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Systemic Edmonton

Systemic refers to something that is spread throughout, system-wide, affecting a group or system, such as a body, economy, market or society as a whole.

In medicine, systemic means affecting the whole body, or at least multiple organ systems. It is in contrast with topical or local.

  • Systemic administration, a route of administration of medication so that the entire body is affected
  • Systemic circulation, carries oxygenated blood from the heart to the body and then returns deoxygenated blood back to the heart
  • Systemic disease, an illness that affects multiple organs, systems or tissues, or the entire body
  • Systemic effect, an adverse effect of a medical treatment that affects the body as a whole, rather than one part
  • Systemic inflammatory response syndrome, an inflammatory state affecting the whole body, frequently in response to infection
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus, a chronic autoimmune connective tissue disease that can affect any part of the body
  • Systemic scleroderma, also known as systemic sclerosis, a systemic connective tissue disease
  • Systemic venous system, refers to veins that drain into the right atrium without passing through two vascular beds
  • Systemic exertion intolerance disease, a new name for chronic fatigue syndrome

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Crown refers to the restoration of teeth using materials that are fabricated by indirect methods which are cemented into place. A crown is used to cap or complete



  • Our dental clinic has been servicing Edmonton community for the past 30 years.
  • Our mission is to provide patients with oral care in a warm, cheerful and relaxed environment.
  • Our goal is for you to keep your teeth functional and healthy, and maintain a long-term partnership with you based on trust and respect.
  • Our location is convenient and has elevator access. Free parking is available during the appointment.
  • Our staff is friendly and well trained.
  • Our clinic accommodates new patients. Dental emergencies are seen based on schedule availability and referred accordingly.

For the healthiest gums use these formulas for brushing, flossing, massaging gums, mouth-rinses, proxa-brushes, sulca-brushes, rubber-tip stimulators to overcome sensitive teeth, to ease the recovery of oral surgery, and for general overall cavity prevention.

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