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Oh No! You Cracked A Tooth...Now What?

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Although your teeth are made to be strong and withstand cracking or breaking, but cracking a tooth is not uncommon. Even with practicing good oral care and regular visits to your dentist, a tooth can crack if there is excessive force applied to the tooth. For example, if you are hit in the mouth during an accident or if you bite down on a nut that is still in the shell, the blunt force and the pressure can crack a tooth.

4 March 2016

Opting For Dental Implants To Repair Unappealing Teeth

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Do you lack the confidence to apply for a particular job because your teeth are not appealing to look at when you smile? Depending on the condition of your oral health, you might be able to get your teeth repaired with dental implants so you can have the confidence needed to apply for the job position before it is filled. Learn some of the reasons why opting for dental implants is a great way to get satisfactory results for your teeth without having to wait a long time.

12 February 2016

Keep Your Teeth Looking Naturally Great

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For some people, it seems as if simply brushing their teeth each day is enough to keep their teeth looking great. However, most people find they aren't so lucky. Other people can have reasons for their teeth not looking so great. If you have a problem with the looks of your teeth, whether it be due to thin enamel, naturally jagged teeth, chips, gaps or side effects of a medication, there are still options for you that will help you to have the great-looking smile you always wanted.

21 January 2016

No More Meds! 3 Ways To Treat Root Canal Pain Naturally With Garlic

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Relying on medications can be beneficial, but some people don't like taking prescription pain medications due to the side effects associated with these drugs. If your dentist prescribes a pain killer after you have a root canal, there may be other ways to control the pain. Here are three natural remedies using garlic you can try to help alleviate root canal pain without a prescription in the future. 1. Garlic and Salt

5 January 2016

Q & A For Root Canals

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The cavity that is located in the root of a tooth and filled with living material is called a root canal. However, when most people hear the term, they usually think of the endodontic procedure that bears the same name. Here are a few questions and answers about root canals: What is a root canal procedure? A root canal procedure is a dental treatment that involves the removal of the pulp or living material from the center of a tooth.

15 December 2015

What Is A Dental Crown?

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Dental crowns are quite common and can be used to treat a wide variety of problems, but you might not know too much about them. Regardless of whether you need to replace a damaged tooth, get a root canal, or just want to improve the aesthetics of your smile, a crown can be a great option for you. To help you get a better idea of what crowns really are, here is an overview of the subject:

25 November 2015

Six Ways To Afford Braces

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Orthodontic treatment can work wonders on your smile, but many would-be patients feel that they can't afford braces or other orthodontic treatments. But here are several ways that you can consider to afford the cost.  Dental Insurance One of the best ways to get your braces covered is to take out a comprehensive dental insurance plan. While your average health care plan might not include a lot of dental insurance, you can bulk up the plan so that it will include partial payments on cosmetic dental treatments.

6 November 2015

5 Tips That Will Help You Move Past Your Dental Fears

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If you have a dental appointment coming up and you are extremely nervous, there are some things you can do to help calm your nerves. By following the advice in this article, you may be able to overcome your dental fears and have an easier time going to the dentist. Focus on the exam If you have a good idea that there is something wrong with your teeth, this can cause you to stress over what types of treatments you may have ahead of you.

21 October 2015

All-Porcelain Crowns Vs. Porcelain-Fused-To-Metal Crowns

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Dental crowns are recommended for a variety of reasons, including discoloration. If your dentist has recommended crowns, he or she could opt for all-porcelain or porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns. To help you understand the difference between the two types of crowns, here are some of the pros and cons of each.    All-Porcelain Crowns An all-porcelain crown is completely made of the ceramic and it is because of this, there is no dark line visible when it is installed.

1 October 2015

Better Your Smile Before Your Next Dental Appointment

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Are you tired or embarrassed by having to hide your imperfect smile? If yellow stains are preventing you from laughing out loud o smiling in pictures then getting them cleaned and crispy white is likely something you have put much thought into. Well, what if your schedule is constantly hectic and you don't want to wait for your next day off to visit your dentist. There are great at-home methods for teeth whitening, such as:

15 September 2015