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Why Are Dental Implants So Successful?

December 20, 2022

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A dentist discussing dental implant success with a patient

Did you know implants tend to succeed in the long run? Indeed, the treatment’s long-term success rate stands at over ninety-five percent! That said, you may wonder what lies behind this dental implant success. Knowing that information, after all, could help you confirm if the placement is right for you. Luckily enough, your local Raleigh dentist is here with the relevant facts. Read on to learn four crucial factors that make dental implants successful.


Can You Drink Coffee with Invisalign?

December 19, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — raleighsmiles @ 7:30 pm
person with hands wrapped around coffee mug

When it comes to correcting orthodontic issues, Invisalign is one of the most popular treatments on the market. It works in the same way as traditional braces, moving your teeth and jaw into a more ideal position over time. This gives your beam a straighter, more uniform look and also corrects bite and alignment issues. While traditional metal braces have a long list of foods you need to avoid, Invisalign allows you to eat most things without issue. But what about coffee? Can you drink coffee with Invisalign? Keep reading to learn if you can keep drinking your favorite morning beverage while having your teeth straightened.


Can Invisalign Fix Overbites and Other Bite Issues?

November 4, 2022

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woman with Invisalign

People often don’t think about their bite. It is an automatic ability, like when you are busy enjoying your favorite foods! Unfortunately, for many people, their bite is not just a function; it affects how they look. From an overbite to underbite to crossbite, there are a range of misalignment issues that can distract from your appearance and take away from your ability to chew comfortably. Can Invisalign help? Your dentist in Raleigh will tell you everything you need to know.


Falling Behind with Your Invisalign Treatments? Here are Four Tips to Help.

October 1, 2022

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Smiling woman holding her Invisalign aligner

Archery is one of the oldest and most noble sports, in no small part because of its difficulty. You know where you are, and where the arrow needs to be, but the line in between can be difficult to imagine. That is precisely what your dentist has to do when designing your Invisalign treatment. The goal of Invisalign is to take your smile from where it is to where you’d like it to be. Sometimes the line seems clear, but before you realize it you’ve fallen short. If that’s how you feel, don’t worry; there are things you can do to get back on track. Here are four tips to make sure you stay on target when it comes to your Invisalign treatment.


Is Dental Sensitivity Considered an Emergency?

September 4, 2022

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Woman suffering from a toothache due to hypersensitivity.

There are few things quite as refreshing as an ice cream cone on a warm day—but it might be tough to enjoy such a treat if you’re suffering from dental sensitivity! That said, how do you know if this sensitivity is an emergency that needs to be addressed swiftly? Keep reading to learn more from your emergency dentist about what causes dental sensitivity and how you should go about handling the situation.


6 Strange Dental Emergencies

August 30, 2022

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Woman in shock covering her mouthNo one ever expects a dental emergency to happen to them, but 1 in 6 Americans has one annually. While many involve toothaches, chips, or knocked-out teeth, dentists have seen everything when it comes to oral health issues, even situations that are difficult to believe. Here are 6 of the strangest dental emergencies reported.


The 4 Major Ways to Prep for Dental Implant Surgery

May 10, 2022

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Dentists performing dental implant surgery

Let’s say it’s the night before your dental implant surgery. You’re probably excited to get replacements for your missing teeth and have a nice, full smile again. But have you done everything you should to prepare for tomorrow’s appointment? After all, you wouldn’t want the procedure to be harder or longer than necessary. That wouldn’t be fun for you or your dentist.

If you want dental implant treatment to go smoothly, you should take four major steps beforehand. Read about them below to ensure you enjoy a restored smile without complications!


Tracing the Evolution of Dental Implants

April 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — raleighsmiles @ 10:37 pm
dental implants on blue background.

Tooth loss is a problem; one that humans have been attempting to solve for thousands of years. One common solution that people turn to these days are dental implants; but even though these small, handy titanium posts might seem like a relatively new invention, they actually have a very long and interesting history that has brought them to where they are now. Here’s how dental implants have changed and evolved over time to become the beneficial solution they are today.


Hello! Meet Our Skilled Dentists

February 25, 2022

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patient smiling after meeting dentists

Welcome to our new blog page! At Barker, Rohner & Hunt, we want you to feel completely at ease with our team. Your smile is in capable, caring hands with our dentists, but it’s hard to trust someone you don’t really know! Keep reading to learn more about Drs. Barker, Rohner, and Hunt so that when you come in, you can feel like you’re already part of our dental family.

Meet Dr. Bruce Barker

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