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What To Do With A Misformed Tooth?

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Mother nature is not always kind with the way she handles the shape of teeth. Teeth can come in crooked, too small, too far apart, etc. When your smile has flaws, you might feel afraid to show your teeth. Living life afraid to smile is no way to live. While braces can help with some problems, they cannot help with every situation. If you want to fix teeth that are too small or have come in crooked, you need to consider using teeth veneers.  What Is a Veneer? One way to improve the look of teeth is to move them. This is where braces are...

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3 Tips To Get Your Teenager To Take Care Of Their Braces

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

Do you have a teenager who has or who need braces? Are you worried that they won’t provide the proper amount of care and maintenance? Braces are an important part of dental health for many kids. They can correct tooth alignment issues, which will give your kids a better smile and more self-confidence. However, having braces isn’t always easy. Your child may not be able to eat certain foods and may need to drop bad habits like biting fingernails or chewing on their pencil or pen. He or she will also need to diligently brush and...

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Pros And Cons Of Non-Human Bone Grafts For Dental Implants

Posted by on Mar 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dental implants are artificial teeth with a metal root that has to fuse to your jawbone. So it’s important for that foundation bone to be strong before the implant procedure. If disease and infection have eroded that bone, you might first have to go in for a bone graft. There are various types of bone grafts. Human-derived grafts come from either your own body, which requires additional surgeries, or from a donor cadaver, which might not sound appealing to you. But there are also a couple of non-human origin grafts that you can discuss...

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The Correlations Between Gum Disease And Diabetes

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

According to the American Diabetes Association, people suffering with diabetes have a greater chance of developing gum disease. If you have diabetes you probably know many of the risks involved; however, this one might surprise you. The good news is that if you take good care of your teeth and gums, it may help you control your blood glucose level. Why does diabetes cause gum disease? Gum disease is caused by tartar on the teeth, which is a result of sugars in the mouth. A person with diabetes often has a higher level of sugars in his or her...

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Common Complications From Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Having your wisdom teeth extracted can be an anxiety-inducing experience – until they put you under anesthesia, of course. While the majority of patients recover from this procedure without any complications, some will develop problems. The following are some of the most common issues that could arise from wisdom tooth extraction and how they can be treated. Dry Socket Dry socket is the most common complication that arises from wisdom tooth extraction. After your wisdom tooth is removed, a blood clot will form over the site of extraction. If...

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3 Problems That May Occur After A Root Canal

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

According to the American Association of Endodontists, a root canal will often last just as long as any other teeth you have if you care for it properly. While many people find that their root canals do last forever, there is a chance that you could have a problem with it. As you prepare for your root canal, you should understand the problems you may encounter with this tooth later on in life. Here are three of the common problems that can occur to a tooth that has undergone a root canal. Roots can become infected again A root canal process...

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3 Different Procedures That Can Repair And Reconstruct Your Facial Features After An Accident

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

Unfortunately many people are involved in car accidents, fires, animal attacks, and other accidents that may leave their face damaged and deformed. While these people may initially feel that hope is lost, this isn’t the case at all. With the help of several different medical professionals, amazing surgeries and procedures can be performed that will make this person’s face look whole once again. This article will discuss 3 different procedures that can repair and reconstruct your facial features if you have gone through an accident...

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Why You Should Opt For Dental Implants

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Do you have a missing tooth or two? Maybe you have a tooth that is in such bad shape that your dentist has already told you that there is not much left that can be done for it other than to pull it out of your mouth. Either way, your dentist might have mentioned getting a dental implant. If you are still on the fence about this, you might want to learn about the various benefits that would come from getting a dental implant, as this will help you with the decision making process. Permanent Solution If you have a tooth that is barely there and...

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Think You Have A Fractured Tooth? Here Are The Types You Might Have

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Having a fractured tooth is not as rare as you might think. Of course, some fractures are obvious. But, if you’ve had some sort of accident and you don’t see a crack or break, but still feel pain, you may have a fracture. This guide explains what the types of tooth fractures are: Oblique Supragingival Fracture If you bite down too hard on something and feel persistent pain, your dentist will look for an oblique supragingival fracture. The pain associated with this fracture subsides when the fractured part of the tooth breaks off....

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