Dental Blog

dental implants
From the time of surgical implant placement to the time of placing the replacement tooth (crown, denture, or bridgework), dental implants treatment time can vary between four months and nine months, depending on the availability of good quality bone tissue. Patients with low bone density may require additional procedures like ...
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root canals
When the center of your tooth (pulp) becomes infected or inflamed, due to decay or tooth fracture that leaves it exposed, it can cause you a lot of pain and make it difficult to eat and drink hot or cold items due to sensitivity. This is because the nerve in ...
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root canal therapy
Root canal therapy brings an end to excruciating pain resulting from an infected tooth pulp. It is usually the last resort to save a severely damaged or rotting tooth. The only alternative is to extract the tooth and replace it. If the nerve of the tooth is irreversibly damaged or ...
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dentist
During a teeth cleaning and exam appointment, your dentist performs a thorough cleaning of your teeth to remove hardened plaque, or tartar, and visually inspects your teeth, gums, and oral cavity. If it has been more than one year since your previous dental visit, then X-rays may also be necessary ...
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dental appointments
Professional dental appointments are intended to keep your gums and teeth clean and healthy, which will, in turn, help you avoid paying for costly dental procedures in the future. If you don’t get professional cleanings, bacteria in your mouth will buildup as calculus, releasing acids that inflame the gums, erode ...
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root canal therapy
As with any other treatment, the first step to planning your smile makeover treatment with dental veneers is scheduling your initial consultation. Here, your dentist will examine your teeth to determine whether you’re a good candidate for veneers. Ideally, your teeth should be healthy, with no signs of cavities, there ...
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dental implant tooth replacement
Veneers are a common cosmetic dental treatment that can improve your smile dramatically within a short time. But if you’re planning to transform your smile with veneers, it’s important that you learn as much about this treatment to manage your expectations and ensure that the improvements are long-lasting. Here are ...
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dental implants
Dentists rarely recommend the removal of broken or decayed teeth, especially if they can be saved through fillings, crown placement, or root canal therapy. However, there are some cases where Dr. Dennis Song may recommend a tooth extraction, including: Severe tooth decay Advanced periodontal disease Irreparable tooth fractures Impacted teeth ...
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dental implant procedure
Who needs bone grafting? Dr. Dennis Song may recommend bone grafting following a tooth extraction process that severely affects the underlying bone structure. The prolonged absence of a tooth root may also cause the bone material to gradually diminish, allowing the surrounding teeth to shift. In both cases, bone grafting ...
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dental implant procedure
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is often seen as the bridge between dentistry and surgery owing to the extensive scope of the specialty. It includes the management of: Dental Implants To permanently restore your smile by replacing missing teeth with dental implant crowns Wisdom Teeth extraction Our oral surgeons are highly ...
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