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How to Prepare for a Root Canal Operation?

How to Prepare for a Root Canal Operation

A root canal is a dental surgery that would treat cracked or decaying teeth.  Most people are scared of going through this type of surgery. Hearing it from your dentist can even cause anxiety. This is probably because the procedure can be excruciating as you have to deal with an…

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7 Ways Sedation For Dental Work Can Improve Your Next Visit

7 Ways Sedation For Dental Work Can Improve Your Next Visit

Do you have anxiety or fear about going to the dentist or undergo a dental procedure? Do you have trouble sitting still for long periods of time in a dentist chair? Have you had resistance to getting, and staying numb, through traditional anesthetics? If you answered yes to one or…

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Gagging At The Dentist is a Symptom of Dental Fear

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Frequent gagging during a dental procedure has long been a problem for dentists. Research has proven that most people who fear going to the dentist have a sensitive, even hyperactive, gag reflex. It not only interferes with the treatment, but it also makes dental treatment longer. This article will talk…

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Dental Solutions for a Gummy Smile

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A “gummy smile” is when your gums appear too prominent in proportion to the length of your teeth. People with gummy smiles often feel embarrassed and self conscious and try to hide their smile. Twice as many women as men suffer from a gummy smile. An attractive “ideal” smile is…

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What is Tooth Enamel and What Causes Enamel Loss

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What is Tooth Enamel? Tooth enamel is the outer layer of your tooth and is the hardest substance found in the body; even harder than bones. Its purpose is to protect your teeth from damage while eating. It also insulates the nerves beneath your teeth to protect it from exposure…

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Fast Facts About Replacing Old Amalgam Fillings

Facts about Replacing old Dental Filings

Amalgam is a type of dental filling material used to fill cavities caused by tooth decay. It has been used for more than 150 years in hundreds of millions of patients around the world. Dental amalgam fillings, also known as “silver fillings” because of their silver-like appearance, is a mixture…

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Wisdom Teeth Removal Sedation: What You Need to Know

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In the US alone, millions of people undergo wisdom teeth removal. It’s among the most common dental procedures in the country, and the numbers show it. According to Vox, around 5 million people have these extra teeth removed. And most of them are young adults or teenagers.  For those who…

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Dental Restoration: What You Need To Know

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Teeth and mouth irregularities, though mostly known to just affect appearance, can take a toll on your overall dental health. These problems can affect the way you talk, eat, and live your life. On a side note, who wouldn’t want that perfect Hollywood smile anyway? There’s so much more about…

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Veneers vs Crowns: What’s The Difference?

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Cosmetic dentistry continues to reward patients with more options on dental restoration. The most common among them is the use of dental veneers and crowns.  Now the big question is, which is best for you among the two? Know that the difference between getting either veneers or crowns lies in…

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What Do Dentists Use To Numb Your Mouth?

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We get you. There are a lot of things to be scared about when visiting the dentist. Luckily, painless procedures are now made possible thanks to the numbing effects of anesthesia and sedation.  To reduce a patient’s anxiety, dentists turn to sedatives or anesthesia. However, administering them can be a…

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