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Blog - Dental Implants

How to Manage Pain After Dental Implant Surgery

After the recovery period of dental implant surgery, your results will be amazing and life-changing! We advise patients to take their healing seriously and follow any guidelines and instructions we give you at your appointment to promote a smooth recovery.

In this blog post, we share some tips for managing any pain and discomfort after you get your dental implants.

Take It Easy

After dental implant surgery, it’s critical that you don’t overexert yourself for several days. Get plenty of rest and limit your physical activity for at least 72 hours. If you are up and running around too soon after your surgery, you can put unnecessary pressure on the surgical area which ...

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Should I Worry About Missing Teeth?

Drawing of an upper arch with a missing tooth that needs a dental implant tooth replacement

Our team at North River Dental Care is here to help you make informed decisions about your oral healthcare. In this blog post, we discuss what can happen if you do not replace missing adult teeth.

Jawbone Degradation

Bones are in a state of constant remodeling. Cells called osteoblasts build up bone and cells called osteoclasts deconstruct it. For bones to stay strong, these processes must be balanced. Your natural teeth support and strengthen the jawbone by transferring chewing forces to its bone structure, which stimulate the bone-building osteoblasts. But without root stimulation from the missing teeth, the destructive osteoclasts become more active. Consequently, the jawbone will weaken and begin to deteriorate ...

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