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3 Factors That Can Increase Your Risk For Gum Disease

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While not brushing and flossing on a regular basis is the primary reason most people develop gum disease, there are other, less common reasons for gingivitis. If you brush and floss your teeth on a regular basis and still develop gum disease, see your dentist. You may have a condition known to heighten your risk for gingivitis. Here are three factors that can raise your risk for gum disease and what you can do about them.

25 May 2018

3 Vital Questions To Ask Your New Cosmetic Dentist

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Do you have teeth that are less than perfect? Are you someone who actively tries to avoid smiling as much as possible to prevent people from being able to see your teeth? Whether because of an accident, genetics, or some other factor, it's not uncommon to have teeth that are crooked, missing, or simply discolored. Fortunately, this is also something that you don't have to put up with. There are many dentists who offer cosmetic dentistry services and who can restore your smile to one that you've always wanted.

24 April 2018

Signs Your Veneers Need To Be Replaced

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Veneers can be used to transform the appearance of your teeth. But they are not designed to last forever. Your veneers will need to be replaced at some point in time. Their exact lifespan depends on many different factors, including the material they are made from, the type of cement that was used to bond them to your teeth, how well they fit your teeth, how well cared for they are, and the types of food and drinks you consume.

24 March 2018

What Are Dental Implants?

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If you have lost a tooth to some kind of trauma, like an accident or something that has knocked a tooth out, you may worry about the way that the gap in your mouth looks. You may also worry about eating, depending on where the tooth is. Even missing one tooth can make it harder to chew some food, which can mean that you aren't eating the foods that you like.

5 March 2018

3 Reasons To Look Into Getting Porcelain Veneers

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Out of all of the cosmetic dental procedures that you can choose from, porcelain veneers are the most versatile. Here are three reasons to look into getting porcelain veneers. They Are A Quick Way To Improve Your Teeth's Appearance A big problem that many people have with the idea of improving their teeth is that it can often lead to a lengthy process before they can even notice a difference. This is because most cosmetic dental procedures, such as teeth whitening, require numerous visits to the dentist to gradually improve the color or appearance of your teeth.

31 January 2018

Some Things You Should Know Before Going to the Dentist

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Going to the dentist is incredibly important. Too many people put off going to the dentist because they think they don't have a cavity, or they think it will be too expensive to go regularly. These are flawed ways of thinking, which is why it is important to know why you should go to the dentist regularly, and how to choose the right dentist. Here are some things you should know.

5 January 2018

Other Denture Services Provided By Your Dentist

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Dentists can fit you for dentures. They can make your dentures, and then they can adjust your dentures to fit properly. Those are just the basic denture services most dentists provide. However, what you may not realize is that dentists provide several other denture-related services.  Whitening of Dentures Coffee, tea, colas, and other foods and drinks stain dentures heavily. Even if you are depositing your dentures in your denture cup every night and dropping in a cleaning tablet, the dentures never seem to be as white as when you fist had them.

11 December 2017

Three Reasons To Reconsider Buying Charcoal Toothpaste

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Charcoal toothpaste seems to be all the craze lately. There are plenty of benefits being talked about all over the Internet. However, not many people are also aware of some of the more concerning parts of using charcoal toothpaste. Here are three of those concerns you need to think about before buying charcoal toothpaste: Eroding Enamel: First off, buying the wrong kind of charcoal toothpaste can be much too eroding for your teeth.

7 November 2017

What Causes Receding Gums?

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If you've noticed that your teeth are starting to become a little more sensitive and that they are looking a bit longer, your gums might have started to recede. Your gums protect the more vulnerable part of your teeth, and when they pull back, your tooth is at greater risk for decay. Sometimes gum recession is hereditary, but many times, receding gums are the result of poor dental habits or care procedures.

11 October 2017

Maintaining The Fit And Attractiveness Of Your Dentures

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If you have lost your teeth and now have dentures, you may be concerned about keeping your new appliance in like-new condition. A denture is custom-made for the specific contours of your mouth. As a result, changes in your denture can affect the fit and appearance of the appliance. Here are a few ways to ensure that your denture maintains its attractiveness and fit for years. Minimize the Amount of Deep-colored Foods and Drinks That You Ingest

13 September 2017