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How Do Children's Dentists Make The Experience Better For Little Ones?

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If you are a parent whose child needs dental care, you have probably heard the advice to take them to a children’s dentist rather than a generalist. Children’s dentists do a better job of caring for little ones’ dental needs and doing so in a way that makes kids feel relaxed and comfortable. But how do children’s dentists do this, and exactly why are they the better choice? Take a look.…

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2 Toothache Home Remedies That Cause More Harm Than Good

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When you have a toothache, you probably will try just about anything to help get rid of the excruciating pain that you may be experiencing. However, although there are a few home remedies that may help reduce your toothache symptoms, there are a couple that could do more harm than good if you try them. 1.  Making a Temporary Filling Using Dental Wax One home remedy you may use is to create a temporary filling for your tooth, especially if you believe there is a hole or crack in the enamel that is exposing the tooth’s nerve.…

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Benefits Of Undergoing Orthodontic Treatments

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Orthodontics treatment is dentistry that corrects teeth and jaw that are improperly positioned. When you have crooked teeth that are not fitted correctly, it becomes more difficult for you to chew your food properly or clean your teeth. When you cannot effectively clean your teeth, this opens up opportunities for tooth decay and periodontal diseases to develop. Extra stress builds up on your chewing muscles. That leads to TMJ syndrome, headaches, neck pain, shoulder pain,  and back pain.…

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Dentures vs Dental Implants For Teeth Replacement

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It’s a sad fact of life that as people age, they will start to have problems with their teeth even if they look after them well. The problem will become much worse if they neglect them. It might be possible to get away with leaving a gap if the lost tooth is from the back of the mouth rather than at the front. In some cases, it will not matter where the lost tooth comes from; you will want it to be replaced.…

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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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