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Cosmetic dentists specialize in improving the health and appearance of the teeth, gums and mouth of patients, explains Study.com. They perform corrective procedures and educate patients on proper mouth care. General dent... More »

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The International Academy of Biological Dentistry & Medicine's directory of biological dentists lists the names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and websites for each entry. Most listings also include a brief d... More »

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In order to be included in the directory, a dentist must accept at least one of the company's dental plans, according to Delta Dental. Dentists can request a membership application and get more information by visiting De... More »

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Individuals are able to wear their removable dentures while sleeping, but dentists recommend removing dentures to allow the gums and bone in the mouth to rest, according to the American College of Prosthodontists. It is ... More »

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During a simple tooth extraction, the dentist numbs the patient’s mouth and gums using a local anesthetic, loosens the tooth using a special tool called an elevator, clamps on to the tooth with forceps and pulls the toot... More »

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Find a dentist that doesn't use mercury in fillings in a directory of holistic, biological or mercury-free dentists. Organizations such as the Holistic Dental Association and Consumers for Dental Choice maintain director... More »

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Seeing a dentist is the most effective way to relieve tooth pain, as dentists treat the underlying cause of the pain. Patients can use over-the-counter medications and home remedies to temporarily relieve tooth pain whil... More »

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