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16

Aug 2018

What are the oral health and overall health consequences of periodontal disease?

When you’re rushing out the door so you can make it to work on time, it can be easy to justify not brushing your teeth. While forgetting to brush your teeth one morning might not have significant consequences, over time, failure to practice proper oral hygiene can result in serious problems —most typically, periodontal disease. Also known as gum disease, this condition can have a […]...

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16

Aug 2018

Pain after root canal treatment: is it a sign of complications ?

After a tooth has become damaged or diseased, a root canal treatment is often necessary to save the tooth and put a stop to the pain. During this procedure, your dentist removes infected pulp from within your tooth and the area is sealed to prevent future bacterial infections. While this treatment can go a long way in alleviating pain and preventing further dental health problems, […]...

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05

Jul 2018

What Factors Are Responsible of Tooth Loss in Adults?

Even with today’s advances in dental technology and a higher number of people receiving professional dental care than ever before, tooth loss remains a surprisingly common issue. Though rates of tooth loss have declined in recent years, this problem is far from eliminated. Yet there are many things you can do to reduce your risk of tooth loss. As you come to understand the top […]...

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05

Jul 2018

Digital Radiography and Other New Dental Implant Technologies

When people imagine going to the dentist’s office, some continue to imagine outdated images evoking technology that is decades old — and that hasn’t been used for decades, either. In reality, dental technology is constantly advancing, with digital radiography and other tools making it easier than ever for dentists to treat their patients. These tools don’t just help dentists become more efficient in their work […]...

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04

Apr 2018

Swollen Gums Treatments: What Are the Causes of an Inflamed Gum Around a Tooth?

Whether you notice that your gums are red and puffy around one tooth or all of your gums seem inflamed, dealing with swollen gums is never fun. While most of our oral hygiene efforts seem focused on cleaning teeth, the truth of the matter is that your gums need their fair share of care and attention as well. So what causes gum inflammation, and which […]...

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04

Apr 2018

What Are the Methods to Fill the Space Between Teeth?

Your smile is a gateway to your personality — but many individuals are embarrassed to show off their grin because they have a large space between teeth. There are several natural reasons why these gaps may occur, such as teeth that are just too small, malalignment, and gum disease to name a few. An unusually large space between the teeth can affect a person’s self-confidence […]...

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14

Mar 2018

How to Remove Deposits from Teeth at Home?

Anyone who has been to a dentist’s office knows that one of the most time-consuming parts of their visit is the removal of calcium deposits. As food and other materials get stuck to your teeth, they form sticky deposits of bacteria, also known as plaque. If the plaque isn’t removed in a timely manner, these deposits will harden into calculus or tartar, which greatly increases […]...

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14

Mar 2018

Why Choose Dental Composite Over Amalgam?

Historically, when someone had a cavity, they would get an amalgam filling as part of their treatment. Sometimes known as “silver fillings” due to their distinct coloration, amalgams actually contained a mix of silver, copper, and tin, bound together by mercury. Interestingly, the combination of mercury with the other minerals would render it essentially harmless. While amalgams have been used for decades, in recent years, […]...

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01

Mar 2018

Dental technology: what are the different uses of 3D ?

While some things may have stayed more or less the same over the years, there are other areas where dental technology has made significant advances, allowing your dentist to provide better service than ever. So where have the biggest changes occurred? Rather than using X-rays, an increasing number of dentists are turning to 3D imaging technology to better diagnose and treat dental health issues. What […]...

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01

Mar 2018

5 Foods to Avoid after a Teeth Whitening

When it comes to making your smile look better and brighter, few services can have a bigger impact than teeth whitening. This non-invasive dental procedure uses special products to remove the intrinsic and extrinsic stains that discolour your teeth, helping restore a white, clean look. To continue enjoying these benefits there are some foods to avoid after a teeth whitening. After all, teeth whitening will […]...

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