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Common Adult Issues That Lead To Tooth Deterioration

Posted by on May 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Common Adult Issues That Lead To Tooth Deterioration

If you’re a middle aged adult, you know the importance of taking care of your overall health. While diet, exercise and routine doctor visits are vital to a healthy lifestyle, so is your oral health care. Even with frequent dental visits, many health-related issues can lead to advanced deterioration of gum tissue and affect the overall condition of your teeth. Here are a few common issues that many adults face regarding tooth decay, and some ways to prevent the condition from worsening. Age As you age, it’s common for your...

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Keeping Your Dentures From Making You Look Old: Foods And Drinks To Avoid

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Keeping Your Dentures From Making You Look Old: Foods And Drinks To Avoid

Dentures often start out looking white. Even the best dentures money can buy will not stay white over time. You could always get your denturist to make you a new set, or you could avoid the foods and drinks that have a strong tendency to discolor your fake teeth and make you look older. If you do not want your dentures to turn yellow and make you look even older, the following food and drink items should be on your “do not consume” list. For Whiter Dentures and a Younger Smile, Avoid These Drinks Dark-colored drinks are often to...

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Have Sensitive Teeth? Understand The Problem And How To Relieve Discomfort

Posted by on Dec 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Have Sensitive Teeth? Understand The Problem And How To Relieve Discomfort

If you have issues with teeth sensitivity, it can range from being annoying to slightly painful. Thankfully, you do not need to live with sensitive teeth forever. By understanding what causes sensitive teeth, you can relieve the sensitivity and discomfort you associate with it. What Causes Teeth Sensitivity? Your teeth will become more sensitive when the protective layer of enamel wears away. The enamel is what protects your teeth’s nerve endings found in the layer of dentin. Once dentin becomes exposed, your nerve endings have the...

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Advice For Taking Your Toddler To The Dentist

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Advice For Taking Your Toddler To The Dentist

If it’s time to get your toddler in to see the dentist, you may have your work cut out for you. It can be difficult to get some toddlers to settle down long enough to get through an appointment without a lot of drama. While the dentist may be used to working with active little ones, especially if they are a family or pediatric dentist, you still want to know what you can do to make the appointment go as smoothly as possible. This article will provide you with helpful tips you should follow when taking your toddler in to the family...

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Are Your Dentures Not Fitting Properly? Learn How To Fix The Problem

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Are Your Dentures Not Fitting Properly? Learn How To Fix The Problem

Many people use dentures if they are missing a few or all of their teeth. Unfortunately, dentures may be a problem for those people if they don’t properly fit. If you find yourself unhappy with how your dentures are fitting, you are not completely out of luck. The solution may be to get dentures that are supported by implants. Why Do My Dentures Not Fit Correctly? There is an adjustment period when getting dentures, and they can cause you discomfort if they’re not fitting correctly. Some of the things they may be doing include:...

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Two Reasons Why You No Longer Need To Fear The Dentist

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Two Reasons Why You No Longer Need To Fear The Dentist

If you feel a cold shiver running down your spine at the very thought of visiting the dentist, you are not alone.  As many as one in five people are scared to go to the dentist, so this issue is a relatively common phenomenon.  However, if you’ve allowed your fears to make you avoid the dentist, you may be only hurting yourself in the long run.  Dentists can not only diagnose oral problems, they can also detect some of the other health issues that you may be unknowingly dealing with.  Use this information to help...

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5 Reasons To Floss Your Teeth

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Reasons To Floss Your Teeth

According to Medical Daily, over 27 percent of American adults lie to their dentist about flossing their teeth. Although flossing may not be your favorite pastime, it does have benefits. Here are few reasons not to neglect flossing: Flossing may help you keep your natural teeth. Gum disease is preventable. It is caused by plaque and tartar that accumulates below the gum line. As the gums become increasingly inflamed, gingivitis, which is a less severe form of gum disease, can develop into periodontal disease. Moderate to severe periodontal...

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Dental Tips: 2 Unusual Things To Consider To Help Your Oral Health

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dental Tips: 2 Unusual Things To Consider To Help Your Oral Health

You are probably taking care of your teeth and adhering to your dentist’s advice. But those are not the only things that you should worry about. The following will show 2 unusual things to consider to improve your oral health.  1. Be Sure to Kiss at the Right Time You may contemplate the idea of kissing someone, or you may kiss your significant other at times. Kissing is not exactly a bad thing, unless you do it at the wrong time. The wrong time is after eating something sticky or full of processed sugars, which are...

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Simple Kale Snack: On-the-Go Tooth-Friendly Chips

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Simple Kale Snack: On-the-Go Tooth-Friendly Chips

Your day may be filled with many activities, but you can make a quick snack to satisfy your hunger. The following recipe is not only tooth-friendly, but it is also low in calories and very simple to make. Oral-Enhancing Kale Chips You will need the following ingredients: Kale Black pepper Sea salt Garlic powder Coconut oil Steps: Clean and cut your kale into bite-sized kale pieces. Oil your hands with coconut oil, and dress every piece of your kale chips. Sprinkle your chips with the garlic powder, sea salt, and black pepper. Use your toaster...

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My Mouth Is Full! Non-Verbal Communication Techniques For Dentist Trips

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Every trip to the dentist is the same: you lay down in the chair and gargle inaudible answers to his rapid-fire series of questions. How have you been lately? Are you doing well in school? Since your mom taught you never to be rude (especially to people holding sharp metal objects), you want to answer them somehow. The following techniques can help you answer their queries without choking through a mouthful of toothpaste and drilling equipment. Just make sure you tell your dentist about these techniques before performing them. After all,...

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