Practicing Good Oral Hygiene at Home

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Good habits and practices start at home — this is undeniably true when it comes to oral hygiene. Achieving impressive oral health takes more than just a simple everyday brushing of teeth. Even if your teeth look nice on the outside, you still have to take the necessary steps in taking good care of teeth […]

Ways To Stop Clenching Your Teeth

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Do you sometimes wake up in the morning and get a sore jaw or neck pain? Perhaps you didn’t sleep in a good position at night or, there is a possibility that you are clenching your teeth when you are sleeping. Teeth clenching or teeth grinding is a condition called bruxism. Bruxism occurs when you […]

5 Signs You Have Gum Disease

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Many people are focused on keeping their teeth healthy and clean but neglect the health of their gums. Did you know that almost half of the American adults have periodontitis? The risk increases to 70.1% as the person reaches 65 years and older. Gum disease is also a common type of mouth disease and worse, […]

Tips On Selecting The Right Toothbrush

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To take care of your teeth, you need to have the proper toothbrush. So, how do you choose your toothbrush? Do you choose it according to the handle’s color? Or do you always on the lookout for a sale and buy it instantly? All of these can get you a new toothbrush but to get […]

Who Is A Candidate For Invisalign?

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Dental braces are devices used to align and straighten teeth. It positions the teeth in regard to a person’s bite. It also aims to improve a person’s dental health. Braces works but some people are hesitant to get braces because it uses bands, wires and other fixed appliances that can be seen directly. We want […]

Acid Erosion

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I’m sure you are aware that certain foods and beverages are more acidic than others.  Do you know what they are?  Citrus fruits and carbonated beverages are at the top of the list, but tomatoes and pickled vegetables are also culprits.  Have you heard about how soda can clean a battery because of the acidity?  […]

Crown Lengthening to Boost Confidence

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If you have what is known as a “gummy smile” (the appearance of excess gums), your confidence may benefit from crown lengthening. Oftentimes, people who have prominent gingiva display are less likely to smile, laugh, and talk in public. Some are embarrassed by excess gums. A simple procedure such as crown lengthening can help those […]

5 Advantages of Professional Teeth Whitening

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At home teeth whitening kits have grown in popularity because of the convenience they offer, and also because they have become very affordable. However, they’re not without faults, and it’s important to remember that they are just a single part of your overall oral health care. When it comes to getting pearly white teeth, there […]

5 Problems Caused By Wisdom Teeth

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Wisdom teeth are a nuisance to some, and a complete mystery for others. When it comes to removing wisdom teeth, there are some very common and blatant signs to look out for such as toothaches or swollen red gums. However, there are several other potential problems that your wisdom teeth could be causing that you […]

The Consequences of Missing Teeth

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You know that having a missing tooth or missing teeth can affect the aesthetics of your smile. However, unfortunately, there are other consequences of missing teeth that you may or may not have thought of. Your speech could be affected, as could your ability to chew properly. Your entire facial structure could be compromised by […]