Category: Dental

People Who Benefit Most From Sedation Dentistry

Posted on September 5, 2017 in Dental

Generally, there are three types of people who can benefit the most from sedation dentistry.

1. The Anxious - During dental procedures, the anxiety of a patient can cause more pain and distress. If an individual has a history of major anxiety, they may want to choose sedation dentistry over the traditional procedures that are more stressful. In order to lessen the inevitable nervousness, a pain-relief method dealing with ones anxiety might be the right solution. This would help individuals who experience major nervousness and anxiety whenever experiencing a dental procedure. This procedure also allows one to choose between conscious or unconscious sedation, depending on ones preference and comfort.

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What Is General Dentistry?

Posted on September 4, 2017 in Dental

Dentists who prefer to specialize in specific areas proceed to obtain additional years of training to gain the necessary skills for their chosen field. General dentists, understandably, do not have the same skills and knowledge in specialized areas of dentistry.

General dentistry is an all-encompassing field of dentistry on its own. While they may not have specialist training, general dentists are well-trained, and have impressive skills as well. They have knowledge in all fields of dentistry. Thus, they can give advice to patients on everything related to their dental health. They are the first line of defense, so to speak.

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What Are Dental Implants?

Posted on August 25, 2017 in Dental

Your oral surgeon will make sure that your gums are healthy before recommending dental implants for you. You need to have bones that are dense and strong enough to provide sufficient support to the implant. If your bone is too soft, fragile and thin, it cannot provide adequate support. Your oral surgeon may recommend a bone graft.

You also need sufficient bone height in your upper jaw. If your oral surgeon thinks that your sinuses are too close to your jaw, he may recommend a sinus lift.

You can have individual dental implants. You can also have bridge implants. Your oral surgeon can bridge several implants, and insert them into your jaw.

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