Tag: teeth decay


Notice the More Conservative Use of Materials, Which preserves Surrounding Teeth

The Difference Between Dental Bridges

What’s a dental bridge? It’s a single unit that replaces one or more missing teeth by attaching a prosthetic to teeth adjacent to the missing tooth (or teeth). Pretty simple right? You’re missing a tooth, so you put in a bridge. End of story. Right…..? Well, not exactly. Not all bridges are made the same. Some are made from noble metals (like gold), some are...

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Sealing Out Tooth Decay

  What are dental sealants? Sealants are thin, plastic coatings painted on the chewing surfaces of the molars and sometimes premolars (or bicuspids). Sealants are put on adult molars that start to appear on kids when they are 6 years on up. They are “installed” by dental hygienists or dentists in dentists’ offices, clinics, and sometimes in schools. Getting sealants put on is “relatively” simple...

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