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Why This Dentist Refuses To Perform Root Canals

Why This Dentist Refuses To Perform Root Canals

This Dentist Refused To Perform Root Canals For Over 20 Years—This Is The Reason Why For an adult, a root canal is a common procedure. It might seem like a wise choice because it helps treat and also protect any tooth that has become toxic. Thankfully, Dr. Robert Kulacz, a dentist and author of the …

McCarl Dental Group Investigates: Crowns

McCarl Dental Group Investigates: Crowns

Speaker 1: So Dr. Duarte, last time you recommended a crown and I’m really not too sure what that is. I hear it called cap, crown, what’s going on? Dr. Duarte: There are a few terms floating around for what a crown is. A cap and a crown are essentially the same thing. Depending on …

Lower Wisdom Tooth Removal

Lower Wisdom Tooth Removal

Disto angular impaction implies crown of the tooth pointing towards the back of the mouth. Gum tissue is reflected to expose the impacted tooth. Bone overlying the tooth crown is removed to expose it. Crown is sectioned horizontally and separated from the root. The root is elevated from the socket and the gum tissue is …

Conservative crown preparation

Conservative crown preparation

The examination of all surfaces of the tooth for carious lesions is an important observation that must be made before starting a crown preparation. If present, their extent must be determined and plans formulated for treatment prior to initiating the crown preparation. The caries must be carefully excavated, the remaining tooth structure evaluated, and further …

Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician Career Video

Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician Career Video

Fabricating eyeglasses and dental appliances requires skill with precise instruments… exacting accuracy… and an understanding of different materials. Dental and ophthalmic laboratory technicians rely on all these qualities to create and repair products to improve patients’ dental and vision health. Dental laboratory technicians use molds of a patient’s teeth to construct crowns, bridges, and dentures. …

How to use dental floss effectively

How to use dental floss effectively

It’s important to clean between your teeth… every day before using your toothbrush to help reduce the risk of gum disease and tooth decay. Imagine cleaning cars and motorbikes parked next to each other… they are parked close together… you won’t reach between them with just a brush! Dental floss helps you reach the gaps. …

Dealing with anxiety at the dentist

Dealing with anxiety at the dentist

AARON: When I first came to the dentist here, I was a bit anxious. I didn’t know what to expect. TINA: I get nervous; Heidi doesn’t. She doesn’t particularly like it. She doesn’t mind when she first of all thinks it’s going to be a tooth brush – like she’s just going to have her …