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Root Resection

Root resection refers to an endodontic surgical procedure to remove an untreatable fractured or dissolving root while retaining the original tooth's structure. Root resection and other endodontic surgical procedures are done in instances where conventional endodontic (root canal) treatment is not su ... Continue Reading

Root Resection

Root resection refers to an endodontic surgical procedure to remove an untreatable fractured or dissolving root while retaining the original tooth's structure. Root resection and other endodontic surgical procedures are done in instances where conventional endodontic (root canal) treatment is not su ... Continue Reading

Sealants

Proper oral care greatly reduces the risk for dental problemsラbut it cannot eliminate it entirely. The chewing surfaces of the premolars and molars or back teeth remain hot spots for bacteria to gather. Because the pits and fissures of these teeth are hard to reach by toothbrush bristles bacteria ... Continue Reading

Sealants

Proper oral care greatly reduces the risk for dental problemsラbut it cannot eliminate it entirely. The chewing surfaces of the premolars and molars or back teeth remain hot spots for bacteria to gather. Because the pits and fissures of these teeth are hard to reach by toothbrush bristles bacteria ... Continue Reading

Secondary Dentin

Secondary dentin is dentin that is formed and deposited in response to a normal or slightly abnormal stimulus after the complete formation of the tooth. There is a considerable variation in the composition of primary and secondary dentin. The dentinal tubules that make up dentin are generally irregu ... Continue Reading

Secondary Dentin

Secondary dentin is dentin that is formed and deposited in response to a normal or slightly abnormal stimulus after the complete formation of the tooth. There is a considerable variation in the composition of primary and secondary dentin. The dentinal tubules that make up dentin are generally irregu ... Continue Reading

Saliva

Saliva or spit has many important functions. It moisturizes our mouth and our food to make chewing and swallowing easier. It also does a lot of our dental work for usラit rinses sugar bacteria and other harmful substances out of our mouths. Salivary amylase an enzyme found in saliva triggers the di ... Continue Reading

Saliva

Saliva or spit has many important functions. It moisturizes our mouth and our food to make chewing and swallowing easier. It also does a lot of our dental work for usラit rinses sugar bacteria and other harmful substances out of our mouths. Salivary amylase an enzyme found in saliva triggers the di ... Continue Reading

Saliva Ejector

Saliva ejectors モvaccum cleanersヤ for your mouth are narrow tubes that dentists and other oral health care professionals use to suction saliva blood and debris from the mouth during a dental visit. A saliva ejector may sit in the mouth during a dental procedure such as filling teeth or the denti ... Continue Reading

Saliva Ejector

Saliva ejectors モvaccum cleanersヤ for your mouth are narrow tubes that dentists and other oral health care professionals use to suction saliva blood and debris from the mouth during a dental visit. A saliva ejector may sit in the mouth during a dental procedure such as filling teeth or the denti ... Continue Reading

Scaling

Without proper cleaning and dental visits plaque and tartar build up in the mouth and collect at an area just below the gum line called the sulcus. Eventually this buildup will cause the gums to move away from the teeth forming pockets in the mouth. These pockets fill with even more plaque. This bui ... Continue Reading

Scaling

Without proper cleaning and dental visits plaque and tartar build up in the mouth and collect at an area just below the gum line called the sulcus. Eventually this buildup will cause the gums to move away from the teeth forming pockets in the mouth. These pockets fill with even more plaque. This bui ... Continue Reading

Retained Root

Retained root refers to the partial root structure that remains in the jaw following the extraction or fracture of a natural tooth. If the retained root remains it will either stay frozen in the bone forever or work its way out where it can be removed. Retained root however may cause infection of th ... Continue Reading

Retained Root

Retained root refers to the partial root structure that remains in the jaw following the extraction or fracture of a natural tooth. If the retained root remains it will either stay frozen in the bone forever or work its way out where it can be removed. Retained root however may cause infection of th ... Continue Reading

Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Therapy or endotontic therapy refers to the specialized dental procedure of removing infected pulp from a tooth and filling it with an inert material. It is a method that prevents the further spread of infection and the possibility of that tooth falling out. Root Canal Therapy is recommen ... Continue Reading

Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Therapy or endotontic therapy refers to the specialized dental procedure of removing infected pulp from a tooth and filling it with an inert material. It is a method that prevents the further spread of infection and the possibility of that tooth falling out. Root Canal Therapy is recommen ... Continue Reading

Salivary Glands

Saliva or spit has many important functions. It moisturizes our mouth and our food to make chewing and swallowing easier. It also does a lot of our dental work for usラit rinses sugar bacteria and other harmful substances out of our mouths. Salivary amylase an enzyme found in saliva triggers the di ... Continue Reading

Salivary Glands

Saliva or spit has many important functions. It moisturizes our mouth and our food to make chewing and swallowing easier. It also does a lot of our dental work for usラit rinses sugar bacteria and other harmful substances out of our mouths. Salivary amylase an enzyme found in saliva triggers the di ... Continue Reading

Pulpitis

Pulpitis refers to the inflammation of the dental pulp within the tooth. The pulp contains the blood vessels the nerves and connective tissue inside a tooth and provides the tooth's blood and nutrients. Pulpitis is mainly caused by bacteria infection which itself is a secondary development of caries. Continue Reading

Pulpitis

Pulpitis refers to the inflammation of the dental pulp within the tooth. The pulp contains the blood vessels the nerves and connective tissue inside a tooth and provides the tooth's blood and nutrients. Pulpitis is mainly caused by bacteria infection which itself is a secondary development of caries. Continue Reading

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