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Restore Your Smile With Dental Implants—the Best Tooth Replacement Available

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Are you unhappy with your smile because you are missing one or more teeth? Call Atlantic Dental to learn about how dental implants can restore your smile and protect your healthy teeth. We have provided the life-changing procedure of dental implants to many patients in the Ocean City, MD area. Will you be next?

The Problem With Missing Teeth

If you are missing a tooth, you might feel embarrassed about it. Perhaps you feel judged. Maybe it is impacting your social or professional life. The reality is that the problems with a missing tooth go deeper than that. You are putting the health of the rest of your teeth at risk by ...

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What Is Bone Grafting and Why Do We Recommend It?

Bone Grafting Ocean City MD

Bone grafting is not as mysterious as it sounds! Performing bone grafting procedures in our Ocean City, MD dental office actually opens the door for patients who would otherwise be unable to have dental implants to replace missing teeth due to insufficient bone density.

Here is a little information about bone grafting:

Where Does Donor Bone Come From?

Donor bone can actually come from a variety of sources:

  • Cadaver bone
  • Your own bone
  • Lab-created bone
  • Bovine bone

No matter which source we use, the bone is sterilized and free from pathogens. It actually looks a bit like the inside of a silica packet once it has gone through rigorous screening and processing.

One of the benefits of using your ...

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Tooth Replacement Options

Tooth Replacement Options in Ocean City MD

If you need to replace a tooth, you're probably looking into your options. There's a lot of great options available today for tooth replacement, and our team is proud to offer some of the best choices. Choosing the right treatment is all about your specific needs for the tooth, along with your budget and preferences. 

At the beginning of any tooth replacement process is the tooth extraction. Your dentist will evaluate your needs to prepare for whichever replacement option you choose, and then your tooth or teeth must be extracted. This process can vary based on your needs, but it's typically an easy procedure, and most patients do not even have ...

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Conditions that May Warrant a Dental Extraction

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At Atlantic Dental, we do our best to save your natural teeth because it is often the best way to protect your oral health and your budget. Natural teeth are still the best option to maintain a healthy smile as you age. Some of the ways we do this is by restoring teeth whenever possible.

Treatments to save teeth often include:

Patients sometimes wonder wouldn’t it be better if we just extracted a tooth? The answer is that sometimes a tooth has sustained so much damage, that it is no longer viable. 

If you are curious about dental extractions in Ocean City, MD, here are ...

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