Going to the Dentist With Less Anxiety

Wisdom Tooth Extractions And Dry Socket Issues

Wisdom teeth are removed for a wide variety of reasons. For instance, your mouth may not have enough room for the third molars to fit in behind the second molars. Also, if you have a relatively small mouth, then it may be hard for you to work a toothbrush behind and around the teeth. Cavities […]

4 Things You Need To Know About Bar-Retained Dentures

If you don’t have any of your natural teeth, you’re not alone. In the United States, more than 35 million people are missing all of their teeth. Fortunately, many options are available for replacing these missing teeth, including bar-retained dentures. Here are four things you need to know about bar-retained dentures. What are bar-retained dentures? […]

Vegan Diet? Make Sure You’re Getting Enough Of These Nutrients That Promote Dental Health

In order to keep your teeth and gums healthy, you need to make sure you’re getting enough calcium, magnesium, vitamin B3 and vitamin B12 in your diet. Since the best sources of these four nutrients tend to be meats and animal products, those who follow vegan diets don’t always get enough. This can lead to […]

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2-Step Home Remedy For Treating Dry Socket After Having Your Tooth Extracted

If you are unfortunate enough to be one of the two to five percent of people to develop dry socket after tooth extractions, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do at home to help relieve your symptoms. If so, use the following two-step home remedy for alleviating the pain and helping […]

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What’s So Special About Pediatric Dentists?

If you are a new parent, you probably already know that introducing your little one to the dentist early is vital to teaching him that visiting the dentist is a normal part of life. What you may not know is that choosing a pediatric dentist, instead of taking your kiddo to the family dentist, is […]

The Dangers of Gum Disease and How to Prevent It

Gum disease is one of the more serious oral health issues, and it affects many people. In fact, 47.2 percent of American adults who are 30 or over have gum disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you have red, swollen, or bleeding gums, you may have this oral health condition […]

4 Things Asthmatics Need To Know About Xerostomia

Asthma is a respiratory condition that can make it hard for you to breathe, but your lungs aren’t the only part of your body that are affected by the condition. Asthma is associated with a variety of oral health complications, including xerostomia, also known as dry mouth. Here are four things asthmatics need to know […]

Concerned About Appearances? Consider Lingual Braces For An Improved Smile

If your teeth are crooked or misaligned, your dentist or orthodontist may recommend braces to straighten them out. But, if you’re concerned about your appearance, the prospect of having a metal mouth for a year or more may be even worse than the thought of living with crooked teeth. That’s why you need to talk […]

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What You Need To Know About Alternatives To Dental Implants When You Have Missing Teeth

If you suffer from missing teeth, you may have problems eating and speaking properly. In addition, you may have poor self-esteem issues from not being able to smile freely for fear of showing gaps in your mouth. One of the most popular ways for people to improve their smile after losing teeth is to get […]

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Have Dental Phobia? How Not To Pass It On To Your Kids

As a parent, you’re keenly aware that your children mirror your actions and behaviors. When your little one pretends to speak on the telephone to a friend or repeats a not-so-nice word you accidentally let slip out, you know right away where they’ve learned it! What you might not realize is that when you have […]

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