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Dental Crowns: What You Should Consider

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dental Crowns: What You Should Consider

Damaging a tooth can be very frustrating and often painful. It is crucial that you make a dental appointment right away so that the tooth can be diagnosed and a treatment plan can be put into place. There are a variety of restoration solutions available that you and your dentist can consider. Two options that are used often are dental crowns and bridges. There are several differences between the two that you should be aware of so that you can make the best choice. Is One Option Better Than The Other? Ideally, a crown is not better than a bridge and vice versa. They are simply used to restore teeth in different ways. A dental crown is used when there is only a single damaged tooth. A bridge is used to restore more than one tooth. Crowns are place...

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4 Ways A Cosmetic Dentist Can Improve Your Smile

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Ways A Cosmetic Dentist Can Improve Your Smile

Most people know that cosmetic dentists are able to provide the most effective teeth whitening available. However, you may not be aware of all of the other services that a cosmetic dentist can perform. Here is an explanation of a few of the procedures that are provided by cosmetic dentists. Tooth Filing The coloration of your teeth is not the only thing that could cause you to be dissatisfied with your smile. If one or more of your teeth are too large, they could crowd adjacent teeth and cause them to become crooked. Filing the oversized teeth can prevent your teeth from becoming more crooked over time. Filing is also a good solution for teeth with ridges or teeth that are too sharp. Gum Shaping Even if the shape and coloration of your teeth is perfect, you may be...

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What You Should Know & Do if You Have Sensitive Teeth

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What You Should Know & Do if You Have Sensitive Teeth

If you feel sharp pain on your teeth when you take a bite of ice cream or a drink of hot coffee, you should let your dentist know at your next appointment. This type of pain is referred to as tooth sensitivity, and it can affect people of all ages. Tooth sensitivity can the result of several things, but it is not something you have to live with. There are things you might be able to do at home to help with this, and your dentist might also have some options that may help you desensitize your teeth. Causes of Tooth Sensitivity Feeling sharp pain in your mouth from things that are hot and cold usually indicates that there are nerves exposed within your teeth. All of your teeth have roots and canals that lead to them, and these...

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3 Things Your Dentist Can Teach You About Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Things Your Dentist Can Teach You About Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a health condition that affects millions of people, yet there are so many people that do not even know they have it. Because it is often undiagnosed, many dentists have taken an interest in this condition, and this is why your dentist may ask you questions about your sleep habits at your next appointment. If your dentist suspects you may have this condition, he or she can help you understand the following three things about OSA. What OSA Is If the answers you give your dentist make him or her suspect that you might have OSA, the dentist is likely to explain to you what this condition is. The easiest way to explain OSA is that it is a condition that causes a person to stop breathing while he or she sleeps. This happens...

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Three Really Good Reasons To Get Braces

Posted by on Apr 7, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Really Good Reasons To Get Braces

Many people understand that a smile says a lot about a person. In fact the way that you smile and how you smile may be the first impressions that a person has of you. For this reason many people invest a great deal of money into their teeth. People pay to have them whitened, but people also pay to have them straightened. In order to have your teeth straightened you will most likely need to have braces. Now, there are many different reasons that people get braces and each of them is valid. This article is going to outline a few reasons why it is a good idea to get braces. Oral Health When your teeth are not straight and in alignment you may be causing yourself a few oral health problems. If the your teeth are jammed in...

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