3 Common Oral Surgeries

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The thought of having oral surgery is enough to make many people cringe. However, oral surgery can be necessary and can often help alleviate discomfort and improve function of the teeth and jaw. Such procedures are also often quick and simple, meaning they are little to worry about.  Impacted Wisdom Teeth Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the set of teeth that grow at the back of the gums.

25 August 2016

Things You Can Do with Your Dental Implants That You Can't Do with Dentures

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If you currently have dentures but are considering dental implants, you may have a difficult decision to make. After all, there is pain and discomfort involved with installing implants, plus the surgery and the expense. However, there are some things you can do with dental implants that you cannot do with dentures. Eat Tough and Hard-to-Chew Foods If you love corn on the cob and well-done steak, you may be sad to find that you cannot eat these foods when you have dentures.

4 August 2016

How To Reduce Your Risk Of Infection After Dental Implants

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Dental implants require surgery. With any surgery, there is always a risk of infection. The good news is, there are things you can do to prevent infection. In fact, here are four tips to protect your oral health from infection after having dental implants installed. Opt for Antibiotic Premedication If your risk of infection is already high, you may have been offered antibiotic premedication. Stick to the medication your dentist gives you.

2 August 2016

Battling The Acids Of Morning Sickness On Your Teeth With These Four Simple Tricks

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Morning sickness is the worst; not only on your stomach but also on your teeth. Every time you vomit, stomach acid is introduced to your mouth. The acids are strong enough to cause your teeth to corrode. Over time, the stomach acids will start wearing down on the enamel of your teeth and will cause damage. Morning sickness is a normal symptom of pregnancy, and there isn't much you can do about it.

20 July 2016

It's All About Your Mouth: 4 Tips To Help Maintain Healthy Gums

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When it comes to oral hygiene, you probably spend a lot of time focusing on your teeth. However, if you're not spending some time focusing on your gums, you could be setting yourself up some serious dental problems. Your gums play a crucial role in your overall dental health. Here are four tips that will help you keep your gums healthy. Brush Twice a Day Brushing your teeth twice a day is an important part of good oral hygiene.

30 June 2016

Three Reasons You Have A Toothache After A Dental Cleaning

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Having a dental teeth cleaning done by your dentist is highly recommended because dentists have the tools that are able to remove plaque build up that you aren't able to reach when you brush your teeth at home. Your toothbrush can only go so far to remove heavy plaque build up, as well, which is why it's important to have a dental teeth cleaning done every 6 months. If you are hesitant about the teeth cleaning because you have had a toothache afterwards, here are three reasons why that could be:

15 June 2016

4 Tips For A Less Painful Dental Visit

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Going to the dentist isn't always painful, but if you haven't been to the dentist in a long time or you don't have the best oral hygiene, then even a simple dental cleaning can be the source of discomfort. Luckily, there are a number of different ways that you can make your dental visit be a little less painful.   Visit a Dentist That Advertises Gentle Dental Care  The first way to ensure that you have a less painful dentist visit is to find a dentist that you trust that advertises in gentle dental care.

24 May 2016

3 Natural Home Remedies To Whiten Your Teeth

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White teeth are not reserved solely for celebrities. There are many ways that people can improve the color of their teeth. Some applications can be purchased over-the-counter in whitening kits, but other applications can be made at home. Here are a few natural home remedies to whiten your teeth: Baking Soda Baking soda, which is a white powder with an alkaline pH, can help whiten the teeth. It is slightly abrasive in texture, and the alkaline nature of the powder can help neutralize acid that may form in the mouth.

20 April 2016

Building Better Dental Habits

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Going to the dentist can be an uncomfortable and expensive experience. However, you can avoid most negative experiences at the dentist simply by building better dental habits at home. By taking care of your mouth, you will reduce the chances of needing expensive dental procedures in the future. Here are some tips to help you get started: Quality Over Quantity When It Comes To Brushing Some people brush after every meal, and while that can be perfectly useful, it doesn't always mean that they are brushing the right way.

20 April 2016

Get The Perfect Smile For Your Wedding With These 4 Dental Makeover Tips

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When you're planning a wedding, you want everything to be perfect, and that includes your smile. For many people, the day of their wedding is also one of their most photographed days. Wedding videos, posed photos, and candid pictures are all part of the celebration, and hopefully you'll smile through all of it! It makes sense to ensure that your smile is looking its best that day. If your teeth are less than perfect, don't worry – you can work a smile makeover into your wedding plans.

31 March 2016