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Complimentary Treatments That Can Quicken The Invisalign Process

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you have recently started speaking with your local orthodontist about tooth straightening and the use of Invisalign aligners to move the teeth, then you may be ready to start your dental beautification process as soon as possible. It will take about 12 months on average to straighten the teeth with the clear aligners. However, more complicated cases can take longer. If the straightening period is closer to two years than one, then you may want to work with your dental professional so that some complementary treatments can be provided to...

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Adult Tooth Erosion: What Is It And How Do You Protect Your Teeth From It?

Posted by on Jul 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you’re an adult concerned about your dental care, you may do all you can to keep your mouth clean and healthy. But one of the things you might not focus on is keeping your tooth enamel safe from erosion. Tooth erosion, also called dental erosion, occurs when the hard layer of enamel wears down from food acids and other causes. The problem leaves the tissues beneath your enamel vulnerable to bacteria and other dental hazards. With the right knowledge and tips, you can take steps to protect your enamel. Here’s information about...

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Hidden, Untreated Gum Disease: Is It The Cause Of Your Red, Tender Gums?

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If your gums look red and swollen, you may wonder what’s wrong with them and if you can do anything to make them look better. You most likely have a mild form of gum disease, or gingivitis. Although it doesn’t happen with everyone, some people can experience gingivitis and not even know it. In many cases, untreated gingivitis can advance to periodontitis, the most severe form of gum disease, which can lead to tooth loss and other life-changing problems. Here’s how untreated gum disease affects you and what you can do to stop...

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5 Pleasant Side Effects You May Experience When Using Invisalign

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you are considering invisalign trays, you may be worried that they are too restrictive. However, you will be happy to know that you can continue to eat and drink all of the things you currently eat and drink, but you may become more aware of your current habits. This can potentially lead to some positive side effects.  Weight Reduction  When you begin wearing invisalign trays, you will be instructed on how to use them. This includes leaving them in for as much time as possible each day (recommended 20-22 hours per day) but taking...

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Canker Sores: What Are They And How Can You Keep Them At Bay?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you suffer from painful sores in your mouth, you may wonder what they are and if they’re contagious. Canker sores, or aphthous ulcers, are mouth sores that show up almost anywhere inside the mouth, including beneath your tongue and on your inner cheeks and lips. Some people even develop aphthous ulcers in the back of the throat. The sores may be painful enough to keep you from eating and speaking. Here are things to know about canker sores, how they develop and what you may do to stop or reduce their occurrences. What Are Canker...

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What You Need To Know About Odontoma

Posted by on Mar 25, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

An odontoma is a type of benign tumor that normally grows within the jaw. Doctors don’t really understand why these growths occur, and although these tumors may not cause serious harm, the condition may mean that you have to undergo a simple form of surgery to avoid damage to your permanent teeth. Learn more about who is at risk of an odontoma, and find out how a dentist may need to treat this condition. How an odontoma forms Doctors and dentists don’t really understand why an odontoma forms, but experts believe that the condition...

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5 Advantages Of Wearing A VR Headset At A Dentist Appointment

Posted by on Mar 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The reality of going to a dentist appointment is that many people would rather be anywhere else. Achieve a clean mouth and feel like you’re somewhere else by enjoying the advantages of a VR headset, known as virtual reality headsets or head-mounted display. The devices are growing in the market and creating dynamic ways to experience the digital world. The next time you have a dentist appointment, consider the five advantages of wearing a VR headset and getting through the appointment a lot easier. With permission from your...

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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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