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Why Dental Implants Are the Gold Standard

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Losing a tooth or multiple teeth can be devastating. When teeth are missing, laughing is difficult and smiling is even harder, at least emotionally.

At Tiger Family Dental, our Sedalia, MO cosmetic dentist understands how you feel. This is why he recommends dental implants, which are considered the gold standard in tooth replacement.

There are alternatives to dental implants from an aesthetic point of view. However, nothing represents a more permanent solution or imitates a natural tooth quite like a dental implant.  

What Is the Dental Implant Process?

Dental implants start with a consultation so the dentist can make sure you’re a good candidate for dental implants. During your assessment, you’re encouraged to ...

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Addressing Your Biggest Fears About Root Canal Treatment

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If you are like most patients who visit our Sedalia, MO office, you probably have questions and reservations about root canal treatment. The phrase “root canal” tends to spark a universal reaction of dread, but much of this fear stems from misinformation or simply fear of the unknown.

Below, Dr. Ehlers addresses three of the most common fears about root canal treatment:

Myth: A root canal is incredibly painful

Truth: Root canal procedures actually help reduce pain

Root canals are often associated with pain, which leads people to mistakenly believe the procedure itself is painful. In reality, however, patients who undergo root canal therapy do so because they are already in a significant ...

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