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Effects of Tooth Loss

Effects of Tooth Loss

By Jennifer | August 27, 2018

Having a complete, healthy set of teeth is not only good aesthetically. It is also good for the overall dental and physical health. There are many factors that cause tooth loss. Lifestyle and poor dental habits are two of these. Loss of teeth is also more common among older people. Before we deal with the …

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Teeth Whitening Toothpaste

Does Teeth Whitening Toothpaste Work?

By Jennifer | August 23, 2018

If you are experiencing problems with teeth stains, you may realize that sometimes whitening toothpaste may not be the best method of treatment. Teeth whitening toothpaste is designed for very gentle and minor stains. For darker stains that are deeper than the surface, you may need dental work. Stains on your teeth that appear black …

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Jaw Pain

Are you afraid your Jaw Pain is a sign of something Serious going on?

By Jennifer | August 2, 2018

Jaw pain after fillings isn’t something to worry about. In most cases, it’s a temporary reaction to the treatment or a side effect of the anesthesia that prevents you from biting down correctly. Cavities don’t necessarily cause pain either, which is why it’s so important to get regular check-ups. Not experiencing pain doesn’t mean your …

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Tooth sensitivity

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive All of a Sudden

By Jennifer | July 28, 2018

Teeth sensitivity is more common than you think. It is so common that people tend to disregard it. The sensitivity may be in a form of sharp, temporary and sudden pain or discomfort. Your teeth may become sensitive when exposed to certain substances or temperatures, like cold drinks. Determining the Cause of Tooth Sensitivity There …

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Ear Infection

Can Ear Infection Cause Toothache

By Jennifer | July 26, 2018

Many people experience minor toothaches at certain points in their lives. While not all aches are serious and problematic, still it is better to seek professional dental help when necessary. What many don’t realize is that the cause of a toothache is not limited to dental problems. There are non-dental causes which may be serious …

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Pain Relief for Toothache

Home Remedies: Pain Relief for Toothache

By Jennifer | July 19, 2018

A toothache can cause pain and discomfort. It can be hard to concentrate or do certain activities when you have a toothache. That is why you need to see the dentist. But for the meantime, you can use at home pain relief for toothache. Remember that these home remedies do not treat the underlying cause …

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Bleeding Gums

How to Deal with Bleeding Gums when Brushing your Teeth

By Jennifer | June 28, 2018

No matter how good you take care of your teeth, if you notice bleeding gums, something must be wrong. You might notice bleeding gums when you floss or brush them. While some cases of bleeding gums can be temporary, there are serious cases which might be a sign of an alarming health issue. In case …

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Benefits of Flossing

The Full Benefits of Flossing on a Daily Basis

By Jennifer | June 26, 2018

Flossing is often something we forget to do while we tend to our dental health. Flossing can be very annoying and painful activity to do. Sometimes when you floss, your gums would bleed. This is why a lot of people don’t even bother. People often avoid flossing and go straight to brushing their teeth and …

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Full Mouth Debridement

What is a Full Mouth Debridement?

By Jennifer | June 21, 2018

A full mouth debridement is a dental procedure that removes excess plaque and tartar that have built up in your mouth for years. This can happen when you haven’t seen the dentist in a long time, even years. Without regular dental visits, massive plaque and tartar buildup will not be removed with a simple dental cleaning. This …

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Wisdom Tooth Removal

Recovery From Wisdom Tooth Removal

By Jennifer | June 18, 2018

The third molars, which are typically referred to as wisdom teeth, are often very problematic. They are called wisdom teeth because they generally do not erupt in a person’s mouth until they are somewhere between the ages of 16 and 20—meaning they are wiser than when other teeth erupt. Not everyone’s wisdom teeth come in, but when …

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Crooked Teeth

How to Fix Crooked Teeth

By Jennifer | June 1, 2018

Crooked teeth can be very unattractive. Just imagine if you have an important event or a date, and your smile ends up scaring the whole crowd in the room. This does not sound like a good situation. Luckily, there are ways to fixing crooked teeth. It will require a trip to your dental office to …

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Common Dental Problems

Common Dental Problems That Can Be Easily Avoided

By Jennifer | May 30, 2018

Most dental problems can be easily avoided by healthy dental habits. Some habits we’ve found effective include brushing twice a day, flossing on a daily basis, using mouthwash properly, eating healthy, and regular checkups with your dentist. Sometimes we could be lazy and start skipping corner on our dental care. Sometimes we are unable to …

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