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What is jawbone reshaping or dental alveoloplasty?

Alveoplasty, also known as jawbone reshaping or alveoloplasty, is a surgical dental procedure of smoothing over the alveolar ridge and maintaining a solid and even bone structure.

Should I brush my teeth before or after breakfast?

Brush before breakfast to eliminate bad breath. Brush after breakfast to remove dental plaque and protect your teeth.

Reasons for tooth discoloration

Your teeth may get discolored for various reasons. Discovering the etiology of the darkened teeth is the first step to correcting the problem.

Tooth sleuth and detecting vertical root fractures

Tooth sleuth, also known as Tooth Slooth or Fracfinder, is a bite stick used by dentists to detect the presence of vertical root fractures.

Is it a dental emergency if my child knocked out a primary tooth?

Knocked out teeth are considered a dental emergency. Here are some tips on what to do, before visiting your dentist.

Is it safe to have all four wisdom teeth removed at once?

Removing wisdom teeth is a common procedure in the dental office and here are some of the myths revealed.

What are tonsil stones or tonsilloliths?

Tonsil stones, also known as tonsilloliths, are firm, yellow buildups of debris growing in the tonsil crypts.

Home remedies for gum disease

Here are some tips you can use at home to keep your gums healthy and avoid gingivitis and gum disease.

Oral health risks of tongue piercings

Oral piercings like tongue, lip, frenum and uvula piercings may cause dental and health damage. Be aware of the risks!

Everything about enamel pearls in dentistry

The enamel pearls, also known as enamel drop and enameloma, are little nodules of hard tissue attached to the tooth crown or roots.

Coronectomy - surgical decoronation of impacted teeth

Coronectomy, also known as odontectomy or tooth decoronation, is a surgical dental procedure that removes a crown of an impacted wisdom tooth and leaves the roots in place.

Root canal treatment on baby teeth

Endodontic treatment on milk teeth, also known as pulpotomy, removes the irreversibly inflamed pulp tissues and retains the tooth in the dentition.

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