EXTRACTION

Posted on : 03 Sep, 2016

Extraction is the complete removal of a primary or a permanent tooth. An Extraction can be surgical or non-surgical. This depends on the difficulty of the extraction and whether or not the tooth is impacted or erupted, and whether it has straight ...

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APHTHOUS ULCER

Posted on : 14 Jun, 2016

Aphthous ulcers are classified according to the diameter of the lesion. Minor ulceration : Minor aphthous ulcers indicate that the lesion size is between 3 to 10 mm .They are most common aphthous ulcers. The appearance of the lesion is that ...

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SEALANT

Posted on : 18 May, 2016

Molars Trap Food and Bacteria: The most common area for children to get decay (like most adults) is on their permanent back teeth (molars). The molars have very deep grooves and pits on the chewing surfaces. This is where food and bacteria hide ...

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SENSITIVITY

Posted on : 29 Mar, 2016

Sweets: Sensitivity to sweet foods is usually caused by decay. Hot and/or Cold: Sensitivity to hot and/or cold foods usually indicates: Decay  Abscess Worn Teeth (Attrition) Receded Gums It is not unusual for recent dental ...

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SCALING AND ROOT PLANING

Posted on : 27 Oct, 2015

Scaling and Root Planing is a common non-surgical treatment for periodontal disease. By using special instruments, we remove bacteria and infection from the unhealthy deep pockets around the teeth below the gum line. This is often referred to ...

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ANESTHESIA

Posted on : 27 Oct, 2015

There are several elements to create a comfortable experience for your dental appointment:  Comfort and Relaxation: The first step is to make you relaxed and comfortable. From the comfortable environment in our reception area to the ...

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ALLERGIES

Posted on : 27 Oct, 2015

You will be asked about any specific allergies you may have on your new-patient questionnaire. Be sure to let us know prior to treatment if you have allergies to any of the following: Allergies to Medications: If you have ever had an ...

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EMERGENCY DENTAL SERVICES

Posted on : 27 Oct, 2015

Toothache: First, thoroughly rinse your mouth with warm water.Use dental floss to remove any lodged or impacted food. If your mouth is swollen, apply a cold hand towel to the outside of your mouth or cheek. If you are not allergic you may take ...

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DENTAL RESTORATIONS

Posted on : 27 Oct, 2015

There are two types of dental restorations: Direct and indirect : Direct restorations are fillings placed immediately into a prepared cavity in a single visit. They include dental amalgam, glass ionomers, resin ionomers and some resin ...

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CROWN

Posted on : 27 Oct, 2015

A crown is needed when a filling just will not work.A crown may be made of white porcelain, gold, or porcelain fused to gold. There are many situations that may call for a crown:  Large decay: If a tooth has decay so deep and large that ...

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SOFT TISSUE GRAFTS

Posted on : 27 Oct, 2015

Some patients may look older than their years because their teeth appear to be too long. Soft tissue grafts and other root coverage procedures are designed to cover exposed roots and make the teeth look much better.  When gum tissue ...

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TOOTH WHITENING

Posted on : 27 Oct, 2015

What Causes Tooth Discoloration? Teeth become discolored for different reasons:Some antibiotics may darken developing teeth inchildren.  3) Aging - The dentin underneath the enamel of atooth gradually darkens with age. 4) Use of tobacco ...

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RELAXATION DENTISTRY

Posted on : 27 Oct, 2015

If you are looking for someone who will give your fears and anxieties the same diagnostic attention as your cavities, you have come to the right place. For those who dread going to their dentist we offer several options pending on your needs, ...

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IMPACTED TEETH

Posted on : 27 Oct, 2015

Impacted teeth are unerupted or partially erupted teeth that cannot fully erupt due to: 1) Lack of space (crowding) 2) Misalignment (tooth is rotated out of position) 3) Conflicting position (another tooth has erupted over that position) ...

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PERIODONTAL CARE

Posted on : 27 Oct, 2015

Periodontal treatment involves eliminating infection around the teeth and correcting the gums. Early treatment of these conditions, are critical as periodontal disease can easily lead to significant problems such as loss of teeth and gum ...

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DENTAL IMPLANTS

Posted on : 27 Oct, 2015

Today, dental implants are the best option for replacing missing teeth. Implants look and feel extremely close to that of natural teeth, and unlike bridges and false teeth, they last for a life time. They are used to replace a single tooth, ...

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