What You Need To Know About The Connection Between Periodontal Disease And Diabetes

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Periodontal disease occurs when you have a bacterial infection in your mouth that's spread below your gum line. It's one of the most common reasons why people lose their teeth since the inflammation caused by the infection can damage the connective tissue that attaches the teeth to the jaw bone. If you have diabetes, then you need to be very vigilant about preventing periodontal disease — you're more likely to develop periodontal disease, and it can cause your diabetes to get worse.

22 December 2021

Grinding Your Teeth? Here's How A Dentist Can Help

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Teeth grinding is a very common problem for many people, and it's one that's often difficult to control. This is especially the case if you grind your teeth in your sleep. While doing things like reducing your stress levels and cutting back on caffeine can sometimes help, if you're still finding that your jaw hurts and you're clenching your teeth together without intending to, now might be a good time to get help.

10 November 2021

Benefits Of Children's Dentistry

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Most people prefer taking their children to the family dentist for checkups. While there is nothing wrong with that, children can benefit more by seeing a pediatric dentist. Experts who specialize in children's dentistry are better suited to address your kid's oral problems. Remember that children have different dental needs as compared to adults.  Besides, your child needs to develop a healthy oral care routine from a young age. So, don't underestimate the importance of setting your kid up to meet with a pediatric dentist.

30 September 2021

Why Implants Can Be Better Than Dentures

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If you have been told by your dentist that your natural teeth need to be extracted, you have to start considering your options for replacement teeth. So many people assume that dentures are the only choice, but dental implants are starting to gain a lot of popularity. You might find that dental implants are exactly what you need. All you need to do is to spend a little time reviewing the following information to see why:

23 August 2021

4 Severe Dental Problems You Can Avoid With Emergency Dental Care

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Dental emergencies can arise without warning. This is especially true if you overlook the seriousness of a seemingly simple dental problem. Although some dental issues might not seem serious at first, they can quickly worsen without treatment. You can avoid the following serious dental problems if you take prompt action to seek emergency dental care. 1. Tooth loss due to trauma If you knock a tooth out, this is a clear dental emergency.

15 July 2021

At-Home Teeth Whitening Kits: Tips For Best Results

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So, you have made the decision to use an at-home, DIY teeth whitening kit to whiten your pearly whites. However, before you move forward with the process, you will want to take into consideration a few things. Check-in with Your Dentist First Before you ever utilize an at-home whitening kit, you should make an appointment with your dentist to have your teeth checked out and have them cleaned. During this appointment, your dentist will inspect your teeth for any signs of decay and ensure that your gums are healthy.

20 April 2021

Signs You Need To Move Up Your Dental Exam

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If you're like most people, you have a dental exam and cleaning approximately every 6 months to make sure your teeth stay in good health. If you're dealing with a mild dental issue, such as some sensitivity when you bite down, you can normally wait and have it addressed at your next checkup. But sometimes, it may be wise to call your dentist and move that checkup up. In particular, you should move up your dental checkup if you experience any of the following issues.

20 April 2021

2 Levels Of Dental Sedation

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If you have to get some dental work done, you may be worried about it. It can be scary, especially if you will get some major work done, like extractions or root canals. There are things that you can do that will make the process easier for you. One of the things you can do is talk to your dentist about some kind of sedation for your procedure. There are varying levels of sedation that you can choose from, depending on what you and your dentist think that you need to have.

8 March 2021

2 Reason To Take Your Children To A Family Dentist

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When you have children, you know that it can be hard to get your children to see the dentist. Kids can be really stubborn, and they may not even have the words to tell you why they don't want to go, other than just telling that they just don't want to go see whomever the appointment is set up with. One way that you can help them is to work with professionals who have a lot of experience in working with children.

22 January 2021