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

Questions About Implant Dentistry

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If you have been considering a restorative procedure for a lost tooth, you may be pondering the installation of a dental implant. However, you may still be unsure about an implant restoration, especially if this is the first permanent tooth that you have lost. Having answers to the questions you may have about dental implants can help ease your concerns. Here are a few common questions about implant dentistry: How do dental implants work?

22 August 2017

3 Signs You Need Braces

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The ultimate person that makes the decision about whether or not you could benefit from braces is your orthodontist. However, this doesn't mean that you can look for certain signs to indicate that you would likely be a good candidate for braces. This article will discuss 3 specific signs that you likely need braces in more detail. Difficulty Biting One sign that you may need to get braces is if you have difficulty biting.

27 July 2017

Two Reasons Why You Should Have A Cosmetic Dental Procedure

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If you're like many people, you dream of having a beautiful smile.  You want pearly whites that absolutely gleam when you smile and help you achieve a more youthful appearance no matter what your age happens to be.  Although options used to be quite limited some time ago, you can now make your dental dreams a reality by having a cosmetic procedure done on your teeth.  While you may have been thinking about having one done, you might still be trying to figure out if the cost is worth it.

13 July 2017

3 Dental Mistakes You Should Never Make & How to Fix Them

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Everybody wants to a healthy, happy smile that showcases sparkling while teeth. Not everybody is willing to put in the hard work that it takes to get one. If you're highly motivated to enjoy optimal dental health, the first step is looking at the common mistakes you may be making when it comes to your oral health care routine. See if you are making these dental mistakes and learn what you can do to fix them!

15 February 2017

4 Mistakes You Should Never Make When Whitening Your Teeth

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Most people want a pearly white smile so they can smile confidently through life. However, the teeth-whitening process can be fraught with confusion when you are new to pursuing a sparkling smile. Talk to your dentist before you choose any teeth-whitening system, and make sure you know all the pros and cons of each teeth-whitening process. Be sure to avoid these four mistakes when whitening your teeth. Mistake #1: Relying on Quick, Easy Fixes in the Whitening Process

15 February 2017

Keeping Your White Teeth White

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If you have been lucky enough to be blessed with white teeth, then you want to make sure you do everything that you possibly can to keep those nice-looking teeth. If you aren't careful, you can look in the mirror one day and wonder what went wrong. The darker, more stained, and more discolored you allow your teeth to become, the harder, longer, and more costly it can be for you to get your teeth back to the beautiful white coloring that they once had naturally.

15 February 2017

Three Symptoms That May Indicate Your Have Gum Disease

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Gum disease is one of the more frequently encounter dental problems that patients will need to address. Unfortunately, gum disease is a condition that is often misunderstood by patients, and this might lead them to fail to seek treatment for this problem. In particular, there are a few symptoms that may indicate you have this problem and should seek medical care promptly. Chronic Bad Breath Bad breath is an embarrassing problem to have, and it may also be unpleasant for you due to causing a foul taste in your mouth.

15 February 2017

2 Herbal Oils To Help Your Child Soothe Pain Caused By Dry Socket

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Depending on how impacted your child's wisdom teeth are, the actual wisdom tooth removal surgery can be incredibly smooth and somewhat pain-free. However, taking care of the extraction site can be a task in itself. One of the main signs of healing after wisdom tooth removal is a blood clot. If a blood clot does not form, then your child will be battling dry socket. In addition, they will need to see their dentist in order to have the extraction site cleaned and patched up.

19 January 2017