3 Solutions to Replace Your Missing Teeth

Are missing teeth ruining your smile? If so, you should know that tooth loss is a much bigger problem than you might expect.The American College of Prosthodontists says that 178 million people in the US are missing at least one tooth, and more than 35 million Americans don’t have any teeth.The point is that tooth loss can happen to anyone, and you shouldn’t feel ashamed because it happened to you. We offer many tooth replacement solutions at our Indianapolis, IN dental office including dental implants, full and partial dentures, and bridges.Dental implants are the preferred method for healthy tooth replacement. When the process is finished, a dental implant will not ...

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Are You Due for a Screening?

Oral Cancer Screening | Indianapolis IN Dentist
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Of those who are diagnosed with oral cancer, about 40% will not survive more than 5 years. The high death rate associated with oral cancer patients is main due to a lack of regular testing, which results in the cancer being caught mostly in the late stages. One of the most important ways to keep ahead about oral cancer other than your regular screenings is to know the early symptoms.Symptoms to Watch Out For:Red or white patches on the mouth and lipsPain, numbness, or tingling in the mouth and lipsAny sores or pain that does not seem to go awayLumps inside the mouthRough feeling ...

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Getting Dental Implants? Here's What You Should Know

Dental implants | German Church Road Family Dentistry
If you're getting dental implants or looking into the procedure, you probably already know that it's a very popular choice for tooth replacement today. Dental implants are comprised of a titanium post that is implanted into the jawbone where your natural tooth root used to be. Once the implant is placed, you will have to take some time for the implant to fully heal. Titanium can actually bond together with your bone, which makes the implant very durable! The implant will be topped with a full dental crown, and then it can be used just like a natural tooth.Dental implants are a great choice because they are so durable and ...

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Feeling Anxious about Making a Dental Appointment? We Can Help!

Woman at Dentist | German Church Road Family Dentistry
What to Expect at your Dental AppointmentAnxiety about dental visits is very common. It is estimated that as many as 15% of Americans avoid making dental appointments because of fear or anxiety.Indianapolis, IN dentist, Dr. Dane Uhl, is on a mission to minimize and eliminate your anxiety, however, so that missed dental appointments become a thing of the past!Here are just a few ways that we help you to feel comfortable with us:We Work to Earn Your Trust – All doctor-patient relationships should be built on a foundation of trust. Our team spends time getting to know you so that you never feel like a stranger when you visit ...

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