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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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Answers For Tooth Contouring Questions For Potential Patients

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Answers For Tooth Contouring Questions For Potential Patients

The shape of your teeth will be essential for determining the overall appearance of your smile. To help patients that have malformed teeth, it is possible to go through a tooth contouring procedure. Why Would You Want To Undergo Tooth Contouring? There can be numerous sources of structural damage to teeth. Whether it is due to decay or a hard blow to the mouth, a tooth that has become misshapen may pose numerous problems. When the tooth is visible, it can cause serious cosmetic problems that may make individuals self-conscious about smiling. Also, these structural issues may contribute to speech problems. Lastly, a damaged or misshapen tooth may be at a higher risk of developing severe decay. This arises as a result of plaque and tartar becoming trapped in the malformed part of the tooth due to it being...

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Not Sure How To Care For Your New Dental Implants? 4 Tips To Keep Your Implants And Your Mouth Clean

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Not Sure How To Care For Your New Dental Implants? 4 Tips To Keep Your Implants And Your Mouth Clean

If you have new All-on-4 dental implants, you might think that they don’t require dental hygiene – including brushing, flossing, and dental visits. However, that’s not the case. In fact, your dental implants will require daily cleaning, with the proper tools. Choose the Right Toothbrush If you used a medium or firm toothbrush for your natural teeth, and now you’re using the same toothbrush on your dental implants, you might be doing more harm than good. While your implants are durable, they do need special care. To care for your dental implants, toss the medium to firm toothbrushes, and switch to one with soft bristles. This is important whether you use a manual or electric toothbrush. It’s also important that you spend a few extra minutes brushing your teeth. For maximum benefit, and to keep your gums healthy, brush...

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Homemade Recipes That Will Enhance Your Dentist’s Gum Disease Treatments

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Homemade Recipes That Will Enhance Your Dentist’s Gum Disease Treatments

Your dentist is the most qualified person to treat your gum disease, but there are a few recipes you can utilize at home to enhance their efforts and optimize your overall results. Making use of essential oils recipes will help to cleanse your mouth, fight off bad bacteria, and eliminate nasty germs. Consider trying one or more of the following homemade recipes made with essential oils for better oral health: Minty Cinnamon Toothpaste The cinnamon in this homemade toothpaste is antibacterial and antifungal, so it will help keep your teeth and gums free of conditions that are prime for gum disease development. The peppermint helps to make this paste tasty so it’s enjoyable to use on a regular basis, and kills off bacteria that tends to thrive in a low oxygen environment. Here is what you’re going to need...

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Why You Should Always See Your Regular Dentist Before Going to a Specialist

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why You Should Always See Your Regular Dentist Before Going to a Specialist

Some people pride themselves on knowing precisely what type of dental professional to see for any particular problem. There’s a reason most specialists ask you if you were referred to them. Here’s why you should still see your general dentist first before jumping straight to a specialist. Your General Dentist Knows Your Dental History No matter what type of problem you’re experiencing, it’s possible it can stem from something in your dental history. If you go to a specialist directly, they will not have your dental history. You may think you’re saving time and money by going straight to a specialist. But, without your history, the specialist will actually be at a disadvantage. In addition, the specialist may need to do some extra work that will cost you more. Consider that your general dentist has your dental records your...

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3 Foods That Can Improve Your Dental Health

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Foods That Can Improve Your Dental Health

Everyone from your mother to your dentist has told you about the foods that you should avoid if you want to keep your teeth cavity-free and your gums healthy. Sticky foods that cling to your teeth, sugary foods that encourage bacteria growth, and harsh and acidic foods that can wear away your enamel and cause gum sensitivity are all on the list of foods that you should limit or avoid. But good oral health is about more than just avoiding certain foods. It’s also about eating and drinking the things that are good for your teeth and gums and can improve your oral health. Take a look at some foods that you should add to your diet to make your teeth and gums even healthier than they already are. Onions Onions may not be the ideal food to eat...

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