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Whether you need a filling, root canal or a tooth removed, learn what you need to know about dental procedures and maintaining your oral health.

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Can you get financing for dental procedures?

While many people set aside money to cover medical expenses, dental work often isn't included in those savings. If you have to have a dental procedure but can't immediately pay for it, you may be able to finance it.


Dental Work and Pericarditis

 Dental Work and Pericarditis

Dental work can lead to pericarditis, a rare infection. Take a look at the symptoms, treatments and connection between dental work and pericarditis. See more »

Nothing but the Tooth: Root Planing and Scaling Quiz

 Nothing but the Tooth: Root Planing and Scaling Quiz

Root planing and scaling can help treat gum disease. Learn how it works with this root planing and scaling quiz. See more »

Gum Surgery Quiz

 Gum Surgery Quiz

Gum surgery is one option for repairing damaged gums, but how does it work and how much does it hurt? Take this gum surgery quiz to find out. See more »

Gum Surgery

 Gum Surgery

Gum surgery sounds like a scary and painful procedure. We'll tell you what to really expect if you're preparing for gum surgery. See more »

Fluoride: Just the Facts!

 Fluoride: Just the Facts!

Fluoride treatments at the dentist provide benefits without pain. Test your knowledge of fluoride treatments with this quiz. See more »

You Know the Drill: The Cavity Filling Quiz

 You Know the Drill: The Cavity Filling Quiz

It seems that everyone has had a cavity filled, but how much do you know about the process and its history? Take the cavity filling quiz to find out. See more »

Let the Professionals Do It: Test Your Professional Teeth Whitening Knowledge

 Let the Professionals Do It: Test Your Professional Teeth Whitening Knowledge

Test your knowledge of the of the professional tooth whitening process with this quiz and learn about professional tooth whitening tools and more. See more »

Cavity Filling

 Cavity Filling

A cavity filling is never fun. Learn what happens during a cavity filling so you know what to expect. See more »

Professional Fluoride Treatment

 Professional Fluoride Treatment

Professional fluoride treatments are quick and easy ways to protect your teeth. Learn all about professional fluoride treatments. See more »

Professional Teeth Whitening

 Professional Teeth Whitening

Professional teeth whitening can be a better option than whitening at home. Learn about professional teeth whitening risks and expenses. See more »