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2017

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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