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  • Dentures

    A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues. It is made of acrylic resin, sometimes in combination with various metals. Types of dentures Complete dentures replace all the teeth, while a partial denture fills in the spaces created by missing teeth and prevents

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  • Sensitive Teeth

    If you wince with pain after sipping a hot cup of coffee or chewing a piece of ice, chances are that you suffer from "dentin hypersensitivity," or more commonly, sensitive teeth. Hot and cold temperature changes cause your teeth to expand and contract. Over time, your teeth can develop microscopic

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  • Latex Allergy

    Naturally occurring latex has been linked in recent years to allergic reactions in people who use such products as latex gloves. The proteins in the latex, which can also become airborne, can cause problems in vulnerable people such as breathing problems and contact dermatitis. Some allergic reactions,

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  • Botox

    Botox is a chemical injection that is used to take away or minimize crow’s feet, age, laugh, or worry lines, or wrinkles in the face. The chemical relaxes the facial muscles and flattens the skin in the affected area. Botox treatments usually last three to six months.

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  • Facial Reconstruction

    Many people think of facial reconstruction only being performed on individuals involved in traumatic accidents or fires. Although these individuals benefit significantly from facial reconstruction, there are other conditions that may necessitate such a procedure, including tumor removal, or correcting

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  • Injuries

    Because the face is such a visible feature on the human body, cuts and lacerations can have a lasting impact if not treated properly. Maxillofacial surgery is sometimes used to repair broken bones in the face. Fractured jaws are a popular candidate for maxillofacial surgery. In most cases, surgery to

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

    Patient Rights You have a right to choose your own dentist and schedule an appointment in a timely manner. You have a right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental care team. You have a right to arrange to see the dentist every time you receive dental treatment,

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  • Choosing a Toothbrush

    Never before has there been such a dizzying array of toothbrushes on the market. Consumers are inundated with new designs, materials, attachments, and colors. Whatever toothbrush design you choose, the most important thing is that you use the toothbrush at least 2-3 times a day. Moreover, how long you

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