Oral & Dental Surgery Process & Facts

From a young age, many people fear a trip to the dentist’s office.

It can be scary even if it is just for a common regular cleaning or wisdom tooth extraction.

In the case of chipped, damaged or infected teeth, however, the procedure can be more daunting and nervous.

Below there is a list of common surgical procedures, alongside a brief, informational description of each.

Crowns and Caps

Crowns are restorations placed on broken or cracked or teeth in order to prevent further damage and protect the tooth.

Extractions

The removal of a tooth which is severely damaged or infected, including permanent teeth.

Dentures

Dentures are prosthetic replacements for lost or removed teeth. They come in two varieties, full or partial.

Fillings and Repairs

Teeth that have been damaged due to cavities or trauma are corrected .

The Dentist uses either composite (plastic), amalgam (silver), porcelain or gold fillings.

TheRoot Canal … …