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filling – term commonly used to describe a material such as metal, resin, or porcelain used to restore lost or damaged tooth structure

fistula – a boil in the gums, infected with pus

fixed denture/prosthesis – prosthetic which is attached to adjacent teeth or dental implants to be non-removable by the patient

flap surgery – surgical lifting of the gum tissue in order to expose and clean tooth and bone structures beneath

forceps – tool that may be used in the removal of teeth

fracture – crack or break in bone or tooth structure

frenectomy – surgical reshaping or removal of small amount of muscle tissue attaching lips to gums or tongue to mouth floor, generally done to improve function

frenum – thin muscle tissue that attaches cheek, lip, and/or tongue within the mouth

 

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If you're self-conscious about your smile due to missing teeth, modern dentistry offers a variety of tooth replacement options that look and feel like natural teeth. Here are three of the most common solutions to replace missing teeth: Dentures Dentures...

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September 1st 2023

Making your dental health a priority is essential for maintaining overall health and wellbeing. Despite our busy schedules, it's important to schedule regular dental appointments and keep them. Our team understands that life can get hectic, which is why we...

Include Oral Health in Your Regular “To-Do” List | Dentist Near Me

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Regular visits to the dentist are vital to maintain optimal oral health. Many people make time to clean their house, car, garage, or closets at least twice a year. However, they often forget to include oral health on their “to-do”...

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