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General Dentistry

General Dentistry

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General dentistry focuses on oral hygiene and preventing, diagnosing and treating oral disease and overall oral health care needs, including gum care, root canals, fillings and preventive education.

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1. COSMETIC FILLINGS

COSMETIC FILLINGS– A common procedure used to treat decayed teeth. dental fillings may fall into
the category of cosmetic dentistry, it can be made of porcelain or composite materials
that closely match the color of the teeth, thus maintaining the natural appearance of the teeth and smile.

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2. SIMPLE AND SURGICAL EXTRACTIONS

SIMPLE AND SURGICAL EXTRACTIONS– Teeth are extracted if Decay has reached deep into the tooth,Infection has destroyed a large portion of the tooth or surrounding bone, not enough room for all the teeth in the mouth,extra teeth that block other teeth from coming in, Wisdom teeth are also often extracted either before or after they come in.During a tooth extraction, you can expect to feel pressure, but no pain.

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3. TEETH CLEANING AND POLISHING

TEETH CLEANING AND POLISHING– Is a preventive treatment of a disease.Professional cleaning includes tooth scaling and tooth polishing and debridement if too much tartar has accumulated.scaling is done by ultrasonic power scalers. These instruments use the energy of ultrasonic vibration to crush and remove hard, calcified deposits of calculus. They also create shockwaves that disrupt bacterial cells.Use of these tools includes washing and flushing the pockets and any exposed root surfaces with water.The innovative air flow polishing technique uses a machine that cleans and polishes the teeth with a mix of water,compressed air and fine powder particles. This method is far superior More effective to traditional cleaning methods which can be time-consuming and uncomfortable. Air flow polishing is ideal for those who suffer from sensitive teeth and can also encourage the re-mineralization of damaged teeth. it is Ideal for use before orthodontic treatment.

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4. ROOT CANAL TREATMENT

ROOT CANAL TREATMENT– Root canal therapy is needed when the nerve of a tooth is severely affected by decay or infection. In order to save the tooth, the pulp (the living tissue inside the tooth), nerves, bacteria, and any decay are removed and the resulting space is filled with special, medicated, dental materials, which restore the tooth to its full function.

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5. NIGHT GUARDS FOR BRUXISM

NIGHT GUARDS FOR BRUXISM– If you frequently wake up with a sore jaw, a dull headache or tooth pain,you may want to ask a qualified dental professional if you are suffering from a condition called bruxism.night guard prevents the surfaces of your teeth from grinding together, causing you to chip and crack your teeth and strain your jaw muscles.