Fraser Family Dental Blog

What is pain-free dentistry?

Patients no longer have to fear the dentist or have anxiety when they need a dental procedure done. Technology has come a long way, and at Fraser Family we offer pain free dentistry to our patients. Our goal is to provide a comfortable, relaxing, and stress free experience. Services we offer to our patients: Comfortable

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How can I feel relaxed going into the dentist?

Many people avoid going to the dentist because it causes them anxiety or fear. At Fraser Family, we want our patients to feel comfortable and anxiety free when they come for a cleaning or treatment.  Our goal is to provide a friendly, relaxed environment, allowing the patient to have a stress free experience. Our office

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What orthodontics treatments are best for me?

If you aren’t happy with your smile, your teeth are crooked, or you are just wondering at what point you or your child will need braces, we are here to help.  At Fraser Family Dental Clinic we encourage patients to schedule an orthodontic consultation.  Our team will create an individualized treatment plan for each patient,

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When do I need braces?

You may notice your teeth are not perfectly straight, and are wondering at what point you will need braces. Braces are fixed appliances that align or straighten teeth by using pressure to slowly move them into place. Over time, the wire is tightened and this moves the teeth into place. Braces are the most common

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Can gum pockets be reduced?

You may notice your gums are receding, or you may have been recommended by our office to have a pocket reduction procedure. When gums become loose and no longer fit tightly around our teeth, bacteria and plaque can collect in these pockets and cause real damage. At this point, normal brushing and flossing cannot reach

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What is pocket reduction?

Your gums should fit nice and snug around your teeth so there is no room for bacteria to enter, or plaque to accumulate. Periodontal disease is when the tissue and bone are destroyed. This causes pockets to form around your teeth. If you do not address the issue, the pockets can become deeper, and leave

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How do I know if I am a candidate for crown lengthening?

Crown lengthening is when excess gum and bone tissue are reshaped, allowing the natural tooth to be more exposed above the gum line. This helps the gums to wrap around the tooth and keep bacteria out. This procedure also allows a crown to fit snug over a tooth. Crown lengthening can be done for cosmetic

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What is crown lengthening?

Crowns are caps that are fit over a natural tooth. They look natural and are aesthetically pleasing. If you have been recommended for a crown, your tooth may be cracked or broken. Crowns are used with many dental procedures, and they must be fit perfectly to an existing tooth. When crown lengthening is done, excess

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What to expect after my wisdom teeth are removed?

If you have had your wisdom teeth extracted in our office, it is important to know what to expect after the procedure. Removable stiches are used, and these will dissolve after a week after the procedure. Gauze is also provided to help soak up any fluids after the procedure. We will provide our patients with

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What is a wisdom tooth extraction?

Wisdom are the last set of molars to erupt in our mouths, and usually erupt between the ages of 17 and 25.   Our team at Fraser Family usually examines our patients between the ages of 16 and 19, to determine if we recommend wisdom tooth extraction. If wisdom teeth are not removed overcrowding can occur,

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