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Where and how do dentists inject anaesthesia?

There is a saying that ‘pain is inevitable, but suffering is optional’. If you’ve ever experienced tooth pain, then you know that interjections such as “ouch”, “ah”, and “oh” don’t even come close to expressing the pain you feel when a tooth is torturing your face.

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What is a dental implant?

Do you have a gappy smile? A missing tooth will never go unnoticed –mainly due to discomfort and it’s impact on your confidence. There are many reasons for which a tooth may be missing, ranging from decay, an infection, or an unfortunate knock to the face. The result, however, is the same –tooth pain, sensitivity, and perhaps worst of all, a lack of confidence.

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How does a dentist do a root canal treatment?

Have you experienced prolonged sensitivity to cold or heat, swelling of the gums, tenderness when chewing or simply touching your cheek? Well, you’re not alone. There are multiple symptoms which can point to you needing a root canal treatment.

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How do dentists remove plaque?

Teeth cleanings are just one of the many procedures which cause people to fear the dentist’s office. The combination of poking and prodding, strange noises, slight pain or discomfort causes apprehension –sometimes for good reason. However, what most people don’t realise is that having your plaque removed is a quick and painless procedure. Yes, we did say painless!

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How Do Dentists Remove Crowns?

Dental crowns are an ideal way of rebuilding or restoring teeth that are badly broken or cracked. Made out of strong and durable porcelain, crowns are a permanent treatment which can last up to 20 years, provided you take care of your attractive results.

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How do dentists put braces on?

Have you ever felt unhappy with your smile? Do you cover your mouth when you laugh because you’re afraid you will offend someone with your snaggletooth?

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How do dentists fix cracked teeth?

Biting into hard food, getting bumped in the face during a football game, or even tripping while rushing to get to an important meeting are just some examples of accidents which can lead to a cracked tooth.

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How do dentists fix and fill cavities?

Cavities are troublesome holes which form in the tooth because of our eating and drinking habits. Most people dread hearing the word ‘cavity’, and for good reason.

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How do dentists detect cavities?

Cavity, the scary word nobody wants to hear from their dentist. Most of us want to believe the myth that only children, teens, and young adults suffer from cavities.

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Are dental X-rays dangerous?

Dental X-rays are considered a regular part of routine check-ups, and have been since their invention in the 1800’s. Because of that, few have given them a second thought. In recent years many studies have taken place to review the health impacts of x-ray exposure and many of these studies revealed that long term exposure to x-rays could impact overall health.

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