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What Is A Complete Oral Exam?

What Is A Complete Oral Exam?

A complete oral exam is also called a comprehensive oral exam or a COE. It is important to note that this is not the same type of exam as a dental checkup. Dental checkups only last a few minutes, unlike a COE which can take up to half an hour.

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Complications Of An Impacted Tooth

What Is An Impacted Tooth?

An impacted tooth is a tooth that is impeded or blocked as it pushes through the gums to erupt into the mouth. The teeth that are most often impacted are the wisdom teeth. However, any tooth in the mouth can become impacted.

Complications Of An Impacted Tooth

When an impacted tooth is left...
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Dental Effects of Marijuana Use – Mississauga Dentist

What is Marijuana?

Marijuana has many names. Some of them include weed, pot, Mary Jane, grass and so on. The appearance is a grey and greenish mix of dried and shredded leaves and flowering parts of the hemp plant. The hemp plant's scientific name is Cannabis Sativa.

Usage

Marijuana is increasingly being used for both recreational purposes and...
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E-cigarettes Cause Gum Damage

What Are E-Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes can also be referred to as electronic nicotine delivery systems. An e-cigareete is a battery operated device that delivers nicotine and other chemicals as a vapor, instead of smoke. E-cigarettes can look like a regular cigarette or look like another other shape like a USB drive, toy, etc. While many...
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