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Limiting Damage To Your Braces And Your Teeth During Your Orthodontic Treatment

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Braces help straighten the teeth when a dental misalignment is present. The appliance, which is made up of brackets, elastic bands, and an arch wire, apply pressure to the teeth to move them into a straighter configuration. Your orthodontist periodically adjusts the arch wire of the braces to ensure that your alignment progresses properly. Although the braces and your orthodontist perform most of the work to realign your teeth, you still play a significant role in the outcome and length of your treatment.

27 June 2018

Best Ways To Prepare For Your Upcoming Dentist Appointment

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Dental care is extremely important. Not only does proper dental hygiene allow you to maintain a beautiful smile but it can also be the key to keeping your entire body healthy. More and more evidence is pointing to a link between a healthy mouth and a healthy heart, making it even more important for you to make dental care a priority. If you've made the commitment to keeping your mouth healthy and plan to go to the dentist in the near future here are a few tips you can use to make sure that you're prepared when you get there.

20 May 2018

The 411 On Flossing: When And How To Floss

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Most people understand the importance of brushing their teeth. Not only does it remove food and bacteria that can lead to dangerous plaque, cavities, decay, and gum disease, but proper brushing also keeps your teeth appealing. Unfortunately, you may not realize that flossing is also beneficial to your smile. With this guide, you will learn a few fascinating facts about flossing that can help improve the look and underlying health of your mouth, teeth, and gums.

25 April 2018

Your Child And Dentistry

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You want to make sure you keep your child's teeth as healthy as possible, even their first set of teeth! You also want to get them used to going to the dentist and help them have stress-free visits. The information here is going to provide you with information on taking care of those little choppers and creating good dental visits. When to worry about your child's teeth You always want to worry about your child's teeth.

19 March 2018

3 Things That May Slow Healing After Root Canal

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A root canal can save your tooth from extraction and for most people, this common procedure causes no adverse reactions. Certain things, however, can stall healing after your root canal, and while your dentist will give you aftercare instructions, there are things that he or she may not mention. Here are three things that may slow healing after your root canal procedure and what you can do about them: Low Vitamin C Intake

23 February 2018

Three Easy Ways To Care For Your Braces

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Braces offer a great way to improve your smile by straightening out your teeth. For them to work efficiently, they must be cared for properly. Fortunately, caring for braces can be easy if you follow the instructions your dentist gives you and practice a regular oral health routine. Here are a few additional tips you can use to care for your braces and your teeth. Carry A Portable Oral Care Kit

20 January 2018

Still Not Sure About Dental Implants? 4 Concerns You Might Share With Others

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If you're an adult with missing teeth, you're not alone. According to recent statistics, about 178 million adults are missing at least one tooth. Luckily, you don't have to live your life without teeth. Dental implants can provide you a permanent alternative to living your life without teeth. If you've been putting off talking to your dentist about dental implants, you need to stop putting it off. If you're worried about the process, or you have other concerns about the procedure, your dentist can help alleviate those concerns.

3 January 2018

Why Your Child Should Brush Properly At Least Twice A Day

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Sometimes, kids don't understand the importance of regular brushing and flossing. To a youngster, there may be many other activities that are more fun and appealing. Nevertheless, good oral hygiene can protect your child from many tooth and gum problems. Here are a few reasons that your child should brush properly at least twice a day. Plaque Becomes Tartar Dental plaque is a combination of oral bacteria and particles of food.

19 November 2017

3 Tips For Keeping Your Toothbrush Clean Between Changes

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You may not think about the amount of bacteria your toothbrush can accumulate within three months, but it may be serious cause for concern. Being proactive about keeping your toothbrush sanitary can prevent cross-contamination. Consider Silicone Toothbrushes made from silicone offer a significant advantage over traditional bristle brushes. One of these advantages is that the material does not collect bacterial like bristles. This means the brush stays sanitary longer and reduces the likelihood of cross-contamination.

3 November 2017

What To Do When You Break Or Crack A Dental Filling

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Popcorn is a delicious snack, but the hard kernels lurking inside the fluffy bits of popped corn are a danger to your teeth. Crunching down on a kernel unexpectedly is enough to crack a filling. Broken fillings are fairly common, especially when they are old or brand new. However, if you crunch down on something hard like a kernel or ice, you can chip a solid filling or even a tooth.

29 September 2017