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What Is Dry Socket?

After you have a tooth extracted, there are a variety of potential risks, but one of the greatest is dry socket. This condition is very painful as it is caused by the socket being exposed to fluid and air. Here are some things to know about dry socket and what you can do about it. […]

Dental Care: What Is A Deep Cleaning?

If you have gum disease, your dentist might have recommended getting a deep cleaning. This is a little more complex than a regular cleaning as it gets deeper below the gum line to remove plaque and tartar. Here are some things to know about this type of cleaning. When You Need a Deep Cleaning The […]

4 Surprising Tips To Prevent Cavities

It’s common knowledge that regular brushing and flossing, combined with less sugar consumption, can prevent cavities and tooth decay. If you are following these rules but still have a cavity-prone mouth, perhaps it’s time to add more decay prevention ideas to your daily arsenal. The following are some lesser known and sometimes surprising ways you […]

Tips For Dealing With A Broken Braces Wire Or Bracket

Braces take some getting used to, but the results are generally well worth the temporary discomfort. Sometimes, though, discomfort can become pain if one of the wires or brackets break. This is because they can poke and irritate the inside of your mouth. While it’s important to get in to the orthodontist for a repair […]

Two Common Household Items To Help Your Gum Abscess Heal

Not brushing and flossing your teeth will cause many dental problems. Among these problems is the growth of abscesses in your mouth. When your teeth are not properly cared for, bacteria will set in and cause small pockets to form on your gum line. These pockets are full of pus and can be very painful. […]

3 Causes Of Dental Implant Failure

Dental implants were developed to replace natural teeth. The implants, which are secured using titanium screws, are surgically placed inside the jawbone of the dental patient, where they fuse to the bone. This fusion, which is termed osseointegration, allows an implant to become secure and stabilized within the patient’s mouth. Thus, it won’t move about […]

Repairing Gapped & Uneven Teeth With Veneers: Things To Know

Do you hold back on smiling because your front teeth are gapped and uneven? The solution to your problem may be to get dental veneers placed on your teeth, but a dentist must determine if you are a good candidate first. Find out in this article how dental veneers can repair your gapped and even […]

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3 Ways To Whiten Your Teeth

Having white teeth can boost your confidence and make you feel more attractive. If your teeth are currently yellow or discolored, you may be looking for ways to brighten your smile. Here are few ways to whiten your teeth. 1. Home Remedies Some substances that are found in your pantry or medicine cabinet can be […]

3 Tips For Keeping Your Baby’s Gums And Teeth Healthy

When it comes to good oral health, it is a good idea to start a good hygiene routine with your child at a very young age. In fact, good oral hygiene can begin before a baby even has his or her first tooth. Use the following tips to keep your child’s teeth and gums healthy: […]

Three TMJ Treatments Your Dentist Can Provide

Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ, is a painful and often misunderstood and misdiagnosed problem. Most patients who finally receive the correct diagnosis are relieved to know what it is, but at a loss for how to treat it. It cannot be cured without extensive surgery to the facial bones, muscles, and skull, and even that […]

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