We begin developing primary teeth six weeks after conception, inside the womb, so we literally have our teeth our entire lives. Dental surgery is any dental procedure that modifies the teeth and jaw bones. Dental surgeries include root canals, crowns or caps, bridges, implants, dentures, extractions, and braces.
Root canals are a common dental surgery. Root canals involve removing the usually infected tooth, allowing for temporary pain relief. With the technology of today, root canals are no more painful than getting a filling. Halitosis, or chronic bad breath, in 85 percent of patients is caused by a dental condition, sometimes an infected tooth or gum.
Cosmetic dentistry is another common dental procedure. Cosmetic dentistry improves the appearance, not function, of the teeth. Cosmetic dentistry procedure