Can I Get a Metal-Free Tooth Implant?

are metal-free tooth implants better? Upper Arlington

Many Upper Arlington dental patients are turning to metal-free dentistry. Instead of amalgam fillings, they elect composite and porcelain restorations. Non-metal fillings and crowns can be matched exactly to your natural tooth color. Some people are sensitive to the metals used in conventional fillings. Non-metal materials can prevent potential tooth sensitivity. Controversy Over Whether Dental Amalgam is…

Implant Dentures: Fixed or Removable?

implant dentures Upper Arlington

Now denture wearers have a better option. Implant-retained or implant-stabilized dentures both provide numerous advantages over conventional dentures. Secure in the mouth—no slipping Offers 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 durable Implants prevent bone…

Just Chill

Upper Arlington sedation dentistry

Many patients have discovered the benefits of anxiety-free dentistry (sometimes called sleep dentistry). There are three main varieties of sedation options available in the Columbus area: Inhalation Nitrous Oxide, sometimes called ‘laughing gas‘ has been used in cosmetic dental offices for over a century, because, in many ways, it is a perfect sedative. It begins…

Is Sedation Dentistry Safe?

Affordable Upper Arlington Dentistry Sedation

There are numerous misconceptions about conscious sedation. Let’s set the record straight about an important dental service. Myth #1: With Sedation Dentistry, You Are Completely Unconscious Some anxious dental patients are not only afraid of receiving treatment; they also fear the thought of not being in control. At Mark A. Miely DDS, we offer different levels of…

Avoid These 5 Smile Wreckers

We hope today’s post will alert blog visitors to some harmful oral health threats. At Mark A. Miely DDS, too often, we treat tooth decay and damage caused by the following: 1. Sports Injuries Many parents send their kids out on the playing field with a mouthguard but fail to protect themselves when they participate…