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  • How To Develop Good Dental Hygiene In 10 Minutes Per Day


    Taking good care of your teeth can be one of the best things you do for yourself, yet it's something you need to be vigilant about doing at least twice a day every single day. Slacking in dental care can result in tooth decay, cavities, bad breath, gum disease, and worse, so it's important to stay on top of it. Try developing a good dental hygiene that can be done in only ten minutes per day, and you are setting yourself up for success.
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  • Addicted To Chewing On Ice? Here's What You Need To Know About Your Medical & Dental Health


    Some people crave the action of munching on ice, sometimes to the point that they become addicted. Fortunately, out of all the bad addictions that people can pick up, chewing on ice won't wreck your health. However, crunching down on ice can be like a wrecking ball to your teeth. And even though ice-chewing won't risk your health, it can signify that you have a medical condition called anemia. If you are an incessant ice chewer, you'll need to see your doctor and your dentist.
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  • 3 Things To Help Protect Your Child's Dental Health


    If your child's dentist has found multiple cavities in your youngster's mouth during his or her most recent dental visits, the dental professional may suggest several treatments and at-home changes to help lessen your child's chances of dental decay. Here are a few things that may be recommended to help protect your youngster's dental health: Less Soda Even if you are choosing sugar-free varieties of soda to limit the amount of sugar to which your child's teeth are exposed, the high acid levels in soda can still cause tooth decay.
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  • Why Discolored Teeth Are More Than Just An Aesthetic Issue


    Teeth that are bright white not only look nicer than teeth that are yellow and discolored, but white teeth can also be a sign of healthy teeth. If your teeth are discolored in any way, you might be embarrassed by the color; however, discolored teeth can be more of an issue than looks alone. Discolored teeth can actually be a sign of dental problems, and here are three things you should know about this issue.
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  • If You Wear A Removable Grill, Take Measures To Protect Your Teeth


    Do you wear a metal dental grill to show off your style? These fashion accessories may look cool, but they do present a few risks to your dental health if you're not careful to protect your teeth. To make sure you don't end up with cavities, mouth sores, gum disease, and other issues due to your grill, follow these tips. Don't glue the grill in place. Some grill wearers have tried to make their removable grills more permanent by gluing them in place.
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  • 3 Ways A Tooth Can Be Rebuilt Following Root Canal Therapy


    Root canal therapy, or RCT, is used when a tooth's dental pulp has become inflamed, infected, and/or damaged. The compromised pulp can end up eroding the tooth's dentin from the inside out and can cause nerve pain. The RCT procedure involves opening the tooth, scraping out the pulp, and then sealing the canal shut. But your tooth also needs to be shut or rebuilt again after the procedure. There are different methods of rebuilding a tooth following RCT that mostly depend on the severity of the damage.
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  • 3 Potential Complications With A Horizontal Impacted Wisdom Tooth


    Wisdom teeth are technically the third or rearmost molars in your mouth. The late development of these molars comes after the first and second molars are already in place so the wisdom tooth has a narrow growth area. A wisdom tooth can start to erupt while pointed in the wrong direction, which leads to a condition called an impacted wisdom tooth. The type of impaction refers to what direction the tooth is headed.
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  • How To Protect Your Teeth From Cavities


    Getting a cavity can be a real hassle, since they can cause a great deal of discomfort and cost you a bit of money. Therefore, you are probably interested in ways to avoid getting cavities in the future. To help you out, here are some habits that you should consider incorporating into your daily routine: Vigilant Brushing and Flossing You probably already brush and floss at least once a day, but that isn't necessarily enough.
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  • 4 Ways To Keep Halitosis At Bay


    Bad breath can be offensive. Thus, if you are not confident that your breath smells fresh, it can cause you to avoid social situations. There are many commercial mouthwashes that help control bad breath, but there are additional measures you can take to keep your halitosis at bay. Here are a few: Oil Pulling Oil pulling involves the swishing of an edible oil, such as coconut oil or sesame oil, about the mouth for a period before spitting the substance out.
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  • What To Expect When Having Your Braces Removed


    After several long months, there's a good chance you're anxious about the day when you can finally have your braces removed and your perfect smile unleashed. You probably have plenty of questions and concerns about the removal process, including how long it'll take and if you'll feel any pain or discomfort. The following answers these and several other questions about having your braces removed. How Will Your Orthodontist Remove Your Braces?
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