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Denture wearers in Las Vegas are upgrading to Overdentures

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One of the main challenges faced by dentists since times immemorial has been the ability to replace missing teeth to the satisfaction of their patients. The problem of missing teeth is compounded// when all teeth are lost either to disease or simply old age. Traditionally, complete dentures have performed the job of replacing missing teeth quite adequately though it must be said that they were a compromise as far as the patient was concerned.A new concept called overdentures has been in vogue for quite sometime now and it has proved to replicate oral function better than the traditional dentures. As with traditional dentures, the survival rate of these overdentures has been a subject of interest for dentists across the world. A new study published in the Journal of Periodontology found that the survival rate of implant-placed overdentures was an impressive 95.4 percent over a decade. In the upper jaw or the maxilla the survival rate was found to be 87.3 percent, while it reached an as…

Las Vegas Dentists are promoting Invisalign

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One of the great things about Las Vegas is the access to modern dental technology. Las Vegas plays host to a number of dental conventions, seminars, and continuing education for dentists. Among the latest technologies that local dentists are using to help patients is Invisalign- the brand name for a technology that allows a dentist to straighten smiles without the use of traditional braces. Metal Braces are now an outdated method of straightening teeth for many people. There are several dentists and in Las Vegas now offering orthodontics without the embarrasing discomfort of a mouth filled with metal. Modern Dental Care is sponsoring an Invisalign Event in March 2009. Unfortunately, there are a limited number of appointments left. As of this posting 6 reservations remain for patients who qualify for Invisalign treatment. Consultations are required prior to the Invisalign Event and are free of charge. Potential candidates will recieve $500 towards Invisalign treatment and Dr. Edington w…

UNLV Dental Students Providing FREE dental care

Modern Dental Care will be helping University of Nevada Las Vegas students by providing free dental screenings 01/15/09 to 2/5/09. Qualified patients will be eligible for FREE dental care provided by a UNLV graduating dentist. Call 702-372-4039 to set up FREE dental screening to see if you qualify.

Patients may also choose to request a screening appointment through an online appoinment request form:

http://moderndentallv.com/appointment.html

THIS OFFER IS NO LONGER VALID.  MODERN DENTAL CARE IS NO LONGER SCREENING PATIENTS TO HELP UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA LAS VEGAS DENTAL STUDENTS.  Contact UNLV directly for information on student dental clinics:

http://dentalschool.unlv.edu/clinicsBecome.html

Wise words from Whoopi

Listen to what Whoopi Goldberg tells the nation about the importance of good oral health and its relation to heart disease, and the high costs of neglect.