Dealing With A Chipped Tooth

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Chipping a tooth can not only affect the way you look, but it can also lead to tooth sensitivity and even pain. Plus, having a chip in one of your teeth means it's now lacking that protective coating that helps prevent the development of cavities. This article will provide you with tips on preventing chipped teeth, dealing with a chipped tooth if it does happen and some of the treatment options available.

30 November 2015

Prevent Your Porcelain Dentures From Cracking Or Becoming Stained

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If you wear porcelain dentures, the following tips will prevent them from cracking or becoming stained. Keeping your dentures maintained will eliminate them from needing extensive repairs and will ensure that your smile remains radiant each day.  Lay Out A Towel And Handle Your Dentures In Front Of A Mirror When you are getting ready to put your dentures in or take them out for the day, sit in front of a mirror so that you can see what you are doing.

22 September 2015

4 Reasons Not To Skip Out On Regular Dental Cleanings

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There are many oral health problems that you can suffer from if you are not taking care of your teeth in the proper way. Many people believe that brushing is enough, but on top of that you have to be sure that you are flossing to remove all other stuck particles that your toothbrush cannot get on its own, and receiving regular dental cleaning. It is very important that you have dental insurance and a regular dentist you can go to in order to guarantee that these dental cleaning appointments are made.

12 August 2015

Pros And Cons Of Dental Crowns Made Of Metal

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Dental crowns are helpful for covering up large amounts of surface damage that a filling can't fix. Choosing the best dental crown material for your particular tooth is best left to your dentist, but you can certainly inform yourself of the options and discuss the pros and cons of each during your next visit. Fully metal or metal-backed crowns offer the best combination of stability, affordability, and cosmetic appearance. Here are a few of the potential metal crown materials and the associated pros and cons.

21 July 2015

Understanding the Smile Line for an Objectively Shapely Smile

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A surprisingly large amount of research has been done on smile attractiveness. A literature review in the European Journal of Esthetic Dentistry, for instance, examined 309 different articles and nine studies, looking at whether the same "smile line" is considered attractive by most people. Since the smile line is often used as a benchmark when reshaping a smile through cosmetic dentistry, it's important to know whether it's really an objective measure.

26 June 2015

Tackling A Few Of The Most Common Misconceptions Concerning Wearing Dentures

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Dentures are perhaps the most common way for people to replace their missing natural teeth. If you are looking forward to getting your own set of dentures, make sure you do not let a few common misconceptions get in the way and cause you apprehension. Misconception: Dentures will make your food taste funny. Fact: Dentures are made of material that is flavorless, such as acrylic and resin. However, when you first put them on, your food may taste a little different, but not so much that it should be a big difference.

6 June 2015

What Can A Denture Clinic Do For You?

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If you are having denture issues, or need dentures for the first time, there are practices set up to cater to those needs. Denture clinics don't just look to fit dentures, however; these same clinics look at overall mouth health so underlying problems that cause dentures are not ignored. So, what should you expect upon your visits to the clinic? Evaluation for Dentures Before the preparations are even started to measure you for dentures, you will go through a series of questions to make sure that dentures are right for you.

8 May 2015

Proper Care For Dentures

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Dentures are a great option if you are missing your natural teeth, but they do require some extra care. They can also cause other oral problems if you aren't careful. Following the tips below will help you keep your dentures in good shape and help you to maintain good oral hygiene when you wear dentures. Watch for problems when you first get your dentures When you first get your dentures, it is normal for you to experience some discomfort.

9 April 2015

Floss Your Teeth Properly For The Best Results

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Most people know you are supposed to floss your teeth, but many people still don't do it. If you find you only floss your teeth when you get something caught in them, you want to pay close attention to this article so you have a clearer understanding of why you should be flossing each day, no matter what. You also want to make sure you are using the right type of floss, so you get the best results.

18 March 2015

Filling Cavities: The Whole Story

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Many people detest visits to the dentist because they are afraid of suffering pain. But the real cause of their fear is their lack of knowledge regarding what the dentist will do to them. Lying on your back in a dentist chair, feeling helpless while the dentist probes your mouth is bad enough. But if you don't know what to expect, your imagination can get carried away and you can end up being afraid for no logical reason.

4 March 2015