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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Crescent Lake Dental-Glen J Marsack
...Services offered at Crescent Lake Dental include:  Comprehensive oral exams  Fillings  Crowns and Bridges Root canals  Extractions  Non-surgical gum therapy  Oral cancer screenings Dr...

Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

Cosmetic Dentistry
... Our cosmetic services include: Composite Fillings Porcelain Crowns (Caps) Porcelain Fixed Bridges Tooth Whitening We welcome any inquiries about our services...

Restorations
... Some of the dental restoration treatments include the following: Composite Fillings Crowns (Caps) Dentures and Partial Dentures Fixed Bridges Root Canal Therapy Trauma Reconstruction (Limited) Should restorative treatments ever become necessary, we hold a variety of options that can help...

No "Glee" in Tooth Grinding
...When the teeth are unconsciously ground together, the forces they produce can wear down the enamel, cause chipping or damage to teeth or dental work (such as veneers or fillings), or even loosen a tooth! While it’s common in children under 11 years old, in adults it can be a cause for concern...

Dentist
... Common Treatments Offered by your Dentist  Here are some of the most common dental therapies offered by modern dentists: crowns and bridges  dental implants invisible or clear braces teeth whitening fillings and dental bonding partial and full dentures root canal therapy non-surgical gum therapy for periodontitis If a lot of time has passed since the last time you saw a dentist, now is the time to schedule an appointment...

Why Dental Care is Even More Important When You're Pregnant
... Fortunately, several studies have shown it’s safe for pregnant women to undergo many dental procedures including tooth fillings or extractions...

Healthy Smiles for Alfonso Ribeiro and Family
...And don't forget to give them a good example to follow! Get Regular Dental Checkups—This applies to both kids and adults, but it's especially important during the years when they are rapidly growing! Timely treatment with sealants, topical fluoride applications or fillings can often help keep a small problem from turning into a major headache...

4 Supposed Health Dangers in Dental Care That Aren't Dangerous
...Silver fillings are toxic...

How Crowns Improve Damaged or Decayed Teeth
...Made of high-quality porcelain, modern crowns faithfully mimic natural teeth, replacing enamel damaged by: Oral trauma (cracks, chips, fractures) Excessive wear and tear Numerous fillings Deep decay Odd contours, size or color Dental abscess (infection) Also, crowns support fixed bridgework, a prosthetic which replaces two or more missing teeth...

Glossary
... Composite filling - Tooth colored restorations, also known as resin fillings...

Veneers
... Porcelain veneers can mask undesirable defects, such as teeth stained by tetracycline, by an injury, or as a result of a root-canal procedure, and are ideal for masking discolored fillings in front teeth...

Teeth Whitening
...These products also are not as effective on pitted or badly discolored teeth, or on restorations such as crowns, bridges, bonding and tooth-colored fillings (porcelain veneers or dental bonding may be more appropriate in this case)...

General Dentistry
...General dentists are highly educated and trained in multiple facets of dentistry, providing a variety of different services for you and your family including: Crowns and bridges Dentures Dental implants Gum disease (Periodontal) treatment Orthodontics Root canal therapy Teeth cleanings Bonding Dental fillings General dentists who do not perform a certain treatment will provide you with a specialist referral...

Periodontal Exams
... During your periodontal examination, your dentist will check: For any lumps or abnormal areas in the mouth Whether any of your teeth are missing or loose The color, texture, size and shape of your gums Whether you have fillings, crowns, bridges, dentures or implants How much plaque is on your teeth The depth of the space between your tooth and gum Gingivitis is the first stage of periodontal disease that causes inflammation of the gums...

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