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Can Chewing Gum Help Teeth Stay Healthy?

Posted by on Jan 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Chewing gum is popular with millions of Americans. In fact, research shows that 59 percent of people in the United States chew gum, and studies show that gum has several possible health benefits. Chewing gum can improve motor function and aid relaxation, but many people choose gum because of the candy’s ability to improve oral health and breath freshness. Is chewing gum an entirely healthy option? Find out here. The health benefits of chewing Chewing is an intrinsic part of good oral health. Chewing food increases the flow of saliva in...

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Helping Your Child Care For Their Teeth When They Have Type 1 Diabetes

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Diabetes affects many children across America, and it requires specific and daily care in order to manage the condition and avoid any life-threatening problems. Oral care is an area you might not think about, but diabetes also has dental implications for children. In order to be sure your child’s teeth and gums remain healthy, you need to know the dangers that diabetes poses to your child’s oral health and what care they need in order to prevent them. What are the potential dental complications that come with diabetes? If blood...

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5 Things Periodontitis Sufferers Need To Know About Bone Grafting

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Periodontitis is a serious type of gum disease, but it doesn’t just affect your gums. It also attacks the tissues that support your teeth like your ligaments, and worse, your jawbone. If you have lost jawbone tissue as a result of periodontitis, your dentist may recommend bone grafting. Here are five things you need to know about this treatment. How does periodontitis damage your jawbone? A healthy jawbone remodels itself constantly to keep itself strong. Mature bone is removed and resorbed, and at the same time, new bone is added to...

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Four Ways To Ensure Your Child’s Dental Health Stays Top-Notch During The First Year Of School

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

When your child is little and home with you all of the time, you can make sure he or she brushes well after every meal and avoids sugary drinks that may harm his or her teeth. When the first year or school rolls around, however, you lose a bit of that control. You’re not there to make sure your child brushes after lunch or drinks calcium-rich milk rather than soda. Even the mornings become more chaotic as you’re rushing to get out the door to school, and you may forget to have your child brush his or her teeth. Ensuring your...

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What Facts You Should Know About Dental Crowns

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Everyone wants a beautiful smile, but few people are naturally born with one. Luckily, even if you have weak, discolored and damaged teeth, dental crowns can give you a gorgeous smile. If you are considering getting dental crowns, check out these seven important facts. They Can Prevent Tooth Loss Teeth that have become weak from lots of decay, big cracks, large fillings or even a root canal are more likely to shatter when faced with the pressures of daily chewing. Chewing puts stain on the cracks and points where tooth meets filling, but...

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Why You Should Not Be Afraid Of Dental Implant Bone Grafts

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Missing teeth can sometimes be replaced with dental implants, and the process requires surgical intervention. Implants can be used even if you are an individual who has jawbone deterioration underneath the gums. However, your oral surgeon may suggest the placement of a bone graft. This may seem like a frightening and painful prospect, but you should know that bone grafts are often routine procedures performed by oral surgeons. If your worries and concerns are still keeping you from investing in your oral health, then keep reading to learn...

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5 Ways Oil Pulling Works To Improve Your Oral Health

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Oil pulling has become a popular oral healthcare technique. People claim oil pulling not only improves your oral health, but can improve your overall health. While extensive studies utilizing oil pulling have not been completed, there are logical reasons why oil pulling would solve many oral health issues. Below are five of the more common reasons people turn to oil pulling, and why they work.  Reducing Inflammation  Inflammation of the gums has several causes, including the presence of bacteria and brushing or flossing too...

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Facing Your First Summer With Veneers? Tips To Keep Them Looking Great All Season

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The summer months are often a time of family gatherings, barbecues and even picnics by the lake. These seasonal events and summer holiday celebrations can be a nightmare for your veneers. Even if your cosmetic dentist gave you some pointers about what to avoid and how to care for your new veneers, he or she can’t address every potential temptation that comes your way. Here’s a look at some general tips to help you brave those summer festivals, fairs and family parties without destroying your smile. Enjoy the Softer Treats...

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Recovering From An Eating Disorder? What Dental Treatments Can Help?

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The incidence of eating disorders continues to rise — more than 30 million Americans currently self-identify as having an eating disorder. However, there now also exist more resources and recovery options to assist those suffering from eating disorders than ever before. If you’re recovering from anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder, you may be wondering what you can do to improve your health and appearance and speed your path on the road to recovery. There are several dental procedures that may help restore your healthy...

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Avoid These 3 Problems By Getting The Root Canal You Need

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

Suffering from a major toothache usually leads to a visit to the dentist. In many cases, toothache pain is caused by an infection inside the pulp and roots of a tooth, and the solution for the problem is generally a root canal. Many people are frightened of this word because of the pain and costs, but it is better to get this done if needed, because the problem will not go away on its own. In fact, it could lead to the following three problems. You Could Continuously Have Pain and Discomfort When a tooth needs a root canal, it is usually...

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