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Is Your Flossing Hurting Your Gums?

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Flossing every day is a must in order to maintain good oral health and to reduce the risk of cavities, gum disease, and other oral health problems. However, how you floss is just as important as flossing at all. If you're not flossing the right way, you could actually end up hurting your gums and increasing your risk for gum disease. Here's what you need to know to ensure that you're flossing the right way.

31 May 2019

Longevity Tips For Your Dentures

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If you have suffered from deteriorating teeth for years, the installation of dentures can provide a significant improvement in your daily quality of life. You'll be able to eat in public or talk to other people with confidence when you open your mouth. You'll no longer have to keep your mouth shut in family photos out of embarrassment about what your teeth look like. But if you want your new dentures to hold up over the long run, regular maintenance is key.

2 May 2019

Teeth Only Hurt After Flossing? Here's A Likely Cause

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Experiencing pain in your teeth at any time is typically an alarm bell for most people. If you've noticed that your teeth themselves seem to be sore or painful after flossing, but not when brushing, eating, or at any other time, it likely indicates that there's an issue going on with your teeth. Here's what you can expect from this common issue and what you can expect of the treatment methods for it.

8 April 2019

Three Things To Know About Dentures And Gum Disease

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Gum disease is a condition that affects a lot of adults, and while many people get it under control with careful dental hygiene and regular dentist visits, others do not. Over time, gum disease can lead to the loss of your teeth, which may have you looking at getting dentures. When you get dentures, it's important for you to know that you still need to give some thought to gum disease — it's still a risk, and will continue to be something that you need to work on preventing.

14 March 2019

3 Ways To Temporarily Fix Ill-Fitting Dentures

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About 90% of the population that does not have any teeth do have dentures, so there are a lot of people who deal with these prosthetic teeth on a daily basis. While dentures can be an excellent way to replace missing teeth, dentures can also be bothersome if they do not fit properly. There are a few reasons why dentures can be ill-fitting, including if they are not made by a qualified denturist or even if the shape of your gums changes because of aging or weight loss.

8 February 2019

3 Mistakes To Avoid When Whitening Your Own Teeth At Home

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If your teeth have started looking dull, you may decide that you want to try an at-home method of whitening them. However, before you start applying any product, make sure you avoid the following mistakes that could lead to either uneven results or damaged teeth. 1.  Forgetting to Brush and Floss Beforehand Especially when you are preparing for your first treatment, you may be eager to apply the product so you can see the results afterward.

11 January 2019

The Importance Of Getting A Cavity Filled Right Away

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Even if you are not in any pain from an existing cavity or two, it is imperative to make sure that you go for the fillings as soon as you can. Too many people make the mistake of putting this off, either because they are busy or because of the cost. They may assume that if they are not in any pain, there isn't anything to worry about. This could not be further from the truth, and it is why you will want to continue reading.

6 December 2018

3 Ways To Keep Your Teeth White Over The Holiday Season

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The holiday season is fast approaching and while you may be excited for the many gatherings and delicious foods to come, it's important to consider the state of your teeth and how to maintain their whiteness throughout the festivities. This is especially true for those with weak or otherwise already-stained enamel, and those with braces or retainers. Let's take a look at three ways to keep your teeth healthy and white over the holiday season.

12 November 2018

Some Facts You May Not Know About Cavities

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Cavities are discovered basically every time someone visits a dental clinic. While at the dental clinic, your dentist can tell you whether the cavity is serious or just a small problem. Cavities do not instantaneously appear in your mouth, and they do not show up as large tooth-devastating problems. Your dentist can confirm how your cavity is progressing. Here are some facts you may not know, and how a dentist can help you learn more and fix cavities—ragardless of which stage they may be at.

16 October 2018

Tooth Whitening: Is It Safe?

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Everyone wants whiter teeth. If your teeth are yellowed and stained from coffee or just natural aging, you might be looking into whitening options. But there's a big question that's probably lingering in your mind: is it safe? What whitening treatments are safe, and how do you ensure their safety? Take a look. Whitening Toothpastes Whitening toothpastes are one of the easiest options you can choose for tooth whitening, since you don't have to change a thing about your daily routine other than using a different toothpaste.

21 September 2018