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Gum Health: Signs Of Gum Disease & A Delicious Sorbet To Prevent It

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

Gum disease is an infection that begins to deteriorate the tissues that make up your gums. This is very dangerous for your teeth because you can lose them. The following guide will show you one way to prevent this oral issue and some signs of gum disease. A Preventative Cranberry and Strawberry Sorbet  This sorbet is gum-friendly and gum-strengthening due to its ingredients. The following are a few reasons why the ingredients are good for your gum health: Cranberries: Believe it or not, cranberries can do a lot towards preventing...

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Tips For Helping A Child Overcome A Fear Of The Dentist

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

Going to the dentist on a regular basis is essential for good oral health, but it is not uncommon for young children to feel uncomfortable or have a fear of dental appointments. By nature many kids become scared when they do not understand what is going on, and that fear can be escalated if they have ever had a bad experience at a dentist’s office. As a parent, you can help put your child at ease about future dental appointments by doing the following: Visit a Pediatric Dentist If your child is wary about visiting the dentist, you may...

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New Advances In Dental Implant Technology Make Replacing Missing Teeth Even Easier

Posted by on Feb 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Implant dentistry uses titanium rods secured directly into the jaw in order to provide a base for a false crown. With new advances in dental implant technology, this process has become even easier for dental patients who have missing teeth. Dental Implants Once Took Over Six Months It used to take a six month period to get a complete dental implant once the decision to restore a tooth with an implant was made. Patients would wait for the implanted titanium rod to heal completely before a crown was put in place. Now the process has been...

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3 Interesting Places Extracted Teeth Could End Up

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

For many people, a visit to the dentist could mean the extraction of a tooth. While few people want to think about having a tooth pulled, you might find yourself wondering what happens to these teeth once they are removed. If you are curious about where extracted teeth end up, here are 3 possibilities. 1. At Home With The Patient Some patients want to keep the teeth that they have had pulled. This is especially true of young patients, who might be hoping to earn a few dollars from the Tooth Fairy in exchange for the extracted tooth. If you...

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3 Ways To Treat Receding Gums

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Oral care, genetics and health conditions can all lead to gum tissue receding away from the teeth. The result is longer looking teeth, a potential increase in sensitivity and possible pockets that form between the shifting gum and its nearby teeth. There are a few different ways to treat receding gums. And though one involves at-home work, you’re going to want to make an appointment with a dentist or cosmetic dentist regardless. Use a Softer Toothbrushgf If you have recently begun seeing signs of receding gums, then you might be able to...

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How To Treat A Toothache

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A toothache can radiate pain through your head and make your day miserable. Your quickest path to pain relief depends on the cause behind the ache. Here are some quick tips for relieving your tooth pain. At-Home Options A minor, newly occurring tooth pain could be due to a wide variety of causes and you can attempt some simple at-home treatments. First, if you have a history of sinus infections, take your sinus medication. Believe it or not, problems with your sinus can sometimes lead to tooth pain due to shared canals. If that doesn’t...

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3 Signs You Might Be In Need Of A Dental Crown

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

While you might have hoped for perfect teeth, you might have ended up with less than perfect teeth that may someday require procedures such as the placement of a dental crown. If you are unsure as to whether you are going to need a crown, you might want to continue reading. By learning about the signs that come before the placement of dental crowns, you might have an easier time knowing what is around the corner the next time you visit your trusted dentist. Tooth Is About To Fall Apart If you have a tooth that is high risk for falling apart,...

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Ways To Prevent And Minimize Tooth Sensitivity After Whitening

Posted by on Dec 29, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Some individuals who have their teeth whitened develop temporary tooth sensitivity, which can lead to a feeling of tingling, irritation or even pain. The problem gradually goes away, but it can be aggravating in the meantime. Certain strategies can help you prevent this sensitivity or at least reduce discomfort after whitening.  Use Gentle Products and Shorter Application Times Rather than a 25-percent or stronger hydrogen peroxide product, use one with 5, 6 or 10 percent instead. Apply the substance for only half or even one-third of...

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