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If people neglect to take care of their teeth at home or visit the dentist regularly for preventive care, their teeth may develop conditions, like cavities or an infected pulp (“What’s the Difference between Dental Sealants and Dental Fillings?” 2018). However, sometimes, people cannot fully...

Dental insurance plans contain many terms and conditions. For instance, people must go to in-network dentists for HMO plans in order to receive coverage (Doheny, 2). In PPOs, people receive less coverage at out-of-network dentists than at in-network dentists. Dental insurance plans have many other...

In a dental clinic, patients may be able to go through sedation “for everything from invasive procedures to a simple tooth cleaning,” if they are afraid of the dentist, “have a low pain threshold,” “can’t sit still in the dentist’s chair,” “have a bad gag...

People with missing teeth could go through the restorative procedure of getting a denture, which “is a removable replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissues,” look similar to their “natural teeth,” and is usually cheaper than dental implants (Braden; “Dental Health and Dentures” 2016, 1–2;...

People must undergo root canal therapy “when the innermost layer of [their] tooth becomes inflamed or infected (or even in the case of dead tooth). This layer, called the pulp, contains [their] tooth’s nerves and blood vessels” (Nowak 2019). While people could just extract this...