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How can a Dentist Give You a Facelift?

A facelift is a surgical procedure during which incisions are made next to or behind the ears, allowing underlying tissue and muscle to be manipulated and lifted into a firmer and more youthful position. The typical facelift costs around $7,500 and can produce a tighter and more lifted look, but it cannot add volume to areas of …

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Mini Implants in Phoenix

Dental implants offer the strongest, most reliable, and longest-lasting solution for the replacement of missing teeth. Traditional dental implants are inserted directly into the jaw where they undergo a process called osseointegration, during which osteoblasts and connective tissue adhere to tiny holes on the implant’s surface and securing it into bone. This process serves two important …

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Can Dental Implants be Removed?

Dental implants are inserted directly into the jaw. Once placed, implants undergo a process called osseointegration, during which osteoblasts and connective tissue secure to tiny holes on their surface, holding them fast in place. Dental implants are the only tooth replacement option that addresses a tooth’s missing root. By replacing a tooth’s missing root, dental …

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How Long does it Take to Get Dental Implants?

This site is not intended to be taken as medical advice but to provide you with information about procedures that Desert Smiles provides. If you would like more information on cosmetic dentistry or restorative dentistry, contact our Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Wilcox at Desert Smiles. We proudly serve Phoenix, Scottsdale, Peoria, and Glendale, Arizona patients.This website …

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Oral Bacteria and link to Rheumatoid Arthritis: Phoenix Dentist Dr. Donald Wilcox

Posted: December 30, 2016 Recent research from John Hopkins University School of Medicine has shown a bacterium that causes inflammatory gum infections also triggers the inflammatory autoimmune response characteristic of chronic, joint-destroying rheumatoid arthritis (RA).  These findings have significant implications for the prevention and treatment of RA, and add to the mounting evidence that controlling …

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Single Tooth Implant Replacements; Phoenix Dentist Dr. Donald Wilcox

Posted: November 28, 2016 There are two primary options in dentistry today to replace a single missing tooth.  A traditional fixed bridge requires a crown to be placed on each tooth adjacent to the missing tooth with a fake replacement tooth connecting the two crowns.  The other option is a dental implant that eliminates the …

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VIDEO: How Can I Tell If I Am A Dental Implant Candidate?

As someone missing one or more teeth, you may feel too embarrassed to smile and laugh. For this reason, the presence of missing teeth is bad for your mental and emotional well-being. But lost teeth are also bad for your oral health. Dental implants are an effective, durable and secure form of teeth replacement. Watch …

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