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Understanding the Significance of Dental Implants

Technological advancement in the field of dental science has allowed millions of people to benefit from dental implants. For many years in the past, millions of people did not have the treatment that would provide alternative tooth that is almost like the natural and original tooth. With dental implants, which have gained considerable popularity across

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Understanding General Anesthesia and Deep Sedation in Dentistry

An important and necessary part of dental practice is the administration of local and general anesthesia and intravenous sedation. The safe and effective use of such modalities is promoted by all dental organizations all over the world through the appropriately educated trained dentist. Dental patients should be made to understand what general anesthesia is and how

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Amalgam or Composite Filling

St. Lawrence Dentistry believes it is important for our patients to be aware of the available choices of dental fillings and understand the pros and cons of each type of material. Dental amalgam used to be the mainstay filling material of choice. However, it’s used has greatly declined in North America. Patients now have a

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Advantage and Disadvantage of Sedation Dentistry

    Sedation dentistry is a technique used by dentists of this generation to help patients overcome their fear of dentists. Some patients experience anxiety and dental fear which prevents them from getting the proper dental care and treatment. The dentist will administer sedative drugs in different forms (pill, gas or nitrous oxide, intravenous) so

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Importance of Dental Fillings

Tooth enamel is damaged due to poor oral health and hygiene. The enamel is the white strong part of the tooth, with plaque buildup, decay can affect even the hardest tooth with holes developing on the teeth over time. These holes are cavities and they make the teeth more sensitive to cold or heat causing

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Available Treatment for Sensitive Teeth

Have you experience a certain time wherein you suddenly feel a tingling sensation after drinking a cold lemonade or sipping your hot cup of coffee? This could be a sign of having sensitive teeth. Teeth sensitivity might have been develop for two reasons – receding gum lines or eroding enamel. The tooth enamel and the

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Allergy Concerns at the Dentist

People with allergies are already accustomed to being cautious with regards to the foods they eat, taking extra caution not to include them in their diet. But there’s another place where people with allergies should be careful; that’s the dentist’s office. Regardless if it’s just routine cleaning or other major dental procedures, such dental work

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