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Lost A Tooth? Learn These Tips For Recovery After A Tooth Extraction.

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Many dentists would say the only thing their patients hate more than learning they need a tooth extraction is the actual procedure to pull the tooth. But tooth extraction is surprisingly not as bad as it once was. Thanks to advances in anesthetics, tools, and procedures, you and your dental professional can have a less stressful and painful time while you’re in the chair. Still, your recovery...

3 Options for Replacing Adult Teeth

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It’s easy to remember the excitement of losing teeth when we were children. From that first wiggly tooth, waiting for it to fall out, and the thrill of waking up to a note or gift from the tooth fairy. But while losing teeth is a childhood rite of passage, losing teeth in adulthood can be upsetting and expensive. Losing adult teeth is often irreversible and can only be treated by getting...

A Healthy Smile Looks Great at Any Age

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Good dental hygiene habits are important throughout your lifetime to maintain dental health and a healthy smile. As we age, certain oral health issues become require extra attention. How To Maintain A Lifelong Healthy Smile Although receding gums and tooth decay can occur at any age, dental professionals pay close attention to the natural wear and tear of their aging patients’ teeth. Of U.S...

Make 2022 the Year to Love Your Dental Routine!

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New Year’s resolutions frequently revolve around increasing your health or your wealth. Want a resolution that benefits both? By committing to making 2022 the year you focus on your dental routine and care, you’ll create a win-win for your oral health and financial situation. After all, the best way to solve expensive dental issues is by avoiding them in the first place! A Good Dental Routine Is...

Over 46% of Adults Have Gum Disease. Do You?

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Nearly half of American adults have some form of gum disease. Despite this alarmingly large percentage, many avoid treating the problem. A lack of gum disease treatment can cause gum recession and tooth loss and is linked to diabetes and heart disease. Luckily, you can prevent and treat most gum disease by following good dental habits. What is Gum Disease? Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is...

Charcoal Toothpaste: Crazy Fad or Real Benefits?

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Charcoal toothpaste may be something you’ve only recently noticed on grocery store shelves. Though it’s relatively new to American consumers, charcoal toothpaste has been around since Roman times. While there is still plenty of research ahead for its benefits, many people find that charcoal toothpaste is worth a try. What Is Activated Charcoal Activated charcoal is most known for its ability to...

Why Soft-Bristled Toothbrushes Are Better

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When toothbrushes were invented hundreds of years ago, people had to debate which bristle material would clean their teeth more effectively, animal hair or twigs. Fortunately, our choices have improved since then. We have many toothbrush options, including toothbrushes with soft bristles and hard bristles. Many experts prefer soft bristles over hard-bristled toothbrushes. Here’s why: Soft...

3 Ways to Keep Your Smile Shining Bright

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Your at-home dental care routine is the foundation for you to achieve a healthy mouth and an attractive smile. Following the dentist recommended practice of brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing is essential. But there are additional quick and easy ways you can take care of your mouth and maintain optimal oral health between dentist appointments. Here are 3 effective ways you can level up...

Finding the Reasons to Replace Missing Teeth

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Losing a tooth as we get older is common. It could be the result of tooth decay, gum disease, or oral trauma. Unfortunately, all too frequently, people delay or decline to get the tooth replaced. Maybe it’s a back tooth and they decide no one will see the gap so it’s okay. Or maybe it’s even a front tooth, and the concern for the expense of replacing it outweighs the concern because “it’s only a...

5 Surprising Things Dentists Say Are Bad for Your Teeth

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You already know that candy and sugary soda are bad for your teeth. There are also other less obvious foods and drinks that can harm your oral health. Whether you choose to avoid them entirely or reduce your consumption to help protect your teeth, here are five foods and drinks dentists tell their patients to try to limit. ICE Putting ice in your drink is refreshing but biting and chewing on...

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