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Root Canal Vs. Extraction: Cost And Pain Considerations

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Root Canal Vs. Extraction: Cost And Pain Considerations

A tooth in which the nerve has died generally has two treatment options: extraction or root canal therapy, also called endodontic therapy. While you might be able to postpone your decision for a short time, eventually the tooth will become abscessed and painful; you might already be at this stage. While only your dentist can tell you the long-term prognosis for the tooth, here is information on two considerations that many patients consider first: cost and the pain involved. Cost One of your primary concerns might be how much your dental work will cost. While the cost of a root canal varies tremendously depending on where in the country you are, whether you see a specialist and other factors, the national median cost for a root canal is somewhere between $700 and $900, depending on whether you are having...

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Women And Premenopause Symptoms: Can Insomnia Threaten Your Oral Health?

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Women And Premenopause Symptoms: Can Insomnia Threaten Your Oral Health?

If you’re in the beginning stages of premenopause and experience insomnia, it’s essential that you protect your oral health now. Premenopause or perimenopause brings on a number of symptoms that affect the way your body functions. Symptoms, such as insomnia, inadvertently harm your teeth, gums and jawbones by changing how they appear and function. You can take steps to protect your oral health from one of the most bothersome symptoms of premenopause. Your Problem: Insomnia Your inability to sleep or insomnia at night can trigger problems with your oral health during premenopause. Your body requires 7-9 hours of sleep each night to regenerate or regrow new cells. If you don’t sleep throughout the night, your immune system can’t fight off bacterial infections, including the bacteria in your mouth that cause gum disease.  During premenopause, swelling and bleeding develops in...

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4 Ways Dental Bonding Improves Your Smile

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Ways Dental Bonding Improves Your Smile

Having a beautiful smile is possible thanks to all the advances in cosmetic dentistry, but so many cosmetic dental procedures as expensive. Dental bonding, however, offers an affordable way to fix many cosmetic dental concerns. If you aren’t happy with your smile, check out these four ways dental bonding improves your smile to see if it’s the right procedure for you. Makes Teeth Look Whiter If you have stained teeth, you’ve probably considered professional teeth whitening, which is an excellent idea. Professional teeth whitening is safe and extremely effective at getting rid of stains caused by foods and beverages, tobacco use or age. Unfortunately, some discoloration is immune to teeth whitening. Stains caused by overexposure to fluoride or trauma to the dentin can’t be corrected with whitening treatments. Luckily, you don’t have to suffer with discolored teeth, because dental...

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Enjoy These Strawberry Recipes To Keep Your Teeth White Between Dental Visits

Posted by on Jul 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Enjoy These Strawberry Recipes To Keep Your Teeth White Between Dental Visits

Regular dental visits help to keep your teeth clean, healthy, and bright, but things like coffee, tea, and even dark berries can stain and dull the look of your teeth between visits to see your dentist. However, thanks to their astringent properties, strawberries happen to have a positive effect when it comes to keeping your teeth bright and white between dental treatments. Here are a few tasty strawberry recipes you can add to your meal and oral care regimen to maintain a brightly beautiful smile until you see your dentist again: Fresh Strawberry Lemonade Strawberries and lemons go great together, offering a sweet, yet tangy flavor that tends to delight even the most discerning of taste buds. The strawberries in this lemonade concoction offer teeth whitening power and the lemons offer a breath freshening effect. Here’s how to make a batch:...

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Living With Osteoporosis: Can Dental Implants Improve Your Quality Of Life?

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Living With Osteoporosis: Can Dental Implants Improve Your Quality Of Life?

If you have lost front or back teeth due to osteoporosis, you may wonder if there’s anything your dentist can do to improve your dental health. Your dental provider may restore the natural functions and appearance of your mouth with dental implants. Dental implants are designed to replace extracted or missing front and back teeth. However, there are a number of things you must know about osteoporosis, tooth loss and dental implants before you get your new teeth replacements. Here’s how osteoporosis’ affects on your oral health and how dental implants encourage a better quality of life. How Does Osteoporosis and Tooth Loss Affect Your Jaws? Your primary doctor may already discuss the effects of osteoporosis on the bones of your body. However, the doctor may suggest that you speak to your dental provider about the health of your jaws....

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