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4 Ways to Improve Your Brushing Routine

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Like most adults you probably brush your teeth each and every day. In fact, you might not pay it any mind and do it while examining your face, thinking of other things or catching a few moments of the morning or evening news. In fact, your brushing routine may need some work and you don’t even realize. Start focusing on the things below to improve your brushing game. Use Soft Bristles…

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Understanding Issues With New Braces And Mouth Sores

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If your child has recently had metal braces placed on the teeth, then he or she may complain about the metal brackets and wires rubbing against the checks and the insides of the lips. This can create sores. Keep reading to learn why they sores should not be ignored and what can be done to treat them. Why Should The Mouth Sores Be Treated? Mouth sores can easily develop when braces are first secured on the teeth and the sores are open wounds in the mouth.…

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3 Natural Remedies For Treating Your Mild Pain After A Root Canal

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If you have recently had a root canal, you may wonder if there is anything you can do to naturally treat the soreness and discomfort following the procedure. If so, use one or more of the following natural remedies for treating your mild pain after a root canal. Cover The Tooth With A Cold Cucumber Slice This first natural home remedy involves covering your tooth with a cold cucumber slice. The juice in a cucumber has astringent properties that help cleanse the area and promote healing.…

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Why Invisalign Braces Are An Excellent Choice For Kids With ADHD

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Invisalign braces are braces that pop in and out of your mouth while correcting your teeth. They do not rely on metal wires or brackets. For most people, they are a cosmetic choice. For others, such as kids with ADHD, they are the perfect solution to many of the issues these kids would have or would experience with traditional braces.  No Picking at the Wires or Brackets Kids with ADHD may pick at the wires or brackets all day long.…

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Have TMJ? Why You Should Choose Implants Over Dentures

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Temporomandibular joint disorder can be a painful and difficult condition to experience. It can make simple tasks like eating and talking hard, and cause severe pain and headaches, too. It’s important to avoid anything that can exacerbate your condition, so if you’re missing some teeth and need replacements, read this guide to learn why dental implants are a better choice than dentures. How TMJ Causes Problems Temporomandibular joint disorder can be caused by many different things.…

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Common Myths And Misconceptions About Teeth Whitening

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From at-home treatments to pricey pastes and home remedies, you have tried just about everything to get the bright white smile you’ve always wanted. Unfortunately, like most people you’ve probably heard several misconceptions about teeth whitening that are keeping you from achieving a beautiful smile, and might even lead to serious damage to your teeth and gums. Here are a few common myths and misconceptions about teeth whitening: All Teeth Whitening Products Are the Same…

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How To Make Your Toddler's First Dental Checkup Less Stressful For Everyone Involved

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Your toddler should see the dentist for their first checkup as soon as their first tooth pops out, or by the age of two at the latest. But seeing the dentist can be scary for kids who haven’t had the experience before, so it’s a good idea to take steps that will help make their first dental checkup less stressful for the both of you: Schedule a Preliminary Meeting It’s important for your toddler to get to know their new dentist before their first checkup so they feel comfortable and secure when their mouth starts getting poked and prodded.…

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Two Odd Reasons You May Be Suffering From Dry Mouth

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Saliva production is critically important to your oral health. It helps remove food particles and bacteria, two things that can contribute to cavities and gum disease. Xerostomia, or dry mouth, occurs when there isn’t enough saliva in the mouth. There are several reasons this can occur, but here are two odd ones that may be the source of your problem if no other issue appears to be the culprit. Lack of Adequate Humidity…

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Dos And Don'ts Of Dental Crowns

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After having a root canal, or if your tooth is broken or compromised in some way, you may need to get a dental crown. Crowns, which can be made with a variety of materials, such as a base metal and porcelain, are cemented into place over the remaining natural tooth.  Not only do crowns look like real teeth, but they perform like them as well. You’ll need to care for the new tooth in the same way that you care for your natural teeth, except you’ll need to avoid doing a few things that can damage the porcelain.…

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Need a Root Canal? See a Endodontist, Not a General Dentist

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Root canals are perhaps one of the most dreaded procedures a dental patient can undergo, but they don’t have to be a bad experience. If you’ve learned that you need a root canal, you should consider seeing an endodontist for the procedure instead of your regular dentist. Read on to learn what makes endodontists special and why you might prefer getting a root canal from one of them instead. Why You Want to See an Endodontist…

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