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27Aug, 2018

Dental Cavities Forms in Four Stages

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Dental Cavities Forms in Four Stages According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 26% of Americans aged 20 to 64 have untreated tooth decay, and that on average adults in this age group are missing 3 to 4 permanent teeth. There are a variety of reasons why these Americans are not enjoying the best possible oral health. To prevent dental disease, it helps to understand how dental cavities form: 1. White spots – The first warning sign of a forming cavity is white spots. Like what its […]
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20Aug, 2018

Why You Should Floss Everyday

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A Few More Reasons Why You Should Floss Everyday Everybody already knows that brushing at least twice a day is important in maintaining your overall dental health and hygiene. But do you floss your teeth regularly? Here are three reasons why you shouldn’t write off this important step. Prevent plaque buildup. Not reaching for the dental floss for even just a couple of days gives the bacteria in your mouth plenty of time to solidify and turn into plaque. Plaque can harden between your teeth within hours of your last […]
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10Aug, 2018

4 Tips for Preparing Kids for Their First Dental Visit

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4 Tips for Preparing Kids for Their First Dental Check-up A trip to the dentist is not something that most kids look forward to. The mere sight of the dental chair is enough to make them wail and throw a tantrum; anything to get them out of the clinic fast. There are many reasons why kids want to avoid the “dreaded chair” at all costs, but an unpleasant first visit is the one that tops the list. To make your child’s first visit to the dentist pleasant and even enjoyable, […]
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23Jun, 2018

Periodontal Disease: What You Need to Know

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5 Things to Know about Periodontal Disease Look in the mirror for a quick second and tell us what you see — are your gums red and swollen? Do they bleed easily? If you answered yes to these questions, then you may have gingivitis, the earliest stage of periodontal disease. Here are five things to know about this oral health problem: 1. Nearly half of Americans older than 30 have advanced periodontal disease – As mentioned, gingivitis is the earliest stage of periodontal disease. When left untreated, it can progress […]
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15Jun, 2018

How Do Dental Cavities Form

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Dental Cavities Forms in Four Stages According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 26% of Americans aged 20 to 64 have untreated tooth decay, and that on average adults in this age group are missing 3 to 4 permanent teeth. There are a variety of reasons why these Americans are not enjoying the best possible oral health. To prevent dental disease, it helps to understand how dental cavities form: 1. White spots – The first warning sign of a forming cavity is white spots. Like what its […]
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8Jun, 2018

Top 5 Causes of Gum Sensitivity

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Top 5 Causes of Gum Sensitivity Often, people do not give their gums the attention that they need to keep them healthy. When people think about dental hygiene, what generally comes to mind is keeping the teeth healthy and strong, keeping bad breath at bay, and basically maintaining their pearly whites for that perfect smile. In the process of putting too much focus on the teeth, the gums are neglected, and this leads to several gum problems; from gum sensitivity to gum sores, and if left neglected for too long, […]
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1Jun, 2018

4 Common Questions About Dental Bridges Answered

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4 FAQs About Dental Bridges Answered Dental bridges and crowns are installed on the patient to fill a gap between two healthy teeth. Often, these are recommended if the gap is only missing a few teeth and the gap is between healthy teeth. The healthy teeth will be needed to support the bridge and crown. If the decayed tooth can still be saved, the decayed part will be removed and a dental cap or crown will be installed over the remaining tooth. The cap or crown will serve as protection […]
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25May, 2018

4 Tips to Help You Adjust to Your Orthodontic Braces

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4 Tips to Help You Adjust to Your Orthodontic Braces Dental braces — it’s been a part of many people’s childhood or teenage years. While dental braces may not be the most flattering of orthodontic accessories to wear, the results of going through the long and arduous process are worth it. If you’ve just been told you need dental braces or have just recently gotten them, here are four helpful tips to help you adjust to them: 1. Do what the orthodontist tells you to do – First things first, […]
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18May, 2018

Eat Your Greens: Top Vegetables High in Calcium<

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Top 5 Vegetables High in Calcium From a young age, we are told that we should take good care of our teeth. We are taught how to floss, how to brush properly and to see our dentist at least once a year. These lessons deal with proper dental hygiene only from the outside, however. To truly take care of your teeth, you should also watch what you eat and strive for a nutritious diet, particularly one that is high in calcium. This is because calcium plays a vital role in […]
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4May, 2018

The Benefits of Flossing Everyday

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A Few More Reasons Why You Should Floss Everyday Everybody already knows that brushing at least twice a day is important in maintaining your overall dental health and hygiene. But do you floss your teeth regularly? Here are three reasons why you shouldn’t write off this important step. Prevent plaque buildup. Not reaching for the dental floss for even just a couple of days gives the bacteria in your mouth plenty of time to solidify and turn into plaque. Plaque can harden between your teeth within hours of your last […]
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