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Why Your Child's Dentist May Ask You To Wean Your Youngster

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Many kids use bottles to help soothe themselves. However, bottles are not generally the healthiest feeding options for your child’s teeth. As a result, the dentist may be encouraging you to trade the bottle for a cup. If your child’s dentist has asked you to wean the little one, there may be multiple reasons for the rush to get rid of the bottle. Here are a few of them: Dental Misalignment…

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3 Things To Know About Toothbrushes

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Your toothbrush is a very important item for good oral care, but are you using the right type? And, are you storing it properly and replacing it on schedule? These are important questions to ask, and here are the answers you need to get the most out of the toothbrush you use each day. How to choose a toothbrush There are many types of toothbrushes to choose from, but there are three main options which are soft, medium, and hard.…

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2 Tips For Keeping Your Teeth As White As Possible

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One of the biggest oral health concerns that many people have is keeping their teeth as white as possible, either through the use of preventative measures or through the use of teeth whitening products and procedures. Listed below are two tips for keeping your teeth white and healthy. Take Precautions When Drinking Certain Beverages One of the easiest ways to keep your teeth white is to do whatever you can to prevent staining from occurring in the first place, usually by avoiding certain types of drinks.…

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Answers To Common Dental Reconstruction Questions

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The quality of your smile is one of the most important and defining features of your appearance. Sadly, there are many people that will suffer problems with their smile from either genetic problems or injuries. When this is the case, it is important to appreciate the benefits that can be achieved by opting to undergo dental reconstruction. However, if you are fairly uninformed about this procedure, you may want to learn the answers to the following few questions when you are evaluating your treatment options.…

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4 Everyday Dental Habits To Protect Your Teeth

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Having a beautiful white and healthy smile is the goal for many people because it makes for a great first impression and it looks great in photos. This is also important for keeping dental costs low, which can become quite pricey if you ever need serious work done. To ensure that you protect your teeth, be sure that you are incorporating these four everyday dental habits in your life: Brush in the Morning: You should be brushing your teeth twice a day and one of these times should be when you wake up in the morning.…

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2 Tips To Make Your Child More Comfortable With Wearing Their Bionator

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Proper jaw alignment is important to ensuring that your child is able to eat and speak without any issues. Poor jaw alignment can also result in a myriad of dental issues in the future. If your dentist notices that your child’s jaw is not growing in properly, they may install a bionator. A bionator is a dental device that will bring your child’s lower and upper jaw together. In order to work, the bionator needs to be worn at all times.…

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Asking About An Abscess? The 411 On An Abscessed Tooth

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Regular visits to your dentist and proper oral hygiene will protect your smile, but certain conditions may still affect the underlying health of your teeth. Considering almost 1 million Americans visit the emergency room for dental pain, understanding the development of dental pain is smart. While surprising for many to learn, dental pain may be due to a severe infection, known as a tooth abscess. Unfortunately, you are most likely not familiar with how an abscess develops and causes pain.…

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Tips For Facing Summer With A Bright White Smile

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With the summer season in full swing, it’s time for sun, smiles and cookouts. All that laughter, smiling and bright sunlight will put your teeth on display. If you’re concerned that your teeth aren’t as white as you’d like them to be, don’t dismiss it as something you can’t do anything about. In fact, there are a few things you can do at home to help keep your smile as white as possible.…

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2 Homemade Mouthwashes To Keep Your Mini Implants Bacteria Free During Pregnancy

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The rapid change of hormones in your body during your pregnancy can cause an imbalance throughout your entire body. This change in hormone levels commonly affects the way that your oral health reacts. Increased hormones disrupt the way that your mouth traditionally fights off bacteria. Therefore, you may experience increased levels of tooth decay and bacteria during pregnancy. If you are wearing mini implants, then this can put the health of your implants at risk.…

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2 Factors That Can Affect The Decision To Place A Dental Implant

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Many people would like to replace a missing tooth. Some of them may be considering a dental implant. Although a dental implant is one of the most natural-looking and long-lasting tooth replacement devices, there are some factors that a dentist may take into consideration before approving the placement of a dental implant. Here are two of them: Are your gums healthy? The health of your gums is important to the success of a dental implant.…

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