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2021

How Asthma Can Affect Your Child's Teeth

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You probably know the importance of disclosing any existing or newly diagnosed medical conditions to your dentist. Seemingly unrelated conditions can affect your oral health, and your dentist needs to be sure that any proposed forms of dental treatment aren’t in conflict with any treatment that might be in use for the medical condition in question. The same applies to your child. Most children diagnosed with asthma display symptoms by the age of five, with a conclusive diagnosis following shortly afterwards.…

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Why You Should Get Your Wisdom Teeth Out Before Problems Develop

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Plenty of people get their wisdom teeth removed at some point in their life, but for far too many people, this task is not completed until after something goes wrong like a wisdom tooth being impacted and developing an infection. If you still have your wisdom teeth in adulthood, it might be beneficial to get them removed even if these teeth do not seem like they are currently causing a problem.…

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A Palate Expander Could Be An Important Part Of Your Child's Orthodontic Treatment

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It’s important to start dental visits when your child is young so your dentist can monitor your child for dental problems such as tooth crowding and misalignment of the teeth. When these problems occur, early orthodontic treatment is often advised since the bones and teeth in a young child’s mouth are easier to move and shape. If your child needs braces, they might also need a palate expander. Not all kids do, but in some cases, an expander is an important part of orthodontic treatment.…

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Top 3 Factors That Will Influence The Success Of Your Teeth Whitening Treatment

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Several factors influence how white your teeth can get following a tooth whitening treatment. Granted that this is the most effective and efficient way to get that brilliant and bright smile, the outcome usually varies from one person to the next, based on several factors, some of which are as highlighted. 1. Type of Whitening Procedure There are four main types of teeth whitening procedures: in-office, teeth whitening strips, whitening toothpastes, rinses, and teeth whitening trays.…

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Dental Implants: A Temporary Solution Before The Finished Product

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Permanent dental implants require a multistage treatment process before they can be considered to be finished. Your implant team will determine the best steps in your specific case, and one of the more pressing factors will be the best temporary solution before you’re ready for the finishing touches (which is the placement of the permanent prosthetic dental crown to replace the missing tooth). But what does this actually involve? Temporary Replacement…

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Invisalign Benefits That Orthodontic Patients Should Review

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Invisalign orthodontic treatments can be an excellent choice for anyone that is wanting to correct alignment issues with their teeth while avoiding some of the pitfalls that come with traditional braces. In particular, there are three especially valuable benefits that anyone that is looking for corrective orthodontic treatments can enjoy. Make Cleaning Teeth Easier Traditional braces can be highly effective at straightening your teeth, but they can be less effective when it comes to allowing you to keep your teeth clean.…

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The Ins And Outs Of Cavities: How Dentists Fill Cavities

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One of the most common restorative dental treatments is a dental filling. By filling a dental cavity, a dentist can protect a damaged tooth from marauding oral bacteria. If you spot what looks like a dental cavity in a tooth, don’t waste time. Get to your dentist as soon as you can, as dental cavities usually worsen over time. If you have never had a dental filling, then you might wonder how the treatment process works.…

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