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Demystifying Dental Specialty Credentials

Demystifying Dental Specialty Credentials Written by Paul E. Scruggs, DDS, and Alvin G. Wee, BDS, DDS, MS, MPH, PhD, for the American College of Prosthodontists The value of advanced dental credentials is important to both the dentist and dental patients. What do these advanced dental credentials mean, and which credentials reveal that the dentist is…
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Single Tooth Replacement Makes Sense for a Greater Smile

Single Tooth Replacement Makes Sense for a Greater Smile If you’re missing one or two teeth, it can change how you function in your daily life. Perhaps you avoid smiling as often, or talk less because you don’t want people to see a missing tooth. This can eventually lead to a withdrawn life. There is…
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How a Denver Prosthodontist Differs From a Dentist

How a Prosthodontist differs from a Dentist Dentists and prosthodontists can offer quite similar services, so a breakdown of what they do can be helpful. Dentists Dentists have to complete dental school and pass exams to qualify for a career in dentistry. The process of going through dental school does not entail learning about procedures…
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Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry   Cosmetic dentistry can include a wide variety of smile enhancing tools, including teeth whitening, fillings bonding veneers and crowns, tooth replacement therapy, cosmetic dental surgery, implants, and reconstructive dentistry. It generally includes any dental work that improves the appearance of teeth, gums or bite. Teeth Whitening Stains occur on teeth due to…
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Understand the Advantages for Dental Veneers

Understand the Advantages and Oral Care for Dental Veneers Not everybody is happy with the appearance of their teeth. You may smile without showing your teeth when taking a picture, or place a hand in front of your mouth when you are talking with someone. You may even turn your head away when you laugh…
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Top 7 Abscess Tooth Dangers You Don’t Want to Overlook

An abscessed tooth can look like a small pimple on your gums. Then again, you may never realize you have one until your x-ray reveals a small shadow during your next checkup. Understanding the symptoms of abscessed teeth can help you get treatment before finding yourself in the middle of a dental emergency and painful…
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4 Tooth Decay Stages and How to Treat Each One

Keeping up with dental hygiene is tough primarily because the “bad effects” of not doing so take so long to set in. But when they do set in, oh man! The pain, distress and anxiety that tooth decay causes is enough to make anyone completely unfocused on anything else in their life. Work and personal…
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3 Affordable Smile Makeover Options with Fantastic Results

Everyone deserves to feel confident with their smile. After all, we use our mouth to directly communicate more than any other part of our body. Whether by smiling or talking with someone, we don’t want to be distracted by how our teeth may appear while doing so. The good news is that an affordable smile…
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What Dental Procedures Help to Repair a Cracked Tooth

You could get a cracked tooth as a result of injury, worn enamel, chewing hard foods, or other common scenarios. Many times, a cracked tooth happens as the result of weakening enamel around an old, large filling. As your tooth flexes and leakage occurs around the restoration, your “shell” of enamel around it may crack…
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Don’t Ignore These 5 Tooth Decay Symptoms

Cavities were once a life-threatening disease and even today remain a major reason for emergency room visits. With more and more research proving the intricate connection between oral health and overall wellness, people are beginning to pay better attention to these tooth decay symptoms to stay healthy. 1. Watch for Sensitivity to Hot or Cold…