All Posts in Category: Dental FAQ

Common Dental Restorative Dentistry Procedures used by General Dentists

If a case is particularly complicated and out of the area of expertise of a general dentist, he/she will recommend you to a specialized dentist who will be able to treat your case more competently. However, all general dentists have the ability and experience to conduct some of the most common dental procedures.

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Understanding the Root Canal Procedure

Root canal is a dental treatment which saves a badly infected or decayed tooth by repairing it. A root canal becomes necessary when a nerve or the pulp of the tooth is infected.

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Why do my dentures…?

Dentures are very helpful after a severe teeth loss, however, a low quality denture will create more problems that it can solve.

Our Las Vegas Dentist specializes in perfect fitting dentures for our patients. If you have problems with your current dentures, they hurt or are loose, read here some reasons why they might do that.

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Common Questions About Dental Veneers

Many of our patients at Preferred Family Dentistry often inquire about the use, cost and maintenance of Dental Veneers. Our Las Vegas dentist, Dr. Jafarifar answered these questions below.

Dental Veneers Explained

What is a veneer and what is it used for?
A dental veneer is a porcelain covering that is usually placed on the front teeth to improve the esthetics. If there are any broken corners or gaps between your teeth or if you are not happy with the shade or shape of your teeth in any way a veneer can be used to mask the problem.

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Root Canal Common Questions

Root canal is actually a space within a tooth. It consists of a pulp chamber and one or more canals within the roots of the tooth. The nerves and other anatomical structures such as blood vessels are cased within the root canals.

Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Therapy is also known as Endodontic Therapy. It is one of the major surgeries in the field of endodontics.

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Common Questions About Tooth Extraction

A tooth extraction is the term used for the removal of a tooth from its socket in the jaw bone. Visit our Las Vegas Dental Office if you’re in need of a tooth extraction.

When do I need to have my tooth extracted?
If your tooth has been in pain for a long time and has severely decayed and broken down it is not possible to save it at this time. An extraction is needed. Most times a tooth with pain can be saved with a root canal therapy if it is still intact. If finances are an issue then you might have to consider an extraction in order to become pain free.

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