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  • NB Dental - Tooth Troubles - TMJ Disorders
    s society It can attack anyone Tooth decay is caused by food that is left on your teeth These bits of food can leave a sticky colourless film on your teeth called plaque The germs that live in the plaque make acid that can eat holes in your teeth and cause a cavity It is important to brush and floss your teeth after eating and before the food particles can turn into plaque The Details Tooth decay is a process that occurs slowly over time It usually begins at the outer layer of tooth enamel where plaque has formed This phase is usually painless and often goes unnoticed The decay then penetrates the dentin which is connected to the nerve cells in the pulp of the tooth You may begin to notice increased sensitivity or even some pain although this phase can also be difficult to detect Since the decay process speeds up at this phase the softer tissue becomes affected and cannot support the enamel It is at this point that the tooth may break down and cavities begin to form If the decay is not treated it may reach the pulp of the tooth which contains the nerves

    Original URL path: http://www.nbds.ca/en/e-tooth_troubles-tooth_decay.html (2016-05-01)
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  • La Société Dentaire du N.-B. - Les problèmes dentaires
    dentaires Les amalgames dentaires le fluorure et autres Vous et votre dentiste Déclaration des droits des patients dentaires Que savez vous à propos des dents Les problèmes dentaires Qu est ce qu un abcès dentaire Qu est ce qu un traitement de canal et quand devient il nécessaire Quels sont mes risques en ce qui concerne le cancer de la bouche Vous êtes vous déjà posé ces questions Avez vous

    Original URL path: http://www.nbds.ca/fr/f-tooth_troubles.html (2016-05-01)
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  • NB Dental - Mercury Amalgam
    effective and least expensive materials to fill a cavity These silver fillings are a mixture of silver tin copper and mercury It s the mercury that holds them together and makes them strong hard and durable In this form the mercury is inactive and can t hurt you So even though very small amounts of mercury vapour are released when you chew or grind your teeth there is no reason for alarm If you re among the less than one percent of the population that is allergic to mercury you may have an allergic response If this is the case symptoms which are similar to common skin allergies usually disappear within two to three weeks Typically dental amalgam is used in children and adults for Small to medium sized cavities in the back teeth including molars Teeth that absorb the intense stress and pressure from chewing As a foundation for cast metal metal ceramic and ceramic restorations when patient cooperation during the procedure or commitment to oral hygiene is poor You and your dentist should decide the best method to restore a tooth whether you are replacing a filling repairing a damaged tooth or filling a tooth for the first time Since cavities are usually smaller today alternative materials are being used more often Here is a brief review of the some of the other materials available to repair your teeth Be sure to talk with your dentist about which material is best for you Composites Composites are made from synthetic resins and are used to make attractive restorations in the front teeth Your dentist will use a combination of composites and sealants to treat small cavities and maintain the structure of the tooth Glass Ionomers Glass ionomers were first used in the 1970s and they chemically bond to the

    Original URL path: http://www.nbds.ca/en/e-amalgam_more-mercury.html (2016-05-01)
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  • NB Dental - Infection Control
    and assistant were wearing gloves mask and eye protection Perhaps you also noticed special coverings on the dental instruments and equipment These special safety precautions are called universal precautions and are used for every patient in the dental practice to prevent the transmission of any infectious diseases These precautions require all dental staff providing patient care to use appropriate protective wear such as gloves and sometimes masks and eyewear After each patient visit the gloves are discarded hands are washed and a new pair of gloves is used for the next patient If you want to know how your dental office cleans and sterilizes its dental instruments ask to see the sterilization room A lot of the sterilization and cleaning takes place before you enter the exam room For example all surfaces including the dental chair dental light drawer handles and countertops are thoroughly cleaned Some offices may cover this equipment with protective covers which are replaced after each patient Don t let questions about safety keep you away from the dentist s office or cause stress while you re there when a short chat with your dentist can set your mind at ease Your dental health is too important

    Original URL path: http://www.nbds.ca/en/e-amalgam_more-infection.html (2016-05-01)
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  • NB Dental - Amalgam, Fluoride and More
    Bill of Rights What is your Dental IQ Amalgam Fluoride and More Fluoride Safety Want to do something good for your smile If you live in one of the many New Brunswick communities that fluoridates its water just head over to your sink and pour yourself a big glass of cold tap water With every glass of fluoridated water you drink you re getting a healthy dose of nature s cavity fighter In fact it was proclaimed one of the ten great public health achievements of the 20th century by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Water fluoridation is simply the process of adjusting the natural level of fluoride in your water supply to an amount that will protect against tooth decay A range of between 0 7 parts per million and 1 2 parts per million depending upon the geographic area has been determined to be the optimal amount to prevent dental decay Since its introduction fluoridation has proven to be a simple inexpensive safe and effective way to dramatically reduce the rate of tooth decay in children and adults In fact water fluoridation can reduce the amount of decay in children s teeth by as much as

    Original URL path: http://www.nbds.ca/en/e-amalgam_more-Fluoride_safety.html (2016-05-01)
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  • NB Dental - X-ray Safety
    sprained or broken something So why does your dentist take X rays when there s nothing visibly wrong Basically it s because there are lots of things that can go wrong in your mouth in spaces your dentist just can t see Your dentist uses X rays to get a detailed picture of the condition of your teeth jaw facial bones and the roots of your teeth With the help of X rays your dentist can often find and treat problems before they become serious which ultimately saves you time and money Some of the conditions your dentist can only see with the help of X rays are small cavities between the teeth periodontal disease impacted teeth infections in the bone abscesses developmental abnormalities and certain growths such as tumours and cysts Your dentist will set up a customized X ray schedule for you using professional guidelines designed to keep your overall health in mind and based on your individual needs A variety of factors including your age risk for disease and signs and symptoms will also be taken into account Children generally need more X ray exams than adults because their teeth and jaws are still developing and because they re more likely to fall victim to tooth decay As you probably know dental X rays involve a very low dose of radiation This tiny dose of radiation is nothing for you to worry about but your dentist takes special precautions to eliminate any safety risks That s why your dentist covers you with a lead apron The dentist also uses high speed film with equipment that restricts the beam to a specific area of the body and even so limits exposure Wondering why your dentist leaves the room every time an X ray is taken Basically it s

    Original URL path: http://www.nbds.ca/en/e-amalgam_more-xray.html (2016-05-01)
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  • La Société Dentaire du N.-B. - Les amalgames dentaires, le fluorure et autres
    âgées Pour embellir votre sourire Les urgences dentaires Les problèmes dentaires Les amalgames dentaires le fluorure et autres Vous et votre dentiste Déclaration des droits des patients dentaires Que savez vous à propos des dents Les amalgames dentaires le fluorure et autres La Société dentaire du Nouveau Brunswick comprend que les questions les plus courantes des patients concernant la dentisterie se rapportent aux matériaux utilisés pour réparer les caries aux

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  • NB Dental - Building a Relationship
    Dental Emergencies Oral Health Tooth Care Your Child s Teeth Seniors Oral Health Enhancing Your Smile Dental Emergencies Tooth Troubles Amalgam Fluoride and More You and Your Dentist Dental Patient Bill of Rights What is your Dental IQ You Your Dentist Building a Relationship Everybody is different and will expect different things from a strong dentist patient relationship In general quality comfort and cost are the main factors that patients

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