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Implant Technology at Your Fingertips

Implant Technology at Your Fingertips

We live in an era when impressive discoveries have been made in the fields of medicine and dentistry.

Nowadays, for example it is possible to lose a tooth and have it replaced in such a way that this new tooth feels like the real one you lost. The materials used are biocompatible which means that your body will not reject it and they can integrate so well into your bone that after some time you will not even feel the ...

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Bone Grafting the Perfect Compliment for Dental Implants

Bone Grafting the Perfect Compliment for Dental Implants

The jaw is a bone and it is crucial for tooth retention and good oral health, however common practices such as tooth extractions, injury and disease can cause you to lose jaw bone density.

When a tooth is extracted, it will most likely involve some type of bone loss; teeth are naturally embedded deeply into the jaw bone where the root of your teeth will be holding your teeth in place. When you chew you are not only ...

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Protect Your Child’s Teeth with a Sealant

Protect Your Child’s Teeth with a Sealant

What is a Sealant?

It is a thin coat of plastic that is painted on the surface of teeth, usually the premolars and molars in order to prevent caries. This sealant is effective since it can be spread over the chewing surfaces of teeth and can bond into the grooves of teeth, thus creating a protective shield.

Sealants are usually applied on the back teeth because they are considered to be vulnerable to caries since no matter how ...

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Top 4 Reasons Why You Rush to See Your Dentist

Top 4 Reasons Why You Rush to See Your Dentist

Visiting your dentist for routine check-up is still one area that for most of us mere mortals need improvement and does not come to us naturally.

We still prefer to rush to a dentist’s office when one of the following happens:

By: Prisma Dental

For any questions about our dental services you can contact us at clinic@prismadental.com or to our phone numbers: (506) 2291-5151 in Costa Rica or toll free at 866-741-8194 in ...

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Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Tooth implants have taken the world of dentistry to a whole new level, now there is hope for those who have lost a considerable number of teeth without having to compromise aesthetics, functionality and durability.

But is this option for everyone?

For a person to be a good candidate for a tooth implant, he needs to have healthy gums and enough bone to anchor the implants in the jaw. Since the jaw bone decreases naturally after a tooth is ...

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  • Happy new year and wishing you an easy fasting Yom Kippur from Prisma Dental. Les deseamos feliz año nuevo y que tengan un ayuno fácil en Yom Kippur de parte de Prisma Dental. Dr. Josef Cordero y Dra. Telma Rubinstein.

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  • Prisma #Dental Services - #Prosthodontics We offers high quality and affordable dental services for #prosthodontics, #dentalcrowns, #dentalbridges, and removable #dentures. http://prismadental.com/services/prosthodontics/

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  • What Can You Do to Avoid the Harmful Effects of Sugar on your Teeth? http://prismadental.com/how-sugar-in-your-diet-affects-your-teeth/

    Pinned: 21 Aug 2013
  • 9 Risk factors for tooth loss in men 1-Being older than 35. 2-Being male. 3-Never using a toothbrush. 4-Never getting professional dental care. 5-Having high blood pressure. 6-Having diabetes. 7-Smoking (current or past). 8-Having rheumatoid arthritis. 9-The ninth finding was that front (anterior) teeth were more likely to be lost to gum disease than teeth at the back of the mouth. http://prismadental.com/9-risk-factors-for-tooth-loss-in-men/

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  • How to Brush Your Teeth Properly You may think that you already brush your teeth properly. Why wouldn’t you think that? You follow the same rules that your parents gave you even as an adult. You brush at least twice a day and that is the most you do to take care of your teeth. Believe it or not, you may not be doing it right. http://prismadental.com/how-to-brush-your-teeth-properly/

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  • Prisma Dental Services #‎Dentalimplants have become a popular and successful option used by #‎dental professionals for restoring missing, severely damaged or diseased #‎teeth . They are usually made from titanium and resemble an actual #‎tooth root. http://prismadental.com/services/dental-implants/

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  • Prisma Dental Services ‎Dental implants have become a popular and successful option used by dental professionals for restoring missing, severely damaged or diseased ‎teeth . They are usually made from titanium and resemble an actual ‎tooth root. http://prismadental.com/services/dental-implants/

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  • Prisma Dental Services ‎Dental implants have become a popular and successful option used by dental professionals for restoring missing, severely damaged or diseased ‎teeth . They are usually made from titanium and resemble an actual tooth root. http://prismadental.com/services/dental-implants/

    Pinned: 9 Aug 2013
  • Prisma Dental Services ‎Dental implants have become a popular and successful option used by ‎dental professionals for restoring missing, severely damaged or diseased ‎teeth . They are usually made from titanium and resemble an actual ‎tooth root.

