dentistry services

Each dentist or dental clinic may offer different dentistry services. Here are some of the most common services offered with a short description for each service.

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Amalgam (Grey) Filling


When you have tooth decay, the dentist will remove the damaged part of the tooth and fill the hole (cavity) with a filling. There are several types of fillings, such as grey (amalgam), white (composite), porcelain, and gold. Amalgam fillings are norm ...

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Bridge (Prosthetics)


For those who are missing one or more teeth, but still have viable teeth on either side, a bridge can be used. It may be made of many different types of materials, such as alloy, porcelain, gold, or composite resin. The bridge is also called a fixed ...

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Complete Dentures


Complete dentures, also called false teeth, are replacement teeth for those who do not have any viable teeth left. Dentures can be made of many different materials, such as porcelain or acrylic, molded into a replica of your original teeth and gums. ...

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Cosmetic Dentistry


Cosmetic dentistry is any kind of dental procedures that are used to improve your appearance. Some of these types of cosmetic dentistry include adding a material to your teeth or gums to improve your smile, removing tooth and gum structures, bleachin ...

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Custom Mouth Guards


A mouth guard is made of Ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) and used to protect the mouth, teeth, and gums during contact sports or sleep. Those who grind their teeth at night use a mouth guard to protect their teeth from damage. It is especially helpful t ...

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Dental Bonding


Dental bonding uses the same composite resin (white) to improve or change a patient’s teeth. Bonding treatments can be used to fix broken or cracked teeth, change the color of teeth, minimize spaces between teeth, make teeth look larger, or to cove ...

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Dental Hygiene


Dental hygiene is important for your teeth, mouth, gums, breath, and your overall health. What is good dental hygiene? Brushing your teeth at least two times a day with a dentist approved toothpaste with fluoride, flossing at least once a day between ...

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Digital Radiography (X-ray)


Digital radiography is the best way for the dentist to see what is going on in your mouth. Unlike the old x-rays that took hours to view, digital radiography is ready to see right away. Just like with digital cameras and the old film cameras that you ...

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Emergency Examinations and Services


Have you ever had a dental emergency? Many people do not know what can be considered a dental emergency. Here are some emergencies and what to do about them: Losing a tooth is the biggest emergency and has to be treated immediately. Try to place the ...

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Family Dentistry


Family dentistry includes services for everyone from babies to the elderly. This includes procedures, such as tooth cleaning, fluoride treatments, filling cavities, orthodontia, gum disease treatment, dentures, bridges, crowns, and more. Having one d ...

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General Dentistry


Ideally, general dentists should be visited regularly to clean your teeth and prevent serious problems from breaking out. The recommendation is that you visit a dentist twice a year, once every six months. Dentists can give advice on better cleaning ...

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Implants


If you have missing or damaged teeth, dental implants may be exactly what you need. Implants are one of the most popular way to replace missing teeth. They are not just crowns or partials, dental implants are actually made to replace the roots of you ...

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Invisalign (Invisible Braces)


The Invisalign is a set of invisible trays used to straighten teeth or fix gaps and overbites just as the traditional metal braces do. These are the modern day braces that children years ago would have loved to have. Invisaligns are fitted to your mo ...

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Nitrous Sedation


Nitrous Oxide sedation, sometimes called Laughing Gas, is a dental sedative often used for patients before and during a dental procedure such as tooth extraction or root canal. Nitrous Oxide is often used for children so they are calmer during the de ...

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Oral Surgery


Oral surgery is a special field of dentistry for patients with the need for surgical procedures. Some of these are: Impacted wisdom teeth need surgery to be removed because they are below the gum tissue. This causes swollen and painful gums, and can ...

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Orthodontics and Braces


Dentistry that fixes improperly positioned teeth and jaws is considered Orthodontics. If you or someone in your family is suffering from under bite, overbite, overcrowding, cross bite, or TMJ, you need an Orthodontist. The Orthodontist can fit you wi ...

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Partial Dentures


A partial denture is also used to replace missing teeth, but it only replaces a few, rather than the whole arch. It is similar to a crown or bridge except it is not fixed to any teeth so it is removable. The partial denture is also made of either por ...

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Pediatric Dentistry


Pediatric dentists address the same sort of problems that general dentists do, but pediatric dentists focus on children. It is vital to attend a dentist who specializes in children so that your child will be properly cared for. Pediatric dentists stu ...

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Periodontics


Periodontics are dental professionals who specialize in diagnosing, treating, and preventing periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is a serious condition that causes the gums to swell and break down such as gingivitis and periodontitis. Plaque and ...

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Porcelain Crowns


Crowns can be made of different substances such as resin, stainless steel, gold, and ceramic, but the most popular is porcelain. They are used to protect damaged, broken, or weak teeth, or to hold a dental bridge securely in your mouth. They can be p ...

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Root Canal Treatment


If you have a cavity or injury to the root of one of your teeth, it will usually cause the root in that tooth to become infected, which causes redness, swelling, and pain. To fix this problem, the dentist will have to perform a root canal procedure. ...

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Sealants


A dental sealant is a thin coat of plastic sometimes used on your teeth to protect it tooth decay. This is most often done on your back teeth like the molars, but can also be done on other teeth. The sealant will bond to your tooth like a coat of arm ...

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Snap-On Smile Dentistry


Snap-on Smile Dentistry offers a unique cosmetic option for your oral problems. If you have a chipped, cracked, or missing tooth, then this practice can help cover that up in a natural looking way. They use a resin material to cover the problem tooth ...

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Tooth and Root Extractions


Having a tooth removed is one of the scariest dental procedures for many people. However, tooth extraction is actually the most common procedure done by dentists. There are many reasons why your dentist may have to remove your tooth such as gingiviti ...

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Veneers


Veneers are porcelain or composite resin shells for your teeth that protect them and make your smile more aesthetically pleasing to the eye. The veneers are specially made from molds constructed from your teeth and then they are bonded permanently to ...

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White Filling (Composite Resin)


The composite resin (white) filling is a ceramic and plastic material that helps dentists fill the cavities or damaged areas of your teeth. Since they look like your real teeth, they can be used in front teeth and they are strong enough to be used in ...

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