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  • 3 Reasons You Should See The Dentist More Regularly


    Between work, school, kids, and hobbies, it can be easy to forget about taking care of your teeth. The reality is you should see your dentist twice a year for regular cleanings and a checkup, but many Americans don't take their oral care seriously. The results can be devastating and lead to gum disease, tooth loss, or even a dangerous sinus infection. Just because your teeth look and feel healthy and you brush regularly doesn't mean you should put going to the dentist on your 'emergencies only' list.
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  • How Can Your Dentist Help With Tooth Whitening Sensitivity?


    If you have sensitive teeth, then you may shy away from certain dental treatments, like tooth whitening. This may be a good choice, unless you are unhappy with the yellow or brown stains on your teeth. If this is the case, then you can opt for a professional whitening. However, you should speak to your dentist about some other treatments and preventative measures that should accompany the whitening. Desensitizing Varnish If your teeth are sensitive after whitening, then this is typically caused by the exposure of the tooth dentin.
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  • Worried About Passing Down Your Crooked Teeth? 3 Signs That Your Child Needs To See An Orthodontist


    You know the pain of having misaligned teeth or an incorrect bite all too well, and its natural to hope that a crooked smile might have skipped a generation. Now that your child's adult teeth are growing in, you can't help but wonder if they will grow up to need braces. While it's not always possible to tell at first glance if there's a problem or not, noticing these three things are sure signs that it is time to see an orthodontist to get a professional opinion.
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  • Molar Pain Out Of Nowhere? What You Could Be Dealing With


    Dental issues can sometimes arise out of nowhere and cause you excruciating pain and discomfort. However, the reality is that whether the pain is sudden or not, no dental issue is without a logical cause. If you have sudden molar pain, you may be wondering what is causing that discomfort and pain. Get to know some of the potential causes for that pain in your molar so that you can get to the dentist or get the other treatment that you need to feel better as soon as possible.
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  • Preventing Problems When You Have Crowns


    If you are going to be having one or more crowns put on your teeth, then you want to learn about the things you can do to prevent problems from arising after they are put on. This article is full of advice that you want to keep in mind so you can prevent those issues from coming up. Don't end up with stained crowns When some people end up having crowns put on a lot of their teeth, they can get a little bit careless with regards to taking care of their crowns.
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  • 2 Things To Do To Prepare To Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed


    If you have to have your wisdom teeth removed, you have a few days of a sore mouth in your future. There are things that you can do to make sure that you are ready for your teeth to get removed so that it will go as smoothly as possible.  Line Up a Driver and Sitter If you are being sedated in order to have your wisdom teeth removed, you will need to have a driver to take you home.
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  • An Overview of Tooth Extraction Tools


    If you are like many people, you may be uncomfortable with tooth extraction because you are unsure about the process that is used to remove teeth. Tooth extraction is a safe and virtually painless procedure that, in most cases, requires no drilling or invasive incision. Here is an overview of the most common tools that are used to remove teeth to give you more peace of mind about the extraction process.
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  • 3 Potential Uses of Mini Implants in Dental Treatments


    Mini dental implants have the same style of screw-like metal root that inserts into the jawbone as a standard jawbone. The sole difference is that the mini implant has a smaller root though the crown that gets attached isn't necessarily smaller than standard. General and cosmetic dentistry specialists have different uses for mini dental implants that don't always involve snapping one artificial dental crown to the top at the end of treatment.
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  • Tips For Surviving A Root Canal


    You probably have heard horror stories about root canals. However, you also know that in order for your mouth to remain healthy and for you to be able to chew properly, without any pain, you might need to get one. If your dentist recommends a root canal, you might feel too fearful to schedule one. Here are some things that you can do ahead of time to make the prospect of a root canal less scary so that you can actually get yourself to schedule one.
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  • Are Pacifiers Bad For Your Baby's Teeth?


    One thing that can diminish your newborn bliss is unsolicited advice from relatives, friends, and even strangers. One thing that arouses strong reactions is the presence or absence of a pacifier. The pacifier is either seen as a necessary comfort for your baby or as a teeth-ruining device. Before you decide on whether to use a pacifier or not, you need to know the facts. Positives Parents know that listening to a baby cry can be distressing, so giving a baby a pacifier is often an act of self-preservation.
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