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If you need to have a tooth pulled, you are probably nervous. Dental work, in general, can make people feel anxious, and a tooth extraction sounds complicated. Fortunately, dentists and oral surgeons are able to extract teeth during a quick office procedure. With proper care, you will be able to recover quickly with minimal discomfort. …

How much do you know about wisdom teeth? There is a lot of misinformation floating around about these molars. Read on to get the facts. Everyone Grows Wisdom Teeth Only about 65% of people will grow wisdom teeth, and many of those people will only grow one wisdom tooth. Genetics might influence whether or not …

If your dentist has recommended a root canal, you might be nervous. Root canals are often portrayed in movies and TV shows as extremely painful. While painful root canals were once a reality, modern dental technology has made the procedure much easier to handle. Here’s what you can expect during your root canal. Who Needs …

Missing teeth can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. Using dentures can help you regain the functionality of teeth while also boosting your confidence. Whether you need full or partial dentures, all removable dentures require specific care in order to work properly. Read on to learn how to take care of your dentures. Thoroughly Clean Your Dentures …

Orthodontics is a great way people of all ages to get the smile they want. But when most people think of orthodontic work, they usually picture a teenager in braces. Many adults are afraid to see an orthodontist later in life because they are don’t like the look of traditional metal braces. However, there are …

There are a few different reasons your dentist may recommend a dental crown for a tooth. You will most likely love your crown because in addition to the reasons your dentist gives, the bottom line is that your restored tooth will look and feel natural. That’s very important for aesthetic reasons.   The Dental Crown …

Congratulations! You’ve made an investment in yourself by getting veneers. Now that you have the smile that you’ve always wanted, you have to make sure to protect your investment and keep them intact. When properly cared for, veneers can last a decade or more. Taking care of them also promotes good oral health in general. …

Tips for Talking to Your Child About Orthodontics The field of orthodontics has changed greatly over the years. There are more options available for straightening teeth than ever before. While metal braces are still the standard for more complicated cases, there are other options available for kids 16 and up. Younger kids may have some …

The 3 Top Reasons to Use Sedation Dentistry   Sedation dentistry isn’t just for complex procedures that require anesthesia; it’s a valuable tool in many dentists’ arsenals as an option for a variety of patients. Learn more about how sedation can help support good oral health by making it easier for many patients to get …

Why Get Flexible Dentures   When you’re missing teeth, you want them replaced as quickly as possible, so you can once again feel confident in your smile. Traditional dentures can be fragile, uncomfortable and can even cause allergies in some patients, but they’re not your only option. Even if you’re not a good candidate for …

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