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5 Reasons To Keep Up With Your Regular Dental Cleanings

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If you’re someone who doesn’t love medical appointments, you may be putting off your dental exams. Just like any other important medical appointment, it’s essential that you keep up with your dental cleanings and exams. They can help you better your dental life and avoid problems later on down the road. Keep reading to better understand why it’s important to keep up with regular dental cleanings. 1. Prevent Tooth Loss Read More»

3 Ways Ascorbic Acid Can Harm Dental Health

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If your diet meets the recommended daily allowance for vitamin C then you probably do not need to take ascorbic acid, or vitamin C supplements. If you take medications that inhibit the absorption of ascorbic acid or if you have certain health conditions, your ascorbic acid levels may become depleted.  In these instances, your health care provider may recommend that you take a vitamin C or ascorbic acid supplement. While ascorbic acid is essential to your health, taking large doses may have negative effects of your oral health. Read More»

The Choices Available In Teen Braces

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The teen years are the ideal time for a child to wear braces. Most of their teeth are in by then and their bones are growing and changing so adjusting teeth is still easy. However, the teen years are also when your child is self-conscious about his or her appearance and may resent wearing braces. There are different options in braces that you can discuss with your child’s dentist. Here’s a look at what the dentist might recommend. Read More»

5 Signs You Need Your Dentures Adjusted

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When you buy well-made, properly fitted dentures, they can last for decades – and maybe even the rest of your life. Unfortunately, your mouth shape may change, and dentures do also go through wear and tear. As a result, you may need to have your dentures adjusted or repaired from time to time. Here are five signs it’s time to make an appointment with the denture repair specialist. 1. Your dentures wiggle as you chew Read More»

Maintaining Your Perfect Smile: Why You'll Need To Wear A Retainer

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After wearing braces for several years, they may be coming off for good, and that means you’ll get to show off your new smile with straight teeth. However, if you want to preserve your straight smile for the rest of your life, you’ll need to make sure you’re wearing your retainer. You don’t have to wear the retainer all the time, but it’s something you should wear when you’re sleeping. Read More»