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  • 3 Things That Increase Your Chances of Needing a Root Canal


    Root canals aren't the scary dental procedure that they used to be. Modern techniques, technology, and anesthesia have made the root canal procedure no more painful than a filling for most people. Still, it's best for your dental health to try to avoid needing a root canal if you can. Take a look at a few things that you might be doing that could put you at greater risk for needing a root canal, and find out how to reduce that risk.
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  • Fell On Some Ice And Knocked Two Front Teeth Out? What You Need To Do


    If you fell on the ice and knocked out your two front teeth all is not lost. There are ways you can save your teeth if you act fast. This will save you a lot of money on dental bills and you will not have to worry about losing your precious pearly whites. Steps to Save Your Teeth As soon as you possibly can pick up the teeth by the chewing surface.
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  • Crown Options You Can Choose From


    If you are going to be having crowns put on one or more of your teeth, then there are some options you should know about so you can be sure you are getting crowns that work the best for you. While a lot of people tend to go with crowns that look just like the rest of their teeth so no one can tell that they aren't their natural teeth, you may be different.
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  • Dental Implants: Determining If Implants Are Right For You


    When you have missing teeth, you may consider dental implants to restore your mouth. This can be a process, and one that some people aren't willing to deal with. If you are basically healthy and a non-smoker, you can consider the use of dental implants to restore teeth in your mouth. This is done by implanting a titanium rod in your jaw, allowing it to fuse to your jaw bone, and then screwing a crown onto the top of the implant.
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  • 3 Things You Can Do To Hasten Acclimation To Your New Dentures


    Dentures are an awesome tool that can help you lead a normal, happy life without natural teeth, but getting used to wearing them will take some time. Here are a few things you can do to hasten the acclimation process: Practice with Night Guards Before you receive your dentures, you can practice getting used to wearing the prosthetics in your mouth by practicing with plastic night guards or whitening teeth trays.
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  • 3 Dental Treatments For A Diastema Between The Two Front Teeth


    Tooth gaps can occur when erupting teeth shift slightly out of place or when one tooth grows undersized compared to its neighbor. The gaps or diastema aren't always noticeable if the space is between two teeth towards the rear of your mouth. But a diastema between your two front teeth is far more noticeable and you might not look the cosmetic look of the gap. What are some of the dental treatments available for a diastema between the two front teeth?
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  • The Lactose-Intolerant Guide To Calcium-Rich Foods For Healthy Teeth


    If you want healthy teeth, drink your milk! You probably heard this sentence more times than you could count when you were in school. But what if you're lactose intolerant and cannot dine on dairy products? How are you supposed to keep your teeth strong and cavity-free? It's still important to get enough calcium; you'll just have to turn to these other, non-dairy sources. Soy Milk  Most brands of soy milk are fortified with calcium.
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  • Should You Get A Partial Denture For That Missing Tooth?


    Losing even one of your teeth can cause problems when it comes to speaking and chewing, and it can cause other teeth to potentially shift around in your mouth. It is important that you find a way to correct this missing tooth, for both health and cosmetic reasons. A partial denture is an affordable option that is completely removable. Here is what you need to know about each form of partial dentures to fix a missing tooth.
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  • 3 Ways to Whiten Your Teeth


    Having white teeth can boost your confidence. Most people find yellow or deeply stained teeth unattractive. Nevertheless, dental discoloration is usually treatable. Here are a few ways that your teeth can be whitened. In-Office Dental Whitening If you would like to have your teeth professionally whitened in your dentist's office, the dental professional can safely perform the treatment for you. During a professional whitening treatment, the dentist uses protective guards to help pull your lips and other soft tissues of your mouth away from the teeth to minimize any irritation from the whitening solution.
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  • 3 Tips For Maintaining Healthy Dental Implants After Surgery


    Following dental implant surgery, you play a significant role in determining whether or not the surgery was a success. Decisions you make about your dental health and overall health can impact your implants. To help ensure your implants are healthy, here are some tips. Use Specialized Tools for Cleaning Your Implants Although you can continue to use your regular toothbrush to keep your implants and remaining natural teeth in good shape, you could improve your odds of success by using specialized tools.
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