West Bell Dental Blog

Why You Should Choose Invisalign Over Traditional Braces

When you know that you need to get your teeth straightened, you also likely know that several options exist. While more than two possibilities exist, you may very well have a choice between Invisalign and traditional braces. A number of reasons exist as to why you...

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Oral Cancer: Screening, Symptoms, and Risk Factors

Oral cancer affects up to half a million people around the world each year, according to the Oral Cancer Foundation. But advances in modern dentistry have given dentists the information to do early screenings that detect symptoms in the very early stages. In this...

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The Types of Dental Sedation and When They Are Used

Types of Dental Sedation Dentists consider dental sedation to reduce patient agitation and fear when they are undergoing dental procedures. There are four primary types that your dentist might discuss with you, depending on the extent of the procedure and how much...

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What is a Dental Crown and Do I Need One?

Dental Crowns And Why They Are Needed A dental crown is a cap in the shape of a tooth placed on top of the patient’s tooth to help restore the size, shape, strength, and enhance its appearance. They are classified under restorative dentistry because they help save a...

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