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Cosmetic Dentistry Harrisonburg


How Should I Sleep after Dental Implant Surgery?

Following dental implant placement, it is important to adhere to recommended pre- and post-operative guidelines. Many of our patients want to know how they should…

Joe McIntyre, DDS Jun 24, 2020

When Is it Safe to Resume Exercise after Dental Implant Surgery?

Following dental implant surgery, you will be given recovery guidelines. These instructions will include guidance to avoid strenuous activities for a set period of time…

Joe McIntyre, DDS Jun 04, 2020

Dental Implant Alternatives

Some patients do not qualify for traditional dental implants due to bone loss or other health concerns. Others may avoid this option due to time…

Joe McIntyre, DDS May 24, 2020

Can a Dental Implant Be Placed after Tooth Extraction?

Tooth loss can leave you having difficulty chewing or speaking. Following the loss of a tooth, one of our doctors can have you immediately fitted…

Joe McIntyre, DDS May 10, 2020

How Long Will My Implant Surgery Take?

Undergoing oral surgery is understandably a daunting prospect for many of our patients. Special care will be taken in regards to your safety and comfort…

Dr. Dan Whiting Apr 27, 2020

Is It Safe to Drink Alcohol after Dental Implant Surgery?

Consuming alcohol after your dental implant placement raises your risk of complications. Alcohol is a risk factor for implant failure. Refraining from alcoholic drinks for…

Joe McIntyre, DDS Apr 17, 2020

Dental Implants Prevent Bone Atrophy

Dental implants allow prosthetics to be anchored directly to the jawbone. Many patients are familiar with the stability and natural chewing function that implants afford.…

Dr. Dan Whiting Apr 08, 2020

Full Arch Replacement Options to Restore Your Smile

Missing one or both arches of teeth can make it difficult to eat and embarrassing to smile. These full arch replacement options can help.

Dr. Dan Whiting Jan 15, 2020

History of Dental Implants

The history of dental implants goes back centuries. Our experienced dentists cover the key points in the evolution of these artificial tooth roots.

Joe McIntyre, DDS Dec 26, 2019

Full Mouth Reconstruction with Dental Implants

Using dental implants in a full mouth reconstruction is a great way to treat tooth loss. The Smiles For Life team covers the benefits.

Joe McIntyre, DDS Nov 25, 2019

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