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Avoiding A Teeth Cleaning Because Of Finances? It May Be More Affordable Then You Think

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you don’t go to the dentist because you don’t have dental insurance but you know you’re past due for a teeth cleaning, putting off a dental visit could have long term health effects. Going to the dentist is something that should be done at least annually, and your overall health could be suffering because your lack of oral care. Here are a few things to consider if you haven’t been to the dentist in years, when you try to make excuses why you haven’t gone. Low Cost People often assume the cost of dental...

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5 Things To Do After A Dental Extraction

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Dental extractions are unavoidable and necessary for a number of reasons. You may need to have your wisdom teeth removed, for example, since wisdom teeth are difficult to brush and keep clean and cause shifts and changes in your mouth that can be damaging. You may also need to have a tooth that has suffered from decay removed before the decay spreads to other areas of the mouth. Once you have a dental extraction performed, you will want to do these five things afterwards: Take a Day or Two Off: After you have had an extraction performed,...

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Dental Implant: Tips to Handle Your Dental Implant Appointment Anxiety Correctly

Posted by on Jun 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Anxiety may creep up in your mind as your dental implant appointment approaches. Being nervous about visiting your dentist is not abnormal, yet it may cause you turn to nerve-busters that could complicate your visit. The following are a few nerve-busters that may help your visit and a few substances to stay away from.  Nerve-Busters You Should Avoid 1. Alcohol The first thing you want to avoid is alcohol. For one, alcohol can clash with any medications that your dentist may administer. So be sure to tell your dentist if you had some...

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4 Things To Expect After You Start Wearing Dentures

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

New dentures might restore your beautiful smile, but you should expect a little time to pass before you get used to wearing them. Among the common issues new denture wearers face are getting used to speaking, eating, and wearing dentures. Here are 4 things to expect when wearing dentures that you didn’t experience before you got them. Gum Irritation Dentures will most likely irritate your gums. The main issue is that the shape of your gums changes over time—especially after you’ve had your teeth removed. You should make regular...

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3 Potential Dental Treatments For A Partly Broken Tooth

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you lose part of a tooth to trauma, there are a few ways the dentist can make your tooth look good as new. The exact treatment method will depend on the severity and location of your break. Severity comes down to which dental structures suffered the break. A simply crack in the upper dentin would be a mild break. Loss of more than half a tooth with damage to the interior pulp and root structures would be a severe break. Here are a few potential treatment options you can discuss with your dentist. 1. Mild Break: Filling or Crown A filling...

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3 Tips For Emergency Dental Care

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you ever end up breaking a tooth, dealing with a toothache or otherwise encountering a dental problem after regular hours, you’ll need to be sure that you are able to get the help and service that you need. The way to go about this is to reach out an emergency dental care professional who can help you. These 24-hour dentists will help you out, so that you are able to get all that you need to make your pain and discomfort go away, even though you might not be seeing your primary care dentist, and are getting care outside of regular...

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3 Ways Veneers Shine Brighter Than Their Competition

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In today’s world no one has to be stuck with the curse of a lackluster smile. As dentistry techniques have been perfected over the years it is now easier then ever to get dental care to keep your mouth happy and healthy. One particular device which has grown more popular over the years is the porcelain veneer. Veneers offer many benefits when compared to their more traditional counterparts, the denture:. Combine Multiple Treatments At Once While it is true that dental veneers can be a steeper investment then other treatment options,...

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Braces 101: Four Tips For A Better Meal

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you recently had braces installed, you may be wondering how you are supposed to eat with a “metal mouth.” Although it may seem a bit daunting at first, it will soon become second nature. In the meantime, follow these four tips for eating with braces: 1. Eat Smaller Bites, Slower It might seem hard—especially if you are starving—but it is important that you eat smaller bites when you first get your braces. It can take some time for your mouth to get used to all that metal, and taking big bites can be potentially dangerous....

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Watch Out For These 3 Types Of Foods: They Are Harmful To Your Teeth

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Eating healthy isn’t just about watching out for foods that might affect your waistline. You should also be mindful about what foods might be damaging to your teeth. Like most people, you probably already know that sugary foods, such as candy, donuts, and cookies, contribute to tooth decay. But, you might be surprised to know that there is a host of “healthy” foods that aren’t so healthy for your mouth. 1. Take Care of Eating Crunchy Snacks Everyone loves potato chips, but most know that they aren’t the...

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Help! I’m Scared Of Getting A Dental Implant!

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you’re feeling a little embarrassed or silly about your fear of the dentist, don’t worry — anxiety about dental work is actually a very common fear.  Although it’s okay to feel nervous about going to the dentist, it’s not always okay to put off dental work because of it.  In fact, when it comes to dental implants for missing teeth, you may feel that restoring your teeth not worth the stress.  If this is the case with you, you’ll be glad to know that dental implants are a safe,...

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