2017

It's Time For Dentures: How To Care For Your New Dentures And Your Mouth

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If you’ve lost your teeth prematurely, due to illness, decay, or gum disease, you’ll need to replace them with either dentures or dental implants. You might not realize this, but leaving your mouth without teeth can cause your facial structure to change dramatically. Dentures and dental implants can help you retain your natural appearance even after you lose your permanent teeth. Implants and dentures can also improve your smile and will allow you to continue eating properly.…

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How You Can Improve Your Smile With Some Cosmetic Dentistry

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If you have decided that you are finally ready to change your smile for the better, once and for all, you will need to get in touch with a cosmetic dentist. But, how can a cosmetic dentist help? Take a look at the following ways in which you can get a better smile when seeking help from the right dentist: A Brighter Smile Sure, there are some over-the-counter teeth whitening products that you may be able to try.…

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Why See An Emergency Dentist

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It’s always wise to visit a dentist when your teeth are not feeling right. While most problems can be inspected during the normal business day with a scheduled appointment, other problems require a trip to an emergency dentist. This is like going to the ER, but to treat a problem with your teeth or gums rather than another health concern. Does your dental problem really require emergency help? Consider visiting an emergency dentist in these situations.…

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Periodontitis: What To Know

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Your body, especially your mouth, is home to millions of bacteria. In most cases, as long as you practice good dental hygiene by brushing and flossing daily, you’ll keep the bacteria in check. However, under other circumstances, the bacteria can become a problem if it’s allowed to grow unchecked. When this happens you may experience periodontitis, a form of gum disease that can range in severity from minor gum inflammation to serious damage to the soft tissue that supports your teeth.…

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3 Reasons Adults Should Invest In Braces

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Crooked teeth can serve as a source of ridicule for young people. While adults may not be made fun of for teeth that aren’t straight, investing in braces to straighten crooked teeth as an adult can still be extremely beneficial. Here are three reasons why you should consider wearing braces as an adult if your smile isn’t straight. 1. Straight teeth could improve your career outlook. First impressions count for quite a bit in the professional world, and survey results show that people associate a straight smile with valuable attributes like wealth, intelligence, and overall health.…

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Molar Grooves And The Application Of Sealants

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If your child has recently seen their dentist, then you may learn a little about your son or daughter’s teeth. If the dentist has informed you that the biting surfaces have deep grooves, then the professional may suggest the application of sealants. Keep reading to learn why the deep grooves are an issue and how the sealants can help.  Why Are Deep Grooves A Problem? All of the teeth have uneven surfaces across the biting edges.…

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Understanding How Peroxide Can Whiten The Teeth

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Stained teeth are unattractive and some people have difficulty removing brown and yellow accumulations from the teeth with toothpaste alone. While dental whitening treatments can work to remove the vast majority of stains, you may want to try some DIY treatments at home first. Hydrogen peroxide can assist with dental stain removal. Keep reading to learn why and also how to create the best at home paste with the peroxide.…

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Understanding Recurrent Cavity Issues

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If you have recently visited your dentist for the first time in many years, then you may learn that you have many cavities that need to be filled. This is extremely common and you may be relieved once all the fillings are placed in your teeth. However, you should understand that cavities can form underneath or behind the fillings. This is called a recurrent cavity issue. Keep reading to learn what this is and how it can be prevented.…

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The Hazard Lurking Under Your Old Dental Crowns

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Dental work has come a long way in just the last few decades, replacing former components and procedures with new ones that work more efficiently. If you’ve had dental work in decades gone by, you’re probably well aware of how things have improved. However, what you might not know is that there’s a chance there’s a dangerous substance lurking in your old dental work that could harm you. If you had dental crowns installed over a decade or more that was preceded by a dental filling, you may need to have your crown and filling replaced.…

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5 Ways To Prevent Missing Teeth

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Tooth loss is a common problem among adults. Whether it’s caused by gum disease or trauma, losing one or more of your teeth can kill your self-confidence and even make it more difficult to speak and chew your food. However, if you take proper care of your teeth, you will be much more likely to keep them for a lifetime. Here are five effective ways to prevent missing teeth: Stop Grinding Your Teeth…

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