Dental

The majority of dental treatments are carried out to prevent or treat the two most common oral diseases which are dental caries (tooth decay) and periodontal disease (gum disease). Common treatments involve the restoration of teeth, extraction or surgical removal of teeth, scaling and root planing and endodontic root canal treatment.

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Plastic or metal based dentures should be brushed at least twice daily with soap and water. All surfaces of the denture (the outer part as well as the fitting surface in contact with teeth and gums) should be cleaned regularly. Regular cleaning r... Read Full Answer
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Botox is not intended as a primary treatment for bruxism.The root cause of bruxism (teeth clenching or grinding that occurs in the absence of food) has yet to be fully explained. Some possible causes that have been suggested include: Sle... Read Full Answer
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It can be nerve-wracking to have to search for a new dentist when your current dentist retires. Worries about being able to "click" with your new dentist and getting used to a new office and staff are common. How to ease your transition to a new ... Read Full Answer
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