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scaling – professional deep cleaning to remove plaque, calculus, and surface stains from teeth, common treatment for periodontal disease

sealant – thin, resinous material that is applied to occlusal surfaces of rear molars to help prevent decay

separator/spacer – small rubber orthodontic ring used to create space between teeth before bands are attached

sinus graft – bone graft on the maxillary sinus to allow the placement of dental implants

sleep apnea – interruptions in breathing during sleep due to airway collapse

space maintainer – dental appliance used to fill space of prematurely lost baby tooth to prevent shifting of surrounding teeth

stomatitis – inflammation of mouth membranes

 

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Nurturing Your Baby’s Dental Wellness...

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Ensuring your infant’s oral health is crucial for their overall well-being. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlight tooth decay as a significant childhood disease, surpassing even common conditions like asthma. As a parent, you play a pivotal role in laying the foundation for your child’s lifelong oral health. Here’s how you can...
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How A Musical Instrument Can...

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Sugary, sticky, and sweet candies can damage your teeth by increasing your risk of decay. Though gum can be considered a type of candy, chewing sugarless gum approved by the ADA can actually help protect teeth and prevent tooth decay. Here’s what you need to know about gum and your teeth. How Gum Prevents Decay ...
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