Month: December 2016

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Protecting Teeth With Mouthguards

Mouthguards are not only for professional athletes. Members of your family can benefit from a mouthguard, too. The Purpose of Mouthguards: A mouthguard will protect your jaw and teeth if you sustain an injury. It should be used when participating in contact sports and non-contact sports. Without a mouthguard, injuries can occur from impact with another...

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5 Recommendations For Reducing Pain From Your Braces

According to the American Dental Association, oral braces are extremely common and are used to help correct malocclusions. Although these devices will straighten your smile, they can be a bit painful. Here are five dental tips that will help you alleviate the discomfort. 1. Watch Your Diet The worst brace pain occurs during the first...

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The Cost of NOT Replacing a Missing Tooth

One reason people dismiss dental implants is they believe implants are too expensive. There are greater costs, both in dollars and cents and effects on your health, when you do not replace a missing tooth. More Expensive Dental Work. A missing tooth can result in more oral health issues. As healthy teeth begin to shift, healthy...