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Hypergranulation And Oral Piercings: How To Prevent It And What To Do Should It Happen To You

Posted by on Dec 29, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Cosmetic piercings of the oral cavity, which include those through the lips, tongue and upper chin, are a popular option for individuals wishing to go beyond traditional ear piercing. However, piercings involving the mouth are much more sensitive than ear piercings, and they can occasionally cause medical complications. One of these problems is hypergranulation, an abnormal accumulation of tissues around the site of the piercing. Here is more information about hypergranulation, how you can prevent it, and what to do if it develops: Hypergranulation – an introduction Hypergranulation occurs when an overabundance of granulomas, which are benign tissue growths, interfere with the normal healing process of injured tissues. Hypergranulation is easy to recognize, as it possesses distinctive characteristics. If the wound at the site of your oral piercing shows the following characteristics, you probably are experiencing hypergranulation: Raised or...

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When Your Child Knocks A Tooth Out: A Guide For The Panicking Parent

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s a nightmare you only truly understand after you’re a parent: your child runs up to you with a stunned look and a toothless smile, and says “look, my tooth got knocked out!” Children are used to loosing teeth (after all, they lose all 20 baby teeth between the ages of 6 and 12), so they don’t always panic when an adult tooth gets knocked out. They simply don’t realize what a big deal this is—but you do! Should you ever find yourself in this situation, it’s important to know what to do with your bleeding child and with his or her tooth. First of all, take a deep breath, and don’t panic. According to the American Association of Endodontists, more than 5 million teeth are knocked out every year, so you’re not alone. Many of these teeth are...

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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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