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									Dental treatments
This is a guide to {the main|the most} treatments {carried out|administered|dispensed|meted out|dole
out|distributed|administrated|allotted|disbursed|applied} by dentists. Not all are {available|out there|on the
market|obtainable|accessible|offered} on the NHS. Some {may|might|could} {only|solely} be {available|out
there|on the market|obtainable|accessible|offered} from a specialist {working|operating} {in a|during a|in
an exceedingly|in a very} dental hospital.
Always {ask|raise} your dentist {whether|whether or not} the treatment {they're|they are} recommending
{is available|is out there|is on the market|is obtainable|is accessible|is offered} on the NHS {and how|and
the way} {much|a lot of|abundant} {it will|it'll} {cost|value|price} before you go ahead.
Bridges

A bridge {is a|may be a|could be a} {fixed|fastened|mounted} replacement for a missing tooth or teeth. It's
{made|created} by taking {an impression|an impact|an effect|a bearing|a control|a sway} of {the
surrounding|the encompassing|the encircling} teeth, {which will|which can|which is able to} eventually
support the bridge. A bridge {is usually|is typically|is sometimes} created from precious metal and
porcelain {and will|and can} be {fixed|fastened|mounted} in your mouth (unlike dentures, {which can|which
may|which might} be removed).
Bridges are {available|out there|on the market|obtainable|accessible|offered} on the NHS (band 3) {and
cost|and price|and value} up to £209.
Crowns

A crown {is a|may be a|could be a} {type of|sort of|kind of|style of|variety of|form of} cap that
{completely|utterly|fully} covers {a real|a true} tooth. It's {made from|made up of|made of} either metal, or
porcelain and metal, and is {fixed|fastened|mounted} in your mouth. Crowns {can be|are often|will
be|is|may be} fitted where a tooth has broken, decayed or been {damaged|broken}, {or just|or simply} {to
make|to form|to create} a tooth look {better|higher}.
To fit a crown, the {old|recent|previous} tooth {will|can} {need to|got to|have to be compelled to|ought to}
be drilled down {so|thus|therefore} it's {like a|sort of a} {small|tiny|little} peg onto {which|that} the crown
{will be|are going to be|are} {fixed|fastened|mounted}. It {can|will} take {some time|a while|it slow|your
time} for the lab {to prepare|to organize|to arrange} {a new|a replacement|a brand new} crown,
{so|thus|therefore} {you probably|you almost certainly|you most likely} won’t have the crown fitted on {the
same|an equivalent|a similar|identical|constant} day.
Crowns are {available|out there|on the market|obtainable|accessible|offered} on the NHS (band 3) {and
cost|and price|and value} up to £209.
Fillings

Fillings are used to repair a hole {in a|during a|in an exceedingly|in a very} tooth caused by decay. {the
most|the foremost} common {type of|sort of|kind of|style of|variety of|form of} filling is an amalgam, {made
from|made up of|made of} {a mixture|a mix|a combination} of metals {including|as well as|together with}
mercury, silver, tin, copper and zinc. Your dentist {will|can} {offer|supply|provide} {the most|the foremost}
{appropriate|applicable|acceptable} {type of|sort of|kind of|style of|variety of|form of} filling {according
to|consistent with|in keeping with|in line with|in step with|per} your clinical {needs|wants|desires}. This
includes white fillings, if {appropriate|applicable|acceptable}.
Amalgam fillings {and some|and a few} white fillings are {available|out there|on the
market|obtainable|accessible|offered} on the NHS (band 2) {and cost|and price|and value} £48.00 per
course of treatment.
Root canal treatment

Root canal treatment (also {called|referred to as|known as} endodontics) tackles infection at the centre of
a tooth (the root canal system).
When the blood or nerve {supply|provide|offer} of the tooth has become infected, if root canal treatment
{is not|isn't} {carried out|administered|dispensed|meted out|dole
out|distributed|administrated|allotted|disbursed|applied}, the infection {will|can} {spread|unfold} {and
the|and therefore the|and also the} tooth {may need|may have|might have} to be taken out.
During treatment, all the infection is {removed from|faraway from|far from|aloof from|off from}
{inside|within} {the root|the basis|the foundation} canal system. {the root|the basis|the foundation} canal is
{filled|crammed|stuffed} {and the|and therefore the|and also the} tooth is sealed with a filling or crown {to
stop|to prevent} it from {becoming|turning into|changing into} infected {again|once more}. Root canal
treatment {usually|typically|sometimes} {requires|needs} {two|2} or {three|3} visits to your dentist.
Root canal treatment {is available|is out there|is on the market|is obtainable|is accessible|is offered} on
the NHS (band 2) and {costs|prices} £48.00.
Read {more|additional|a lot of} {about|concerning|regarding} root canal treatment.
Scale and polish

This is when your teeth are professionally cleaned by the hygienist. It involves
{carefully|rigorously|fastidiously} removing the deposits that build up on the teeth (tartar).
Scale and polish {is available|is out there|is on the market|is obtainable|is accessible|is offered} on the
NHS {depending on|counting on|looking on|betting on|reckoning on} your clinical {need|would like|want},
and {costs|prices} (band 1) £17.50.
Braces

