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Braces – The Four Types of Braces for Children and Adults

Braces – a solution to straightening the smile. Unfortunately, not all of us were born with perfectly straight teeth. However, lucky for us there are a number of effective orthodontic solutions aimed at giving us the straight and brilliant smile that we have always dreamed of. Orthodontic

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Oral Surgery – The Most Common Types and What You Can Expect

Oral surgery might prove necessary as the result of many different oral conditions. There is a wide array of different types of oral surgery that deal with the many various components of the human oral cavity and even the jaw structure itself. If a patient needs oral

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What you Need to Know About Oral Surgery for Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Oral surgery sounds scary, but wisdom tooth extraction with an oral surgeon is a common procedure the surgeons at Progressive Dental Care Center perform on a daily basis. Our surgeons typically perform the oral surgery right in the office unless there are certain risk factors involved, such

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What Types of Sedation Are Used in Dentistry

Sedation dentistry offers comfort to those individuals who struggle with moderate to severe anxiety regarding dental exams or procedures. Does the mere thought of having your teeth cleaned make your muscles tense with dread? Would you rather live with the intense pain associated with a toothache for

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What is Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry is used in order to help patients relax during dental procedures. Does the mere thought of stepping foot into a dentist office make you want to remove your feet? The idea of cleaning and polishing your teeth send shivers down your spine? The simple mention

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If you are considering getting braces for yourself, or possibly your child, then it is important to make sure that you understand them. There are many nuances to braces, including who can get them and who should not, the many types of braces, and the expectations you

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Preparing for Oral Surgery

Oral surgery can seem quite intimidating to someone who has a lot of anxiety or hasn’t experienced oral surgery before.  In order to reduce your level of stress and regain control over the situation the best thing you can do for yourself is to make sure that

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Oral Surgery Recovery

Oral surgery may be required to treat a number of issues regarding your mouth.  The best thing you can do for yourself on your road to recovery after having oral surgery is to follow the instructions given to you by your doctor.  If you do not carefully

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What is Endodontics?

Endodontics is a specialized area of dentistry, which focuses on preserving the patient’s own teeth using many different techniques comprising of both the nerve and root of the tooth.  The root of the word Endodontics means inside (“endo”) and tooth (“odont”).  Similarly to many other healthcare fields,

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What to Expect During Oral Surgery

Oral surgery may seem scary if you don’t know what exactly is going to happen.  Learning about what will happen during your procedure can actually make oral surgery seem far less intimidating and scary.  Being prepared is an excellent step to take, especially if you suffer from

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