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Why Veneers Are A Good Option For Closing The Gap In Your Front Teeth

Posted by on Jul 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why Veneers Are A Good Option For Closing The Gap In Your Front Teeth

If you have a gap between your front teeth, you might be embarrassed to show your smile. There is nothing wrong with having a gap in your teeth as long as it’s natural and not caused by gum disease. It doesn’t need to be fixed unless it makes you feel self-conscious. To close the gap, your dentist will either move your teeth closer together with braces or cover it up with a crown or veneers. Veneers may be your best option. Here’s why. Braces Take A Long Time To Work It takes braces several months to readjust the position of...

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Teeth Whitening At A Young Age: 3 Reasons Why You Should Make Your Child Wait

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Teeth Whitening At A Young Age: 3 Reasons Why You Should Make Your Child Wait

Everyone wants white teeth, including teenagers and preteens. In fact, young teens are asking for teeth whitening services more often than they used to. This is especially true for teens who have discoloration as the result of orthodontic applications, such as braces. But is it safe? While teeth whitening products are generally safe for children of all ages, they are not recommended for children and teens under the age of sixteen. Following are three reasons why most dentists say teeth whitening is not without risks in children and teenagers....

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What To Know If You Have Gum Disease And Want Dental Implants

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What To Know If You Have Gum Disease And Want Dental Implants

Dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth. They are as durable as natural teeth because they are supported by your jawbone. However, if you have gum disease, getting dental implants may not be so simple. If you have gum disease and want dental implants for your missing teeth, check out these five must-know facts. Periodontitis Increases the Risk of Tooth Loss If you have gum disease and are missing teeth, your gum disease is probably the reason for those missing teeth. Severe gum disease or periodontitis increases the risk of...

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3 Ways to Naturally Restore Tooth Enamel

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways to Naturally Restore Tooth Enamel

You only get one set of teeth, so it is important to take care of them. Because healthy teeth matter so much to your overall health, you should do all you can to prevent wearing down the enamel, which is the thin, hard coating that covers the main part of each tooth. While severe enamel damage can only be taken care of by a dentist, you can repair minimal damage naturally with a few simple lifestyle changes. If you do not want to visit a dentist yet, give the three natural enamel-restoring tips below a try. 1. Prevent Further Decay Once you...

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Do You Suffer From Thin Tooth Enamel? Whitening Options You Can Consider

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

For most people, having their teeth whitened is a fairly simple process. If you have thin enamel, however, it’s not as simple as you’d think. When the enamel on your teeth is thin, you need to be cautious about your whitening options so that you don’t damage the tooth. In most cases, whitening teeth with thin enamel should be a professional process. Here are a few options that are available to you if your tooth enamel is wearing thin. Cosmetic Whitening Treatments Your tooth’s enamel is designed to protect the dentin...

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3 Types Of Tooth Problems Bonding Can Fix

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Visiting a cosmetic dentist is one of the best and only ways to improve the way your smile looks, and there are dozens of services offered that may be right for you. One of these is called dental bonding, which is a service that has many uses and purposes. To improve the way your smile looks, your dentist may suggest the use of bonding for these three reasons: To Fix Cracks and Chips If any of your teeth are cracked or chipped, bonding is a technique that can be used to fix the problems. Bonding is made of a resin material that can be colored...

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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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