2 Ways Your Sinus Can Interact With Your Oral Health

Posted on: 6 August 2015
When you think about anatomy that interacts with the health of your teeth, you likely picture your gums, soft tissue, tongue, or even lips. But did you picture your sinus? The maxillary sinus canal passes above your upper jawbone. So problems or treatment needs on the upper jaw can sometimes interfere or interact with the sinus. These interactions can include the sinus getting in the way of a potential dental implant or an oral infection spreading on to the sinus -- and possibly throughout the body.
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Barodontalgia: Causes And Management Aboard An Airplane

Posted on: 22 July 2015
According to the Medical Dictionary, barodontaglia is a pain in the soft tissues of the mouth caused by the difference between atmospheric pressure and the air pressure inside a tooth. It is the common cause of dental pain that people experience (without warning) in airplanes. If you have ever experienced it, then you understand just how painful it can be. Causes As explained in the introduction, the pain occurs because the pressure of the air inside your tooth is trying to adjust to the air pressure outside.
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Tips For Making Dental Appointments A Positive Thing For Your Child

Posted on: 29 June 2015
You want to make dental appointments as easy as possible on your young child and yourself. Luckily, there are some tips you can follow that will help to make trips to the dentist something your child doesn't stress over. Try following the tips below: Start as early as possible – You can begin taking your child to the dentist as soon as their first teeth begin to make an appearance. Along with making sure everything looks good, this visit will also help to establish a positive experience for your child regarding dental visits.
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Bruxism: Dental And Non-Dental Treatments For Tooth Grinding

Posted on: 11 June 2015
Bruxism, or grinding your teeth, can range from a minor annoyance to a serious dental problem. Some people may grow out of grinding their teeth or do it so lightly that the wear on their teeth is minimal. But in cases of more severe bruxism, the problem must be treated to prevent the protective enamel from wearing completely away from the deeper parts of the tooth. Treatment for bruxism also varies quite a bit depending on the severity of the wear; further complicating things is the fact that different people respond to different treatments.
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