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What Are the Uses for Nitrous Oxide?

Sedation dentistry is used to help patients that suffer from anxiety or nerves when they walk into a dental office. At Edwards Family Dentistry in Little Rock, AR, we offer many options to help keep patients relaxed during a dental procedure. One of the most common options used is Nitrous Oxide. Dr. Grace & Matt

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How Can Poor Oral Health Affect the Rest of the Body?

Oral health is extremely important for many reasons. If patients suffer from gum disease, cavities, or bad breath this can cause issues with your teeth and mouth. Our mouths are a pathway for bacteria to enter the body. The bacteria are able to enter the blood stream, and this can also cause infection or inflammation

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Does IV Sedation Lose its Efficacy With Repeated Uses?

IV Sedation is used in dentistry for patients that suffer from dental anxiety, have a bad gag reflex, or patients that have had a bad dental experience in the past. IV Sedation also helps patients get through very long or complicated dental procedures. In some cases IV Sedation is the best choice to help keep

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Is Gum Disease Over if the Bleeding Stops?

If you have inflammation in your mouth or gums it may be time to consult with a Periodontist. Gum disease is one of the most common disease patients face today. This condition must be treated promptly to avoid receding gums, or even tooth loss. Attending regular visits to our office can help to prevent gum

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When Should a Person Switch Dentists?

Switching dentists can be a hard decision, but patients need to make a change if they notice things aren’t working out with the current practice. Knowing when to make the move can be hard, but there are some tips you can follow to help you find your new dental office or dental clinic in the

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How Often do Dental Implants Need to Be Replaced?

If you have been recommended for dental implants, you may wonder if they will ever have to be replaced. Implants are a permanent restorative solution for patients seeking that perfect smile. Dental implants look and feel natural in the mouth, and last upwards of 25 years if they are cared for properly. At Edwards Family

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What is the Difference Between Dental Implants & Veneers?

Dental Veneers and Dental Implants both can give patients a beautiful white smile. Deciding what restorative or cosmetic option works best for you depends on the condition of your teeth. Our staff at Edwards Family Dentistry in Little Rock, AR provides cosmetic and restorative consultations to all our patients to take a detailed look at your

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Features and Types of Ligature braces

Features and Types of Ligature braces

Modern designs for bite correction are represented by ligature and self-ligating braces. To understand the peculiarity of ligature braces and their differences from ligature, you need to know how braces are arranged. The orthodontic system consists of arches and locks that are fixed to the teeth. The locks themselves do not change the position of the teeth, but connect them to the arc. The arch, being fixed on braces, already strives to take its original shape and extends the dentition.

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What Are Dental Covers And When Should They Be Placed?

It is a fixed case used to encapsulate the damaged tooth, whether due to decay, fractures or old restorations. Its main utility is to provide strength to the tooth and give it a better appearance. Crowns allow the tooth to regain its functionality when chewing. In addition, they help prevent problems that may occur in the absence of a tooth.

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WHAT ARE REMOVABLE DENTURES OR DENTURES

What Are Removable Dentures Or Dentures?

Dental pieces are a very important part of our smile, but also of our appearance, the absence of teeth in addition to the important aesthetic role they play also have a functional role, in terms of chewing and phonation. In the case of the loss of all the teeth of the oral cavity there are risks such as that of a bad occlusion and a series of very adverse conditions and drastic changes for the patient.

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