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Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
40 years experience General Practice
?: Are you asking about stabilizing the teeth after trauma that dislodges them from the sockets? If so, then this is just using dental wire or bonding m ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
New tissue: The field of tissue engineering has developed to re-create functional, healthy tissues and organs to replace diseased, dying or dead tissues. The best ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Citanest: Citanest is a local anesthetic used to numb the tooth or area prior to dental treatment."plain" refers to it not having Epinephrine in it. E ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Building bone: Usually in an extraction socket at the time a tooth is removed. This is usually done when planning an implant replacement.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Removable Appliance: It is a slang term for a small removable appliance that replaces one or two missing teeth.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Laboratory work: the device is basically a plaster grinder to shape models of teeth that have been converted to plaster. It is a rotary grinding wheel with water attac ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. J BARRY Stovall
45 years experience General Practice
Isolation: Used for isolating the teeth being worked on. They help control moisture and prevent patient from aspirating foreign objects.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Dental pulpotomy: A dental pulpotomy is a procedure to remove the part of the nerve that resides within the crown portion of a tooth. In an adult tooth it is a tempo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Carl
Dr. Mark Carl answered
37 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Isolate the tooth: It is a piece of ruuber with a small hole in it to allow the tooth to go thru. This isolates the tooth from the rest of the mouth. Most commmonly use ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dolby
27 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
A rubber barrier: A dental dam is a square piece of thin rubber that stretches over the teeth you are having treated. This creates a barrier between your teeth and you ... Read More
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