Dental Procedures

In your lifetime you are likely to undergo a variety of procedures as part of your dental care plan.

The articles in this section give you a solid understanding of what is involved in each.

Dentures & Partials
Overview Dentures are a removable set of teeth designed to replace your teeth following extractions (the removal of all teeth).
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Fillings
Overview A filling is a dental procedure where material is used to replace tooth structure that has been lost due to
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Dental X-rays
Overview Dental x-rays (radiographs,) whether taken digitally or with dental film, are a vital component in the prevention, diagnosis and
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Dental Bridges
Overview A bridge is a fixed dental restoration (to restore a lost part), cemented into place and not removable by
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Braces (Orthodontics)
Overview Orthodontics is a specialty of dentistry that treats misalignment (malocclusion) due to crooked teeth and/or improper jaw positioning. Ortho-
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Air Abrasion
Overview Although not used much today, air abrasion is an alternative to the dental “drill”.  It is used to prepare
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