What types of sedation are used in dentistry?

What Types of Sedation Are Used in Dentistry? Did you know that sedation dentistry has been in use for more than 4,000 years? It’s true—according to the Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology, Babylonians used henbane (a poisonous plant) to relieve toothaches as early as 2250 B.C. Fortunately, sedative dentistry has greatly evolved since that time, with many of today’s dentists using three main 

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common reasons you may need a tooth extraction

5 Common Reasons You May Need a Tooth Extraction If you’re worried that you might need a tooth extraction (also referred to as a “dental extraction” or “oral extraction”), you’re not alone. According to a study published by the American Journal of Public Health, more than 5 million people undergo wisdom tooth extractions each year in the United States—and that’s not even counting 

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What to expect during a dental implant procedure

Dental Implant Procedure: What to Expect Dental implants have revolutionized the world of modern dentistry, offering a robust and natural-looking solution for those seeking to restore their smile’s glory. If you’re considering embarking on a dental implant procedure journey, you may be curious about what lies ahead. Burns Dentistry can guide you through the process, ensuring your comfort, understanding, and confidence every 

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Invisalign vs. traditional braces: Which are right for you?

Invisalign® vs. Traditional Braces: Which Are Right for You? If your teeth need to be straightened, you’ve probably begun researching treatment options and discovered that there’s an alternative to traditional braces known as Invisalign. While Invisalign is an excellent choice for many people, it’s not right for everyone, and it’s important to explore the pros and cons of each treatment 

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What are implant-supported dentures?

What Are Implant-Supported Dentures? If you’re missing teeth, you may have started looking into treatment options and come across something known as “implant-supported dentures.” Below, we explain what implant-supported dentures are and how they differ from traditional dentures. We also discuss the benefits offered by implant-supported dentures and explain what the treatment process typically involves. Implant-Supported Dentures: What Are They? 

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Understanding the Types of Dental Implants

Understanding the Types of Dental Implants Dental implants are an excellent option for individuals with missing teeth, as they offer a permanent and natural-looking solution. Understanding the different types of dental implants can help you make an informed decision about which option is best for your unique dental needs. Single Implants Single dental implants are the ideal choice for patients 

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Ways to Tell That You May Need a Root Canal

Ways to Tell That You May Need a Root Canal If you suspect that you may need root canal treatment, you’re certainly not alone. According to the American Academy of Endodontists, more than 41,000 root canal procedures are performed in the U.S. every day! This dental treatment involves cleaning out infected or inflamed tooth pulp while preserving the tooth and 

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How to Choose the Right Toothbrush

How to Choose the Right Toothbrush Life is full of important decisions. One such important decision (believe it or not) is the toothbrush you choose. Not only does proper brushing play a critical role in your oral health, it also can help prevent gum disease—a common problem with surprising links to serious general health issues like diabetes and heart disease. 

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What to know if you need dentures

What To Know If You Need Dentures With the advancement of modern dentistry, there are more options than ever for replacing missing teeth with dentures. However, so much information can be overwhelming. In this post, we’ll share the basics of dentures as well as what you should know if you’ll need dentures in the near future. What Are Dentures? Dentures are 

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