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3 Tips For Keeping Your Full Dentures Clean And Intact

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If you have recently been fitted with a full set of dentures, you may wonder what taking care of them entails. If so, use the following three tips for keeping your full dentures clean and intact so they will last longer. Take Steps To Keep From Breaking Them Since your dentures can be rather fragile, take steps to keep from breaking them every time you take them out. Fold a thick towel and place it over the sink before you take your dentures out of your mouth.…

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Dry Mouth And Dentures: What Seniors Need To Know

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If you have a full or partial set of dentures, you should be aware that many things can cause your dentures to not fit as nicely or to become uncomfortable in your mouth. One of the most common problems that faces denture-wearing seniors is dry mouth. You’ll need more information about dry mouth and denture care in order to make sure that you are not suffering discomfort from this common condition.…

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5 Things You Need To Know About External Root Resorption

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Root resorption is a process through which the cementum and dentin that make up the roots of your teeth are broken down and absorbed back into your body. External root resorption occurs when this process starts on the outside of the tooth root, rather than on the inside. Here are five things you need to know about external root resorption. What are the signs of external root resorption? The scary thing about external root resorption is that it doesn’t usually cause any symptoms.…

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4 Treatment Options For TMJ

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Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ, can impact your daily life. It can make eating, swallowing, and even talking difficult. TMJ is painful and annoying, but luckily there are a few ways that it can be treated. Listed below are a few options for those of you suffering from TMJ who are looking for a bit of relief in your day-to-day lives. Mouthguard Use A mouthguard is an oral appliance that fits over the teeth and is frequently, but not always, designed to align your jaw.…

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How Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type I Affects Your Teeth: Advice For Patients

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Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a congenital bone disorder, more commonly known as brittle bone disease. While many patients experience serious symptoms in the larger bones in their bodies, the condition can also cause problems with your teeth. Find out how OI affects the body, and learn more about the dental issues sufferers may also experience. Types of OI Osteogenesis imperfecta occurs when you have a problem with the connective tissue surrounding the bones.…

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6 Autoimmune Diseases That Affect Your Oral Health

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Your immune system is supposed to defend your body against bacteria, viruses, and other threats, but if you have an autoimmune condition, your immune system sees your healthy tissues as a threat. As your immune system attacks your own body, it causes a wide variety of symptoms, some of them in your mouth. Here are six autoimmune conditions that can have serious effects on your oral health.  Scleroderma Scleroderma makes your skin and connective tissues harden and tighten, but it also harms other structures like your blood vessels.…

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How To Choose Between Dental Crowns And Veneers

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If you are looking for dental procedures to whiten or reshape your teeth, you have probably considered veneers and dental crowns as possible solutions. While both veneers and crowns can be effective for these purposes, they each have unique characteristics that will make one or the other more suitable for your specific needs. Here is a comparison of veneers and dental crowns to help you determine which is right for you.…

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3 Easy Questions To Help You Choose The Right Denture

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So, you’re interested in getting dentures. Do you want immediate, conventional, partial, complete, removable or non-removable? There are a lot of options to consider when you’re getting dentures, and these three questions can help guide you to make the right denture choice to meet all your needs. Are Immediate Results Top Priority? Of course you want immediate results. Nobody wants to wait, especially when they have missing teeth. Immediate dentures prevent you from spending a single moment without teeth because they can be placed as soon as the teeth are pulled.…

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Straightening Your Teeth Discreetly: Invisalign Vs. Clear Braces

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Everyone wants perfectly straight teeth, but crooked teeth are one of the most common dental problems. In the past, traditional bulky metal braces were the only solution to correct misaligned teeth. However, thanks to advancements in cosmetic dentistry, there are many invisible options, allowing you to fix your teeth without feeling self-conscious. Check out the difference between two of the most common invisible options: Invisalign and clear ceramic braces. Ease of Cleaning…

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4 Essential Toothbrush Tips

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Most people consider toothbrushes to be one of the simplest objects to use around the home. However, there are a few considerations for choosing, storing, and replacing a toothbrush that are easy to overlook. Here are four essential toothbrush tips that everyone should know. Soft Bristles are Best for Most People The idea that firm bristles are more effective for removing plaque from your teeth may seem like common sense, but this is actually not the case.…

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