Braces (orthodontic treatment) straighten or move teeth {to improve|to enhance|to boost} {the
appearance|the looks} of the teeth {and how|and the way} they work.
Braces {can be|are often|will be|is|may be} removable, {so|thus|therefore} {you can|you'll|you'll be able to}
take them out and clean them, or fixed, {so that|in order that|so} {they're|they are} stuck to your teeth and
{you can't|you cannot} take them out.
They can be {made of|made from|manufactured from|product of|fabricated from} metal, plastic or ceramic.
Invisible braces are {made of|made from|manufactured from|product of|fabricated from} {a clear|a
transparent} plastic.
Braces are {available|out there|on the market|obtainable|accessible|offered} on the NHS {for children|for
youngsters|for kids} and, {occasionally|sometimes|often}, for adults, {depending on|counting on|looking
on|betting on|reckoning on} the clinical {need|would like|want}, {and cost|and price|and value} (band 3) up
to £209.
Read {more|additional|a lot of} {about|concerning|regarding} braces (orthodontics).
Implants

Implants are {a fixed|a hard and fast|a set} {alternative|various|different} to removable dentures. {they
may|they'll|they will} be {the only|the sole} {option|choice|possibility} if the loss of teeth has caused the
mouth to shrink {so that|in order that|so} it {can|will} {no longer|not|now not} support dentures. {you
can|you'll|you'll be able to} use implants {to replace|to exchange|to switch|to interchange} {just|simply} {a
single|one} tooth or {several|many} teeth.
To fit an implant, titanium screws are drilled into the jaw bone to support a crown, bridge or denture.
Replacement {parts|elements|components} take time {to prepare|to organize|to arrange}. {this is|this is
often|this can be} {to ensure|to make sure|to confirm} that they {fit your|suit your} mouth and
{other|different|alternative} teeth properly. Therefore, {they may|they'll|they will} not be {available|out
there|on the market|obtainable|accessible|offered} on your {first|1st|initial} visit to the dentist.
Implants are {usually|typically|sometimes} {only|solely} {available|out there|on the
market|obtainable|accessible|offered} privately and are expensive. {they're|they are}
{sometimes|typically|generally} {available|out there|on the market|obtainable|accessible|offered} on the
NHS for patients who {can't|cannot} wear dentures or whose face and teeth {have been|are}
{damaged|broken}, {such as|like|like} {people|individuals|folks} who've had mouth cancer or an accident
{that's|that is} knocked a tooth out.
Dentures or false teeth

More commonly {known as|referred to as|called} false teeth, dentures are fitted in place of natural teeth. A
full set {is used|is employed} {to replace|to exchange|to switch|to interchange} {all your|all of your} teeth.
{a part|a neighborhood|an area|a district|a region|a locality|a vicinity|a section} set {is used|is employed}
{to replace|to exchange|to switch|to interchange} one or {more|additional|a lot of} missing teeth. Dentures
are custom-made using impressions (mouldings) from your gums. {they're|they are}
{usually|typically|sometimes} {made from|made up of|made of} metal or plastic.
They're removable {so|thus|therefore} {you can|you'll|you'll be able to} clean them, {although|though}
{part|half} dentures {can be|are often|will be|is|may be} brushed at {the same|an equivalent|a
similar|identical|constant} time as your {other|different|alternative} teeth. A full set {needs to|must|has to}
be removed and soaked {in a|during a|in an exceedingly|in a very} cleaning {solution|answer|resolution}.
Dentures are {important|necessary|vital} if you lose your natural teeth as losing your teeth makes it
{difficult|troublesome|tough} to chew your food, {which will|which can|which is able to} adversely
{affect|have an effect on} your diet {and may|and should|and will} cause your facial muscles to sag.
Dentures are {available|out there|on the market|obtainable|accessible|offered} on the NHS (band 3) {and
cost|and price|and value} up to £209.
Read {more|additional|a lot of} {about|concerning|regarding} dentures and false teeth.
Broken or knocked out tooth

It's common {to break|to interrupt}, chip or knock out a tooth.
If the tooth {is just|is simply} chipped, {make|build|create} a non-emergency dental appointment {to
have|to possess|to own} it smoothed down and {filled|crammed|stuffed}, or {to have|to possess|to own} a
crown.
If the tooth has been knocked out or is badly broken, see a dentist immediately. Your dentist
{may|might|could} {fit|match|work} a denture or bridge. If {you need|you would like|you wish} an implant,
{you'll be|you will be} {referred to|mentioned|stated|cited|said|spoken|noted|brought
up|remarked|named|observed} a dental hospital.
Treatment of {whatever|no matter} {type|sort|kind} {can be|are often|will be|is|may be} provided by an
NHS dentist {and the|and therefore the|and also the} {cost|value|price} {covered|coated|lined} on the
NHS.
Read {more|additional|a lot of} {about|concerning|regarding} broken or knocked out teeth.
Teeth whitening

Teeth whitening involves bleaching your teeth {to make|to form|to create} them a lighter {colour|color}.
Teeth whitening can’t {make|build|create} your teeth {brilliant|sensible|good} white, {but|however} it
{can|will} lighten {the existing|the prevailing|the present} {colour|color} by {several|many} shades.
Standard teeth whitening involves {several|many} visits to the dentist {plus|and} sessions at home
{wearing|sporting|carrying} a mouthguard containing bleaching gel. {the whole|the entire|the complete|the
full|the total} {process|method} takes {a couple|a few|one or two|a handful|some} of months.
A newer procedure {called|referred to as|known as} laser whitening or power whitening {is done|is
completed|is finished} at the dentist's surgery and takes {about|concerning|regarding} an hour.
Teeth whitening is cosmetic {and therefore|and thus|and so} {generally|usually|typically} {only|solely}
{available|out there|on the market|obtainable|accessible|offered} privately.
It is {occasionally|sometimes|often} {available|out there|on the market|obtainable|accessible|offered} on
the NHS if {you have|you've got|you have got} a clinical {need|would like|want}, {for example|for
instance|as an example} to whiten a tooth {that's|that is} gone black {because|as a result of|as a result of}
the nerve has died.

								
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