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What To Do When A Crown Or A Filling Falls Out

Tooth Filling

Crown or filling failure is a more common dental emergency. About 75% of crowns will fail in 18 years, and fillings have about a 7% yearly failure rate.

If you’re indulging in a gummy candy like taffy, gummy worms, or another sticky substance, it may adhere to your filling or crown, and pull it out. Crowns and fillings can also fall out due to age and failure of dental adhesive, or due to issues like bruxism (teeth grinding) or impact injuries.

A failed crown or filling is a dental emergency, so you should get treatment from Dr. Ryan Rupert right away. Whether you’re in Coraopolis, ...

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What Is Periodontics?

Periodontist Coraopolis PA

Have you ever wondered exactly what it is that a periodontist does?

Periodontics at our Coraopolis dental office is the area of dentistry devoted to treating problems related to the supporting structures of your teeth. This includes conditions like gum disease that affect these structures.

Why Periodontics Is Important to You

Treatment of gum disease is an essential part of your overall oral health care. Your gums support your teeth, and if they are not healthy, your teeth are not healthy either.

Gum disease is a bacterial infection that affects about half the American population over the age of 30. You may wonder why gum disease is so widespread. The problem is that many ...

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What to Expect at Your Root Canal

Root Canals Robinson Township

Most people feel anxious at the mere words “root canal,” but this dreaded dental procedure is actually quite common and relatively painless. For the majority of people, the toothache pain that brings them to the dentist's office in the first place is far worse than undergoing a root canal.

This maligned procedure is actually a good thing because it saves a tooth that might otherwise have to be extracted.

If you find yourself facing a root canal in Robinson Township, knowing what to expect can go a long way toward allaying your fears.

How Do I Know if I Need a Root Canal?

Only your dentist will be able to tell you for sure ...

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Elements of a Dental Cleaning

Dental Cleaning | Coraopolis PA

If it is time for your next cleaning and you are in the Coraopolis, PA area, we are happy to let you know that we currently accept new patients! Missing too many dental cleanings in a row can seriously put your oral health at risk by encouraging dental conditions such as gum disease and decay.

A professional dental cleaning is much more than just a regular polish. Our skilled dental hygienists remove the tartar in between your teeth and just beneath your gums where your toothbrush cannot reach. They will then polish your teeth, floss them, and leave you with a fresh, clean smile. This is a good opportunity to ask ...

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The Dental Implant Process

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Are you considering getting dental implants? You probably have a lot of questions about what to expect. Will placing them be easy? How long is the recovery time? Will anyone be able to tell that these are implants?

If you’re thinking about getting dental implants in Coraopolis, PA, give us a call! We’ll walk you through the process and help you feel ready.

In the meantime, here’s an idea of what you can expect:

Step one – Consultation

The first part of the process is making sure that you are a good candidate for dental implants. We have great news, by the way. Most people are! Even if your bone isn’t currently healthy ...

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How Other Health Issues Affect Your Oral Health

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Every part of your body is intricately interconnected.

This means that changes in the health of one system impact the health of other systems.

As your dentist in Corapolis, PA, Dr. Rupert is an important part of your family’s health care team, and he takes your overall health very seriously. It’s been said that your oral health is actually a mirror that reflects your overall health, and we pay close attention to what we see in that mirror.

Here are three ways your oral health and overall health interact and influence each other:

1. Periodontal Disease – The Oral-Systemic Link: Researchers recently discovered that there is a close association between periodontal disease ...

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