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filling – term commonly used to describe a material such as metal, resin, or porcelain used to restore lost or damaged tooth structure

fistula – a boil in the gums, infected with pus

fixed denture/prosthesis – prosthetic which is attached to adjacent teeth or dental implants to be non-removable by the patient

flap surgery – surgical lifting of the gum tissue in order to expose and clean tooth and bone structures beneath

forceps – tool that may be used in the removal of teeth

fracture – crack or break in bone or tooth structure

frenectomy – surgical reshaping or removal of small amount of muscle tissue attaching lips to gums or tongue to mouth floor, generally done to improve function

frenum – thin muscle tissue that attaches cheek, lip, and/or tongue within the mouth

 

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Rolling Meadows IL Dentist | To Floss or Not to Floss?

Rolling Meadows IL Dentist | To Floss or Not to Floss?

October 29, 2019

By now, you have likely seen news reports questioning whether flossing is necessary for your oral health. We want to […]

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Rolling Meadows IL Dentist | Providing Relief from Periodontal Disease 

September 5, 2019

Over 45% of U.S. adults have moderate to severe periodontal disease. Periodontal disease ranges from a mild inflammation of the […]

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Dentist in Rolling Meadows | Only Floss The Teeth You Want To Keep 

August 19, 2019

Every time you stop in to visit your dentist, you are asked, “Do you floss regularly?” This is because flossing […]

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