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7 Treatment Options For Sensitive Teeth

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There are few things as bad as having sensitive teeth. From the constant pain to not being able to enjoy your foods, you are likely to have a lot of stress and stay unhappy if your teeth are sensitive. It is paramount to know all of your options for treating sensitive teeth. Below are seven typical treatment options.   1. Have a Routine Professional Cleaning Gum disease is a leading cause of sensitive teeth.

5 May 2015

Sleep Apnea And Gum Disease: What's The Connection, And What Can You Do About It?

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Do you awake in the morning feeling irritable and moody, rather than refreshed? Has your partner told you that you snore at night? These are symptoms of sleep apnea, a sleep disorder in which a person has difficulty breathing or, in some cases, stops breathing altogether for a while. If you think you have sleep apnea, you should certainly talk to your doctor about diagnosis and treatment. However, there's also another medical professional you'll want to visit: your dentist.

6 April 2015

Food In Cavities: The Health Risks & What A Dentist Can Do About It

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Are you tired of having to pick food out of cavities each time that you eat? Food in cavities does not only cause bad breath, but it can lead to serious oral health problems. Learn about the dangers you are putting your health in by having cavities, as well as what a dentist can do to treat the problem. What are the Health Risks Associated with Cavities? The biggest health risk associated with cavities is exposure of the pulp chamber.

12 March 2015

A Real Mouthful: Understanding And Treating Oculodentodigital Dysplasia

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From a broken tooth to a misaligned bite, many issues can affect the health and appearance of your teeth. While most are easy to correct, some of these issues may be heredity and impossible to prevent. With an estimated 1000 cases diagnosed worldwide, oculodentodigital dysplasia is an extremely rare condition that affects the teeth, eyes, and fingers. Not only is it a mouthful to say, but oculodentodigital dysplasia is difficult to diagnose and treat.

19 February 2015

Protecting Your Vacation From A Dental Disaster

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It is an unfortunate fact of life that dental disasters do not always occur at the most opportune times. In fact, they seem to occur when you least expect them to: such as when you are on vacation. If you are unlucky enough to endure a dental emergency on vacation—anything from a broken tooth to a lost filling—do not allow this to ruin your fun in the sun. First and foremost, do not underestimate the importance of preventative care.

3 February 2015

Common Mistakes That Can Lead To Denture Damage

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While even a high quality set of dentures isn't mean to last a lifetime without needing repair, there are some steps that you can take to prolong the life of your dentures and save money on repairs down the road. This includes cleaning and storing them properly in addition to seeing your dentist regularly. Unfortunately, there are some common mistakes you could be making when caring for your dentures that could lead to premature (and expensive) damage.

9 January 2015

Why It Is So Important To Use The Right Toothbrush

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The most common mistake people make with brushing their teeth is using the wrong brush. Simply doing it several times a day does not necessarily mean that you're doing it in the best possible way to support oral health.  Indeed, many use an unsuitable toothbrush and this is one of the most frequent errors that dentists and orthodontists find. If you are to avoid all the problems that accompany bad oral health, you should consider these tips when you go shopping for a toothbrush.

16 December 2014