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Travelling Abroad? What To Do in a Dental Emergency

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If you are planning on travelling abroad in the near future, you may want to visit a dentist before your trip, especially if you have a history of dental issues. However, accidents can happen, and it important to know what you should do in a dental emergency, when you are unable to visit your dentist.…

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Are You Experiencing Dental Recovery Issues?

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There are a few issues that can arise during the recovery period after a dental surgery or procedure. It is important for you to have an basic understanding of these issues if you have recently had work done or are planning to have work done soon. A basic understanding of these issues will mean it…

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What to Expect from a Dental Cleaning

A woman undergoes a dental cleaning.

For patients who suffer from dental anxiety, or first time patients who do not know what to expect, dental cleanings can be daunting. However, knowing exactly what is going on during the cleaning can help ease your stress and allow you to better enjoy the process. The Six Steps of a Dental Cleaning 1. A…

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Why Your Dental Checkup is so Important

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Your regular dental checkups may not seem worth the effort, but missing out on these dentist visits can be detrimental to your health. Oral issues can occur and progress without a person noticing, until it is too late. Regular checkups help you keep on top of your dental health, over and above what you can…

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Make your own Dental First Aid Kit

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Whether you are a teacher, sports coach, or a parent with sporty or boisterous children, there may be a time where children lose or damage a tooth. The best thing to be in these situations is prepared. Here is a list of what you may want to have on hand during a dental emergency. Although…

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What to Expect from a Root Canal

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What to Expect from a Root Canal A root canal is a procedure in which decay is removed from the interior of a tooth. The procedure is named after the area, where the tissue becomes decayed. The root canal is a term to describe the natural cavity in the middle of the tooth. Within the…

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What to Expect from a Wisdom Tooth Extraction

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What to Expect from a Wisdom Tooth Extraction Wisdom tooth extractions are common dental procedures that entail the removal of the bottom and possibly the top row of wisdom teeth. This procedure is normally prescribed to patients whose wisdom teeth are impacted, growing at an angle, or have not erupted into the mouth. Impacted wisdom…

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At McKell/Packer Dental we believe in placing the best Implants that the Dental Field has to offer. Using state of the art technology our Doctors can check bone density and positioning to ensure that your implant is placed precisely every time! No one ever expects that their teeth are going to have to be removed…

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Amalgam Vs. Composite Fillings

A New Kind of Dental Filling Have you ever seen a tooth with a silver filling in it? Not the most aesthetically pleasing material that we can put in our mouth is it? That is why we are proud to give our patients the best that the dental world has to offer! Composite fillings have…

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