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Have Large Front Teeth? How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help

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If you have large front teeth, you can’t help but feel like your smile is being noticed all the time. Your teeth may appear out of alignment with the rest of your smile or give you a large, toothy grin that you don’t like. Rather than feel self-conscious about the way you look, consider getting some cosmetic dentistry done. You can repair your smile or restore it to a look you appreciate, even if your front teeth are just naturally larger than the surrounding teeth.…

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How "General" Is General Dentistry?

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Everywhere you go, you see dentist offices with the attached words, “general dentistry.” What does that mean, really? How “general” is general dentistry? If you want to know because you want to know if there is a difference between general dentistry and any other kind of dentistry, then the following information is provided.  General Is for All General dentistry is dentistry for everyone. It means that these dentists see kids, adults, and the elderly, with no exclusions.…

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Avoid Common Dental Care Mistakes

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Despite the fact that caring for your teeth is a critical part of self-care, it is common for a variety of mistakes and oversights to be made, and this can lead to significant cosmetic and health problems. While neglecting to effectively care for your dental health can have serious consequences, it may not be as difficult as you expect to avoid these problems. Appreciate The Need For Frequent Toothbrush Changes…

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Correcting Dental Discoloration

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There are multiple factors that contribute to a beautiful, healthy-looking smile. The symmetry and color of the teeth play important roles in the overall look of a smile. Nevertheless, even if a person does not have perfect oral attributes naturally, they can still achieve the smile that they desire through cosmetic dentistry. Here are two types of dental discoloration and a few cosmetic dental applications that may be used to correct the color of the teeth.…

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Can You Get Dental Implants If You Have A Metal Allergy?

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Thinking of getting dental implants for missing teeth? If so, you should make sure that you rule out a metal allergy beforehand. In order for the procedure to be successful, your jaw bone needs to grow around the implant—known as osseointegration. If you have a metal allergy, you may develop inflammation and sores, which slow osseointegration and cause implant failure. Read on for frequently asked questions and answers about metal allergies, dental implants, and alternative solutions.…

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Considering A First Dental Implant? What To Know About The Dental Implant Procedure

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Dental implants are helping a growing number of people enjoy better oral health, as well as freedom from annoying dentures, partial plates, and other dental devices. In fact, more than $3.7 billion dollars was spent on dental implant procedures globally in 2016, and the trend continues to expand. If you want to learn more about dental implants, read on.  Understanding the important job performed by a dental implant Designed to be long-term replacements for damaged or missing permanent teeth, a dental implant can do more than just improve the ability to masticate food and offer a winning smile.…

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Mistakes To Avoid When Taking Care Of Your Dental Flipper

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If your dentist gave you a temporary dental flipper to fill the gaps in your teeth before you receive your permanent implants, you may wonder if there is anything special you need to do or not do while taking care of them. If so, make sure you avoid the following mistakes when you have a dental flipper. Neglecting to Rinse the Flipper after You Eat One mistake you need to avoid making while taking care of your dental flipper is neglecting to rinse it after every time you eat or drink.…

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Options For Yellowed, Stained Teeth

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While most people don’t want teeth that are so white they look unnatural, the majority do want to have a nice, bright smile and feel confident when they flash it. Unfortunately, lifestyle and dietary habits, medications, age, environmental factors, disease, and your genes can all affect how white your teeth are. Tobacco Everyone knows smoking cigarettes or chewing tobacco isn’t good for your health. This habit also isn’t good for your teeth.…

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All About Gums—And Not The Chewing Kind!

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You see them every time you smile, you feel them when you don’t necessarily feel your teeth, and they are just as much a part of everyday oral care as anything else in your mouth. Your gums are a vital part of your smile’s overall structure, and taking care of your gums is highly important. Yet, a lot of people are a little confused about their gums and how they work or what attention they need.…

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How To Tell If You Have Advanced Gum Disease

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Gum disease progresses over time, and it’s important for people to know the difference between the stages. While the early stages can be taken care of at home with tools like a toothbrush and floss, advanced stages can only be reversed and cared for by a dentist. If you’re not sure whether the problems you’re having with your gums mean that you have advanced gum disease or not, take a look at this list and see if it matches up with your symptoms.…

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