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Root canal therapy for diabetes patient?

Is there any risk for a diabetes patient to undergo this procedure? Yes, root canals carry some risks for everyone, and the degree of risk depends on your health status. Surgical risks for diabetics ...
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Why does a dental abscess / infection usually go away after a root canal?

The main objectives of a root canal treatment are- 1)To debride and disinfect the root canal system 2) Sealing the root canals after proper shaping/contouring them, completely with a well compacted ...
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Pain relating to Root Canal Treatment

Root canal procedure (RCT) is a common endodontic procedure in dentistry, done when the caries or the infection has reached the pulp. A tooth has two parts- crown and a root. Now going from outside to ...
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All canal types of mandible premolar teeth

Yes it is possible for the mandibular second premolar to have two roots canals or even at times three canals! Here is a case of the same. According to Grossman, in 2.5% cases a single canal may ...
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Dentures for my mother

Dentures: In general, there are two kinds of removable denture: Complete and Partial, indicating whether the denture replaces all or only some of the teeth. Purposes: Restore or improve ...
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vigorous brushing a cause for dental issues or not?

Can 'vigorous' brushing cause dental problems? Short answer: Yes* (* reviews tend to conclude that it's better to over-brush than under-brush) Longer answer: In addition to the good answer by ...
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vigorous brushing a cause for dental issues or not?

A detrimental effect of toothbrushing can be influenced by use of an abrasive toothpaste use of hard bristles toothbrush use of excessive force during toothbrush excessive number of toothbrushing per ...
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