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Is there a teeth straightening surgery in today's modern dental procedures?

Is there a teeth straightening surgery in today's modern dental procedures?

Tooth straightening : There is a surgery that can accompany braces that may decrease tx time by 50-75%. Look for a dr trained in a procedure called wilcodontics or aoo. Basically they create inflammation and a potent healing response a around your teeth so they all move faster. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dentistry (Definition)

The branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area and the adjacent and associated structures and their impact on the human body. Dentistry is widely considered necessary for complete overall health. Those who practice dentistry ...Read more


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What are the procedures done in a pediatric odontics practice?

What are the procedures done in a pediatric odontics practice?

Pedi Orthodontics: Did u mena pediatric orthodontics? If so they try to palce braces on your child's teeth to straighten them if indicated. ...Read more

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What are the procedures done in a pedodontics practice?

What are the procedures done in a pedodontics practice?

Variable: Pedodontic practices - are typically general dentists who only see children - so the full range of dentistry except only kids. ...Read more

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What is higher speciality than dds in the dental field?

What is higher speciality than dds in the dental field?

Length of Education: A dentist can advance his specific training into specific fields such as endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery, orthodontics and pedodontics. An ms is generally added after the dds. The ms means that the doctor has specialized in this area of dentistry. A general dentist can also advance his training without getting an ms degree. You might see fagd or another added ending after the dds. ...Read more

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Are lasers used in spine surgery?

Are lasers used in spine surgery?

Yes. There are : Several indications for there use such as in certain disc surgeries or with treating certain tumors as well as in other limited indications. ...Read more

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Which field of dentistry specializes in doing inlays / onlays?

Which field of dentistry specializes in doing inlays / onlays?

Prosthodontics: Inay and onlays are restorative dentistry. They are done by general dentists and prosthodontists. In addition, they can be fabricated in a lab or by cad-cam process. Cerec does a beautiful job in a single visit making them out of very strong porcelains. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a dentist in general practice perform endodontic procedures?

Is it possible that a dentist in general practice perform endodontic procedures?

Absolutely: All dentists who graduate are trained in all routine dental procedures, root canal treatment being one of them. Others go on to specialize, and will be trained to perform more complex and difficult care. ...Read more

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What are all the different dental procedures in a root canal / crown?

What are all the different dental procedures in a root canal / crown?

Steps: Numb tooth, isolate with rubber dam, remove infected tooth structure/decay, use files to clean out nerve, fill with gutta percha (orange filling material), do a core buildup (foundation filling for crown to sit on), drill tooth to fit for crown, pack a piece of cord to mildly separate gun from tooth for a good impression, remove cord, take an impression, make a temporary. Check bite. ...Read more

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I read that a nearby dentist trains new dentists in implant surgery. The cost of surgery, graft, abutment and crown is more reasonable. Should I try?

I read that a nearby dentist trains new dentists in implant surgery. The cost of surgery, graft, abutment and crown is more reasonable. Should I try?

Cost: Cost should not be the primary determined in making your decision. Dentistry is a service, not a commodity. Do your research. Find out which Oral Surgeon, Periodontist, or Prosthodontist does the most reliable, best positioned, longest lasting implants in your area. ...Read more

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In the oral hygiene and dentistry fields, is debridement the same thing as a "cleaning"?

In the oral hygiene and dentistry fields, is debridement the same thing as a "cleaning"?

Not exactly: A debridement is a procedure that is performed when the periodontal condition of the gums cannot be determined. This is usually an appointment where the bulk of the calculus is removed from the teeth followed by a brief healing period. The patient is brought back for a periodontal evaluation and then the proper diagnosis and treatment can occur. ...Read more

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Can you give me the names of nationally recognized private practices in periodontology and in oral/maxillofacial surgery in southeast florida?

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Can you give me the names of nationally recognized private practices in periodontology and in oral/maxillofacial surgery in southeast florida?

Check state society: The best list of specialists is with the state society. Florida society of periodontists phone #: 352-232-6800. Florida society of oral and maxillofacial surgeons phone #: 877-831-2500. Or google it and find a list and reviews. ...Read more

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Oral Surgeon; Periodontist, etc. #: Is iRaise, a minimally invasive sinus lift procedure, available to patients in the United States, at this time?

Oral Surgeon; Periodontist, etc. #: Is iRaise, a minimally invasive sinus lift procedure, available to patients in the United States, at this time?

Absolutely: A sinus lift operation performed with CAT scan control and knowing the anatomy of the maxillary sinus can be performed not only by oral surgeons, periodontists, but also by may general dentists who have taken multiple courses for this operation. I am surprise at the question because there are thousands of well trained dentists who perform a sinus lift for implant surgery. ...Read more

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Is oral sedation at the dentist office common? The patient usually has little to no memory of the implant dental procedure? Pill takes place of shots?

Is oral sedation at the dentist office common? The patient usually has little to no memory of the implant dental procedure? Pill takes place of shots?

A Useful Tool: Many patients cannot tolerate dental procedures while awake. A range of solutions is available from mild sedation (a pill) to full anesthesia in a hospital setting. Check with your dentist, the Internet or the yellow pages for the names of sedation dentists near you.what you'll need depends on your state of mind, health and the work that needs to be done. Good luck! ...Read more

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What anesthetics are used in dental treatment in india?

What anesthetics are used in dental treatment in india?

Similar: While I have never personally ben to india, dentists trained in india learn to use the same anesthetics that are used in other countries. Lidocaine, mepivicaine, bupivicaine and articaine for local anesthetics. I would also think that general anesthetics in medical uses are also the same. ...Read more

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Have done my mds in pedodontics opening in uk is it good?

Have done my mds in pedodontics opening in uk is it good?

Pedodontic Dentist: Good luck my friend. Never been to the uk but as long as there are children and candy you have a great future. I wish you the best! ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scionti
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Cryotherapy (Definition)

Cervix cryosurgery is a surgical treatment to freeze and destroy abnormal ...Read more