2 Dangerous Home Teeth Whitening Methods You Should Avoid

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In your quest for a brighter, whiter smile, you may have decided that you would like to try some natural, at-home remedies to get the job done. However, just because these methods are natural, this does not mean that they are safe. Below is more information on two home teeth whitening methods you should avoid because they dangerous to your dental health. Rubbing Lemon Juice on Your Teeth One method of whitening your teeth at home involves rubbing lemon juice on the surface and leaving it on your enamel.

18 February 2018

Avoiding Tooth Abscesses As A Busy Journalist

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Those who love a busy and on-the-go lifestyle typically enjoy being a journalist. Unfortunately, this fast-paced life may be causing serious damage to their dental health. In many cases, this could lead to dangerous tooth abscesses. Thankfully, it is possible to avoid and treat this problem. Journalists Often Eat Poorly Journalists who are searching down great stories and spending 8-12 hours a day in the office probably don't have time to cook great meals.

23 January 2018

3 Easy Steps To Brighter, Healthier Looking Teeth

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Looking to improve the look of your teeth and smile? Here are three easy steps to getting the bright, healthy smile you've been dreaming of: Drink Plenty of Water Every Day Water helps keep your teeth clean between meals as it washes away small pieces of debris that may be stuck between teeth, and it rinses away residue covering your teeth that could result in staining as time goes on. Drinking lots of water every day not only helps to keep your teeth clean, but it can also strengthen your teeth over time so they stay healthy as you age.

19 December 2017

Teething: Signs Something May Be Wrong And A Visit To The Dentist Is In Order

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Some babies get their first tooth as early as three months, while others may not get their first tooth until after their birthday. Some babies drool and are cranky, while others won't sleep and have symptoms similar to that of a cold. There are so many variances from what one baby experiences when it comes to teething compared to another, and the experience from one child to another is not identical.

21 November 2017

What Does Corrective Jaw Surgery Correct?

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Sometimes, having the teeth repositioned is not enough to cause the proper alignment of the jaws and teeth. In such cases, corrective jaw surgery may be needed. Still, many people are unfamiliar with corrective jaw surgery. Here are some details about the procedure and what it corrects: What Does Corrective Jaw Surgery Address? Corrective jaw surgery can help alleviate many of the challenges associated with misaligned jaws, such as difficulties speaking, chewing and even breathing.

25 October 2017

4 Questions To Help You Determine If Teeth Whitening Is Right For You

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Getting your teeth professionally whitened is one of the best and most effective methods for obtaining a whiter smile; however, there are certain conditions that prevent people from being good candidates for this procedure. Here are four questions to ask yourself to help determine if teeth whitening is right for you at this point in your life. Are Your Stains Intrinsic or Extrinsic? The first thing to think about is the types of stains you have on your teeth.

2 October 2017

What To Do When You've Been Clenching Your Teeth And Can't Seem To Stop

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Clenching your teeth can damage tooth structure and hurt your gums, not to mention make the muscles in your face hurt and interrupt your sleep. Clenching is often but not always accompanied by grinding your teeth. It can be difficult to stop clenching your teeth in your sleep because, obviously, you're not conscious. But if you're also clenching your teeth during the day, you have a chance to consciously reduce the risk of damage to your teeth.

3 September 2017