Could a Root Canal Save Your Life?

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Root canals get a bad rap. People often think that they're painful, dangerous, or unnecessary when the reality is that they reduce pain, are completely safe, and are often totally necessary. In fact, root canals can play a big role in your overall health, and in extreme circumstances, getting one could potentially protect your life. Here's how a root canal can make that big of a difference. What a Root Canal Does

5 December 2018

Three Reasons Why You Should Pick Porcelain Over Resin When Choosing Dental Crown Material

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Dental services in most dental offices are extensive. From cleaning to crowning, you know that your teeth can receive good oral care. You also know that with some services, you have some extra options from which to choose. Take dental crowns, for example. You can choose resin, resin over metal, resin/porcelain mix, or pure dental porcelain. Before you reach for the cheapest option, resin, you should know three reasons why you should choose pure porcelain instead.

4 November 2018

4 Treatment Options For TMJ Disorders

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Do you suffer from stiffness and pain in the sides of your jaw? Does your jaw pop when you open your mouth to eat, talk, or yawn? This common issue is caused by inflammation in the temporomandibular joint, which is a hinge that connects your jaw to your skull. The stiffness and inflammation are caused by a wide range of reasons, including whiplash, head injuries, teeth grinding, and more. In mild cases, your jaw may simply pop or feel a little stiff.

10 October 2018

Getting Dental Implants? Tips On How To Maintain Them

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Getting dental implants can be a life-altering event. You may have spent years covering your mouth because you had missing teeth, so it's going to take some major adjustments to become used to being able to smile on command and take photographs without having to hide your teeth from the photographer. Now that you've gotten the implants, it's time to do what it takes to maintain them. Follow these tips, and look forward to many more years of a great-looking smile.

14 September 2018

Signs You Should See The Dentist When You Have Dental Implants

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Dental implants are beneficial to your oral health and overall appearance. While your dental implants are designed to last for many years, because the fixtures are placed directly into your jaw bone and supported by your natural gums, you still want to take care of your mouth. If you have any problems with your dental implants, you need to let your dentist know right away. Repairing your dental implant issues can help prevent losing your implants, and can also help you avoid costly repairs or replacements.

22 August 2018

Dealing With The Gag Reflex At The Dentist

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Gagging is an involuntary reflex when foreign objects touch the tissue on the soft palate, uvula, tongue, or other surrounding tissues. You may have developed a dental phobia if you have a sensitive gag reflex. Since preventative dental care is vital, here are some ways you can ease this issue and have a more comfortable appointment. Ask For a Numbing Solution You don't necessarily need a shot to have a sense of numbness in your mouth.

24 July 2018

New Parent? Use This Guide To Help Establish Good Dental Health Habits As Your Baby Grows

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Part of becoming a new parent is taking responsibility for your child's health and well-being as they grow and change throughout their childhood. Since good dental health must be an important part of this process, new parents will want to begin teaching their child how to care for their teeth as early as possible in their lives, and this guide can help. Establish consistent habits early Babies are never too young to begin teaching them the good habits that will help them enjoy good dental health for a lifetime.

26 June 2018

Restorative Applications That Oral Surgery Makes Possible

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If you have lost some or all of your teeth, you may be considering a restorative procedure to enhance the look and functionality of your mouth. Although some tooth-replacement applications, such as dentures, may offer false teeth to replace those that you have lost, the most natural-looking and feeling applications involve oral surgery. Here are a few restorative applications that are made possible by oral surgery. Implant-based Single Tooth Replacement

27 May 2018

3 Things That Make Implants Better Than All Other Tooth Replacements

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Dental implants are just one of many potential options you have available to you when you're missing one or more teeth. If you're trying to decide, it's easy to just look at the price tag and to make your decision right there. However, the higher price of dental implants is just because they're the best tooth replacement and one that will be worth the cost. Read on to learn the three things that make dental implants better than every other kind of tooth replacement.

25 April 2018

What To Expect When Cleaning Your Dental Implants

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If you're getting one or more dental implants in the near future, you might feel excited, but still curious about some aspects of them. For example, people sometimes wonder if taking care of dental implants is difficult or complicated. The good news is, taking care of dental implants is second nature for most people. Read on to learn how you'll be taking care of your new dental implants. How Dental Implants Imitate Teeth

25 March 2018