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

What You Need To Know About Your Braces And Discolored Teeth

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Many people get braces. Braces are a great way to correct overbites, crooked teeth and problems with your mouth. However, if you are not careful, you can get discoloration and white spots on the teeth after you have had braces. This is why understanding what these white spots are and treating them as soon as possible is one of the best things you can do. Here is what you need to know about caring for your teeth with braces.

19 March 2015

Proper Care And Cleaning Of Dentures: How To Stave Off Mouth Infections

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Dentures take some getting used to. If you are new at wearing dentures, be sure you take care of them properly so you don't find yourself with a denture-related mouth infection. Here are some common mouth infections denture users get, and how to avoid them. Then there are some basic care and cleaning suggestions for your dentures and your mouth. Common Mouth Infections The following are infections that can be caused by poor care of the mouth and dentures.

4 March 2015

Do All Wisdom Teeth Need To Be Removed?

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Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the teeth farthest back in the back of your mouth. Not everyone gets wisdom teeth or the same amount. You may get one, two, three, or all four wisdom teeth. While many people choose to get them removed due to a variety of reasons, it is not necessarily mandatory in all cases. Here is what you should know about wisdom teeth and whether or not they need to be removed.

9 February 2015

Forget Metal Braces, And Try Invisible Aligners For A Brace-Free Smile

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Over the last decade, invisible aligners such as Invisalign have overtaken metal braces as the teeth straightening apparatus of choice. They're very hard to spot on the teeth, can be removed every time you eat or brush your teeth, and can be customized for each patient. Despite this treatment's popularity, a lot of prospective patients still have lingering questions about Invisalign. Here's a look at a few of those questions, and their answers.

19 January 2015