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3 Ways To Keep Your Teeth Whiter After Professional Whitening Services

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

On average, it costs around $650 to get your teeth professionally whitened. If you feel this is a good investment, you should go for it; however, you may also want to take the right steps afterwards to ensure that the results are long-lasting. Here are three things you should consider doing after professional teeth whitening to keep your teeth whiter for longer. Be Cautious With What You Consume The foods and beverages you consume are one of the leading causes of stains on teeth. Beverages seem to be the worst, typically because of the way...

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Turn That Frown Upside Down- Learn How To Temporarily Replace A Crown

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If a crown comes loose from one of your teeth, you can temporarily cover the damaged area until you are able to be seen by a dentist. After doing so, you won’t experience pain when eating or drinking hot or cold items, and you will be spared from embarrassment if the tooth that is missing a crown is near the front of your mouth. Use The Following Materials dental pick mirror salt warm water ice pack rubber gloves dental putty applicator gauze scissors Inspect Your Tooth And Alleviate Pain Inspect the tooth that is missing the crown to...

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Facial Injuries and Kids: 6 Tips for Protecting Your Young Ones and Their Mouths

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Children love to be active and social, which is why many of them play sports. However, playing sports opens them up to numerous opportunities to suffer injuries to the mouth and teeth. In fact, it is estimated that over three million teeth were knocked out in 2011 during youth sports-related events. Therefore, it is important that parents know how to protect their “babies” from facial and mouth-related injuries. Here are six tips for just that. 1. Wear a Helmet. Helmets are designed to protect the head from injury and absorb the...

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Different Forms of Treatment for Gum Disease

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Gum disease is a common oral health issue that stems from bacterial growth in the mouth. When bacterial growth goes untreated, gums can become red, irritated, and swollen. If gum disease becomes severe, it can lead to tooth decay. There are several different treatment methods for gum disease. The method of treatment used depends on the severity of the disease. The unique needs of patients and their oral health history will factor into the type of treatment used, too. There are surgical and non-surgical methods for treating gum disease....

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Feel Confident About Dental Implants By Learning About Success Rates & Patient Satisfaction

Posted by on May 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As you consider getting dental implants to replace some missing teeth, you no doubt look forward to some functional improvements as well as making your smile look more attractive. You might have wondered how successful these devices are and whether people are generally satisfied with their dental implants. You’ll be glad to learn about the excellent results and research confirming the positive psychological and physical effects. Dental Implant Success Rate There are different kinds of dental implants, such as rods made of metal and rods...

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2 Potential Childhood Dental Issues—and the Potential Solutions

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Infants and young children depend on parents to maintain proper oral health care. It’s important to meet with your family or pediatric dentist for frequent checks and to follow the oral healthcare advice provided. But the best intentions don’t always prevent childhood dental issues from developing. Here are a couple of common dental problems in young children and the potential ways you and the dentist can help your child have a brighter dental future. Early Childhood Caries Early childhood caries are severe cavities that can occur...

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Dental Implants: Qualifications For Restoring Missing Teeth With Titanium Implants

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

Implant dentistry is the use of titanium rods to secure crowns permanently into your mouth, creating natural-looking teeth where teeth are missing. Although many people can benefit from this technological advance in dentistry, not everyone is a viable candidate for this type of restorative dentistry. Your Age Matters When Discussing Dental Implants Children and teenagers who have not stopped growing are not good candidates for dental implants. The implant is permanent, and putting a titanium implant into a growing jawbone isn’t going to...

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Teeth Cleaning: Are You Using The Correct Flossing Tips?

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A large number of people neglect to floss although they know they shouldn’t do this. In any good dental hygiene routine, flossing is an essential element. It is not possible to clear away all food debris and bacteria build-up by just brushing. You can help ward off tooth decay and loss of teeth with correct flossing. But what technique should you use for flossing? Here are some of the fundamental rules for correct flossing.   The 5 Basic Rules for Correct Flossing Make sure you floss every day. A lot of people like...

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Warning Signs It’s Time To See A Periodontist

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A periodontist is a specialized dentist who focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating advanced stages of gum disease (such as periodontitis). Many periodontists also specialize in dental implants. Your regular dentist’s office may or may not have a periodontist on its staff; if not, and if you’re having problems with your gum or jaw bone health, you may need to be referred to a specialist. Here are a few of the most common warning signs that it’s time to schedule an appointment with a periodontist. Your Gums Bleed...

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Don’t Ruin Your Visions Of Sugarplums With A Toothache This Holiday Season

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

Think about the holidays and you probably have visions of family gatherings, office parties, and, of course, plenty of holiday goodies. With tables laden with cookies, cakes, and pies to tempt you, it’s difficult to keep your teeth healthy as you enjoy the season. Don’t ruin your “visions of sugarplums” with a painful toothache on the night before your Christmas celebration. Use these helpful tips to protect your teeth. Tip #1 – Drink Water After Eating   When you’re bustling about from party to party or...

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