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ROOT CANAL THERAPY EXPLAINED—COCHRAN FAMILY DENTAL

Root canal therapy is intended to eliminate bacterial infections inside the teeth and lower the chances of reinfection. When a tooth is broken or decayed, bacteria may enter the root canal and infect the nerve. Abscesses are often formed in severe infection, or the patient may experience pain and discomfort. An abscess is swelling full of pus at the end of the root... READ MORE

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WHAT ARE PORCELAIN CROWNS?

Porcelain crowns are cap-like types of equipment placed on top of damaged teeth used to protect, cover, and restore the shape of your teeth. Porcelain crowns are a substitute when fillings don’t solve the problem. Porcelain crowns can be made from porcelain metals, ceramics, and resin. They generally don’t require special care over time other than regular good oral hygiene. The way porcelain... READ MORE

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PORCELAIN CROWNS—PROCEDURE, DRAWBACKS, AND COST

A porcelain crown is a more affordable alternative to Porcelain Veneers, and is a great option. Dental crown technology has undergone several design changes and additional innovations to make dental crowns blend well with the rest of a person's teeth. This has given the teeth a more natural look and they are light enough to feel in the mouth. With that, you will... READ MORE

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WHY CONSIDER MINI DENTALS?

If you ever want to replace your tooth with an implant, consider mini dental implants. You do not need to have the capacity to undergo any surgeries or force your jaws to hold convectional implants. If you are familiar with traditional implants, then you shouldn't be worried about mini dental implants since they are just as effective. Though smaller, mini implants have the... READ MORE

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INVISALIGN TREATMENTS

Invisalign is a dental treatment method that uses clear tray aligners that fit teeth and straighten them over time, giving you a beautiful smile. The aligners are made of a blend of plastic that is flexible and strong enough to straighten the teeth. Aligners are created using computer imaging to create a set of aligners suitable for a particular patient for a custom... READ MORE

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IMPLANT SUPPORTED DENTURES

Are you looking for a cheap and reliable way to improve your smile? Consider implant supported dentures. The support of the implant allows the dental fixture to be shaped into a horseshoe. This significantly reduces the weight of the denture. This type of denture allows the patient to incorporate fruits, vegetables and other foods that they would have to avoid when using traditional... READ MORE

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GENERAL DENTIST—WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

General dentists help evaluate, diagnose, prevent, and treat diseases of the oral cavity. They also maintain the function and appearance of the teeth. Many oral diseases and abnormalities can indicate other diseases. A general dentist may refer patients to their physician or a specialist for further evaluation or vice versa for treatment. What Are the Requirements for a Skilled General Dentist? General dentists... READ MORE

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FAMILY DENTIST

Family dentists are physicians specializing in family dentistry, which addresses oral health at every stage of life. Family dentists cater to all oral needs, from regular dental exams to complex dental procedures. Everyone has different oral conditions and getting a qualified family dentist is essential to ensure all your family's dental needs are catered for. An experienced family dentist will be able to... READ MORE

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WHY YOU NEED AN EMERGENCY DENTIST

An emergency dentist is a physician or an oral health care professional who treats patients who need immediate oral care. Accidents occur occasionally, and sometimes these accidents are oral accidents that are not minor and require immediate health care. Not all dental problems are emergencies; one needs to know the situation to seek emergency dental care. The following are reasons one may consider... READ MORE

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DENTURES

When a person loses teeth, they may experience a variety of problems. The person may have difficulty speaking or eating certain foods. Losing teeth can also lead one to become less confident in their smile. This makes one look for an alternative to remaining confident, and one of the options is dentures. Dentures are custom-made appliances used to replace a person's missing teeth... READ MORE

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