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The Reason Why Most People Want Dental Bridges

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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A bridge allows the dentist to replace lost teeth without the use of a denture or dental implant. Basically a false tooth is held in place by being attached to a tooth next door. The disadvantage is that the teeth next to the space have to be prepared in a similiar way to a crown […]

Effectiveness Using Invisalign

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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The Invisalign system straightens your teeth with custom-made aligners made of a clear, thin, medical- grade polymer that is virtually invisible when worn. Since they are removable, you can eat, brush and floss normally. Our patients really love this! Each aligner moves your teeth little by little until you get to the end of treatment […]

IV Sedation Is Very Safe And Effective

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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  What is IV Sedation? When a drug, usually of the anti-anxiety variety, is administered into the blood system during dental treatment, this is referred to as Intravenous Conscious Sedation (aka “IV sedation”). Conscious sedation is sometimes (incorrectly) referred to as “twilight sleep” or “sleep dentistry”. A lot of dental offices use terms such as […]

Importance About Dental Extraction

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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What It’s Used For? If a tooth has been broken or damaged by decay, your dentist will try to fix it with a filling, crown or other treatment. Sometimes, though, there’s too much damage for the tooth to be repaired. In this case, the tooth needs to be extracted. A very loose tooth also will […]

Fearless Visit To The Dentist With Waterlase

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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The image of dentistry has changed radically in recent years. Whereas, once, it was seen as an emergency option to be turned to in cases of extreme pain or injury, a modern dentist’s surgery is viewed much more in preventative and cosmetic terms, and will probably boast an atmosphere akin to an upmarket spa than […]

Stop TMJ Disorder Before It Gets Worst

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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What is the temporomandibular joint?            The temporomandibular joint connects the lower jaw, called the mandible, to the bone at the side of the head, the temporal bone. If you place your fingers just in front of your ears and open your mouth, you can feel the joints. Because these joints are flexible, the jaw […]

Don’t Miss Out On Your Oral Cancer Screening

Thursday, December 27, 2012

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Though relatively rare, it is one of the easiest cancers to spot and diagnose. And if treated early, it is usually curable. Oral screening exams are inexpensive, are easy to perform, and have the potential to reduce the annual global mortality for oral cancer by tens of thousands of people. Screening is looking for cancer […]

Good As New Teeth With Dental Bonding

Thursday, December 27, 2012

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Tooth bonding, done by a professional aesthetic dentist, can get your teeth in perfect shape within a few sittings. Here is a little more about what dental bonding is and what it can do to your smile. Bonding is the application of a tooth-colored composite resin (plastic) to repair a decayed, chipped, fractured or discolored […]

Save Those Perfect Smile With The Help Of Your Orthodontist

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

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How’s your smile? The way our teeth and jaws are formed dictate how alluring our smiles are, but they also dictate how well we bite. Sometimes our teeth and jaws require some corrections not just to enhance how they look, but also to improve how well we can use them. When it comes to improper […]

As Early As Age 7 On Orthodontic Treatment

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

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The goal of orthodontic treatment is a good bite, meaning straight teeth that mesh well with the teeth in the opposite jaw. A good bite makes it easier for you to bite, chew and speak. This can enhance your dental health and your overall health, and may improve self-esteem. Orthodontic treatment is often part of […]