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Gingivectomy

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If you are unhappy with the appearance of the size of your teeth, a gingivectomy may be the right cosmetic procedure for you. Gingivectomies involve the removal of gum tissue in order to improve the size and shape of your teeth. This can be done as a standalone procedure or in conjunction with other cosmetic dental procedures, such as veneer …

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Dental Lasers

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Dental lasers are a great way to decontaminate around your teeth and inside the pockets of your gums. Our office uses dental lasers every day to provide the best care for our patients. Dental lasers can also be used for soft tissue modifications such as frenectomies and gingivectomies, which is much less invasive than traditional methods. Another great use of …

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Conventional Dentures

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There are two types of conventional dentures: complete and partial. Complete dentures are used to replace all of the teeth in your upper or lower jaw, while partial dentures fill in the gaps left by missing teeth. Partial dentures will traditionally have metal or acrylic clasps that anchor on to your neighboring teeth. Conventional dentures are made after the removal …

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Cosmetic Dental Bonding

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Cosmetic dental bonding is the placement of tooth-colored composite filling material on your front teeth. Cosmetic dental bonding is commonly referred to as chairside veneers. It is a good option for chipped or broken teeth or to change the size, shape or color of your teeth. It takes a very close eye for detail to ensure your new teeth are …

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Dental Bridges

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All of your teeth play a crucial role in chewing, speaking and in maintaining proper alignment of other teeth. When there is tooth loss, it affects the ability to chew and speak, but it can also negatively impact the alignment of your teeth over time. If you lose a tooth, it is recommended to have the tooth replaced in order …

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Dental Check-Ups

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Dental check-ups, also called periodic examinations, are an important preventative routine. Consistent examinations provide for early detection of cavities, infection, gum disease and jaw problems. These exams are commonly done at the time of your regular dental cleanings, which is commonly twice per year.  A visual examination involves checking your teeth, gum tissue and overall oral health. These exams are …

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Dental Cleanings

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Dental cleanings, also known as prophylaxis, are a very important aspect in oral health. Routine dental cleanings is the removal of harmful bacteria from the surfaces of your teeth and gums.  Dental cleanings two times per year (typically every six months) can help prevent cavities and costly dental treatment. Dental cleanings are important to support your daily brushing and flossing …

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Dental Crowns

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Dental crowns are used to cover and protect teeth. A dental crown are indicated if a tooth has been severely damaged, if there is a large filling present, large areas of cavities are present or if you have a tooth that has a root canal in the back of the mouth. Dental crowns are also used to attach to dental …

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Dental Fillings

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A dental filling is a conservative procedure to remove a cavity in your tooth. The cavity will be removed and then sealed off with a filling. Dental fillings prevent a cavity from spreading in your tooth. At Lowell Tooth Docs, we offer composite resin fillings as a natural-looking and durable option to maintain the health of your teeth, as well …