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Are Electric Toothbrushes Really Better Than Ordinary Toothbrushes?

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A good brushing on a daily basis is an absolute must for keeping your teeth clean and healthy. While a good old fashioned toothbrush has proven indispensable for that job, many people have gravitated towards electric toothbrushes for convenience and performance. But do electric toothbrushes really have the upper hand when it comes to maintaining a beautiful smile? Electric Toothbrushes Have Their Benefits There are plenty of advantages to using electric toothbrushes for maintaining your dental health: One of the biggest advantages that electric toothbrushes offer is the amount of work they do within the 2 to 3 minutes it takes to brush your teeth. The rotation, vibration and/or oscillating action of the heads allow the bristles to break up plaque in a way that’s difficult for manual brushing to achieve. Since the brush heads rotate and oscillate on...

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Seizures VS Teeth: The Battle Against Epilepsy Goes Oral

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your child suffers from epilepsy, you know that seizures affect every part of the body. While taking care of oral health might not be your first priority in this battle against epilepsy, it should be a high one. If you and your child don’t fight for good oral health, epilepsy will gain the upper hand. Some oral concerns related to seizures are addressed below, along with strategies you can use to defeat them. Under Attack – The Value of Medication Your enemy knows you well and it uses your own tools against you. One of the best tactics to overcoming epilepsy is also your child’s weakness: medication. Seizure medication is an effective way to control seizures. Unfortunately, they weaken teeth in the process. To gain the high ground against epilepsy, you have to sacrifice oral health. Your Best...

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3-Step Herbal Treatment For Relieving Gum Disease Symptoms

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have gum disease, you may experience several symptoms, such as inflammation, bleeding gums, and pain. If you are searching for a way to relieve your discomfort at home, you may want to try using this three-step herbal treatment regimen every morning and night. All of the ingredients can be found in pharmacies, herbal shops, and some grocery stores. Step 1:  Brush Your Teeth With Aloe Vera Paste Aloe Vera calms inflammation and soothes the burning sensation that often accompanies gum disease. When combined with baking soda to create a paste, the herbal oil can reduce the swelling and discomfort. To make the homemade toothpaste, pour a teaspoon of baking soda in the palm of your hand. Add seven drops of aloe vera oil and mix it with a cotton swab. The consistency should be that of regular,...

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7 Complications Associated With Periodontitis (Gum Disease)

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Periodontitis is a serious infection of the gums (gingivitis) that causes damage to the soft tissues and bones that support your teeth. An estimated 47.2 percent of adults in America have severe, moderate or mild periodontitis, according to a 2009 and 2010 study that researched the prevalence of periodontitis in adults in the United States. In addition to a plethora of uncomfortable symptoms such as swollen gums, pain or tenderness of the gums and pus formation between the gums and teeth, many serious complications can occur. Here’s a look at some dangerous complications your periodontist may point out to you. 1. Tooth Loss Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease that can generally be reversed with regular brushing and flossing. Untreated gingivitis can advance to periodontitis, which can lead to tooth loss. As periodontitis progresses, the supporting structures...

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