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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Peabody, MA Cosmetic Dentist
... Our services include: Cosmetic Dentistry Teeth Whitening Crowns Bridges Dental Implants Veneers Dentures Endodontics Periodontics Oral Surgery View a complete list of our dental services At North Shore Dental Center we believe patient education is the key to improving and maintaining the health of your smile...

Dental Services
Peabody Teeth Whitening, Dental Implants, Veneers North Shore Dental Center offers a full array of cosmetic dentistry services to help you create a satisfying smile...

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Questions About Dental Services in Peabody, MA We encourage you to contact us whenever you have an interest or concern about cosmetic dentistry procedures such as porcelain veneers, dental implants, and tooth whitening in Peabody...

Five Facts About Dental Implant Surgery
...You may already know that today, implants are the “gold standard” of tooth replacement options...

Who's Afraid of Dental Implant Surgery?
...Dental implants are made of titanium (or its alloys), because this metal has a unique property: it's capable of fusing to bone, a process called osseo-integration...

Reality Star Kept His Eyes on the Prize: New Teeth!
... The preferred option for most people is dental implants...

George Washington's False Teeth
...For example, to increase stability and comfort, the whole lower denture can be supported with just two dental implants placed in the lower jaw...

Solving the Problem of Missing Teeth With Orthodontics and Restorations
...We would then fill the gaps that result with life-like restorations (preferably dental implants with crowns) that resemble the type of tooth that should be there...

Underlying Factors for Gum Disease Require Long-Term Treatment Strategy
...The best choice by far are dental implants — not only are they functional and life-like in appearance, with proper care they could foster a healthier environment in your mouth by being stronger and more durable than the diseased teeth they’ve replaced...

Oral Irrigation for Cleaning Between the Teeth
... Special tips may be also available for use with braces or dental implants...

Demi Moore Doesn't Mind the Gap
...Dental implants are the most successful tooth-replacement procedure; they help preserve bone quality in the jaw — and with regular care, they can last a lifetime...

Gum Disease may Affect Other Conditions in the Body - and Vise Versa
...On the other hand, a class of drugs known as bisphosphonates used to treat osteoporosis may limit bone regeneration after tooth extraction and could have implications for using dental implants to replace extracted teeth...

Replacing Missing Back Teeth Is Important - Just Ask Christie Brinkley!
... “I fractured two molars in the back of my mouth and I had to get two dental implants,” Brinkley told the magazine...

Bone Loss Could be the Reason for Your Loose Dentures
...One such advancement is a removable denture that’s supported by implants...

Complex Mouth Conditions Call for Dental Specialties
...Besides treating advanced cases of periodontal (gum) disease, they’re also adept at reconstructive and cosmetic gum procedures or the placement of dental implants...

A Toothless Tiger?
... Dental implants look, function and “feel” just like natural teeth — and with proper care, they can last a lifetime...

New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny
...Today, there are two widely used tooth replacement procedures: dental implants and bridgework...

Immediate Dentures Provide You With Teeth While Your Gums Heal
...There are also other options, such as using dental implants to support a denture or a fixed bridge...

Cosmetic Questions to Ask to Get You on the Right Path to a Better Smile
...Some treatments like teeth whitening are relatively inexpensive, while procedures like dental implants or orthodontics are major investments...

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More
...Photos show that he also had missing teeth, which, sources say, he opted to replace with dental implants...

Replacing a Missing Tooth isn't Just About Improving Your Smile
...Because of a natural affinity with titanium, the principal metal used in implants, bone cells will grow to its surface...

Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADS)
... Essentially, TADS are small, screw-like dental implants made of a titanium alloy...

Removable Dentures
... Dentures are just one option for replacing missing teeth; some of the others include fixed bridgework and dental implants...

Space Maintainers
...But timing is very important with dental implants — they can't be placed in a growing child...

Ultrasonic Cleanings
... Special tips are also available to clean composite or porcelain tooth restorations, titanium implants, or areas of demineralization (enamel loss) on your teeth...

Bone Grafting
... Dental Implants — In this optimal tooth-replacement system, a small titanium post embedded in the jawbone is attached to a highly realistic dental crown, permanently replacing the missing tooth...

Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery
...It's often performed as a routine in-office procedure — for example, to extract impacted wisdom teeth (molars that don't fully protrude through the gums), or to place dental implants in the jaw...

Sinus Surgery
...Sinus surgery makes dental implants, today's state-of-the-art tooth replacement systems, achievable for people who otherwise would not have been able to take advantage of today's best tooth-replacement method...

Missing Teeth
...Dental implants can preserve bone, improve function and enhance psychological well-being...

Osteoporosis & Oral Health
... This may be of particular concern if you are considering certain dental procedures — for example, getting dental implants to replace missing teeth...

Cone Beam CT Imaging
... Dental implants: Detailed CBCT images are used to determine the optimum location for the titanium implants while avoiding nerves, sinuses and areas of low bone density...

Bone Grafting
Replacement teeth supported by dental implants function so well and last so long because, like natural teeth, they are securely anchored in the jawbone for maximum support...

Dental Implants FAQs
What are dental implants...

Fixed Dentures
If you have lost an entire arch of teeth (top and/or bottom), or are soon to have your remaining teeth removed because they are too unhealthy to save, you may be able to replace them with fixed dentures supported by dental implants...

Hidden Consequences of Losing Teeth
... Now here's the good news: Dental implants — the state-of-the-art tooth-replacement method preferred by dentists — can prevent all this...

Top Reasons to Choose Dental Implants
...Two, four or more implants can be used to support multiple crowns, or even an entire arch of upper or lower replacement teeth...

Root Canal Surgery (Apicoectomy)
... While there are excellent methods of tooth replacement (such as dental implants), these involve further and more complex treatments, and they can be costly...

Root Canal Treatment
...These include unwanted tooth migration or shifting, which can lead to difficulties in chewing; the need for bridgework or dental implants, which may be costly and complicated; and even the eventual loss of bone structure from the area of the missing tooth...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...From powerful, professional whitening treatments to amazingly realistic porcelain veneers to state-of-the-art dental implants, there's a wide range of exciting possibilities...

Implant Dentistry
Of all the ways modern dentistry has to replace missing teeth, dental implants are by far the best...

Oral Surgery
... Dental Implants...

Periodontal Therapy
... Dental Implants...

Technology
... Dental Implants...

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6 Essex Center Drive
Suite 302
Peabody, MA 01960