TEETH CLEANING & WHITENING

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Many patients understandably confuse the “Teeth Cleaning” with “Teeth Whitening”. As two similar but very different dental procedures, their biggest difference stems from their purpose. The primary goal of teeth cleaning is to remove plaque and tartar from the surface of the teeth in order to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. The purpose behind…

TOOTH FILLING

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Fillings help restore teeth damaged by decay back to their normal function, and can prevent further decay. Your dentist will consider a number of factors when choosing which type of filling material is best for you. These factors include the extent of the repair, where in your mouth the filling is needed and the cost.…

TOOTH EXTRACTION

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A dental extraction also referred to as tooth extraction, exodontia, exodontics, or informally, tooth pulling is the removal of teeth from the dental alveolus (socket) in the alveolar bone. Why are Teeth Removed?• Decay has reached deep into the tooth.• Infection has destroyed a large portion of the tooth or surrounding bone.• There is not…

SCALING

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What Is Scaling?Dental scaling is routinely performed to help patients with gum disease and excessive plaque buildup. While a standard cleaning will address the surface of the tooth, scaling goes much deeper. If your dentist suggests dental scaling and root planing for your teeth, it’s helpful to know what this means so you can prepare…

FULL MOUTH REHABILITATION

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What Is Full Mouth Rehabilitation ?Full mouth rehabilitation is a highly individualized treatment. The point of a full mouth reconstruction plan is to optimize the health of the entire mouth, including the teeth, the gums, and the bite. In many cases, it is necessary to replace or restore every tooth in the mouth using a…