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What to Expect With a Tooth Extraction

If you delay needed trips to your dentist because you dread the entire process, you’re not alone. The medical term is odontophobia and it affects more than 75 percent of the adult population. After all, the dentist’s office is full of very sharp instruments and very noisy power tools, so what’s there to not be apprehensive about? Add to that…

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Understanding Sensitive Teeth

If eating certain foods or breathing cold air makes your teeth hurt, you may have sensitive teeth. It’s a very common condition, but it’s easily treatable and easy to prevent with a few lifestyle adjustments. It’s no fun to be unable to eat the foods you enjoy or do the outdoor activities that make you happy and keep you healthy.…

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Cavity Prevention Advice for Everyone

If you’re tempted to skip routine dental care from time to time, it’s important that you know that poor dental hygiene habits can lead to a lifetime of negative dental health ramifications. These issues can ultimately impact your overall physical health and wellness. This is because cavities and tooth decay can vastly increase your risk of developing a variety of…

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Reasons and Remedies for Tooth Discoloration

Most people consider their smile one of their most important assets. If yours looks dull and dingy, it won’t do wonders for your self-confidence. Keep reading to learn more about why you may have tooth discoloration and what you can do about it. Why Do My Teeth Look Darker? Many things can cause teeth discoloration. Most commonly in older adults,…

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Why Flossing Is a Must, Not a Maybe

It’s estimated that a very low percentage of Americans actually floss once per day. The people that don’t floss once per day, but want to help prevent tooth decay and gum disease, are missing an important part of their oral care routine. Brushing twice daily for at least two minutes is good, but you have to clean between your teeth…

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Causes of Bleeding Gums and Gum Disease

Learning About Gum Disease Most people are already aware of the dangers of cavities and tooth decay, but they don’t know how truly harmful gum disease can be. Known in the medical community as periodontal disease, gum disease is a group of conditions that affect your gums. These conditions can lead to tooth loss, as well as several serious health…

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Brush Up on the Benefits of Brushing

You’ve probably been brushing your teeth for years without thinking much about your technique. After all, brushing is something that you learned how to do as a small child, so it can’t be that difficult. While you may think that a small habit that you perform daily is an easy task, you might be surprised to learn that you may…

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Invisalign: Frequently Asked Questions

Having crooked or otherwise misaligned teeth can negatively impact your self-esteem. It can also lead to a variety of oral health problems in the future. If you’ve been told that you need orthodontic treatment, but are also self-conscious about having to wear metal braces, Invisalign may be an alternative form of treatment that you can pursue. How Does Invisalign Work?…

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Are Cracked Teeth More Common Now During the Pandemic?

A recent article in The New York Times reported that cracked teeth have been on the rise since the onset of the coronavirus shutdown. Dentists have reported an increase in the number of patients who are complaining of new jaw pain, migraines and sensitive teeth. One dentist stated that there were substantially more incidents of cracked teeth due to bruxism,…

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Dental Care Basics

Almost every one of your daily activities involves your mouth. Whether you’re eating, drinking, speaking, smiling, laughing, or having fun, your mouth is probably involved. Maintaining good oral health will enable you to keep your teeth throughout your life without the need for artificial replacements. Maintaining a regimen of oral hygiene care at home and having annual dental exams and…

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