Kalamazoo Pediatric Dentistry
1900 Whites Rd.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 343-5386

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Online General Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available.

Oral Health Topics:

Introduction
General DentistryFluoride
The Preventive Program
Fillings
Infection Control
Medication and Heart Disease
Latex Allergy
Age and Oral Health
Tobacco
Oral Piercing

Tooth Care:

Periodontal Exams
What is Tooth Decay?
Brushing
Flossing
Fluoride Facts
Mouth Rinses
Sealants
X-Rays
Denture Care
Emergency Care
Prevention Tips for Children
Women and Tooth Care
Seniors and Oral Health
Nutrition and Your Teeth

Dental Problems:

Abscessed Tooth
Bad Breath (halitosis)
Bulimia Nervosa
Canker/Cold Sores
Cavities and Tooth Decay
Toothaches
Diabetes
Dry Mouth
Fluorosis
Gum Disease (Gingivitis)
Wisdom Teeth
Lacerations and Cuts
Oral Cancer
Plaque
Sensitive Teeth
Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)
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Jaw Disorders

Treatment:

Braces (Orthodontia)
Sealants
Missing Teeth
Bridges
Crowns
Root Canal Therapy
Extractions
Scaling and Root Planing
Flap Surgery
Dentures
Jaw/TMJ
Maxillofacial Surgery

Cosmetic Dentistry:

Veneers
Teeth Whitening
Bleaching
Chipped, Cracked, and Worn Teeth
Implants
Grafts
Old and Unsightly Fillings
Bonding
Excessive or Uneven Gums
Ridge Augmentation
Invisalign ®
Crowns and Bridges

Pain Management:

Overview
Managing Pain
Anesthesia
Air Abrasion
Medications

Patient Information:

Your First Dental Visit
Dental Emergencies
Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

Product Reviews:

Oral Health Products
Choosing a Toothbrush
Types of Floss
Water Picks
Mouth Guards


Glossary
Links