Dental

Dental

the branch of dentistry dealing with the replacement of teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by artificial devices. exodontia, exodontics. the branch of dentistry dealing with extraction of teeth. Type of: medical specialty,

Braces

Braces

"a device fitted to something, in particular a weak or injured part of the body, to give support.n

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Bone Graft

Bone Graft

Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that replaces missing bone in order to repair bone fractures that are extremely complex, pose a significant health risk to the patient, or fail to heal properly.n

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Dental Crown

Dental Crown

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped "cap" that is placed over a tooth -- to cover the tooth to restore its shape and size, strength, and improve its appearance. The crowns, when cemented into place, fu

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Dental Bridge

Dental Bridge

Dental bridges literally bridge the gap created by one or more missing teeth. A bridge is made up of two or more crowns for the teeth on either side of the gap -- these two or more anchoring teeth are

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Dental Checkup

Dental Checkup

"nA dental checkup or examination appointment is a very important opportunity for a dentist to identify any early signs of dental problems, n

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Dental Implant

Dental Implant

"A dental implant (also known as an endosseous implant or fixture) is a surgical component that interfaces with the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, de

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Denture

Denture

"a removable plate or frame holding one or more artificial teeth.n"n

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Implant-Supported Overdenture

Implant-Supported Overdenture

An implant-supported denture is a type of overdenture that is supported by and attached to implants. A regular denture rests on the gums, and is not supported by implants. An implant-supported denture

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Inlays/Onlays

Inlays/Onlays

Dental inlays and onlays are used when old fillings need to be removed or replaced. A dental inlay is similar to a filling and fits inside the cusp tips (top edges) of the tooth. A dental onlay is mor

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Invisalign

Invisalign

An Invisalign aligner. ... Clear aligners, also known as clear-aligner treatment, are orthodontic devices that uses incremental transparent aligners to adjust teeth as an alternative to dental braces

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Lingual Braces

Lingual Braces

Lingual braces are a treatment method where the appliance (brackets, wires and elastics) used to rearrange your teeth is mounted on their backside (tongue side). Due to this positioning, they're some

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Mini Dental Implant

Mini Dental Implant

Mini dental implants are an alternative to traditional dental implants but are typically used in situations where a smaller implant is needed to fit into a narrow location. Smaller teeth and incisors

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Oral Cyst Treatment

Oral Cyst Treatment

The periapical cyst (also termed radicular cyst, and to a lesser extent dental cyst) is the most common cyst of the jaw. It is caused by pulpal necrosis secondary to dental caries or trauma. ... Usual

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Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric dentists are dedicated to the oral health of children from infancy through the teen years. They have the experience and qualifications to care for a child's teeth, gums, and mouth throughou

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Root Canal

Root Canal

"the pulp-filled cavity in the root of a tooth.n"n

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Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and root planing, otherwise known as conventional periodontal therapy, non-surgical periodontal therapy, or deep cleaning, is the process of removing or eliminating the etiologic agents – de

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Teeth Cleaning

Teeth Cleaning

Teeth cleaning is part of oral hygiene and involves the removal of dental plaque from teeth with the intention of preventing cavities (dental caries), gingivitis, and periodontal disease.n

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Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is the process of using bleach or other materials to make teeth look whiter. The materials remove stains or other discoloration from the tooth surface.n

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Temporary Dentistry

Temporary Dentistry

A temporary crown (provisional crown, interim crown) is a temporary (short-term) crown used in dentistry. Like other interim restorations, it serves until a final (definitive) restoration can be inser

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Tooth Abscess Drainage

Tooth Abscess Drainage

Dental abscess. A decayed and broken down tooth, which has undergone pulpal necrosis (death of the tooth pulp). A periapical abscess (i.e. around the apex of the tooth root) has then formed and pus i

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Tooth Extraction

Tooth Extraction

"A dental extraction (also referred to as tooth extraction, exodontia, exodontics, or informally, tooth pulling) is the removal of teeth from the dental alveolus (socket) in the alveolar bone.n"n

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Tooth Filling

Tooth Filling

A dental restoration or dental filling is a dental restorative material used to restore the function, integrity and morphology of missing tooth structure. The structural loss typically results from ca

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Veneers

Veneers

a veneer is a layer of material placed over a tooth, either to improve the aesthetics of a tooth or to protect the tooth's surface from damage. There are two main types of material used to fabricate

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Tooth Sealant

Tooth Sealant

Dental sealants (also termed pit and fissure sealants, or simply fissure sealants) are a dental treatment intended to prevent tooth decay. Teeth have recesses on their biting surfaces; the back teeth

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Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Wisdom tooth extraction is a surgical procedure to remove one or more wisdom teeth — the four permanent adult teeth located at the back corners of your mouth on the top and bottom.n

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