2015

  • 2 Creative Ways To Keep Candy Cavities Away After Halloween

    If your child performs the Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating at neighbor's homes and now has a huge candy haul you are worried will lead to cavities, you are not alone. While everything can be enjoyed in moderation, candy collected during Halloween activities can lead to excess consumption of the sticky, sugary items that can wreak havoc on your child's teeth. While you don't want to simply take that bag away and upset your child in the process, here are three ways to deal with excess candy without ending up with a crying child.
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  • Why Hookah Is A Big Threat To Oral Health

    Hookah is a tobacco pipe equipped with a long tube that draws the tobacco smoke through water before it reaches the mouth. It also goes by various names, such as shisha, arghila, water pipe, and many others. Although it may look fashionable, it's a threat to your oral health much just like conventional cigarettes. For example, it increases your risk of oral cancer and periodontal disease. In fact, hookah is even more dangerous due to its unique properties and attraction to young adults.
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  • What to Expect after Botox Injections

    More and more women (even some men) are beginning to turn to botox injections to help them look younger and more radiant. In fact,  since botox injections are relatively safe with very few side effects, even really young women in their 20s are beginning to receive the treatment. However, before you begin with the botox injection treatment, you will want to know exactly what you can expect to happen afterward. 
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  • Best Options For Tooth Replacement

    When you need to replace teeth for medical or cosmetic reasons, there are several options for treating a single tooth or a full mouth. Here are some of the most popular options for tooth replacement, along with the benefits of each.  Single Tooth Replacement Many people think of dental implants as being for an entire set of teeth, but a single tooth denture is one of the options that exist for replacing only a few teeth at a time.
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  • Information On Preventing Gum Disease

    Your gums play a very important role in the overall health and well-being of your teeth. If your gums aren't healthy then it can lead to damage to your teeth and even problems with your health. This is why it's important for you to understand how to properly care for your gums and recognize the warning signs of a potential problem. This article will help you with good gum hygiene and spotting red flags with regards to gum health.
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  • Three Ways To End Bad Breath

    You wake up in the morning and immediately brush your teeth because morning breath turns people away. However, some people battle with that bad breath all day, and it is known as halitosis. This condition will not only turn people away; it can also be a sign of further medical problems. If you have had your physician clear you for a sinus infection or tonsillitis, there are a few ways to get rid of the terrible smell.
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  • 4 Tips To Keep Your Dentures Pearly White

    If you have dentures, you probably love the fact that you have been given a second chance at enjoying a beautiful, white smile. However, you should know that dentures can stain just as regular teeth do, so if you aren't careful, there is a good chance that your dentures can take on a yellow or greyish hue. To help keep your dentures looking white and fabulous, follow these simple tips for preventing staining.
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  • Common Questions About Pediatric Orthodontics Addressed

    Crooked teeth are a routine issue that many parents will have to battle if they want to ensure their children have the best smiles possible. Unfortunately, there is no simple way to correct these problems, and if they are severe enough, you child will need to have braces. While braces have long been a routine part of childhood, many people have a very limited understanding of these devices. They may decide they need to have some important questions answered when they are making a decision for their child's needs.
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  • Why Some Juices, Diet Drinks, And Sugarless Sodas Are Bad For Your Teeth

    Juices, sugarless drinks, or diet soft drinks may seem like healthy (or healthier) choices, but they're still not always the best thing for your teeth. Many people assume that by switching to these beverages, they're doing their whole body a favor. You may be making a better choice, but if you don't consider your teeth, then your choice isn't as great as you thought. Diet and Sugar-Free Sodas Some time ago there was a whole lot of talk because a dentist published a paper comparing the effect of drinking diet soda to the effect of using methamphetamines.
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  • 3 Things To Know If You Need A Free Gingival Graft

    Your gums may start to recede if your oral health history includes brushing too hard, recurring periods of dental infections, or a load of dental health problems you inherited genetically. Receding gums can impair your ability to chew or speak comfortably and can lower your self-esteem. Luckily, your dentist can help stop and reverse this gum recession using a procedure called a gum graft. If certain parts of your gums are too thin, you might be prescribed a free gingival graft.
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