Gums That Suddenly Swell And/Or Change Appearance: Causes Identified

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So, you are just going along in your day, eating and drinking as you normally would. A few hours later or the next day when you wake up, you discover that one small area of gum tissue is either swollen and painful, or red and inflamed. You try to think about what you did earlier. Did you eat popcorn and get a husk stuck in the gum tissue? Maybe a piece of meat is stuck in a gum pocket?

12 March 2018

Dental Filling Aftercare: What To Know

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You might be so tired of pain that you're eager to have a cavity filled. However, once the composite or amalgam filling has been put into your mouth, you might be ready to get back to regular eating and drinking habits. Heed the following aftercare tips for your filling so that you don't do anything to dislodge it or cause more discomfort for yourself. Consider Ibuprofen You may be disturbed to experience pain after your filling because pain may be a reason that you got the filling in the first place.

12 February 2018

Benefits Of Choosing Dental Implants Over Bridges And Dentures

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Whether you have missing teeth or your natural teeth need to be removed, you may want to consider replacements that keep your smile looking beautiful. These replacements can include dental implants, bridges, and dentures. The option you choose can have an impact on your everyday life, and for some people, dental implants are the best choice. Consider the following benefits of dental crowns to help you determine which option is best for you.

16 January 2018

Tooth Replacement Devices

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As a person ages, he or she may lose one or more teeth. Nevertheless, there are many tooth-replacement appliances available to restore the appearance and functionality of the mouth. The application that is selected for the restoration is partially dependent on the number of teeth that are missing. Here are some of the applications that may be used to restore lost teeth:  Dental Implants A dental implant is often used to replace an individual missing tooth.

13 December 2017

3 Cosmetic Dental Procedures For A Better Smile

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Working to have a smile you're proud of may take some effort. It's possible you may not like your natural teeth, and you're considering a cosmetic dental procedure. The good news is there are several to choose from, and it's ideal to know some details of each before making a final decision. Knowing specific ways for improving your smile is sure to be beneficial to you. Dental Bonding One of the issues some people have involves dealing with a gap in between the teeth.

14 November 2017

Dental Alignment Options For Teens

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Teenagers have multiple options nowadays when it comes to straightening their teeth. Still, teens and parents may know little about the dental alignment applications that are available today. Here are a few applications that may be used to straighten a teen's teeth. Invisalign Invisalign is a relatively new system that helps move the teeth into a proper alignment using plastic trays. The trays, which are called aligners, are made from an impression of the patient's teeth.

18 October 2017

3 Reasons To Floss Your Teeth Regularly

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You might not enjoy brushing your teeth each day or flossing, but these are the most important things you can do to care for your teeth. Flossing is something a lot of people view as an optional activity; however, flossing is just as important as brushing your teeth. Flossing can help you prevent the following three oral problems, and that is why you should start flossing regularly if you do not already.

19 September 2017