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If you are one of those people who gets tense just thinking about your next dental checkup, you may benefit from sedation dentistry offered here at Timothy G. Mahoney DDS in Wetaskiwin. Millions of people stress out when they have to see the dentist. Some of them would rather skip the dentist altogether than sit […]

What is Considered a Dental Emergency?

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What constitutes a dental emergency? The dictionary says an emergency is an unforeseen crisis requiring immediate action. At Timothy G. Mahoney DDS in Wetaskiwin, we think that’s about as good a definition as you’re going to find. Here’s a quick summary of five common dental emergencies: A broken or chipped tooth. This certainly meets the […]

How Do Implant Dentures Work?

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Dental implants are an ideal tooth restoration. They can restore anywhere from one to all missing teeth. Dental implants are available at Timothy G.Mahoney DDS in Wetaskiwin. A dental implant is a titanium post that is inserted into the patient’s jaw. What makes implants so unique is that they actually fuse with the bone, to […]

Root Canal vs Dental Implant

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In this post from Timothy G. Mahoney DDS in Wetaskiwin, we are going to talk about root canals, tooth extraction, and dental implants. When a tooth’s nerve and pulp becomes infected, we make a judgment call: whether to try saving the tooth with root canal therapy, or extracting it. Sometimes patients think an extraction is […]

Our Top Priority At Timothy G. Mahoney DDS In Wetaskiwin

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At Timothy G. Mahoney DDS in Wetaskiwin, our passion is helping patients achieve and maintain a healthy and beautiful smile. Doctor Tim Mahoney’s considerable experience, advanced skills, and exacting standards ensure the ultimate in patient satisfaction. Because everyone has unique dental needs, we develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses each patient’s challenges and goals. […]

Persistent Dry Mouth?

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Dry mouth is a condition in which your salivary glands don’t produce enough saliva, leaving you with a persistent dry feeling in your mouth. If you experience this, be sure to tell us at Timothy G. Mahoney DDS in Wetaskiwin. The medical term for dry mouth is xerostomia, which is pronounced zero-STOE-me-uh. It’s a common […]

Dead Or Just Sick?

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Since teeth don’t grow and the enamel is not made of living cells, it’s easy to forget that teeth are alive. We are reminded when we have a toothache, or sudden sensitivity to hot or cold food. Like other organs, teeth need a blood supply to stay alive and healthy. At Timothy G. Mahoney DDS […]