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How Dental Implants Can Help Your Surrounding Teeth

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If you have a few missing teeth, you may be trying to determine which method of replacing them is right for you. If you've heard about dental implants, you could be wondering if they would work for your smile. As it turns out, dental implants can not only perfectly restore a smile, but they can help out your remaining teeth, too. Keep reading to learn how dental implants could benefit your teeth and oral health.

27 April 2017

Mistakes To Avoid When You First Start Wearing Dentures

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If you have recently had your teeth pulled and have started the denture process, then you may be concerned about the initial wear period and how you will get used to your false teeth. This is an issue for many elderly individuals, and you may end up making some mistakes as you start to get used to your dentures. This is common, but you do want to avoid some serious wear mistakes, especially when you first begin wearing dentures.

26 April 2017

How A Dental Implant Actually Helps Your Jawbone Stay Strong

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When you lose a tooth and do not replace it, the gap you have in your mouth can lead to a number of different problems. A gap can lead to the shifting of your teeth, and it can also make it harder for you to chew foods. It's also important to realize that a gap in your mouth can also cause problems with the jawbone located in this area. The best thing you could do to avoid these issues is get a dental implant.

4 April 2017

Should You Ever Get A Tooth Extracted Instead Of A Root Canal?

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In most cases, dentists will recommend saving teeth whenever it is possible; however, there may be times when this is simply not possible. When a tooth cannot be saved, a dentist can perform an extraction. When a tooth can be saved, it will often require a root canal procedure. Here are several things you should know about getting a tooth extracted instead of getting a root canal. A dentist will only recommend extraction if the tooth cannot be saved

14 December 2016

5 Tips To Make A Dental Appointment More Comfortable For Your Autistic Child

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Children with autism spectrum disorder can have special needs that make regular tasks a little more challenging. If your child has autism, you may find that a trip to the dentist can be very difficult. Use the following tips to help your autistic child feel more comfortable visiting the dentist and having a dental exam: Choose the Right Dentist If your child is autistic, it is a good idea to go to a children's dental care specialist—ideally one who has advanced training in treated children with autism spectrum disorder.

28 November 2016

Considering Veneers? How To Protect Your Investment

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Getting porcelain veneers on your teeth is one great option when it comes to restoring your smile. The dentist can repair just about any cosmetic ailment with veneers, including stained teeth, broken or chipped teeth, or crooked teeth. However, veneers are among one of the most costly ways to restore your smile, so it is crucial that you know how to care for them properly so that they can last for a long time.

4 November 2016

3 Dental Emergencies And How You Can Treat Them At Home

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There are many situations where a dental emergency will need to be treated but the dental office isn't open. You can choose to go to the hospital for help, but if you can wait until the next morning, you can get in to see a dentist. Here are some tips for taking care of dental emergencies until you can get into the office.  Treating a Chipped or Broken Tooth A chipped or broken tooth can be one of the most painful dental emergencies.

18 October 2016

Answering The Most Common Questions About Pericoronitis

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If you experience pericoronitis, it is likely caused by an infection of the wisdom teeth. This condition is most common in men and women who are teenagers or in their early 20s, as this is the period in which the wisdom teeth are growing in. If you still have questions about the condition but are not sure if you need to speak with your dentist, the answers to these common questions may help you.

29 September 2016

Be Kind To Your Mouth: 3 Things You Should Know About Your Dentures

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If you wear a full set of dentures, you might think that your need for dental care is over. That couldn't be further from the truth. The fact is that even though you wear dentures, you still need to practice proper dental hygiene—for your mouth and your dentures. Without proper dental hygiene, you could develop mouth sores and oral infections. Here are three things you need to do if you wear dentures.

13 September 2016

Snaggle-Toothed, Buck-Toothed And Toothless: How A Cosmetic Dentist Fixes All Of These Scary Smiles

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Being snaggle-toothed generally means you have some misshapen and/or broken teeth that look like daggers rather than teeth. Buck-toothed means your upper front teeth jut out far over the top of your bottom teeth, and toothless, well, is toothless. The one thing all of these smiles have in common is that they can be quite unnerving to other people and may even interfere with decent and positive social interaction. Here is how a cosmetic dentist can help fix all of these scary or socially awkward smiles.

24 August 2016