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SPECIALTY DENTAL CARE: WHAT WE OFFER IN BOSTON

DENTAL CARE

The importance of the teeth in the human body cannot be overemphasized. Though individually small, the role the entire team of those “32 soldiers” play in our lives is so great. as a matter of fact, our teeth are crucial to our existence, because it is with the aid of the teeth we are able to masticate that “big-belly-burger” that just brings life back into you, after a long, hard, day.

Have you ever imagined what you would look like if you were toothless? How would you appear in the mirror? What would your smile or laughter look like? It’s almost like a horror movie, isn’t it? That’s because (apart from aiding ingestion and digestion of food), the teeth are an important part of our appearance. One of the features you look out for in a truly good looking individual, is the teeth.

Unfortunately, sometimes, due to our poor choice in feeding and poor hygiene, our precious teeth may develop some complications. These complications can affect a lot of things and can sometimes be so painful, that even feeding becomes a major problem. For some others, the complications in their teeth doesn’t exactly come with pain, but massively affects and dampens their appearance. Irrespective of which category you fall into, the good news is that here in Boston, we offer dental care services, that are next to none in terms of quality and effectiveness.

There are lots of dental clinics here in Boston, that offer top-quality dental care. These clinics offer a wide range of specialty dental services such as; gum therapy, prosthodontics, root canal treatment, wisdom teeth extraction, emergency dental care and TMJ treatment, among other. These services are discussed below.

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Gum Therapy

This is basically the most effective method of treating gum diseases. Gum diseases are basically a kind of infection that affects the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth, hence triggering tooth loss, especially in adults. One striking feature of gum diseases, is that it usually comes without pain, so, in essence, you may not even be aware of its presence, without a medical check-up.

Gum therapy is also known as Scaling and Root Planning (SRP). This procedure basically involves the cleaning of the openings or spaces present between the teeth and the gum, all the way down to the very root. Usually when carry out SRP, there may be need for the usage of anesthetics to numb the root of the teeth and the gums.

This procedure is indispensable for those who may have one gum disease or the other, as the procedure helps in preventing the further deterioration of the gum, while bringing the health of your teeth back to its highest level once more and this procedure is one of our areas of expertise in Boston.

Prosthodontics

Prosthodontics is one of the branches of dentistry. Without, giving any “geeky” definition, prosthodontics simply deals with the replacement of your teeth. Perhaps when you were younger, you happened to be the playful type who liked to climb stuff of trade blows and on one of those occasions, you ran out of luck, fell from a height or received a punch and with it, went a couple of your teeth, you need not carry around that “missing-tooth-souvenir” anymore. All you need do, is to consult one of our many skilled prosthodontists here in Boston and before you know it, your teeth are back to their prime again, both in number and health.

Root Canal Treatments

The root canal is a cavity in the inner structure of the teeth that houses the “pulp,” which contains the nerves and the blood vessels of the teeth. In simple terms, it is what keeps the teeth alive. Sometimes, the pulp mat get infected (maybe through tooth decay or root fracture) and the infections makes the pulp to swell up. This swollen pulp leads to serious pain in the teeth and gum. To alleviate this pain, the root canal needs to be treated.

The root canal treatment is important in a lot of ways, but most notably is in the pain reduction and prevention of further deterioration of the condition. There are lots of dentists in Boston, well trained to carry out this procedure, so you don’t have to endure the pain anymore.

Wisdom Teeth Extraction

The wisdom teeth are the third molars on either side of each jaw, located at the very end of the jaw. They are always the last set of teeth to emerge. The down side of these teeth is that in many cases, they usually emerge after all other teeth have emerged and so, there may not be enough space in the jaw to successfully accommodate them, so they cause some level of pain when they eventually emerge. You do not have to endure this pain though, because all you need is just a simplified dental service, where the dentist completely removes these teeth, saving you unnecessary pain. This service in readily available at dental clinics in Boston

Emergency Dental Care

Emergency dental care may be necessary from time to time. If you notice some pain in your teeth or experiencing unpleasant odors, these may just be infections that are already gaining ground. All you need is to reach out for the specialty dental services available in Boston and you would be back to your brilliant best in no time.

TMJ Treatment

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ) are conditions that are capable of causing serious pain in the joint of the lower jaw, as well as the muscles controlling the movement of the jaw. TMJs can be a very unpleasant experience. The amount of pain that comes with it is usually too high for many to handle. But the good news is that you do not have to endure such pain any more. There are more than enough capable dentists in Boston, who can seamlessly treat such disorders.

Conclusion

Sometimes, the difference between enjoying life and enduring life, is in the little things. The health of your teeth can go a long way to make your day to day life more enjoyable. Come to Boston, for that specialized dental service and you will very well be glad that you did!