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  • 2 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Teeth Cleaning

    When you go in for a regular dental checkup, you are going to have the opportunity to get your teeth professionally cleaned by a dental hygienist or dental assistant. This is something that can be very beneficial for the health of your teeth, and can help you out a great deal in terms of having healthy teeth between dental visits. However, if you really want to get the most out of your teeth cleaning, there are a few things that you can do.
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  • Sealing The Deal: What You Need To Know About Dental Sealants

    There are many, many ways of protecting your teeth against potentially harmful bacteria and habits. However, even if you brush four times a day, floss twice, use mouthwash after every meal, religiously avoid sugar and carbs, and only (and constantly) drink water, there's still a chance that you'll be vulnerable to a cavity or two in your lifetime. So what if there was a way to further protect your teeth against bacteria that aims to infect and destroy them?
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  • How To Improve Your Oral Health Through Food, Drink And Routine Oral Hygiene

    While you have probably heard about the foods that are bad for your teeth, such as sugary drinks and candy, there are foods that can improve your oral health. Crunchy fruits and vegetables can help clean your teeth, while frequent drinks of water can remove harmful bacteria. Foods rich in vitamin C can help promote gum health, while fortified dairy and cereal products can give you the calcium necessary for strong, healthy teeth.
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  • How Your Oral Examination May Help Identify Early Health Problems

    Checking for mouth lesions and problems is an important part of your dental checkup. Dentists are often the first ones to notice if there's something going on with your oral health. Lesions can mean a lot of different things form benign problems with your teeth or serious problems such as cancer. Here are some things your dentist looks out for when they do your oral examination and some of their possible causes.
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  • 3 Reasons To Quit Smoking Before You Get A Dental Implant

    If you are missing a tooth, replacing it with a dental implant is your best treatment option; however, you may want to stop smoking if you decide to go through with this. As you probably know, smoking is not good for your health, but you might not realize how this habit could interfere with a dental implant. Here are three reasons you should stop smoking completely if you want to get a dental implant.
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  • Diagnosed With Trigeminal Neuralgia? Here's How To Have Pearly Whites!

    If you have trigeminal neuralgia, you may have been neglecting your teeth and rightly so since the condition, known as the suicide disease, can be triggered by forces in your mouth. Obviously, you never want to do anything to cause the pain, but if doing nothing has changed your pearly whites to an awful shade of yellow. Here's what you can do about it. Speak with your Neurosurgeon or Neurologist
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  • Everything You Need To Know About Stainless Steel Crowns

    Stainless steel crowns are not the most popular choice for a few different reasons, including their less natural appearance. But if a dentist has recommended crowns, it may be beneficial to learn more about stainless steel crowns before making any decisions. What Are Stainless Steel Crowns? The crowns are made of nickel, manganese, carbon, iron and several other metals. They are mostly used on babies and children. This is because they do not require a lot of the teeth to be filed down, and they are easier to get into a child's mouth than an adult.
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  • Everything You Need To Know About Zirconia Ceramic Crowns

    Zirconia ceramic crowns are a lot more popular than gold or porcelain crowns because they are extremely durable and biocompatible. They are, however, a little on the expensive side. As you are trying to decide whether or not zirconia ceramic crowns are the best crowns for your teeth, it may help to take a closer look at the benefits and drawbacks of choosing this type of dental crowns for your teeth.
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  • Tiny Teeth, Huge Advances: How Saving Baby Teeth Can Improve Your Health

    Chances are, when you got to the age that your baby teeth started falling out, you eagerly looked forward to each one leaving your mouth, as it heralded a visit from the Tooth Fairy with a shiny coin or two to add to your piggy bank. But it turns out that your teeth are worth a bit more than the Tooth Fairy is willing to pay – those teeth contain stem cells within their pulp, and saving them could end up restoring your health later in life.
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  • 2 Tips For Preventing Tartar Buildup Around Your Removable Partial Dentures

    Removable partial dentures can be a convenient solution to fixing a few missing teeth. They can easily be accessed when it comes time to clean them. However, unless your partial dentures are cleaned properly, they will accumulate food and other debris. This will turn into plaque and harden into tartar. If your partial dentures have a tan discoloration, then this may be a sign of tartar buildup. Allowing tartar to build up on your dentures can be dangerous for your teeth.
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