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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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