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What Happens during a Tooth Extraction?

What Happens during a Tooth Extraction?

25 Jun 2022

The procedure will take place in the dental office or hospital dental clinic. It may involve removing one or more teeth. You may be asked to take anti

What Happens after a Tooth Extraction?

What Happens after a Tooth Extraction?

25 Jun 2022

After your tooth is removed: Your dentist will clean out the gum socket and smooth out the bone that is left. The gum may need to be closed wit

About Permanent Retainers

About Permanent Retainers

16 May 2022

Permanent retainers also go by the following names:   Bonded retainers Lingual wire Fixed retainers   Permanent retainers are more comm

Symptoms of Sensitive Teeth

Symptoms of Sensitive Teeth

16 May 2022

People with sensitive teeth may experience pain or discomfort as a response to certain triggers. You may feel this pain at the roots of the affected t

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

14 Apr 2022

The Oral Cancer Foundation is a national public service, IRS registered 501(c)3 head and neck cancer charity, designed to reduce suffering and save li

Why Do Dentists Ask You to Come Back Every 6 Months?

Why Do Dentists Ask You to Come Back Every 6 Months?

14 Apr 2022

A regular checkup for your dental health is important because dentists help keep your teeth and gums clean and healthy. You should have regular dental

What Happens during a Tooth Extraction?25 Jun 2022

The procedure will take place in the dental office or hospital dental clinic. It may involve removing one or more teeth. You may be asked to take antibiotics before the procedure. You will get a

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What Happens after a Tooth Extraction?25 Jun 2022

After your tooth is removed: Your dentist will clean out the gum socket and smooth out the bone that is left. The gum may need to be closed with one or more stitches, also called sutures. You

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About Permanent Retainers16 May 2022

Permanent retainers also go by the following names:   Bonded retainers Lingual wire Fixed retainers   Permanent retainers are more commonly used on the teeth of the lower jaw. The re

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Symptoms of Sensitive Teeth16 May 2022

People with sensitive teeth may experience pain or discomfort as a response to certain triggers. You may feel this pain at the roots of the affected teeth. The most common triggers include: Hot

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month14 Apr 2022

The Oral Cancer Foundation is a national public service, IRS registered 501(c)3 head and neck cancer charity, designed to reduce suffering and save lives through prevention, education, research fundin

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Why Do Dentists Ask You to Come Back Every 6 Months?14 Apr 2022

A regular checkup for your dental health is important because dentists help keep your teeth and gums clean and healthy. You should have regular dental visits with your dentist every 6 months or as rec

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What Happens during a Tooth Extraction?

The procedure will take place in the dental office or hospital dental clinic. It may involve removing one or more teeth. You may be asked to take antibiotics before the procedure. You will get a local anesthetic to numb the area around the toot

What Happens after a Tooth Extraction?

After your tooth is removed: Your dentist will clean out the gum socket and smooth out the bone that is left. The gum may need to be closed with one or more stitches, also called sutures. You will be asked to bite down on a damp piece of gauz

About Permanent Retainers

Permanent retainers also go by the following names:   Bonded retainers Lingual wire Fixed retainers   Permanent retainers are more commonly used on the teeth of the lower jaw. The retainer is called a lingual wire because it's glued

Symptoms of Sensitive Teeth

People with sensitive teeth may experience pain or discomfort as a response to certain triggers. You may feel this pain at the roots of the affected teeth. The most common triggers include: Hot foods and beverages Cold foods and beverages Col

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

The Oral Cancer Foundation is a national public service, IRS registered 501(c)3 head and neck cancer charity, designed to reduce suffering and save lives through prevention, education, research funding, advocacy, and patient support activities. Oral

Why Do Dentists Ask You to Come Back Every 6 Months?

A regular checkup for your dental health is important because dentists help keep your teeth and gums clean and healthy. You should have regular dental visits with your dentist every 6 months or as recommended by your dentist. Usually during a routine