2 Tips To Help Ease Gum Soreness After Getting Your First Maryland Bridge

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A Maryland bridge works well to fill in your missing gaps because of how well it is usually fitted. A Maryland bridge is designed to sit as snug as possible on your gum line. This creates a smile that is both seamless and natural looking. Once the bridge is fitted, it may cause your gums to feel a bit sore. If you have worn a dental bridge before, then you know that this slight discomfort will ease up as time goes on.

17 November 2016

Tips For Your Teeth: Treating A Toothache Caused By A Cavity

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If you have a cavity that is starting to cause you pain, then you'll want to know what you can do to get rid of the pain and keep it from returning. The very first thing you should do is to call your dentist and make an appointment to get in to see them. You shouldn't have to worry about going in for an emergency visit for this, unless the pain is so bad that you can't handle it.

17 November 2016

Ways To Keep Your Teeth Clean When A Toothbrush Is Nowhere Around

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Keeping your teeth clean is imperative to your dental health. Oral bacteria within your mouth excrete acid after feeding on carbohydrates within the mouth. This acid is damaging to your tooth enamel, dissolving it to incite tooth decay. However, you may feel that there is little you can do to keep your teeth clean when you are away from home. After all, there may be no toothbrush or toothpaste at your disposal.

28 October 2016

To Bond Or Not To Bond - Deciding Between Dental Bonding And Porcelain Veneers

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People with teeth that are discolored, cracked, chipped, or misshapen and those who have gaps between their teeth may have their appearance improved through the use of a few different dental procedures, including dental bonding and veneers. Each of these methods have their pros and cons, and understanding these may make it easier to decide which treatment is right for you. Time Necessary With dental bonding, a tooth can be given a new look in just one visit.

11 October 2016

What Conditions Commonly Require Oral Surgery?

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Severe dental pain is usually a sign of a problem with the teeth, gums, or jaws. While this can often be treated with medications or by having dental appliances installed, certain dental problems must be corrected by oral surgery. Oral surgery is commonly performed to relieve pain, improve the ability to chew, and ensure proper alignment of the jaw. These are some different dental conditions the are commonly treated by oral surgery.

23 September 2016

4 Tips for Preventing Gingivitis

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Keeping your gums healthy is essential for having healthy teeth. You will want to take the appropriate measures to avoid getting any type of gum disease. One of the most common types of gum disease is known as gingivitis, and it can occur during various times of life. The good news is that gingivitis is reversible, and when you stop doing things that may contribute to it, your gums may go back to being healthy.

2 September 2016

Dentures Keep Falling Out During Meals? What You Should Know About Hybrid Dentures

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If you're tired of your upper and lower dentures falling out when eat, you may wonder if there are better options you can use to replace your lost teeth. One of the things you can do is ask a dentist about hybrid dentures. Hybrid dentures are permanent solutions to traditional dentures. The teeth appliances also work similar to dental implants by protecting your jaws from bone loss. Here are things to know about hybrid dentures.

16 August 2016

Should I Get Immediate Implants Or Traditional Dental Implants?

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If your dentist offers you an option for same day dental implants, you may be wondering why you would opt for a more traditional dental implant treatment. Here is the case for both types of implants.  Same Day Implants Same day implants are great for some patients who are seeking immediate relief for their dental problem. The same day dental implant procedure looks a lot different than a traditional implant procedure.

28 July 2016

The Coffee Conundrum: Enjoying Your Latte Without Staining Your Teeth

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Are you one of the 54 percent of Americans that enjoy drinking a cup of coffee each day? Whether you sip it with breakfast or use it as a mid-day pick-me-up, coffee can be an essential part of your daily routine. Unfortunately, this beverage is well known for causing teeth to become stained and discolored. This is due to the dark color and the acidity of coffee. This beverage may also cause enamel erosion and this weakens your teeth and make them more prone to cavities.

7 July 2016

3 Medications That Can Lead To Post-Extraction Complications

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Recovery from routine tooth extractions are typically uneventful; however, certain things can heighten the risk for post-extraction complications, which may include infection, oral hemorrhage, and tissue damage. If you take any of the following medications and develop complications after your oral surgery, contact your dentist as soon as possible: Aspirin If you routinely take aspirin for pain, you may be at risk for developing an oral hemorrhage after getting your tooth pulled.

24 June 2016