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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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