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Get The Smile Of Your Dreams With These 3 Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

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Are your teeth cracked, chipped, or discolored? Are you missing any teeth? If so, you probably aren’t too keen on showing off your smile. Thanks to cosmetic dentistry, you don’t have to hide your smile anymore. There are so many treatment options available to enhance the look – and the health – of your teeth. Here’s a look at three of the most common cosmetic dentistry procedures that will allow you to put your best smile forward.…

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Fixed Dental Bridges: What To Expect

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If you have lost a tooth, your dentist may have recently prescribed a conventional fixed dental bridge to restore it. However, if you have never had a dental bridge, you may be apprehensive about this restorative option. Here is a bit of information about fixed dental bridges to help you better understand their benefits and what to expect: Fixed dental bridges are permanent appliances. A fixed dental bridge includes a false tooth to replace the tooth that you have lost.…

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Tips For The First Few Days After Getting Your Dental Implants

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Before you go in to have your dental implants put in, you will need to make sure that you are well aware of the things you need to expect to experience and the things you should be doing in the first few days after the procedure. This will help to ensure that you will heal properly, that you will be in as little pain as possible, and that you will not damage your newly added implants.…

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Why Visit Dentists If Your Teeth Feel Great?

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If you’re one of those people who are taking the time to floss and brush your teeth as recommended by the dentist, when it’s time for your bi-yearly dental appointment, you might feel inclined to skip it. You may not think there’s that much value in seeing any dentist if you feel fine. In fact, there are many reasons that a dental trip can be valuable even when your teeth feel fantastic.…

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Ghost Teeth And Pain: Explaining A Real Phenomenon

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There are all kinds of strange things that can happen with the human body. Most of them can be explained and resolved. Take “ghost limbs,” for example. This is a phenomenon that occurs when someone loses a limb in an accident. The limb is not there, but the person still feels like it is. The nerves in the end of the remaining stump are still signaling a limb that is not there, causing the person to feel his/her “…

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Selecting The Right Dental Crown For You

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Dental crowns can provide stability and strength to a tooth that is in need of some help. Many people use a crown instead of having dental bonding done, because the dental crown works well at holding the tooth together. There are 3 types of crowns that you can get, all of which have their own benefits. Full Dental Crown Much like the name implies, a full dental crown will be placed over the entire tooth.…

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Three Tips To Ensure You Get Your Braces Off As Soon As Possible

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When you first get your braces on, one of the biggest questions you’re sure to have for your dentist or orthodontist is “How long do I have to wear these?” The answer, of course, varies. Some people need braces for 2 years; others only need them for 6 months. It’s often hard for your dentist to give you an exact answer since your exact wear time will depend on a number of factors – including how well you care for your braces and mouth while wearing braces.…

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What To Do When You Chip A Tooth

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Chipping a tooth is never fun. But doing the right steps to take care of the issue can save you a lot of pain down the road. Here are the steps to take with your chipped tooth. Protect the Tooth The first step is to use protective gauze to wrap the tooth and pad it against your other teeth. If there is a lot of bleeding, you might need to use the gauze to apply direct pressure until the area stops bleeding.…

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Choosing a Pro: General Dentistry, Cosmetic Specialists, and Family Practices

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Choosing a dentist is a point and pick (or, more likely, click) activity. You’re not sure if general dentistry is for you. Maybe you need a cosmetic dentist or a family practice instead. You always assumed that a “dentist” was a dentist. Now that you’re starting your search, you’ve realized that you have options. While that might seem confusing, it’s actually a good thing. Having choices means that you can find the pro who matches your specific needs.…

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Natural Remedies For Bad Breath

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Having bad breath can be embarrassing. It can be make you feel self conscious while on a date or in close proximity to a co-worker. However, bad breath is not something that you need to live with. Here are a few natural ways that you can work to treat your bad breath. Chew on Cloves One of the ways that you can attempt to fight breath naturally is to chew and/or suck on cloves.…

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