Root Canal Treatment

Posted by on April 20, 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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Dental Plaque – What it is and How to Avoid it

Posted by on April 11, 2017

You’ve probably heard people talking about plaque and maybe you’ve some idea of what it is. But its useful to know a bit more about it so that you can do whats necessary to minimize the risks. Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that forms on tee...

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Taking Care of Removable Partial Dentures

Posted by on April 4, 2017

If you have removable plastic dentures, its important to look after them carefully. You should brush them each day to remove food deposits and plaque. This also helps prevent them from becoming permanently stained. It’s best to use a brush that is ...

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How a Healthy Diet Can Help You Have Healthy Teeth

Posted by on March 20, 2017

Eating the right food plays an important role in developing healthy teeth and gums. If your diet lacks certain nutrients, it may be more difficult for tissues in your mouth to fight infection and this can contribute to gum disease. Although poor nutr...

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Some Tips on Overcoming Nerves When Going to the Dentist

Posted by on March 15, 2017

Some people get a bit nervous about the idea of going to the dentist. As a result of the major progress that has been made in diagnosis and treatment, the process gets more comfortable all the time. So you may be worrying unnecessarily. But, if you...

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Solving the Problem of Bad Breath

Posted by on March 9, 2017

Bad breath – which is also known as halitosis – is a worrying problem that can also be embarrassing. But theres no need to put up with it. If you suffer from bad breath, your dentist will be able to suggest a range of solutions. Your dentist will...

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Diagnosing Jaw Problems and Pains – TMD and TMJ

Posted by on March 3, 2017

More than fifteen percent of American adults suffer from chronic facial pain. Common symptoms can include pain in or around the ear, tenderness of the jaw, clicking or popping noises when opening the mouth or even head and neck aches. There are two j...

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Why Dry Mouth Can be a Problem and What to do About it

Posted by on February 22, 2017

Your saliva plays an important role in your oral health and reduced saliva flow can lead to health problems. Reduced saliva flow can lead to a dry mouth and this is a common problem among older adults. It can be caused by various medical disorders an...

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How to Choose the Best Dentist for You

Posted by on February 8, 2017

Choosing the right dentist for your needs is one way to give you the best chance of maximizing your oral health. If you don’t already have a dentist – or want to find one better suited to your needs – here are a few points to consider. Get reco...

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What to do if Your Tooth Cracks

Posted by on February 1, 2017

While our teeth are normally very strong, they can crack for a number of reasons. Reasons could include tooth decay, trauma/injury, grinding of the teeth or a stress fracture. Sometimes, our jaw may be stronger than our teeth and the teeth can fractu...

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How Smoking Affects Your Teeth

Posted by on January 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 Delayed heali...

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Why a Dental Abscess Should be Treated Quickly

Posted by on January 19, 2017

If you have any kind of swelling in your gum, it almost certainly indicates a serious infection that should be treated urgently. Dental abscesses result from a bacterial infection in the teeth or gums. For example, it may come from an untreated cavit...

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