Tag: Dental Tips

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Treatments For Bruxism

Bruxism is the medical term for teeth grinding. It can be caused by stress, anxiety, an abnormal bite, a sleeping disorder or missing teeth. Additionally, tobacco and alcohol use can intensify Bruxism. The side effects of this condition include a sore jaw, fractured or lost teeth, and dull headaches.  Dangers of Bruxism It is important...

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How Mouthguards Protect Your Teeth

A mouthguard is often the first line of defense to protect against dental trauma. Mouthguards can be used for more than just sports; they also prevent teeth grinding, enhance teeth whitening and improve general dental health. There are many benefits to wearing a mouthguard that can benefit more than just athletes;  Prevent Trauma Many sports...

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Advantages of a dental implants

Maintaining healthy teeth is very important. While we need strong teeth to chew our food, we also want a straight, white set of teeth to give us an attractive smile that we can feel good about. Missing teeth can inhibit our ability to eat and can be embarrassing. Fortunately for those with damaged or missing...

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Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Many people around the world suffer from missing teeth. Previously, the only treatment options for tooth loss were dentures and bridges. Bridges and dentures come with a variety of problems and side effects. For example, they can slip shift in the mouth making them uncomfortable and distracting. Furthermore, they needed to be a bound to...

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What To Expect During Your First Dental Visit

When you have your first dental visit at our office, you might wonder what the process is like. First, the office staff will collect your insurance information along with the names of previous dentists so that your dental records are available. Any previous dental facilities that you visited will fax over your medical images and...

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A Look At Some Popular Teeth Whitening Myths

Everyone wants a beautiful smile. One of the signs of a great smile is healthy, white teeth. Many people constantly search for ways to make their teeth whiter. However, when it comes to teeth whitening, there are a lot of myths that continue to circulate. With that being said, here is a look at some...

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How Long Does it Take for Teeth Whitening to Work?

We all want to have pearly-white teeth to show off, but, unfortunately, there are also many causes of teeth staining that affect our smiles. That’s where teeth whitening comes in to help. Some of us have yellow teeth or stains on our teeth from our lifestyle or diet. With all the stains and discoloration, you...

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How Do Teeth Whitening Products Work?

If you want whiter teeth, there are many options. Consider the benefits and drawbacks of each, so you can choose the option that is best for you. You will love your beautiful new smile. Professional Whitening   You have two options for professional whitening: whitening at the dentist’s office, or a tray prepared by your...

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When is it Time to Have Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Some people believe wisdom teeth should be removed as soon as they appear, while others do not think it is necessary to take this step at all.  Being well-informed about wisdom teeth and visiting a dentist can help you make the right decision. When Wisdom Teeth Do Not Come in Properly There are a number...

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Why Are My Teeth Sensitive?

When you have sensitive teeth, everyday life can be painful. Eating certain foods and beverages, being exposed to cold air, and even brushing your teeth can be miserable experiences. When you know the common causes of tooth sensitivity, you can take appropriate steps to resolve the problem. Your Home Oral Care Habits There are often...