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Root Canals: What To Expect

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If you have been experiencing chronic tooth pain, it is important for you to be seen by a dentist as soon as possible. Tooth pain that persists may be associated with an infection that can spread to the other teeth in your mouth. In fact, in the most severe cases, the infection can spread to your blood stream and cause a dangerous systemic condition.   A dentist will be able to review your symptoms and identify the cause of the dental discomfort.

28 April 2016

The Non-Dental Consequences Of Teeth Loss

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If you lose a tooth or several teeth, you need to consult your dentist fast and have it replaced. This should be the case even if you don't consider a missing tooth to be a serious problem. After all, effects of teeth loss aren't merely dental; they include health and cosmetic issues, among others. Here are three examples of non-dental effects of teeth loss: Depression and Anxiety According to Cosmetic Dentists News, a researcher from West Virginia University has confirmed a link between tooth loss and depression and anxiety.

9 February 2016

3 Ways Oil Pulling May Benefit Your Dental Health

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There are many time-tested remedies that can be used to improve your oral health. One of the most trusted is oil pulling. Oil pulling is an ancient Indian practice that involves the swishing of an edible oil, such as coconut oil or sesame oil, around the mouth for round 20 minutes. The oil is not swallowed but released into a trash receptacle at the end of the pulling session. Here are three ways that oil pulling can benefit your dental health:

3 December 2015

4 Things You Need To Know About Eosinophilic Ulcers

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Eosinophilic ulcers are chronic lesions that affect the soft tissues inside the mouth. Here are four things you need to know about eosinophilic ulcers. What are the signs of eosinophilic ulcers? If you develop an eosinophilic ulcer, you'll notice a slightly red, hardened lesion on your tongue, gums, insides of your cheeks or on any of the other soft tissues inside your mouth. This lesion will quickly become an ulcer, an open sore that doesn't heal.

17 September 2015

Four Great Ways To Keep Your Teeth White

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Tooth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures offered today, because everyone wants a bright smile, consisting of rows of pristine pearly whites. However, dentists have offered some key strategies that will help you keep your teeth white in a natural way and in between tooth whitening sessions. The following four steps outlined in this guide will teach you the best ways to keep your teeth white. Adhere to these tips and reach out to a dentist if you have further questions.

13 August 2015

About Investing In Removable Partial Dentures For Gapped Teeth

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Did you lose a few teeth after they deteriorated from poor dental hygiene? It may be a good idea to invest in partial dentures that can fill the spaces because gaps between teeth can lead to them drifting further apart. In this article, learn about removable partial dentures so you can decide if wearing them will be a worthy investment or not. What Makes Wearing Partial Dentures Ideal for Filling in Gaps?

25 July 2015

Are You Making These Tooth Brushing Mistakes?

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If you're like most adults, you have been brushing your teeth for many years. In that time, it's entirely possible that you have picked up some bad habits. Here are some brushing mistakes that you might be making every day. Using the Wrong Brush Many people just head to the supermarket and choose a toothbrush without thinking too much about it. However, a good toothbrush can be a great tool for keeping your teeth healthy, so it is important that you select a good one.

1 July 2015

Cleaning Options For Patients With Periodontal Disease

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Periodontal disease can have several symptoms such as gums that are slightly swollen, red or sore. In some cases, you may notice a small amount of blood when you brush or floss your teeth. When any of these symptoms occur, you need to visit your dentist for a routine exam. Routine Cleanings The problem that you can face, even with good daily oral care, is that once tartar starts to build up on your teeth, you cannot remove it.

8 June 2015

5 Reasons You Might Want To Have Dental Implants Instead Of Dentures

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Dentures have been a staple for years as a way for people who have lost teeth to have a more normal smile and dental ability again. But there have been many improvements in the field of dental technology that have brought improvements to dental care. Now, dental implants are quickly being chosen as the treatment to best replace old, cracked, or missing teeth. Dental implants bring a number of advantages over dentures:

11 May 2015

Keep Your Teeth Healthy With 3 Natural Oral-Enhancers

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You brush your teeth, floss and visit your dentist regularly. Yet, you still feel like you can do more to protect your teeth from dental ailments, like tooth decay or gingivitis. And the truth is you can with the following 3 natural and inexpensive oral-enhancers. 1. Embrace The Dental Wonders Of Honey Honey is a wonderful addition to your diet. This does not mean you should buy any honey, as the honey that is beneficial to your oral health is raw honey.

10 April 2015