An Apple A Day: Two Of The Best Ways To Teach Your Child About Proper Dental Hygiene

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Teaching the importance of dental hygiene to your toddler can be one of the hardest lessons you ever have to teach. Not only is this one task that you have to stay on top of, it is hard for a child to see the rewards and benefits of dental hygiene because the harsh effects of not brushing and flossing are gradual. Luckily for you, children learn much better when the lessons are fun and interesting.

15 December 2015

How to Go Through Airport Security Without Hassle When You Have Metal Dental Appliances

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If you're planning on boarding a flight in the near future, and you have a dental appliance or installation of some kind, you might be worried about the Transportation Security Administration. While the TSA can be rigorous about screening folks who trigger their scanners, you don't need to worry. Metal dental appliances are quite commonplace, and if you follow these steps and plan ahead, you'll be able to breeze through security.

24 November 2015

An Overview Of The Steps Involved In Getting Dental Veneers

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Dental veneers are an effective and relatively affordable way to improve the appearance of your teeth. Yet many people hesitate, simply because they're scared by what they don't understand about the process. If you are considering getting dental veneers but would first like to learn more, read on. This article will detail the steps involved in getting dental veneers. Making a pre-impression. Once you and your dentist have agreed that dental veneers are a suitable cosmetic option, the first step is often to make a so-called pre-impression.

5 November 2015

Choosing Between Dentures And Dental Implants

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If you are missing a good number of your teeth then you may be looking at getting dental implants or dentures. Before you decide which you would rather have, you want to learn about the advantages and disadvantages of each. This will help you come to a decision on which would work best for you. Advantages of dentures Dentures are made in a non-invasive manner. You will bite on a tray so the dentist will get an impression of your gums and teeth.

20 October 2015

How To Handle A Tooth Knock-Out Situation

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If you had a situation occur where one of your teeth become knocked out of the socket due to impact, you will want to work quickly in getting to an endodontist or dentist. If you are swift in getting needed help, you may have a chance at reusing your permanent tooth. Here are some guidelines to follow when dealing with a knocked out tooth. Clean the Tooth As soon as the tooth falls out, grasp it from the crown end and rinse it in plain water to remove dirt from the surface.

1 October 2015

4 Easy Ways To Dull The Pain Of A Root Canal

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If your dentist has said that you need a root canal, now is the time to prepare for the recovery. Your dentist will probably prescribe pain medication for the first few days. However, you may still be experiencing some pain and tenderness after the prescription has run out. Here are some simple ways to alleviate the discomfort of a root canal. Clove Oil Clove oil containseugenol, which is a natural anesthetic and antiseptic.

15 September 2015

Say Good-Bye To Pain: Two Natural Ingredients That Cure Abscesses

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It can be hard to guard your mouth against the harmful bacteria that cause abscesses. Not only can abscesses cause your mouth pain, they can lead to worse and more harmful dental diseases. Fortunately, there are several things that you can do, right from home, that will help ease the pain and discomfort that abscesses cause. Using one of the two natural home remedies will not only benefit the cleanliness of your mouth, they will also help guard against harmful bacterias to keep your mouth healthy.

25 August 2015

3 Ways Dental Crowns Can Help Protect And Improve Your Smile

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Dental crowns are, in essence, hollow artificial teeth that are made to help protect or improve your smile. Crowns play a wide variety of dental roles from, bridges to enamel protection to fixing a broken tooth. For each use, the best type of crown used is slightly different. But all of the uses show that crowns are as functional as they are versatile. Here are three different ways a dental crown could help protect and/or improve your smile.

5 August 2015

Dental Care For Babies And Toddlers

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As adorable as a baby's toothless smile is, he or she will grow little teeth eventually. Even before that first tooth appears, you should start planning for future dental care. Read on for answers to questions about children's oral health, from infancy on up. When Will My Little One Start Teething? Most babies start teething around 6 months of age, but some can show signs as early as 3 months, or as late as a year—so don't worry too much if your baby seems to be running late.

21 July 2015

Advantages To Professional Teeth Whitening

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If you are considering teeth-whitening, there are many available options. Inexpensive whitening kits can even be purchased over-the-counter. However, there are valid reasons for sticking with professional whitening. Here are a few advantages to professional teeth whitening: Professional Whitening At Home   Nowadays, your dentist can prescribe a whitening kit that you can use at home. Much like medication that cannot be purchased over-the-counter, these kits can only be obtained from your dental professional.

26 June 2015