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What dental procedures can general practitioners do?

What dental procedures can general practitioners do?

Dentist: My recommendation is for you to get most dental procedures performed at a dentist. Wishing you the very best! ...Read more

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Dr. Kyle Shank
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Dental Procedures (Definition)

Dental procedures describe a broad category of interventions performed by dentists, oral surgeons, and other dental specialties. The most commonly performed dental procedures are teeth cleaning, tooth polishing, tooth removal and root canal but can also include oral and facial surgery as well as placement ...Read more


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Do they use pain killer during dental procedures?

Do they use pain killer during dental procedures?

Anesthetics: Local anesthetics are used for many dental procedures. They numb the area being worked on so there is no pain. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get infected during dental procedures?

Slim: A dental office should comply to a strict osha policy which protects the patients and employees. It is nothing wrong with asking to see how instruments are cleaned and sterilized. ...Read more

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Is having oral piercings getting in the way of dental procedures?

Is having oral piercings getting in the way of dental procedures?

Yes and more: Although it depends upon the size, location, design and materials used, there is always a greater risk of infection, accidental laceration, and breaking or chipping teeth. Is the risk worth it? Healthy natural teeth are the thing of beauty and once damaged can never ever be restored to their original state. Think about it. ...Read more

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I experience excessive salivation during night , I had dental procedures recently but this problem exists a long ago?

I experience excessive salivation during night , I  had dental procedures recently but this problem  exists a long ago?

Medication: You need to see an oral surgeon to determine the cause of the excess salivation. There are medications that reduce salivary flow, but they are not to be used long term ...Read more

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My son 4 years old had dental procedures to put crowns -silver- on the back teeth. How long are going to last do they fall out with the teeth ?

My son 4 years old had dental procedures to put crowns -silver- on the back teeth. How long are going to last do they fall out with the teeth ?

Yes: At four years old, all his teeth will be replaced with permanent teeth and when the teeth are lost, the stainless steel crowns will be lost as well. How long they last meanwhile will depend upon the quality of care, his diet and how well his teeth are kept clean. It is imperative that you understand why this happened in the first place and what has to be done to prevent further cavities! ...Read more

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How effective are the sedatives used during dental procedures?

How effective are the sedatives used during dental procedures?

Depends: Effectiveness depends on the level of patient anxiety, the drug or drug combination used, the dosage, the length of the procedure and the stimulation caused by the procedure. All of these must be factored in when selecting an appropriate sedation. Consult with your dentist, physician or anesthesiologist for recommendations. Never self medicate. ...Read more

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What are the dental procedures?

To prevent and cure : Dental diseases can be in teeth (cavities, root canals, tooth fractures) or in supporting structures around teeth( gingiva and surrounding bone). Dental procedures aim to prevent and cure dental related diseases. ...Read more

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What are the different types of dental procedures?

What are the different types of dental procedures?

Many: Dental procedures include, examination and diagnosis of oral disease, prophylaxis/ cleanings, treatment for periodontal disease, root canal treatment. Extraction of teeth, filling of carous teeth, cosmetics/bonding/veneers. Replacements of missing teeth with implants and bridges. Correction of birth defects and repair of trauma and many many more. ...Read more

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How much do dental procedures cost you if you have to pay out of pocket?

Fees: Fees can vary on all proceedures depending on time, skill and judgement. It is best to find a dentist that has a good reputation in the community. Ask around with friends and relatives. Good chance you will be happy with their choice. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dental Care (Definition)

Dental care is taking proper care of your teeth and gums, which includes brushing, flossing, regular dental exams, and any necessary treatments such as fillings, ...Read more


Dr. Louis Gallia
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General Practitioners (Definition)

General practitioners are medical professionals that do not provide specialist care. In certain countries this term may ...Read more