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Patients can undergo gum contouring surgery to treat gums that “rest too low or too high on your [their] teeth,” affecting their appearance of their teeth (“Gum Contouring” 1, 2017). For instance, teeth could seem small due to low gums, and teeth could seem long...

Some people may have teeth that look “discolored,” “worn down,” “chipped,” “broken,” “misaligned, uneven, or irregularly shaped,” etc. (“Dental Health and Veneers” 2017, 1). To address these issues, people can get dental veneers, which “are wafer-thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the...

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...

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;...