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  • #‎Dentalimplants have become a popular and successful option used by #‎dental professionals for restoring missing, severely damaged or diseased #‎teeth . They are usually made from titanium and resemble an actual #‎tooth root http://prismadental.com/services/dental-implants/

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  • You may think that you already brush your teeth properly. Why wouldn’t you think that? http://prismadental.com/how-to-brush-your-teeth-properly/

    Pinned: 7 Aug 2013
  • Dental fillings are used to restore worn or damaged teeth and treat tooth decay. At some point in our lives, most of us wind up with a cavity. In most cases, a cavity calls for your dentist to remove the decay and to fill in the tooth area that was removed. http://prismadental.com/resin-dental-fillings/

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  • Bruxism, most commonly known as teeth grinding, is something that many, many people do. You might be doing it, but you may not realize it because you are only doing it when you are asleep. When you grind your teeth, you move them over back and forth over one another all the time and that causes the enamel in your teeth to slowly wear down. http://prismadental.com/what-you-need-to-know-about-teeth-grinding/

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  • This is the first report that has focused exclusively on oral, dental, and craniofacial health by the Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service. The report was commissioned by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The development of the report was guided by the following charge: http://prismadental.com/oral-health-of-adults-in-the-united-states/

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  • Dental bridges are safe and effective replacement solution for patients with missing teeth. These are an excellent alternative to dentures and dental implants and provide more stability than dentures and the procedure is less invasive than the placement of dental implants. http://prismadental.com/dental-bridges-2/

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  • Want brighter, whiter teeth? Know what to do and what to avoid. Prisma Dental gives you ten important secrets to get a whiter teeth and to restore your bright smile: http://prismadental.com/10-tips-to-get-brighter-and-whiter-teeth-by-yourself-part-1/

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  • Prisma Dental in Costa Rica is among the leading facilities in the world for dental implants, and has been performing implants and refining and updating technique and materials since the development of the modern implant in the 1980s. http://prismadental.com/dental-implants-at-prisma-dental-in-costa-rica/

    Pinned: 1 Aug 2013
  • Snoring can be far more than an annoyance, as anyone who has ever lived with a snorer can testify. Besides disrupting the sleep of others, snorers are not getting the best of rest themselves; and snoring can be a precursor or companion to Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). http://prismadental.com/cure-for-snoring-can-be-a-life-saver/

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  • You plan meals, grab drinks, and play sports without giving much thought to your teeth. But you might not realize how food, beverages, and activities can wreck the health of your pearly whites. Twenty-five percent of U.S. adults over age 65 have lost all their teeth. Prisma Dental show you 19 regular habits that can wreck your teeth. So be careful of what you put in your mouth.

    Pinned: 31 Jul 2013
  • Dental inlays and onlays are indirect fillings restorations used to repair or recreate the tooth anatomy that have a mild to moderate amount of decay. Inlays and onlays can also be placed on teeth that have undergone some fracturing if the damage is not severe enough to require a dental crown. The two main types of inlays and onlays are made from resin or porcelain because they can be coloured to look natural. Prisma Dental works with 100% porcelain.

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  • People need to realize that the infant´s oral health must be initiated during development and pregnancy. The mother´s diet habits during pregnancy are key to the adequate teeth formation that starts on the sixth week of development. Consuming excess sugar and junk food during pregnancy may interfere with the adequate calcification of the infant´s teeth and with this increase the possibility of the baby developing cavities.

    Pinned: 29 Jul 2013
  • Foods like cheese, green apples, celery, green mango, or green guava help prevent cavities.
Sugars, chewing candy, soda drinks, junk food, and sweet bread must be avoided. Foods that are included in children´s school lunchboxes are very much linked to their oral health and it must be taken into consideration that there are products that highly affect their oral health.

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  • Dr. Telma Rubinstein has been awarded the PROMED Certificate in the PROMED Medical Tourism Congress 2012. Congratulations to one of Costa Rica’s hardest working and Prisma Dental’s own Dr. Rubinstein!

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