Treat Or Teeth? Tips For Surviving Halloween With Braces

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Halloween is one of the most beloved times of the year for children and adults alikeā€”and for good reason; besides the fun of dressing up and decorating, Halloween really functions as an excuse to eat all the delicious goodies you can stomach. However, if you're one of the thousands of people with orthodontic braces come the 31st, you may just feel a little bummed looking at all the candy that's on the do-not-eat list.

13 October 2016

Flossing May Lower Pancreatic Cancer Risk

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So many things are considered cancer causing that it's hard to know which ones really matter in the grand scheme of things. If you've heard that a lack of flossing contributes to pancreatic cancer, you've heard of something that you need to acknowledge. Scientists have discovered that the risk of pancreatic cancer nearly doubles from poor dental hygiene. Specifically, the risk is linked to antibodies fighting bacteria in the mouth caused by not flossing.

5 April 2016

Introduction To Dental Implants

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If you need to get a tooth replaced, then one of your options is to get a dental implant. To help you get a better idea of what that entails, here is an overview of how implants work and how they can vary: What is an implant? An implant is essentially a permanent synthetic tooth that is attached to your jawbone with a screw. The implant itself is the screw and is attached to the crown (which is the part that looks like a normal tooth) via an adjoining element called the abutment.

13 January 2016

Helping Your Child Through a Toothache

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If your child has a toothache then you want to take them in to the dentist as soon as you can get an appointment. However, you may not have immediate access to a dentist and this means you will have to help them with the pain until you can get them an appointment. The tips below will help you to control their pain until you are able to get them in.

3 November 2015

Can Your Denturist Treat Your Sleep Apnea?

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If your partner, kids or other loved ones complain about your snoring, you are not alone. It is currently estimated that up to 50% of people snore. Unfortunately, severe or chronic snoring is also indicative of a bigger problem and you may need a dental prosthesis to address the problem. If you snore frequently or loudly, it is crucial to speak with your physician to determine the underlying issue. What Is Sleep Apnea?

9 September 2015

3 Tips For Caring For Your Dentures

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Are you about to get dentures? Dentures can be an effective solution to replacing missing teeth. However, just because they're not your natural teeth doesn't mean you don't have to take care of them. Dentures can wear down just like teeth can. And considering that dentures are usually a sizable investment, you probably don't want to have to replace your dentures. Also, your mouth and body need to adjust to having dentures, so it's important that you care for yourself too.

6 August 2015

Important Reasons to Visit a Dental Clinic Immediately

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Do you currently have a dental problem? Are you trying to decide whether to visit an emergency dental clinic or wait for an appointment with your usual dentist? Here are some reasons to visit the dentist as soon as possible. Dislodged tooth You may be under the impression that a tooth will be gone forever if it gets knocked out of its socket. However, this is simply not true. The sooner you can visit the dentist, the greater chance you have of saving the tooth.

13 July 2015