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The 4 Basic Types of Dental Fillings

Dental fillings are used to seal the decayed portion of a tooth. It is also used to restore cracked or broken tooth, as well as depleted or weakened teeth. The filling seals the part of the tooth where bacteria can enter, preventing more decay. Typically, a drill is used to remove and smooth the decayed […]

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A Dental Crown Vs. A Dental Bridge

Dentists use the term “restorative dentistry” when replacing damaged or missing teeth. This includes dental implants, crowns and bridges; all of which aim to restore your natural smile and prevent dental health issues in the future. Like dentures, crowns and bridges are prosthetic devices. The difference is that they are bonded onto the remaining teeth […]

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Dentures 101: Types and Proper Care

Dentures are detachable frames that replace missing teeth. They help restore your smile and improve your looks and oral health. They are attached to a pink or gum-colored base with a metal clasp that fits in your mouth, so you can speak and eat just like you would with your natural teeth. Types of Dentures […]

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What You Need to Know About Partial Dentures

Dentures are recommended to those with missing teeth and the tissues that connect to the teeth. These are removable replacements and are made of acrylic plastic, porcelain or metal materials. Dentures look like the natural teeth and gum tissue. Partial dentures (also called partials) are needed when not all of a person’s teeth are missing. […]

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What is Oral Sedation?

Sedation is not only given to patients who will undergo a surgical operation, oral sedation is now given as a popular component of modern dentistry. Patients who manifest dental anxiety or phobia choose to be sedated for routine dental procedures. How Does Oral Sedation Work? Dentists use several forms of sedation to help patients receive the […]

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Sensitive Teeth

Have you ever experienced tingling or pain on your teeth when you sip a cup of hot coffee or take a bite of ice cream? This is a sign of sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth can also make you flinch intermittently when brushing or flossing. Probable Causes of Sensitive Teeth cavities cracked teeth gum disease damaged […]

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Do I Need a Root Canal?

A root canal is performed to restore and save a badly infected or decayed tooth. During this procedure; the pulp and nerve are removed, then the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed. This procedure is needed to treat large cavities or any advanced tooth decay, before the tooth can be restored. Dentists recommend […]