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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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  • 4 Ways To Help Your Child's Teeth Remain Healthy


    As your child grows, you may become increasingly concerned about the state of his or her oral health. Nevertheless, there are things that you can do to help ensure that your child's teeth remain healthy. Here are a few of them: Let your child choose his or her own toothpaste. When using toothpaste in a flavor that your little one enjoys, he or she may brush longer. It can be difficult for a child to suffer through the harsh minty taste of an adult paste that is designed to prevent bad breath.
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  • Early Signs Of Mouth Cancer


    The chance of surviving oral cancel is good. According to the National Institute of Dental Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), around 60% of United States oral cancer patients recover after five years. Catching it early is important to be in this statistic, which means you need to look out for these early signs of mouth cancer. M is for Mouth Pain Not all pain will need medication. Some of it will be a slight discomfort, like the feeling of something constantly stuck in your throat.
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  • Can Stomach Problems Really Cause Bad Breath?


    Have you ever heard someone tell you your bad breath is coming from your gut? Is there any truth to that statement? If so, is there anything you can do to prevent your gut from causing bad breath? Here is everything you need to know about bad breath and stomach problems. Why Bad Breath Occurs Before looking into the stomach problem link, you need to understand why bad breath happens. It is due to a build-up of bacteria in your mouth.
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  • The Role of 3D X-Rays and Imaging in Dentistry: How Your Dentist Uses This Technology


    Orthodontists and dentists alike have begun to use 3D ultrasonography and imaging to capture x-rays of patients' jaws and teeth. This provides dentists in all areas of oral and dental care with real-time insight into the potential problems patients may have in the future as well as the problems the patients currently have. For more information on how these images are taken and used in your dental and orthodontic treatments, the following is provided.
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  • Three Dental Treatments To Consider Getting With Dental Implants


    A dental implant is a great way to correct a smile and replace missing teeth. When getting a dental implant, it's important to consider how the changes in your mouth will impact other aspects of your dental health. Sometimes just getting an implant alone isn't enough. After the implant procedure has been completed, there are three additional treatments that you should consider getting. Each treatment will help lead to a healthier smile and great-looking mouth for years to come.
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  • 2 Potential Treatments For Dental Concrescence


    Dental concrescence occurs when the roots of two neighboring teeth fuse together during development. Concrescence is different from fusion, in which the entire teeth fuse together, but can still pose problems for the affected teeth. The problems mainly arise when one tooth becomes damaged or infected and then poses a risk to the adjoined tooth. There are a couple of potential general or family dentistry treatments for dental concrescence that can help save both or at least one of the teeth in case of severe trauma or infection.
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  • Did Your Dental Crown Fall Out? Follow These 4 Steps


    You could be eating a meal and suddenly realize your tooth doesn't feel right to you. Chances are that your dental crown fell out unexpectedly, and now you don't know what to do. Thankfully, dental crowns can be saved and placed back into your mouth. Follow these 4 steps to know what you should do in this situation. Assess The Situation You will most likely feel or hear something that will make you stop chewing and think about what is loose in your mouth.
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