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Beginner’s Guide to Scaling and Polishing

Beginner’s Guide to Scaling and Polishing

Teeth cleanings are an essential aspect of maintaining oral and overall health. Some people are very familiar with this process, perhaps having done it every 6 months since childhood. For those of us not as familiar with the process we ...

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Do You Need To Know About “Root Planing”?

Do You Need To Know About “Root Planing”?

The bases of any periodontal treatment are scaling and “root planing” procedures. They do, to an extent, go hand-in-hand, but we will focus on the latter in this article. The primary objective of both these procedures is to restore one’s ...

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The Root Canal Procedure Explained

The Root Canal Procedure Explained

Are you in need of this treatment (due to pain, infection or other symptoms) and wondering what’s involved with a root canal procedure? Read on for our quick guide to what you can expect… To get a root canal treatment ...

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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 Procedure – A Quick Guide To What’s Involved

Dental Bridge Procedure – A Quick Guide To What’s Involved

A dental bridge is one of the dental treatments used to replace missing teeth.  Bridges are fixed into the mouth by attaching them to neighboring teeth.  But what is involved in a getting a bridge?  We will here give a brief ...

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What To Expect If You Need A Dental Crown Procedure

What To Expect If You Need A Dental Crown Procedure

As explained in the previous article, a crown is a covering (or ‘cap’) that is placed over a tooth. This is a very common treatment in dentistry today. They are placed in order to improve the strength and/or appearance of ...

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Wisdom Teeth Removal – Why It’s Needed and What To Expect

Wisdom Teeth Removal – Why It’s Needed and What To Expect

“Why am I Getting my Wisdom Teeth Taken Out?” As wisdom tooth removal carries some risk, they are not removed unless there is a definite need, i.e. the benefits of extraction outweigh any risks.  So if they are not causing any ...

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What is Involved With a Dental Filling Procedure?

What is Involved With a Dental Filling Procedure?

Here is the commonest question answered first: “Will it Hurt?” NO!  Your dentist will ensure that you do not feel pain while having a dental filling procedure.  This will be ensured by numbing the nerve of the tooth with the use ...

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Denture Procedure: What’s Involved in Making Dentures?

Denture Procedure: What’s Involved in Making Dentures?

At the first visit of any denture procedure your dentist will assess your needs.  Your mouth will be examined to see what type of denture is best, or if bridges or implants would be better for you. If you are ...

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Tooth Extraction Procedure: What To Expect

Tooth Extraction Procedure: What To Expect

If you need a tooth removed, the exact tooth extraction procedure that might be needed will depend on several factors.  These factors include the condition of your tooth and where it lies in your mouth. If you need an extraction, your ...

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