Tags Archives: Tooth Decay

11 Aug
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Visiting the Hygienist

By: Betty – Categories: – August 11, 2017

What can I do to help the hygienist? The hygienist’s main work is to prevent and treat gum disease. This includes professionally cleaning your teeth by removing plaque and tartar (usually called a ‘scale and polish’ or a prophylaxis). Howeve ... Continue Reading

09 May
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What is gingivitis? What causes gingivitis?

By: Betty – Categories: – May 9, 2017

Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums (gingiva). It commonly occurs because of films of bacteria that accumulate on the teeth – plaque; this type is called plaque-induced gingivitis. Gingivitis is a non-destructive type of periodontal disease. I ... Continue Reading

06 May
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You can easily see what an unsightly gap a missing tooth leaves — but that’s really just the first sign of trouble ahead! Far more worrisome is the fact that tooth loss is generally followed by loss of bone in the jaw. This may lead to greater pro ... Continue Reading

25 Jan
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What Is A Screw Retained Crown?

By: Betty – Categories: – January 25, 2017

What Is A Screw Retained Crown? Dental implant treatment involves two different phases of treatment. The surgical placement of the titanium screw is usually followed by a healing phase of 3-6 months. Once the implant surgeon has confirmed that the implant ... Continue Reading

17 Jan
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Next best thing to healthy, natural teeth.  Strong and stable, a dental implant restores a lost tooth so that it looks, feels, fits and functions like a natural tooth. Other options can lead to bone deterioration, and may interfere with eating, smiling, ... Continue Reading