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What Is Gum Disease?

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If your gums are red, swollen or bleed easily when brushing or flossing, you may have an early form of gum disease, known as gingivitis. If gingivitis is left untreated, it may lead to periodontitis, an acute stage of gum disease that leads to bone and tissue loss that surround and support the teeth and […]

What Causes Bad Breath?

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If you’ve ever had that not-so-fresh feeling in the mouth while talking to someone, you are not alone. Bad breath, medically known as halitosis, is a common condition that affects 50% of the people at some point in their lives. And while it’s usually not a cause of concern, it can really affect the social […]

Wisdom Teeth Problems

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The name “wisdom teeth” might sound sweet but if you have had those last molars erupting out, you would know they are anything but. The sharp pain you experience when they are erupting and the hoard of other problems and complications they bring make you wonder if they serve any purpose at all. Plus, all […]

Types of Dentures

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Dentures are basically false teeth that are used to replace missing natural teeth. When natural teeth are lost, facial muscles sag and make a person look older. Not only that, but it also causes problems in eating and speaking, things that are often taken granted before you lose your natural teeth. Here is everything you […]

How To Care For Sensitive Teeth

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Do you experience a sharp pain or discomfort when having something hot or cold? Does eating ice cream, served cold as it should be, a painful experience for you? If yes, you may have sensitive teeth. Despite the discomfort, sensitivity is rarely a cause of concern and is luckily not hard to treat and prevent. […]

How To Care For Baby Teeth

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After weeks of drooling and fussing, your baby finally sprouts a little tooth out of her gums. It takes almost two years for her gummy smile to transform into a pearly one showing two full rows of baby teeth. Many of us take baby teeth for granted but the truth is, baby teeth are just […]

Root Canal Treatment – What is it?

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If you’re going to have your first root canal treatment, you must be feeling really apprehensive about it. After all, you have heard so many scary stories about it and all you have heard is that it causes pain, which is actually one popular myth in dentistry. To get the fact straight: root canal treatment […]

How To Budget For Your Dental Care

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You don’t have to compromise on your wallet to keep your smile and teeth healthy. With proper budgeting, you can keep all three in good shape. In fact, by keeping your teeth healthy, you are actually taking care of your wallet as gum diseases and other oral problems can lead to bigger and more expensive […]

How To Choose A Dentist For Your Family

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Choosing the right dentist can be daunting. You are not only looking for the most impressive qualifications and background but you are, more importantly, looking for a person you feel comfortable with. You and your dentist will be long term oral health partners – so, it’s extremely important that you find someone whose judgment you […]

How To Choose Your Child’s First Dentist

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If you’re waiting for an emergency to take your child to a dentist, you’re making a big mistake. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends children should visit a dentist when their first tooth comes in or by their first birthday. Getting regular dental care with a pediatric dentist ensures your child maintains a healthy […]