Useful Information About Teeth & Removable Dentures

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Have you become comfortable with your missing teeth and smiling without showing them? If the process involved with getting artificial teeth is what keeps you fearful of investing in them, you should stop worrying about it. You must understand that there are ways to replace your missing teeth without having to go through an extensive process. You can opt for replacements that are not permanent, such as removable dentures. Below, you will find helpful information in regards to your oral health.

17 October 2016

Broken Tooth? Replace It With A Same Day Dental Implant

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If you need a quick solution to a broken tooth, same day dental implants can be a great option. Here are some of the steps you would undergo to get an immediate dental implant treatment.  Remove the Tooth The first step in a same day dental implant treatment is to remove the existing tooth structure. Your dentist will take out the tooth and the root material; the roots need to go as well as the tooth to make room for the dental implant's post to connect to your jawbone.

29 September 2016

Can A Gluten Intolerance Or Allergy Damage Your Teeth? This Is What You Should Know

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Around 1 out of every 100 people have an allergic reaction to gluten and young people today are 4 ½ times more prone to this condition than people were in the 1950s. Aside from causing digestive issues, a gluten intolerance or allergy can also cause some serious dental problems. This is what you should know. What about gluten intolerance causes dental problems? One of the symptoms of gluten intolerance includes difficulty absorbing the nutrients in your food, including Vitamin D and calcium.

12 September 2016

2 Causes Of Dental Soft Tissue Swelling -- And How A Dentist Can Help

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Soft tissue within the mouth includes the gums, tongue, and interior cheek lining. Infections in and around teeth can cause the soft tissue to swell, which can cause pain and tenderness. There are a couple of common causes of the swelling and each has its own course of treatment. Consult with your dentist about the best course of action for your particular situation. Infected Tooth: Root Canal Therapy Dental infections can cause inflammation both within and underneath the tooth.

3 August 2016

What You Need To Know About Dental Volunteers

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Volunteering your time and talents to help those less fortunate than yourself is a wonderful way to spend your free time – and no group of people is needed more in the volunteer world than dentists. Whether you're just a dental student, a newly graduated dentist, a long-time practicing dentist, or even a retired dentist, there are always ways you can help improve the teeth – and the lives – of those near you who need your help the most.

3 August 2016

2 Potential Treatments For A Lateral Incisor With A Talon Cusp

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The lateral incisors are the teeth on the upper jaw that flank what are commonly called the "two front teeth." Incisors are used for cutting into food while eating and are thus sharper with no cusps like molar teeth, which need cusps to grind the food passed back before swallowing. But in rare cases, an incisor can develop a cusp on the rear of the tooth due to a condition called talon cusp.

11 June 2016

What You Should Know About Invisalign

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Do you want to straighten your teeth and close up gaps without having to get artificial teeth or metal braces? The solution to your problem might be to consult with a dentist about getting Invisalign aligners for your teeth. You will then be able to close gaps and straighten your teeth without it being noticeable to other people. Take a look at this article to learn some helpful information that can help you determine if moving forward with getting Invisalign aligners is the right thing to do.

11 June 2016