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3 Things That Parents Should Know About Fluoride

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Parents have a variety of things they need to do to protect their children’s health. Dental care should be viewed as important. Some parents assume that their children have healthy teeth because they do not see discolorations. The best verifiable method of checking for cavities in children is a dental exam. Some cavities are translucent, which makes it difficult or impossible to detect them with untrained eyes or special equipment. …

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What Makes Dental Implants Last Longer Than Bridges?

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If you have one or more missing teeth, it’s likely that you’re looking into choosing an artificial replacement. There are lots of options, including dental implants and bridges. Both are popular choices, but you may have heard that bridges just don’t last as long as dental implants on average. If you’re curious as to why this is, and what the advantages of dental implants are, here’s what you should know.…

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Why Oral Appliance Therapy Is Sometimes Better Than CPAP Treatment

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Sleep apnea can disrupt your life if you leave it untreated. Your quality of sleep suffers, and if you snore loudly, your partner may struggle to sleep at night too because of the noise. You may have heard of CPAP therapy, which uses a machine to keep your airways open while you sleep. Although CPAP treatment works well for sleep apnea, oral appliance therapy is better in some cases. If you aren’t sure which treatment is right for you, then take a look at these advantages offered by oral appliance therapy.…

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Do You Need A Dental Implant? 6 Signs You Do

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Are you afraid to smile? Or are you tired of constantly dealing with denture slippage and adhesives? It could be time to get an implant. Read on to find more about the signs you might need a dental implant. You Are Missing a Tooth or Teeth If you’re missing a tooth, then you probably have a hard time smiling. Missing teeth also interfere with normal functions such as chewing, speaking, and eating.…

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Prematurely Lost Baby Teeth: Maintain the Space, Maintain the Look

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When you hear the word exfoliation, you probably think of skincare. Exfoliation also happens in dentistry, and it’s the term that refers to the natural loss of a baby tooth when its root system is dissolved by the permanent adult tooth developing beneath it. What happens when the exfoliation process is disrupted by the premature loss of a baby tooth? Ahead of Schedule Baby teeth can be lost ahead of schedule, but this is generally due to an external influence.…

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Struggling With Your Smile? 3 Issues Your Cosmetic Dentist Can Fix Quickly

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The first time you meet someone new or sit down for a job interview, your smile will come into play. Unfortunately, all too many people are embarrassed about their teeth, especially as they get older and their teeth are exposed to more variables. Here are three simple issues a cosmetic dentist could improve in a single visit, and why you shouldn’t wait to schedule an appointment.  1. Gaps  Whether you have lost a tooth and your smile has shifted slightly, or you have always had a trademark gap between your front teeth, it isn’t always fun to have a gap-toothed smile.…

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Know Your Different Denture Options For Missing Teeth

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Missing teeth are more than missing teeth. Individuals with missing teeth may be self-conscious about their missing teeth. This can negatively impact their self-esteem. It might make them less likely to laugh or smile in public. There might also be gastrointestinal issues that arise from missing teeth. This is because of the inability to properly chew food. Food that is not chewed well can cause issues such as indigestion and choking is also possible.…

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6 Reasons To Choose A Dental Crown

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Dental crowns are versatile in that they can correct a multitude of dental issues. Although they can be expensive, dental crowns can provide protection for a tooth for at least a decade. Dental crowns are useful in the following situations. 1. To cover discolored teeth Sometimes, badly discolored teeth don’t respond to whitening treatment. And toothbrushing won’t help if the discoloration is intrinsic (inside the tooth). In this case, a dental crown can cover a discolored tooth to hide the discoloration and restore the beauty of the patient’s smile.…

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Are The Fronts Of Your Teeth Rough? Here's What You Can Do About It

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Typically, the surface of one’s teeth is smooth. This is especially true when you’re finished getting a dental cleaning, but even if it’s been a while, your teeth shouldn’t feel tremendously rough. If you’ve noticed that they appear uneven or have a tendency to scratch your tongue, it’s likely that you have a problem with your teeth that can be resolved by a cosmetic dentist. Here’s what you should know about it.…

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White Spots On The Teeth And How They Can Be Treated

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Many people are uncomfortable with the discoloration of their teeth. The change in the color of the tooth material is often caused by food or drink-based stains that have been absorbed by the tooth enamel. These types of stains are temporary can be bleached away using a chemical teeth-whitening product.  Nevertheless, there are dental blemishes that do not respond to whitening products. These blemishes include white spots on the teeth. …

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