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Explanation of Dental Procedures, Treatments and Recovery Afterwards

There are many dental procedures used to treat a variety of dental conditions. Knowing what to expect before, during, and after a procedure will help to make the experience go as smoothly as possible and possibly aide in the recovery afterwards.

Dental Crowns - What to Expect During the Dental Crown Procedure
Dental Crowns - What to Expect During the Dental Crown Procedure

Dental Crown - Dental Crowns - Are You Happy With Your Dental Crowns
Are you happy with your dental crowns? Share your experience with dental crowns with readers looking for information from people that have crowns themselves.

How Are Wisdom Teeth Removed?
If you developed wisdom teeth (and no, not everyone does), chances are you will require wisdom tooth removal at some point in your lifetime. If you are curious to know how wisdom teeth are removed, keep reading.

Why Are Wisdom Teeth Removed?
Is it really necessary to have my wisdom teeth removed? Find out why wisdom teeth removal might be a wise decision -- no pun intended, of course.

Everything You Need To Know About Wisdom Teeth
Find out everything you need to know about wisdom teeth, from where they get their name to how they are removed from your mouth.

Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?
Have you ever wondered why you have wisdom teeth? If so, I have the answer for you.

Is There an Alternative to the Gooey Impression Material Used…
Is there an alternative to gooey dental impressions used for crown, bridge, and veneer restorations? Learn more about digital impressions.

Root Canal Myths

Root canal therapy is considered to be the most feared dental procedure. Does that surprise you? A survey conducted by the American Association of Endodontists reveals that most people with a fear of the dentist base their fear on someone else's experiences, not their own.

The inaccurate information about root canal therapy prevents patients from making an informed decision regarding t…

Root Canal - Root Canal Therapy
Root canal therapy is one of the most feared dental procedures, according to the American Association of Endodontists. Share your root canal stores here.

Wisdom Teeth - Wisdom Teeth Extraction
Share your wisdom teeth removal stories.

Preventing and Treating Sports Related Dental Injuries
Participating in a contact sport increases the risk of injury to your teeth, oral tissues, and the supporting bone. Learn about sports dentistry and sports related injuries.

How to Manage Your Fears of the Dentist
Dental fears and phobias are common for most people facing a dental procedure. These quick tips are designed to help you combat your fears of dental work.

When Your Wisdom Teeth Need Pulling
It is not always a wise decision to keep your wisdom teeth. Some of us are unaffected by them, others have painful conditions that result in the need for their removal. Learn about your wisdom teeth and why they may need to be removed.

What is a Root Canal?
You have been told by your dentist that you need a root canal; but what is it? Read up on the procedure before your appointment so you are aware of what is happening in your mouth during the procedure.

Dental Procedures- Veneers
A veneer is a thin shield of porcelain that is used to cover the front surface of the tooth. They are designed as a permanent way to change or enhance the look of stained, chipped, broken, or undesired teeth. Chances are you will require a minimum of two appointments to complete the procedure. Prepare yourself before the appointment by learning what you can expect during the procedure.

What is Oral Surgery?
Oral surgery is preformed regularly in dentistry. Learn about the most common forms of oral surgery.

Preparing Yourself Before Oral Surgery
If you require oral surgery you may want to consider preparing yourself and your home by following these valuable suggestions, prior to your surgical date.

Managing After Oral Surgery
Recovery should be your number one concern after surgery. Always follow post operative instruction provided by your surgeon or dentist, to prevent any risk of infection or trauma to the surgical site. Follow these general guidelines after oral surgery for rapid and optimum recovery and healing.

Top Ten Root Canal Myths
According to the American Association of Endodontists, 15 million root canals are preformed in the United States every year. Considered to be the most feared dental procedure, root canal therapy carries the weight of several myths and half-truths; causing unnecessary anxiety and apprehension when facing a root canal.

What Are Wisdom Teeth?
Why do you have wisdom teeth? Where are your wisdom teeth located? If you have ever wondered about your wisdom teeth, I have all the answers for you.

Crown - What is a Gold Crown
Crown - What is a Gold Crown

Rubber Dam - Do You Have Trouble Wearing a Rubber
Do you have trouble wearing a rubber dam during dental treatment? Share your story with readers that may have similar problems with wearing a rubber dam during dental treatment.

Rubber Dam - Rubber Dam Definition
Rubber Dam - Rubber Dam Definition

Cracked Tooth Syndrome
When your tooth has recurring pain or discomfort, you may have cracked tooth syndrome. What are some symptoms of cracked tooth syndrome and what if you think you may have a tooth with this condition?

Root Canals - The Whole Truth
A clear and concise breakdown of what a root canal is, why it's needed and what the procedure involves.

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