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A dental crown denotes a tooth-shaped cap placed above a tooth to restore the size and shape, strength, and enhance its appearance. When cemented into place, crowns encase a tooth's entire visible portion that lies above and at the gum...

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Our Pitt Meadows dental clinic, Meadows Dental Group, is proud to introduce Cerec technology to make your dental crown preparation appointments faster and more comfortable. Now your dental crowns can be fabricated directly in our Pitt Meadows office and permanently...

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Losing a tooth might sound like the start of a funny joke, but in reality, it can be the start of something much more serious. Whether you’ve lost one tooth or all your natural teeth through injury, surgery or extraction...

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Pitt Meadows Dental Group Covid Safe

We Are Re-opening for Routine Care - June 1st, 2020 Dear patients, Thanks to our common efforts, the curve has flattened, and the directives of the Provincial Health Officer that dentists only perform urgent care were lifted on May 15....

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Missing teeth can have a serious impact on your life. This ranges from the way a tooth gap affects your overall health, to the impression you leave on others in social and work-life situations. You can replace missing teeth in...

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You will discuss the procedure with the dentist on the day of your dental examination and have the chance to ask questions. Use good oral hygiene leading up to the procedure day, to keep your teeth clean and your gums...

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Bleeding: You will generally experience little or no bleeding, but minimal bleeding may persist for 24 hours. If you experience excessive bleeding later on, dip gauze in the mouthwash that you received after the surgery and apply pressure for at...

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Bleeding: Immediately after the extraction, bite on a gauze pad covering the extraction socket, keep biting steadily for at least 30 minutes. This will help stop the bleeding and forming of the clot inside the socket. The clot is very...

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What is dry mouth? (also known as Xerostomia) Dry mouth occurs when there is not enough saliva, or spot to keep your mouth moist and comfortable. Dry mouth is not a disease. It is a side effect of taking medications...

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The outer enamel layer of the tooth makes a hard protective covering. But acids in our mouth can weaken this enamel and erode it away. That can cause: Excessive wearing down of some tooth surfaces. Sensitive teeth. Areas more prone...

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