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Boost Your Dental Health: 4 Cavity-Fighting Foods And Drinks To Add To Your Daily Diet

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Boost Your Dental Health: 4 Cavity-Fighting Foods And Drinks To Add To Your Daily Diet

Everyone knows that they need to brush and floss after they eat. Even when someone does this religiously, cavities, gum disease and other oral health problems can still be lurking around the corner. To help promote even better oral health, you may want to consider that there are foods and drinks out there that are actually good for your teeth. Here are four tooth-friendly beverages and foods that need to be a part of your diet now: 1. Milk While it is true that milk contains more sugar than you should consume, especially at night, milk is an...

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Potential Dental Treatments For Pulpitis

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The pulp inside a tooth contains all of the tissue, blood cells, and nerves that keep the tooth alive. Trauma or a cavity or crack can create a hole in the protective dentin and expose the pulp. This exposure can lead to an infection called pulpitis, which presents as pain in the tooth. Concurrent pain in the sinus can also occur depending on the tooth’s location.  There are a few potential treatments for pulpitis depending on the severity of damage. Mild to moderate inflammation in the pulp is often reversible with treatment....

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5 Simple Ways To Safeguard Your Smile

Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Having a bright smile helps to increase your self confidence. You should make your oral health a priority in your daily life. Luckily, that is easy to do. Here are five simple ways to safeguard your smile. Drink water after you eat a snack. Staying hydrated is a good idea in general. Drinking water also helps to protect your teeth against potential tooth decay. Drinking water after eating a snack or drinking a sugary beverage helps to wash away chromogens and food residues left behind on your teeth. It also helps to loosen any stuck food that...

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2 Potential Complications With Tooth Extraction

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dentists usually try to save a tooth if there’s a chance it can remain healthy. But, sometimes a tooth is so far gone, so extraction is the only option. Extraction is a routine procedure performed often in most dentist offices. However, it is also a medical procedure and as such carries a risk for some complications. What do you need to watch out for if you need a tooth extraction? Dry Socket When a tooth extraction goes as planned, the tooth is pulled and a blood clot forms over the hole to speed up the healing process. In rare cases,...

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5 Health Issues Senior Citizens With Dentures Need To Be Aware Of

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most senior citizens have at least one or two health problems that they have to deal with. However, what many don’t realize is that these health conditions and medications that are used to treat these health conditions have side effects that can damage other areas of the body—in particular, your gums and dentures. Here are five common health issues that many elderly individuals face on a daily basis that may be affecting their oral health: Osteoporosis Although the jaw bone isn’t often thought about when it comes to osteoporosis,...

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Learn How A Flipper Can Help You Decide If Dental Implants Are Right For You

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have lost some of your teeth, there is a good chance that you do not smile with confidence very often. If you think that dental implants would improve your overall self-confidence, you may want to consider trying a flipper to see if the dental implants are an investment worth making. The following guide will help you learn the basics of a flipper and why it may be great for you. Flippers are Customized Flippers are small dental devices that are made to fit each person’s mouth specially. A mold is taken of your mouth and then sent...

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Use The Sweetest Month To Educate Your Kids About Dental Care

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Every year in February, the American Dental Association sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month. As parents, this is a terrific time to foster good dental hygiene in kids. On February 14th, Valentine’s Day brings with it many opportunities for children in America to indulge. Candies and sweets have been the universal way to express love for one’s valentine, and kids are bombarded with sugary goods at school and at home. Why not celebrate the month of love by showing your love and concern for your...

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The Root Canal Procedure: Why And How It Helps

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Root canals have become a common treatment in dental care, but despite their standardization, many patients still don’t understand their function. If your dentist has recommended that you get a root canal, it can help you to understand exactly what the procedure will do for you and why you need it. Here’s a look at the basics of root canal treatments and why you might need one. When Do You Need a Root Canal? Most dentists will only recommend a root canal if there’s significant pain and discomfort in a tooth due to infection...

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How Long Does A Dental Implant Last?

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are not happy with how your teeth look, two options you’ll likely consider are veneers and dental implants. While veneers have their advantages, if you would like a much more long-term solution, dental implants are the way to go. For some patients, dental implants last for the rest of their lives. But do dental implants often last forever? Read on to find out how long dental implants can last and what can affect the their durability.  Dental Implants are Intended to a Lifetime Dental implants last much longer than any other...

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Three Things To Avoid To Keep Your Teeth Looking Whiter

Posted by on Jan 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Over the course of time your teeth can get progressively darker. This is the result of a variety of lifestyle choices that can stain your teeth and leave them looking worse for the wear over time. While you can always bleach your teeth to get them back to a beautiful white color, there are some things you can do to help them stay whiter for longer. Avoid beverages that stain your teeth One of the biggest problems that teeth have is that they are constantly exposed to drinks that can cause lasting damage. Tea, coffee, soda, and wine are all...

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