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Dental and Oral Health

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Dentistry: Dental Anatomy | Dental Care | Dental Procedures | Fluoride | Tooth Disorders | Tooth Replacement

Oral Diseases: Jaw Disorders | Mouth Disorders | Salivary Gland Disorders | Taste Disorders

Other Topics: General Dental and Oral Health | Oral and Facial Surgery


Dental Procedures

(Jump to: Cosmetic Dentistry | Dental Sealants | Extractions | Fillings & Repair | Oral Surgery | Orthodontics | Periodontics | Root Canal )

Cosmetic Dentistry
Overviews
Considering Cosmetic Dentistry:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Smile Makeovers: Cosmetic Dentistry Today:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Periodontal Plastic Procedures:American Academy of Periodontology
Cosmetic Dentistry:MedlinePlus
Tooth Whitening
Tooth Whitening:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Whiter Teeth: What Works?:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Tooth Whitening Systems:ADHA
ADA Statement on the Safety and Effectiveness of Tooth Whitening Products:American Dental Association
Other Cosmetic Procedures
Bonding:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Grills, "Grillz" and Fronts:American Dental Association [PDF]
Recontouring:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Veneers:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine


Dental Sealants
Dental Sealants:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Dental Sealants:CDC
Seal Out Tooth Decay:NIDCR


Extractions
Tooth Extraction:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Wisdom Teeth:AAOMS
Should You Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine


Fillings and Repair
General Information
Fillings: The Basics:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Types of Fillings:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Tooth-Colored Fillings:American Dental Association [PDF]
Air Abrasion: Dentistry Without the Drill:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Crowns:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Inlays and Onlays:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Amalgam Fillings
Dental Amalgam: A Health Risk?:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
ADA Statement on Dental Amalgam:American Dental Association
Dental Amalgams:FDA
Dental Amalgam Use and Benefits:CDC


Periodontics
Overview
Goals of Periodontal Treatment:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Specific Periodontal Procedures
Crown Lengthening:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Debridement:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Gingival Flap Surgery:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Gingivectomy and Gingivoplasty:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Pocket Depth Reduction:American Academy of Periodontology
Regeneration:American Academy of Periodontology
Scaling and Root Planing:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Soft Tissue Grafts:American Academy of Periodontology


Root Canal Treatment (Endodontics)
Root-Canal Treatment:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Illustrations: Root-Canal Treatment From Start To Finish:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine


Oral Surgery
Alveoplasty:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Apicoectomy:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Frenectomy:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Root Resection:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Serious Infections:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Tuberosity Reduction:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine


Orthodontics
Braces: Straighter Teeth Can Improve Oral Health:American Dental Association [PDF]
Orthodontics:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
All About Orthodontia:Nemour Foundation [for Teens]
Broken Braces or Wires:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Orthodontia:MedlinePlus


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