Dentist preps for restorative dentistry

What Treatments Fall Under Restorative Dentistry?

Restorative dentistry involves the replacement of broken or missing teeth. Although some cosmetic procedures fall under this umbrella, restorative dentistry also involves the functionality of the mouth. This are of dentistry involves three main branches: endodontics, periodontics, and prosthodontics. The affected teeth may be in their present state due to trauma, aging, dental disease, or…

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When Is Sedation Dentistry Necessary?

Dental sedation is any time anesthesia is used for a dental procedure. Most dentistry only requires topical anesthesia, such as for a root canal or tooth extraction. However, each person’s comfort level, pain tolerance, and anxiety regarding dental procedures is different. This means some people may prefer sedation dentistry over local anesthesia for more intense…

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woman gets treatment for sensitive teeth

Best Treatments for Sensitive Teeth

Do you experience mild discomfort, even pain, when eating ice cream or drinking hot liquids? If so, it’s likely you have sensitive teeth and could benefit from endodontic therapy services. Multiple factors can cause teeth sensitivity, including:  Tooth decay or exposed tooth roots Cavities Cracked or chipped teeth Worn fillings Receding gums or gum disease Whatever…

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