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What Happens During Root Canal Therapy?

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Root Canal TreatmentPeople dread the term “root canal” yet the average person is unaware of what this dental procedure is really all about. A root canal refers to either the inner portion of the tooth between the roots and the pulp or the dental procedure performed to eliminate the infected portion of the tooth. Once the infected part of the tooth is removed, the pain dissipates. This fact is contrary to popular opinion that it is the actual root canal procedure itself that causes the pain. Rather, the root canal procedure is meant to eliminate the pain. The truth is root canal procedures have a bad rap. Let's take a closer look at this grossly mischaracterized dental procedure.


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The Importance of Having an Emergency Dentist

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Emergency DentistImagine getting into an accident, fight or another incident that knocks out a tooth or causes another dental emergency. If you are in extreme pain and cannot wait to meet with a regular dentist for a traditional appointment scheduled in advance, you need an emergency dentist on your side. If you are in considerable pain, are unsure of what to do with a broken tooth or have another oral health emergency, a prompt appointment with an emergency dentist will prove quite helpful.


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Why Invisalign is Great for Adults

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InvisalignThere is a common misconception that braces, Invisalign and other solutions for teeth-straightening are solely meant for kids and teens. The truth is Invisalign is optimal for adults as well as kids. Most adults prefer Invisalign to braces as Invisalign is translucent and works faster. In fact, Invisalign typically costs right around the same amount of money as braces. Let's take a closer look at Invisalign's benefits for adults who desire straight, well-spaced and beautiful teeth.


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The Importance of Periodontal Screenings

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Preventive DentistPeriodontal screenings are essential to oral health. This screening, combined with regular oral exams help pinpoint and combat gingivitis as well as periodontitis, each of which is a chronic inflammatory disease. Unfortunately, periodontal disease, also referred to as gum disease, is common in adults. Gum disease is tied to an array of health conditions ranging from heart problems to diabetes. Your eyes are not deceiving you; you read that last sentence correctly: untreated gum disease really can spur a deadly heart attack. This disease stems from several different factors ranging from poor oral hygiene to smoking and genetics.


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What Veneers can do for You

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Cosmetic DentistryTeeth gradually wear down as time progresses. This gradual wear makes the teeth that much more susceptible to damage. Cracks, chips, discoloration and additional oral health care issues will inevitably arise in due time. Such issues have the potential to transform a once-beautiful smile into one that underwhelms. Furthermore, oral health care problems will put the teeth and gums in jeopardy across the aging process. Veneers are available to conceal the blemishes on teeth. Opt for porcelain veneers and your smile will once again shine bright, impress onlookers and give you the confidence you need to be yourself around others.


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The Best Way to Whiten Your Teeth

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Teeth WhiteningWhen you were young you probably had nice white teeth. But as you grew up you started to notice that your teeth are not as white as they once were and you are probably wondering why. Teeth staining can be a result of a number of things, which we will discuss. As well as what is the best way to whiten your smile!


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Types of Dental Sedation

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Sedation DentistrySome dental procedures are invasive and uncomfortable, and this is the reason why in the past most people would rather endure the pain of a decayed tooth than have it removed. Thanks to the discovery of sedatives, dental procedures are no longer a torturing experience for people.


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What Can Cosmetic Dentistry Do for You?

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Cosmetic DentistryIn this modern age, many people are much concerned about their look and beauty and will do anything to improve their personal appearance and self-esteem. It is becoming a paramount concern for people to preserve their eternal youth and cosmetic dentistry has been in the forefront to enable them to achieve their respective dream of stepping out in style. Cosmetic dentistry comprises of a variety of dental procedures applied by dentists to enhance the smile of their patients, as well as to improve their oral health, even though its main focus is to beautify smiles.


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Dangers of Oral Cancer

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Oral Cancer ScreeningAccording to the world health organization, there are more than 500,000 new cases of oral cancer reports yearly. The report also states that more than 250,000 death cases were due to oral cancer. Oral cancer is a threat to the human population and needs addressing with practical measures.


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How Laser Dentistry Fights Gum Disease

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Laser Dentistry for Gum Disease TreatmentGum disease is a progressive infection of the gums that originates from improper observation of the oral hygiene. How exactly does a gum disease start? When you don’t brush and floss your teeth properly, there’s formation of plaque which accumulates with time to form tartar. Plaque harbors bacteria that are harmful to your gums.


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