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Can dental sealants stick to dental fillings?

Can dental sealants stick to dental fillings?

Sometimes.: The materials used for dental sealants stick to tooth surface but won't stick to metal fillings. Some times dentists place dental sealants next to fillings to fill in any small gaps between the filling and the tooth's surface. ...Read more

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Can a dental assistant construc custom made restorative and dental appliances?

Can a dental assistant construc custom made restorative and dental appliances?

DA duties: The laws regarding what dental auxiliaries can and cannot do varies from state to state and is constantly changing. You can contact the state education professional licensing department in your state to know for sure what is legal and what is not. ...Read more

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Could dental assistants place and grind permanent composite filling?

Could dental assistants place and grind permanent composite filling?

Maybe: Depends on the state your in and state regulations. Some states license dental assistants with extended functions. After a dentists prepares a tooth for a restoration this assistant can fill, polish, adjust bite and contour the restoration. ...Read more

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Should everyone wear a medical alert bracelet?

Should everyone wear a medical alert bracelet?

No: Only people with life-threatening conditions that need to be taken care of immediately - e.g. Epilepsy or a severe allergy that can lead to death in minutes. ...Read more

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Could removable partial dentures need any dental works?

Could removable partial dentures need any dental works?

For teeth or denture: The teeth that the partial hangs clasp to need to be in good shape to withstand the force of chewing and the partial clasping onto it. So if any dental work needs to be done on these "abutment" teeth, then the partial may have to be adjusted, changed or actually remade. The partial, over time, may need to have the clasps tightened or adjusted. ...Read more

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Do dental implants work?

Do dental implants work?

YES ! : Dental implants have been around for over 50 years. Today -the success rate of dental implants is 95-98%. Dental implants do work. We can replace one missing tooth or the whole mouth, so you can have permanent teeth and enjoy food and have quality of life you deserve. ...Read more

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Might dental hygienist use a dental drill?

Might dental hygienist use a dental drill?

Dental hygienist: Dental hygienist or dental assistants are not allowe to use a high speed hand piece inside patients mouth. If you are referring to the ultrasonic hygiene cleaning instrument, they are allowed to use that. I hope that answers your question. ...Read more

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Can instant dental implant require an extraction?

Can instant dental implant require an extraction?

Not always: I am uncertain of what is really meant by instant? Dental implants can be placed immediately after a tooth is removed. Many factors will determine this such as the density of the jaw bone, the amount of jaw bone present, the proximity of vital structures (nerves and blood vessels), medical issues etc. I assume this is what "instant" means. ...Read more

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Could medi-cal cover any dental services?

Could medi-cal cover any dental services?

Good news!: Medi-cal dental coverage to be partially restored, but not until may. "medi-cal, the state-federal health insurance program for low-income people, will once again cover x-rays, cleaning, routine exams, some root canals, crowns and full sets of dentures. It will not, however, cover partial dentures and certain other procedures for adults." congratulation! ...Read more

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Dental professionals, "transparent teeth"?

Dental professionals, "transparent teeth"?

Enamel: If you are referring to the edges of the front teeth being transparent, this is usually due to the natural transparency of enamel. Also, severely worn teeth can look transparent. ...Read more

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Are some dental crowns, fillings, or braces a problem with MRI machines?

Are some dental crowns, fillings, or braces a problem with MRI machines?

Not a problem: Hi, dental fillings or braces can induce artifacts that may spoil the image quality in structures just close to them. It is very local so if the reason of doing mr is not related to structures within a quarter of an inch, that is not a problem. ...Read more

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Dental orthodics, bite adjustments. What is cost?

Dental orthodics, bite adjustments. What is cost?

Wide range: Cost for these procedures vary widely according to the area you are in, the complexity of the treatment involved and the skill level of the dentist. Start the process, get a complete evaluation and quote for treatment and get other opinions to feel confident in the fix and the cost. ...Read more

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Does instant dental implant also require an extraction?

Does instant dental implant also require an extraction?

Not necessarily: If there is a tooth present and that tooth is being replaced with a dental implant, then yes the extraction of that tooth will be required. If you have a missing tooth at that site then it is unlikely that a tooth will need to be extracted. ...Read more

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Is a dental X-Ray required to make an Hawley retainer?

Is a dental X-Ray required to make an Hawley retainer?

Radiograhs: A radiograph is not part of the actual manufacturing process. It is however, part of the patient's medical records and as such is needed to evaluate the condition of the teeth before the retainer is fabricated. ...Read more

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Is it possible for dental sealants to stick to dental fillings?

Is it possible for dental sealants to stick to dental fillings?

Sealants: Dental sealants are supposed to adhere to enamel surface to prevent caries in deep pits and fissures. They are not made to adhere to fillings. ...Read more

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Can/does a prosthodontist install individual dental crowns and replacements when they wear out?

Can/does a prosthodontist install individual dental crowns and replacements when they wear out?

Definetely,: By definition prosthodontists replace missing natural teeth with fixed or removable appliances, such as crowns, veneers, dentures, bridges, and implants. Prosthodontists receive three years of additional training and he/she is master of complete oral rehabilitation. ...Read more

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Do type 2 diabetics need to wear a medical alert bracelet?

Do type 2 diabetics need to wear a medical alert bracelet?

Can't hurt: Hi. In all honesty, it can't hurt. But unless you're taking insulin and have a high risk of hypoglycemia, you're probably OK without it. I'm a type 1, and when I was young my Mom always wanted me to wear one. I'm just not a jewelry person, and never have worn one. So I leave it up to patients. Stay in tight control and live healthily! ...Read more

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Are acrylic orthodontic retainers safe to use?

Are acrylic orthodontic retainers safe to use?

Of course: If unsafe they would have been banned by the fda. Acrylic has been used in dentistry for over a century. There are an infinitesimally small group of people allergic to acrylic, but less than are allergic to strawberries or chocolate. Don't worry. Chance of allergy less than chance of being struck by lightning. ...Read more

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