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Dr. Leif Gambee

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How do I replace a missing tooth?

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Tooth loss can be a devastating experience.
 
There are various reasons people have missing teeth, but the emotional and physical effects are similar for many. If it’s a front-facing tooth that is easily visible, many people suffer embarrassment and often hide their smiles. Even teeth that are not immediately visible can present other challenges. Over time, nearby teeth shift together to fill in the gap of a missing tooth. This can create a “sunken” appearance that often ages people.
 
Dental implants are considered the gold standard solution for those looking to replace a missing tooth. Unlike other dental options, implants are permanent and won’t shift or fall out. Dental implants look and function just like ...

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A Dental Crown Procedure Can Fix Broken Teeth

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Your teeth were designed to handle chewing and breaking down food. Still, there are sometimes events that overtax the strength of your tooth enamel and result in a chipped, cracked, or fractured tooth. The break can be a result of an injury, teeth grinding, biting down on something unexpectedly hard, or chewing on ice. At Carlton Dental we recommend refraining from using your teeth as a tool to open or tear something apart, or chewing on hard objects that can increase the likelihood of chipping your tooth. 
 
If you are in Carlton, OR and suffer from damage to your tooth enamel, please schedule a dental exam with our experienced ...

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