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5 Tips Eliminate And Prevent Denture Pain

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dentures are an excellent option for individuals looking to replace their missing teeth. However, like with many types of removable appliances, dentures can cause chronic pain. Most denture pain is caused by an accumulation of harmful bacteria in the mouth or from an ill-fitting device. Another common cause is failure to properly use and care for your dentures. Follow these tips to eliminate and prevent denture pain. 1. Make Adjustments It’s normal to experience some discomfort in the initial days of wearing your new device. Once this...

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Nail Biting: How It Affects Your Teeth and How to Quit the Habit

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A lot of people have habits that can be damaging to their teeth. For example, many people bite their fingernails, a nervous practice that is often overlooked. People tend to bite their nails when they are excited, stressed, or even bored. It is estimated that a large percentage of all ten- to eighteen-year-olds have a nail biting habit . Fortunately, many have quit the habit by the time they reach thirty.   How Nail Biting Affects the Teeth Here is a list of some of the ways that nail biting can adversely affect the teeth.  The...

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Which Scenarios Are Considered Dental Emergencies?

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s late at night and you decide you want a snack, so you get some nuts and start eating them. As you are crunching away, you suddenly feel your tooth crack and break. This is considered a dental emergency–your tooth has broken and will probably cause severe pain if untreated. Fortunately, there are many emergency dentists all across each state; these dentists are open 24-hours and are able to help you with almost any dental emergency if you call them up and explain what happened. However, not everything that happens to your...

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3 Effective Steps That Improve The Look Of Your Teeth

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Having teeth that are not in good condition may cause you to lose some of your self-esteem. You can get your confidence back, though, with these steps. Brush Teeth with Strawberry Paste A common problem with teeth is when they start to turn yellow. This can happen for a lot of reasons, such as a lack of brushing or drinking a lot of coffee and tea. You can take away these stains when you brush your teeth with a strawberry paste. Strawberries are ideal to put on your teeth, as they contain malic acid. This acid will eat away at the stains on...

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Identifying & Treating An Abscessed Tooth

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Do you think that one of your teeth is abscessed? This guide will help you to identify the symptoms of an abscess, help reduce pain and inflammation, and what you can expect when you see the dentist. Symptoms Abscessed teeth are an infection that’s gone beneath your tooth enamel and into the pulp of the tooth. Usually the tooth enamel will protect you from these kinds of infections, but extreme tooth decay will break down the enamel, giving bacteria access to the pulp. Other kinds of damage, like broken or chipped teeth, can also result...

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Get A Sparkling Smile: Try A Natural Homemade Whitening Strip

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Many of the commercially made whitening strips contain questionable ingredients. But you can avoid label inspecting altogether by simply making your own teeth-whitening strips at home. The following is a simple recipe that you can use to bring out your best smile. Secrets Behind The Homemade Whitening Strips You will be using holy basil in your dental strips. One reason holy basil is helpful is because it kills 99 percent of oral pathogens. Keep in mind that oral pathogens are responsible for dental erosion, cavities, tartar, plaque,...

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Trouble Sleeping At Night? See If These Treatment Options Help

Posted by on Nov 16, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Sleep apnea is a condition where you momentarily stop breathing while you sleep. It might only happen once throughout the night, or it could happen multiple times. The length of time the pause happens will vary as well. Oftentimes, you will resume your normal pattern of breathing by snorting or choking. Because of the pauses in your breathing pattern, you will often wake up feeling as if you hardly slept at all. You feel tired and rundown. If you or someone you love is suffering with this condition, consider some of the different treatment...

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Pros And Cons Of Dental Bridges

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A dental bridge is a great dental procedure that can provide a wide range of benefits, but it does have a few downsides as well. Here are some of the pros and cons: Benefits Since a dental bridge specializes in filling in the gaps in your mouth from missing teeth, it is perfect for dealing with issues that arise from losing your teeth. For example, when you lose a tooth your jawline will adjust slightly. As you lose more teeth, whether it is due to an accident or poor dental habits, your facial structure will begin to change even more....

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3 Easy Ways To Brush More Effectively

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Sometimes people can get so carried away with fun new toothpaste flavors and newfangled flossing picks that they forget the best ways to improve their dental hygiene regimens. Here are three easy ways that you can brush more effectively, so that you can make the best use of your time and avoid dental problems. 1: Watch that Angle When most people brush their teeth, they tend to focus more on the motion of their cleaning than they do about the angle of their brush. Unfortunately, when it comes to caring for your mouth, angles matter. If you...

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Out And In: Helping Your Child Avoid A Lost Removable Orthodontic Appliance

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Getting braces and retainers is a rite of passage for most teenagers. For some kids it means regular braces followed by a retainer. For others, it means removable teeth straightening trays. Both retainers and teeth straightening trays are wonderful because they allow the user to remove them for occasional needs. However, these tiny (and often clear) orthodontic appliances have a habit of disappearing once removed. Once lost, they’re expensive to replace and your child loses straightening benefits while replacements are made. Thinking of...

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Gum Graft Treatment After Your Child’s Braces Come Off

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Gum graft surgery is a procedure that is used to fix receding gums. This is when your child’s gum tissue does not cover the entire root of their teeth. It could be only one tooth or several teeth. This is something that could happen once your child gets their braces taken off. If your dentist recommends this procedure, they will go over two different options you have, as well as what they entail. Below is some basic information about these two treatments so you can have a little better understanding of them. Pedicle Gum Grafts If your...

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