Common Dental Procedures
Fillings: the Basics
Explore the entire filling process from identifying the need to late if a repair for a cracked or lost filling should occur.
Fillings, Crowns and Root Canals
If your dentist has suggested one of these common treatments, learn what to expect before your next appointment.
Illustrations: Root Canal
View detailed illustrations and descriptions of a root canal beginning at the infection stage.
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Determining If You Need a Filling Your dentist may use several methods to determine if you have tooth decay (caries), including:
A filling is a way to restore a tooth damaged by decay back to its normal function and shape. When a dentist gives you a filling.
Articles: Crowns and Bridges
Both crowns and most bridges are fixed prosthetic devices. Unlike removable devices such as dentures.
A bridge, also known as a fixed removable denture, is made to replace one or more missing teeth. Bridges can be supported in any of three ways:
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Articles: Root Canals
Root canal treatment is the removal of the tooth's pulp, a small, thread-like tissue in the center of the tooth
Illustrations: Root Canal Treatment From Start to Finish