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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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Need To Replace Your Missing Teeth? Ask A Specialty Dentist About Dental Implants

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s important to find a dental provider who can replace your missing teeth with the right dental treatments, such as dental implants. Specialty dentists, such as prosthodontists and general dental providers, can give you back the smile you desire with dental implants. In addition, your new teeth replacements will give you the chance to eat different types of food, such as roasts and baked meat dishes. When searching for the right dental provider, you should ask several questions about his or her dental implants. In the meantime, here...

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Could Seafood Yield The Answer To Dental Enamel Loss?

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dental erosion is often one of the early stages of tooth decay, and occurs when the surface of your teeth breaks down, leaving you susceptible to infection and decay. A quarter of Americans over the age of 65 have lost all of their teeth, which means many people opt for dental implants and other remedial measures. Unsurprisingly, researchers continue to investigate new ways to help completely avoid the problem, and one research team has discovered a potential remedy from a most unlikely source – seafood. The challenge of dental erosion Dental...

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Know Your Options For Replacing Missing Teeth

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Having multiple teeth missing from your mouth can cause many problems, but you can prevent these issues by replacing these missing teeth. If you are missing a lot of teeth, there are several options to choose from. You can learn more about the options you have by visiting a dentist, but here are two different choices you may consider. Removable Partial Dentures Dentures are artificial teeth that have been around for years, and in most cases they are removable. A full set of dentures is used when a person is missing all of his or her teeth,...

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Infective Endocarditis And Dental Treatment: What Patients Need To Know

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Infective endocarditis is an inflammatory disease that affects the heart. The disease is relatively uncommon, but the condition can become life threatening. People who are at risk of infective endocarditis must take precautions to avoid the disease, which means they must take care before any medical procedure, including dentistry. Find out how dental treatment affects the risk of infective endocarditis, and learn more about the precautions that some people can take. About infective endocarditis The endocardium is a layer of tissue that lines...

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Four Tips For Transitioning Your Baby Into A Life Of Good Oral Hygiene

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A teething baby often makes parents think of crankiness, drool, and frozen toys. The last thing most people is a trip to the dentist. However, experts suggest that your child should have their first visit to the dentist 6 months after their first tooth shows up or before their first birthday–whichever comes first.  Unfortunately, the first few trips to the dentist can be scary for your child. That’s why you’ll need to implement a few simple strategies to make the transition as easy for your child as possible. Their...

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Breaking The Habits Before Breaking Your Teeth: Porcelain Veneers And Common Snacks And Habits

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

From a traditional whitening treatment to a completely new set of teeth with dentures, dentists can improve a person’s smile easily with the different options available. Of course, due to their enormous improvement,  porcelain veneers are becoming a popular option for patients. If you have misaligned, chipped, or severely discolored teeth, these thin, porcelain covers for your teeth can be a great investment. Due to their permanent application and the gentle nature of the porcelain, veneers will cause you to give up some favorite...

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Diabetes No Longer Means Denial When It Comes To Dental Implants

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

If you have diabetes, chances are you’ve had more difficulty with your oral health than those in your life who do not have this disease. Chronically elevated blood sugar levels compromise health in many ways, contributing to kidney problems, prolonged wound healing, and nerve damage. In regards to dental health, diabetes is associated with severe gum disease, which can lead to tooth loss. Historically, those with diabetes have been considered high-risk for dental implants, but encouraging new research shows that assumption to be false....

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Down Syndrome Dental Difficulties – How To Prevent Gingivitis

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

If you care for an adult with Down syndrome or if you have a child with the disorder, then you should know that people with Down syndrome often form gum disease conditions. This occurs due to a poor or impaired immune system. A dentist can help to keep gingivitis at bay with regular six month cleanings, but you also need to do your part to make sure that periodontal disease does not become a concern. Some good examples are listed below. Boost the Immune System People with Down syndrome have poor immune systems, because antibodies are not...

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