Root Canal vs Tooth Extraction: What’s the Right Choice?

When teeth can be saved and when they should be extracted? Which option is right for you. In summary, If the infection or decay is very severe, the tooth may need to be extracted regardless of whether or not you opt for a root canal. However, if the infection or decay is less severe, a root canal may be viable.

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Common Signs You Need to Get Wisdom Teeth Removed

Extraction may be recommended if the tooth doesn’t have a biting partner on the opposite arch, or if the tooth is challenging to brush and floss, making it more susceptible to decay.
If you are worried about your wisdom teeth and think it might be time for them to come out; schedule an appointment at GDC clinic, and we will give you all the pros and cons.

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Ask GDC: What toothbrush do dentists recommend?

With the correct brushing technique, both manual and electric toothbrushes are both adequate at removing plaque, but electric toothbrushes with oscillating heads are the best for cleaning and protecting teeth from gum disease.

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Fluoride Therapy

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral compound found in plants, rocks and at very low levels in almost all fresh water. It’s particularly important for growing teeth as it is integrated into the tooth enamel, helping to harden your child’s teeth. Once teeth are formed, fluoride will still help to harden teeth and it interacts

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Is There a Relationship Between oral health and overall health?

Did you know that your oral health offers insight into your overall health? There is a very strong connection that exists between general medicine and dentistry. In order to properly treat patients, all dentists should recognize this link and understand how to treat patients who suffer from various conditions. Here at GlenHuntly Dental Clinic, we

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Root canal treatments. The consequences of delaying treatment may be dire

The main goal of the Root Canal Treatment (also called “endodontic” treatment) is to minimise further damage to the infected or decayed tooth as a means of preserving it, hence avoiding extraction and permanent tooth loss. Your own tooth is likely to be stronger and better for biting and chewing. It may be necessary to

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