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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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  • 3 Oral Issues You Should See Your Dentist For


    You know when you have a toothache or sensitive teeth that it's time to see the dentist. What about other oral issues, such as sensitive or bleeding gums, canker sores that don't go away, or other mouth issues that cause discomfort? Here are 3 oral issues you should see your dentist about, even if they are unrelated to your teeth, and why it's important you do so. Lip injury 
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  • Two Ways Dental Implants May Help Alleviate Depression


    Depression is a mood disorder characterized by the person feeling a cocktail of distressing emotions such as sadness, anxiety, and hopelessness for an extended period of time. There are a variety of causes and treatments for this condition, but one thing that may help a person rebound from it is getting dental implants. Here are two ways these oral appliances may assist with alleviating depression. Improve Physical Health A number of oral health problems develop when a person loses teeth due to disease or trauma.
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  • 3 Tips For Keeping Your Autistic Child Calmer When Visiting The Dentist


    Considering that even some adults experience dental fear, it likely comes as no surprise that a child suffering from autism may become overwhelmed and anxious during a dental visit. Even when doing everything right in introducing your child to the dentist and easing them into the atmosphere slowly, your child may just dislike being in that dental chair. Try these tips to help keep your autistic child calmer during dental visits.
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  • 3 Signs That Veneers Are A Better Choice Than Braces


    If you have always had crooked teeth, you might have assumed that braces were your only choice for correcting them. However, you should know that veneers can be an option as well. Veneers do something completely different from braces; instead of actually correcting your permanent teeth, they are used to cover them up and give them the appearance of looking beautiful and straight. Veneers are considered permanent, and they aren't for everyone.
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  • 2 Clear Alignment Options For Adults Who Need Braces


    If you have misaligned teeth, you may be considering braces. Tooth alignment is not just for kids. Adults who suffer from crooked teeth are having their teeth adjusted quickly and effectively. Nevertheless, some adults are uncomfortable with the appearance of traditional braces and choose to have their teeth aligned using less noticeable orthodontic options. Here are two clear alignment options for adults who would like their braces to be discreet:
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