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Benefits of IV Sedation

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Dental SedationIntravenous sedation, commonly referred to as IV sedation, is used by dentists far and wide for good reason: it is an effective and affordable means of mitigating pain during dental procedures. There is no reason to fear IV sedation. This method for enhancing patient comfort during dental surgeries and other procedures has a number of critically important benefits every patient should know about. Without further adieu, let's take a look at the many different merits of IV sedation.


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All You Need To Know About Dental Veneers

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Dental VeneersMost people are at least somewhat unhappy with the look of their teeth and smile as a whole. However, the average patient has no idea what to do about these imperfections aside from teeth whitening. Dental veneers are one of the best smile beautification solutions available to those plagued by stained, discolored, misshaped or otherwise-flawed teeth. Below, our Fairfield dental team details everything you need to know about veneers.


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Bite Problems Invisalign can Solve

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Invisalign Clear BracesThose struggling with a bite problem should know help is available. In particular, Invisalign has emerged as a breakthrough dental technology that can remedy a number of bite issues. Though Invisalign clear braces cannot solve every single bite challenge, this breakthrough dental technology can solve many of them. Without further adieu, let's take a look at the specific bite problems Invisalign can remedy.


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Why Would I Need a Tooth Pulled?

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Tooth ExtractionThere are some situations that necessitate the pulling of a damaged or otherwise problematic tooth. Though no one wants to think about the prospect of having a tooth pulled, there might come a time when there are simply no other options. Thankfully, modern-day tooth extractions are not as painful as those of yesteryear. The question is when, exactly, is the dentist justified in extracting a tooth? Let's take a look at the many reasons why it might make sense to pull a tooth.


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The Dangers of Oral Cancer

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Oral CancerDentists examine the mouth for cavities during checkups yet they are looking for much more than tooth decay. Dentists are also looking for signs of oral cancer. Sadly, more than 50,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer or cancer of the throat, the back of the tongue or the tonsils every single year. You can do your part to prevent oral cancer or at least identify oral cancer in its earliest stages by visiting with your dentist once every six months.


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Advances in Dental Technology

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Digital ScannersDental technology is steadily improving year-after-year. However, some dental practices regularly update their equipment while others assume patients will not know the difference between new and old. Let's take a look at the advances in dental technology over the years to help patients understand how these amazing machines work their magic in and out of the mouth.


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What to Look for in a Denture

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DenturesWhen dentures are made the right way, they significantly improve oral functionality and aesthetics. However, there are other aspects of dentures that also matter. In particular, dentures should be comfortable. Let's take a closer look at what to look for in a denture.


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The Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

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Teeth WhiteningNearly everyone has discolored or stained teeth. Everything from red wine to chocolate, berries, coffee and beyond has the potential to stain or discolor teeth. If you are even slightly dissatisfied with the look of your teeth, you should give serious consideration to professional teeth whitening. Let's take a look at the merits of professional teeth whitening.


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What are Dental Implants?

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Dental ImplantsDental implants have reached a mainstream tipping point in little time. This advancement in dental technology replaces natural teeth with artificial ones that look and function just like regular teeth. Though the dental implant procedure takes some time, it is worth it as the patient is provided with a fake tooth that looks real, chews through food like a normal tooth and can be cleaned with ease.


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The Importance of Extracting Wisdom Teeth Early

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Wisdom Teeth ExtractionNo one looks forward to having their wisdom teeth taken out. However, these teeth need to be pulled and time is of the essence. In most cases, the sooner the wisdom teeth can be extracted, the better off the patient will be. A proactive approach is important for a pain-free removal of these teeth and continued oral health progression. The American Dental Association is in favor of removing wisdom teeth if the patient experience pain, damage to nearby teeth, tooth decay, gum disease, tumors, cysts or an infection. Here's a look at why early removal is optimal.


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