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Tips For Reducing Your Dental Costs

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Going to the dentist is an extremely important aspect of health care. However, dental costs can sometimes be too high to bear. Here are some tips that you can use to reduce the amount of money that you spend at the dentist, while still getting high quality dental work: Installment Plans One of the easiest ways to alleviate the financial burden of dental work is to spread out the cost over several weeks or months.…

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How Are Missing Teeth Predictors Of Future Health?

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Several studies have been performed and found tooth loss is a good predictor for cardiovascular issues and can lead to an early death in some cases. Research has shown the most common cause for death worldwide is from noncommunicable diseases. Periodonitis Periodontitis is an oral inflammatory disease associated with advanced tooth loss and has been linked to several noncommunicable diseases. The tissue that supports the tooth gets infected, and this infection can cause deep periodontal pockets and gingival bleeding.…

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4 Ways To Improve The Whiteness Of Your Teeth

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Tooth discoloration can occur when your tooth enamel becomes stained by the food or drink that you consume. For instance, coffee, tea and berries are known to discolor teeth. Tobacco can also cause yellowing. In addition, discoloration can be caused by medications, such as tetracycline, or congenital defects. Still, regardless of the nature of your discoloration, there are still ways to improve the whiteness of your teeth. Here are a few:…

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2 Dental Problems You Didn't Know Could Be Fixed With Dental Implants

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If you are like most people today, you have heard of dental implants and know they can replace missing teeth in a person’s mouth. What you may not know is that dental implants also come in handy for other dental problems. Here are two unique purposes for dental implants, and if you have either of the following problems, then you’ll be glad to know your dental problem can be fixed with implants, as well.…

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4 Ways to Whiten Your Teeth at Home

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Cosmetic dentistry is a wonderful and innovative form of dentistry that allows patients to enjoy the benefits of dazzlingly white and near perfect teeth. If you’ve always dreamed of having a beautiful smile, it can now be yours with the advances in cosmetic dentistry. One way to improve the appearance of your teeth is through whitening procedures. Most are simple and easy and lift your tooth color to a noticeably whiter shade in just a few applications.…

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Young Onset Dementia & Medications: Why Are Dental Implants Right For You?

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If you have young onset dementia and tooth loss, speak to your dentist about dental implants. Even if you establish a good oral care routine, antidepressants and other types of medications can reduce or limit the functions of your saliva glands. When your saliva glands can’t produce the right amount of fluids, you may develop dry mouth syndrome and advanced gum disease. Your dentist can then replace your lost teeth with dental implants. Here’s how your medications affect your oral health and why dental implants are right for you.…

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Keeping Your Child's Teeth Healthy And Looking Good

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Your child’s smile will have a lot to do with genetics. However, there are many things you can do to help them achieve a better looking smile. The first thing you need to realize is some procedures can only be done once your child reaches a certain age. This way, the dentist knows their teeth have completely come in. This article will touch on a few cosmetic dentistry procedures that can help your child get a better looking smile, and it will give you tips on things your child can do to as well.…

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3 Reasons You Need To Avoid At-Home Cosmetic Dentistry Options

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Teeth whitening, teeth straightening, and cavity reversal are three of the leading do-it-yourself or at-home cosmetic dentistry options. You can purchase kits, supplements, and tools that will claim to help you achieve your goals to a healthier and brighter looking smile. The problem with these at-home options is that sometimes the result you receive can end up causing more damage than the initial problem causing the issue. Here are a few reasons that you should consider avoiding at home cosmetic dentistry options and seek a professional, such as Dr.…

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3 Signs That You Might Have A Tooth Infection

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If you are not someone that enjoys going to the dentist, your first instinct might be to try and avoid any dental problems that you are having. However, tooth infections can get extremely serious in a short amount of time. Therefore, it is vital that you act fast. Take a moment to review the following signs that could indicate a possible infection in your tooth so you will know whether it is time to schedule an appointment.…

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Oral Health: Tips To Prepare For Your Dental Appointment

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Visiting your dentist is a necessity for your overall oral health and can entail any number of procedures, depending on your particular situation. It is best to talk to your dentist about what you need to do or not do before your dentist appointment. But the following tips should help put you in the right direction. Food and Your Appointment Your dentist has probably told you to abstain from eating a heavy meal before your visit.…

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