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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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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 these …

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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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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 Implant Crowns

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Dental implant crowns allow for you to have a tooth that looks, feels, and functions just like your natural teeth. The implant is a titanium post that is placed in the jawbone and your body forms bone around it over a period of several months. Once the implant has fused with the bone, an abutment is placed on top of …

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Digital Dental Charts

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Digital dental charts are a great way to keep track of your existing and completed restorations, as well as make notes on the appointments you’ve had. Lowell Tooth Docs has digital dental charts that make it easy to communicate with you about your care. Plus, they’re a great way to schedule future appointments! Having your dental chart stored digitally allows …

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Digital Xrays

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Digital dental xrays, also referred to as radiographs, provide crisp detailed images of your teeth and surrounding structures. Digital xrays have much less radiation than conventional xrays and allow for immediate viewing, better detail and easy transfer compared to conventional xrays. Lowell Tooth Docs is proud to offer this service to our patients. Conventional dental xrays required film that needed …

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Isolite

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Our office offers a system that will make it even easier for you to have dental work done. The isolite system, also called isodry, provides suction, the ability for you to rest down on a block of material and it keeps your cheek and tongue out of the way, so you don’t need to worry about doing anything. This system …