Dental Services A to Z

There are many technical terms relating to dental services, but when you understand what those terms mean, it takes away any concerns. This A to Z will not only take you directly to the topic you are interested in, but should leave you with a clearer understanding of your chosen topic.

Dental Services A-Z

A

Abscessed Tooth – A tooth abscess can be very painful, but recognizing the symptoms and knowing the treatment required, could help you relieve the pain sooner.

Air Abrasion – The use of this technique is welcome to those patients who want to avoid the dentist’s drill.

B

Bone Grafting – This dental procedure may be used for a variety of reasons, such as before the fitting of denture implants.

C

Checkup – Having a dental check will not only help keep your teeth in shape, but can show up problems before they become more serious.

Cosmetic Dental Treatment – The field of cosmetic dentistry covers a wide range of dental services, from very simple to very complex treatments.

D

Dental Braces – A retainer for teeth may be required by someone of any age, although most commonly used in childhood and adolescence.

Dental Hospital – Where a wide range of procedures can be performed by a variety of specialists.

Dental Sealants – Used for multiple purposes, particularly in children.

Dental Stomatitis – Has various causes and treatments, and is particularly commoon in denture wearers.

Denture Liners – Available both off the shelf, and professionally made, to make false teeth more comfortable and fit better.

Denture Care – Looking after your false teeth will make them look and feel better, and help prolong their life.

Dry Socket – A condition experienced after having a tooth removed, but what causes it, and how can it be treated.

E

Extractions – What can you expect during and after getting a tooth pulled?

F

Fear – Being frightened of the dentist is quite common, but there are successful ways to deal with the problem.

Flossing Teeth – Most experts would agree that this practice is a valuable part of oral hygiene, when correctly praticed.

Fluoride And Teeth – What are the benefits of water fluoridation with regard to dental health?

Fluoride Toothpaste – What effect does it have on tooth enamel?

Free Dental Treatment – There is some help out there for people who cannot afford treatment, although it is not as readily available as some would like. Free treatment days are one option.

G

Gap In Teeth – There are several ways to get rid of the gap, when that is the desired result.

Grinding Teeth – This problem can lead to damage, and therefore the causes and cures are important in to protect teeth from further erosion.

Gum Disease – This can be a painful condition in many cases, and needs to be handled properly.

I

Implants – Dental implants are a very common form of cosmetic treatment, and are often popular with patients who still have natural teeth, and want something to blend in naturally.

Insurance – The cost of it may be a concern, and getting treatment without it will require more investigation. Therefore, discovering how to keep the costs down and afford it is useful.

K

Knocked Out Teeth – Some people think that once a tooth has been knocked out it is lost forever, but this is not always the case.

L

Laser Gum Surgery – This procedure is often used in the treatment of periodontal disease.

Low Cost Dental Care – There are several ways to discover treatment at either free or low cost, depending on your location and personal circumstances.

M

Medical Conditions And Oral Health – There is often a link between health, medications, and dental health.

Metal Free Fillings – There are choices between amalgam and other materials for fillings.

N

Necrosis – In dentistry terms, this word relates to a jaw problem. See osteonecrosis, below.

No Dental Cover – If you have no cover then you may need to look at alternative ways to get your treatment. There are possible options available.

O

Oil Pulling – This ancient art has many experts debating the benefits.

Oral Cancer – A serious condition which can be treated, so it’s important to know the early symptoms in order to get proper treatment.

Oral Hygiene – No one should underestimate the importance of dental hygiene for young and old, in the protection of teeth.

Osteonecrosis – A condition of the jaw that has multiple causes and solutions.

P

Pediatric Dentist – What is this type of specialist, what do they do, when and why are they needed?

Permanent Dentures – The option for people who choose not to have traditional removable false teeth.

Phantom Tooth Pain – Sometimes the cause of toothache may not be a specific tooth.

Phobia – It may be a particular thing that causes a fear of the dentist, but when that fear is more serious, it requires the right help.

Porcelain Veneers – One option to transform the appearance of the teeth, without replacing them.

Pregnancy Dental Care – Getting the right treatment when you are pregnant is important.

R

Root Canal – Sometimes toothache stems from the canal of the tooth, and may involve an infection. The root canal treatment procedure is sometimes considered to be more complex.

S

Same Day Dentures – Waiting for new false teeth can take some time, but not if you choose to get the treatment done in one day.

Sedation Dentistry – Ideal for patients suffering from fears and phobias, it allows treatment to be completed without the stress.

Sensitive Teeth – A painful condition that can be alleviated, and in some cases avoided.

Stop Toothache – Dental pain can have a variety of causes, but regardless of the cause every sufferer will want to stop it fast.

T

Teeth Implants – Some patients want their new teeth to be permanently fixed in place, rather than removable dentures.

Tooth Stain Removal – Whatever the cause of stained teeth, there are several options to get rid of them.

Teeth Whitening – Teeth can be whitened at home or professionally by a dental expert.

Tooth Bonding – Damaged teeth may be suitable for repair using this procedure.

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Walk In Clinic – What are they, why are they important, and why are they in such demand with so many dental patients?

Wisdom Teeth – There are problems that particularly relate to these teeth, and sometimes this leads to removal.

 

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