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How Long Does a Cavity Filling Take?

A Primer on Cavities and How to Handle Them As you might imagine, everybody’s cavities are different. Some might be big, small, dark, light. This procedure typically takes anywhere from 10 minutes to one hour but, of course, that time will vary depending on the size and location of the cavity. A filling is a…

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Why Are My Gums Swollen?

Diagnosing and Treating Gum Pain and Swelling If you have experienced swollen, irritated and inflamed gums, you’re probably familiar with the feelings of discomfort that come along for the ride. While you’re experiencing discomfort, you might be wondering what causes swollen gums in the first place. Possible Catalysts This might be due to gingivitis or,…