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Abscess

An abscess in dentistry refers to a localized collection of pus that forms within the tissues of the oral cavity. Read More

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Bruxism

Bruxism, commonly referred to as teeth grinding or clenching, is a condition characterized by the involuntary grinding of teeth, often during sleep. Read More

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Cavaity

A dental bridge is a dental restoration used to replace one or more missing teeth by bridging the gap between the remaining natural teeth. Read More

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry refers to dental procedures that focus on improving the aesthetics of a person's smile, teeth, and overall oral appearance. Read More

Crown

A dental crown, also referred to as a tooth cap, is a dental prosthetic used to cover a damaged tooth entirely. Read More

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Dental Bridge

A dental bridge is a dental restoration used to replace one or more missing teeth by bridging the gap between the remaining natural teeth. Read More

Dental Prophylaxis

Dental Prophylaxis, commonly referred to as a dental cleaning, is a preventive dental procedure aimed at removing plaque, tartar, and stains from the teeth. Read More

Dental Restoration

A dental restoration, commonly referred to as a dental filling, is a procedure used to repair a tooth that has been damaged by decay or trauma. Read More

Dentures

Dentures, commonly referred to as false teeth, are removable dental appliances used to replace missing teeth and surrounding tissues. Read More

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Enamel

Enamel is the hard, outer layer of the tooth that protects the underlying dentin and pulp. When enamel is compromised, it can lead to tooth sensitivity, cavities, and other dental issues. Read More

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Filling

A dental filling is an amalgam material used to treat dental cavities in the teeth. Read More

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Gingivitis

Gingivitis is a common and mild form of gum disease usually caused by the buildup of plaque, a sticky film of bacteria that forms on teeth. Read More

Gum Disease

Gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease, is a common oral health condition that affects the tissues surrounding and supporting the teeth. Read More

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Invisalign

Invisalign is a type of orthodontic treatment that uses clear, removable aligners that are custom made for each patient to straighten teeth by gradually shifting them to the desired position over time. Read More

IV Sedation

IV (intravenous) sedation is a method of dental sedation that involves administering sedative drugs intravenously Read More

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Mouth Guard

A mouth guard is a dental appliance designed to protect the teeth, gums, and jaws during sports activities or to prevent teeth grinding during sleep. Read More

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Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, is a colorless and odorless gas used in dentistry to help patients relax during dental procedures. Read More

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Oral Conscious Sedation

Oral conscious sedation involves administering medication orally to induce a state of relaxation and reduce anxiety while allowing the patient to remain conscious and responsive. Read More

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Periodontitis

Periodontitis, commonly referred to as gum disease, is a serious infection of the gums that can damage the soft tissue and bone supporting the teeth. Read More

Plaque

Dental plaque is a sticky, colorless film of bacteria that forms on teeth as a result of bacteria feeding on sugars from food and drinks, producing acids that can harm tooth enamel and lead to cavities. Read More

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Root Canal

A root canal, also referred to as endodontic treatment, is a dental procedure for a tooth that is severely infected or decayed. Read More

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Sealant

A dental sealant is a thin, plastic coating applied to the chewing surfaces of molars and premolars to prevent cavities. Read More

Sedation

Sedation in dentistry refers to the use of medications to help patients relax during dental procedures. Read More

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Tartar

Tartar, also referred to as dental calculus, is a yellow or brownish calcified substance that forms on or between teeth Read More

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening, also referred to as tooth bleaching, is a cosmetic dental procedure aimed at lightening the color of teeth and removing stains and discoloration. Read More

Tooth Extraction

Tooth extraction, also referred to as exodontia, is a dental procedure where a tooth is removed from its socket in the jawbone. Read More

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Veneers

Veneers, also referred to as dental laminates, are thin shells typically made of porcelain or composite resin that are custom-made to cover the front surface of teeth. Read More

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Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth, also referred to as third molars, are the last set of molars to emerge in the back of the mouth. Read More

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X-rays

X-rays, also referred to as radiographs in dental terms, are diagnostic tools used to visualize structures inside the mouth that are not visible during a regular dental examination. Read More

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