Making Living with Dentures Easy and Comfortable

Posted by on December 5, 2017

Your dentures were made to fit you precisely and, if they are cared for properly, they do not change shape. But you may sometimes find that they can become loose due to natural changes in the gums and bone supporting them. As the jawbone begins to sh...

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The Facts About Oral Cancer

Posted by on November 17, 2017

Oral cancer is not as well known as other types of cancer but it can represent a life-threatening risk if not identified early. It strikes an estimated 35,000 Americans each year More than 7,500 people (5,200 men and 2,307 women) die of these cancers...

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How medication and anesthesia can help make your visit to the dentist easier

Posted by on October 11, 2017

Your dentist will do everything possible to make your visit as relaxed and comfortable as possible. Depending on the treatment you are receiving, there are several medications available to help. Some drugs control pain, some help you relax and others...

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Treating Sensitive Teeth

Posted by on October 3, 2017

Sensitive teeth is a common problem that causes many people to feel discomfort with hot or cold foods and drinks. It can also make it uncomfortable to brush or floss the teeth and therefore can lead to further oral problems. However, sensitive teeth ...

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What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

Posted by on October 1, 2017

If you sometimes find the taste of something hot or cold painful on your teeth, you may suffer from sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth is a common problem which may be caused by cavities and fractured teeth. But it can also be caused by worn tooth enam...

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How Older Adults Can Handle Dry Mouth and Taste Problems

Posted by on September 7, 2017

Reduced saliva flow that results in a dry mouth is a common problem among older adults. It is caused by certain medical disorders and is often a side effect of medications such as antihistamines, decongestants, pain killers and diuretics. Some of the...

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Smoking and Your Teeth

Posted by on August 25, 2017

While the general effects of smoking on your health are well-known, it can also have significant effects on your oral health. Here are some of the ways smoking can harm your oral health and hygiene: – Oral Cancer – Periodontal (gum) disease – D...

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Are Wisdom Teeth Really Necessary?

Posted by on August 18, 2017

Many patients ask whether wisdom teeth are really necessary since so many people have them removed. The fact is that wisdom teeth are a valuable asset to the mouth when they are healthy and properly positioned. However, problems can occur that someti...

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Root Canal Therapy

Posted by on August 11, 2017

Root canal therapy is an important treatment that can save a tooth with a diseased nerve and which in the past would probably have needed to be removed. Inside each tooth is the ‘pulp’ which runs like a thread down through the root and provides n...

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How to Overcome Teeth Grinding

Posted by on August 4, 2017

When under stress, many people find themselves grinding their teeth or clenching their jaws. This habit actually has a name – bruxism – and often it’s something we do when we sleep. It can be caused by stress and anxiety and it can also be due ...

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Bottled Water vs Tap Water

Posted by on July 27, 2017

With many people concerned about the taste and purity of tap water, the sales of bottled water have increased significantly in recent years. Tap water goes through a process of purification designed to eliminate suspended materials, remove tastes and...

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Fillings and Restoration Options

Posted by on July 18, 2017

Nowadays, thanks to advances in dental techniques and materials, patients have a much wider range of choices when they have to repair missing, worn, damaged or decayed teeth. For example, materials such as ceramics and polymer compounds that look mor...

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