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Dental procedures

Guide to dental procedures

Your dentist may recommend you have a dental procedure if you have pain, infection, an injury or disease in your teeth or gums. Learn more here.

Dental bridge procedure

A dental bridge replaces missing teeth with false teeth. The bridge is attached to the real teeth on either side of the gap left by the missing teeth.

Dental crown procedure

A dental crown is a covering for an existing tooth. It can improve the way a decayed or broken tooth looks. Learn more about a crown's benefits here.

Dental fillings

Dental fillings are an early treatment to fill a hole or cavity in your tooth. Various materials can be used as fillings. Learn more here.

Dentures

Dentures are false teeth worn to replace missing teeth, which can make eating and speaking easier. Find out what the procedure involves.

Dental implant

A dental implant is a procedure to replace a missing tooth. Your dentist will discuss whether a dental implant is suitable for you. Know what to ask.

Orthodontic treatments

Orthodontic treatments are dental procedures that help to straighten teeth and correct problems with your bite. Learn what to expect here.

Removing wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth can cause serious problems. Removing a wisdom tooth is usually a safe and effective way to prevent your symptoms from coming back.

Root canal treatment

A root canal treatment can save an infected or damaged tooth. Here’s what’s involved and a list of signs and symptoms indicating it may be needed.

Tooth extraction

There are several reasons why you may need to have a tooth pulled. Learn what to expect during and after this dental procedure.

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