation may be right for dental implants schedule a consultation at Aberdeen Dentistry today.

Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants have multiple advantages, including:

• Improved appearance. Designed to fuse with bone, they become fixed and feel like real teeth.
• Speech Improvement. Poor-fitting dentures cause the teeth to slip within the mouth forcing you to mumble or slur your words. Dental implants allow you the freedom to speak without the worry that teeth might move.
• Improved comfort. Once a part of you, implants eliminate the discomfort of removable dentures.
• Easier eating. Sliding dentures make chewing difficult. Dental implants perform like your teeth, letting you eat your favorite foods with confidence and without pain.
• Improved self-esteem. Dental implants return your smile and boost self-esteem.
• Improved oral health. With dental implants, there is no need to reduce other teeth, as a tooth-supported bridge does. Since nearby teeth are not changed to support the implant, more of your teeth are left intact, improving long-term oral health. Individual implants allow easier access between teeth, enhancing oral hygiene.
• Sturdiness. Implants are very durable and will last many years. Proper care and maintenance will maintain implants for many years.
• Convenience. Dental implants are part of you. No need for the embarrassing inconvenience of removing dentures with, as well as the need for messy adhesives to keep them in place.

Why Aberdeen Dentistry?

When you come to our dental practice in Boynton Beach, your complete health is our number one priority. We honestly feel that by selecting us, you have picked the friendliest and most professional dental office in Boynton Beach, Florida and nearby Lake Worth.

Dr. Hillary Krawatsky and the entire team at Aberdeen Dentistry are committed to giving you the personalized, gentle care that you and your family both want and deserve. At Aberdeen Dentistry, we believe that a healthy body starts with a healthy smile.

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