Category: Dental Treatment Advice

This section covers all you need to know about the various common types of dental treatment.
We will cover the routine treatments of fillings, extractions and dentures. The slightly more involved treatments of crowns, bridges and root canals will also be explained.
Why might you need treatment? What is involved? What are the alternatives?
All and more will be explained, just click into the main topic areas listed below

Root Canal Failure – What Are The Options?

Root Canal Failure – What Are The Options?

Bob recently asked this question about a root canal failure. Hi, I just had a root canal because of extreme sensitivity to hot and cold on a tooth that also hurt when I chewed and flossed (it had multiple fillings ...

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Pain During Filling – A Reader’s Question

Pain During Filling – A Reader’s Question

‘Alan’ asks: “Hi, I hope you can help. While having fillings I feel quite a lot of pain, it is like someone holding an ice cube on an open nerve creating a shooting pain (like when an icecream touches a ...

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Is A Root Canal Painful?

Is A Root Canal Painful?

Here is a recent question from ‘Sarah’: “Is a root canal painful? I know I have to get it done but I am really scared!” You are not the only person to have asked this Sarah! Root canal is one ...

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Flipper Teeth – Are They A Good Choice?

Flipper Teeth – Are They A Good Choice?

Want the lowdown on flipper teeth, AKA a dental flipper? Let’s take a look at these dentures in this short article. What are flipper teeth? Also known as a dental flipper, this is simply a nickname for an acrylic (‘plastic’) ...

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Dental Implants Problems – What Can Go Wrong?

Dental Implants Problems – What Can Go Wrong?

As with any treatment, dental implants problems can and do develop sometimes. But before we discuss these problems, it is important to note that in general, implants have a very high success rate. Developing complications with the treatment is therefore ...

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What To Expect With A Dental Implant Procedure

What To Expect With A Dental Implant Procedure

Planning on getting implants for the replacement of missing teeth, or just researching the topic? This article will help by briefly outlining the typical dental implant procedure for you.   Who Can Place Implants? Any dentist is qualified, in theory, ...

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Dental Bridge vs Implant – A Quick Comparison

Dental Bridge vs Implant – A Quick Comparison

As two of the most common (and best-tolerated) ways to replace missing teeth, these treatments are often given as options. But what are the differences when considering a dental bridge vs implant? What are their relative advantages and disadvantages? Let’s ...

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Bone Graft for Dental Implant Treatment

Bone Graft for Dental Implant Treatment

The single most important factor in determining if dental implants are a viable option, and if they will last, is that of the amount and health of bone in the area. A sufficient, healthy foundation is a must. Any assessment ...

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What Affects The Cost Of A Tooth Implant?

What Affects The Cost Of A Tooth Implant?

This page will take a basic exploration about the various tooth implant cost factors. What affects the average price of this treatment and more… There is no doubt that implants are, in general, the most expensive treatment in dentistry. This ...

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What Affects A Dental Crown Cost

What Affects A Dental Crown Cost

This article focuses what affects the price of a dental crown. I should point out from the start that you won’t get exact figures here! There is far too much worldwide variation to do so here. What we will focus ...

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