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Drs. Clay Keith and Paul Denson are offering this educational blog as a resource to our patients. Our hope at The Center for Implant and General Dentistry is that this blog will cover subjects that you and your family may be interested in.

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How Can Teeth in a Day Benefit Me?

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How do missing teeth impact your day? When you lose teeth or need to have your teeth extracted due to decay, it can impact your life in more ways than one. Those who are missing teeth not only have to deal with insecurities they may have with their smile, but the health struggles it can…

4 Ways Dental Implants Improve Your Smile

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Dental Implants A smile is the earth’s universal language! It’s the first thing people notice about you and how many great friendships are started! Those that don’t feel confident in their smile miss out on genuine moments of human connection. If a missing tooth or multiple missing teeth make you feel incomplete and lack confidence…

4 Things to Look for When Shopping for a New Dentist

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You know the drill. It’s overwhelming when Googling “Dentist Near You” for a new dentist, especially if your last one wasn’t the best.  To make your search easier, we’ve compiled a list of four things to look for when shopping for a new dentist in Lindale, Texas.  #1 Search for 5-star Ratings How’s their review…

What is Periodontal Disease?

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What is Periodontal Disease? Everyone has heard of dental issues such as Gingivitis, cavities, and enamel erosion… but have you heard of Periodontal disease? Periodontal disease is a condition in which you have infection and inflammation in your gums and the bone that support your teeth. It starts off as gingivitis and progressively gets worse.…

Complete Your Smile With Dental Implants!

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Missing teeth can impact your life in more ways than one. It can cause social rejection, which leads to mental health struggles and self-doubt. It also can put you at greater risk of health concerns such as bone loss, gum disease, and can cause bite alignment problems. Dental implants are a great way to complete…

What is Gingivitis, and What Does it Mean to You?

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Have you ever noticed redness, swelling, or irritation in the part of your gum around the base of your teeth? Perhaps a little pink in the sink when you spit after brushing? So, What is gingivitis? It might be due to a common condition known as Gingivitis. While fairly common, Gingivitis is often caused by…

The 4 Surprising Ways Your Oral Health Affects Your Overall Health

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February is American Heart Month, and while many of us understand the need for proper diet and exercise to protect our hearts, a lot of us overlook the effects of our dental health on our heart health.  Surprising right? But it’s true!  Dental health has a surprisingly strong correlation to overall health. So, in honor…

COVID-19 and Your Dental Health

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Living during a pandemic has brought on a lot of stress, anxiety, and depression to many. We have had to learn to navigate through what is now our “new normal”.  And these feelings can impact our overall health. But, when you think about how stress, anxiety, and depression can affect your body, your mind may…

Why the New Year is the Perfect Time for your Dental Checkups

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We don’t know about you, but the start of the new year gets us motivated! We are ready to seize…well just about everything. We have our resolutions ready, our to-do lists in hand, and we are ready to go! And while you have those to-do lists handy, why not add coming into the dentist for…

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How Clean Hands Can Impact Your Oral Health

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We have all learned the importance of practicing good hand washing skills over the last year and realized how important it is to our overall health. But did you know that keeping your hands clean can also impact your oral health as well?   The first week of December is National Handwashing Awareness Week, and…