A Brief History of Dentures

A Brief History of Dentures

Dentures are sets of replacement teeth that can be inserted and removed when needed. Of course, keeping your natural teeth is always ideal, but sometimes it's just not possible. Thankfully, dental advancements have come a long way in the last hundred years, and...

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What Causes Chalky Teeth and How To Treat Them

What Causes Chalky Teeth and How To Treat Them

Hypomineralisation, sometimes called chalky teeth, is a condition where areas of the tooth enamel contain less mineral and become softer and resemble chalk. Let's take a closer look at what causes chalky teeth and how to treat them, both in children and adults. Common...

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Common Dental Myths

Common Dental Myths

When it comes to taking care of your teeth, there's a lot of misconceptions out there. That's why it's important to see your dentist regularly and follow their advice, and when looking for information about dental health, go to reliable sources like the American...

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Types of Malocclusion

Types of Malocclusion

Malocclusion is the term used to describe misaligned teeth and a misaligned bite. Malocclusion is a common dental problem and can be identified by a dentist. Braces are the most common path of treatment for misaligned teeth, although other forms of orthodontic...

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Early Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

Early Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

According to the American Dental Association, oral cancer is divided into two categories. The first category is the kind that occurs inside the mouth, which includes the under part of the lips, inside the cheeks, the gums, the front of the tongue and the bottom and...

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What A Healthy Tongue Should Look Like

What A Healthy Tongue Should Look Like

Your tongue says a lot about your oral health. Stick your tongue out the next time you look in the mirror. Does it look pink and covered in small nodules? Congratulations! You have a healthy tongue. If your tongue starts to look different than this, it could be a sign...

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Understanding Dental Crowding

Understanding Dental Crowding

In simple terms, dental crowding is caused by teeth being too large for the jaw they're growing in. Let's take a closer look at dental crowding and the problems it can cause. What challenges does dental crowding cause? If the teeth do not have enough space to grow in,...

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How To Treat Dry Mouth

How To Treat Dry Mouth

According to the American Dental Association, dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, is caused by a limited amount of saliva in the mouth. Commonly mischaracterized as a disease, dry mouth is a symptom of a medical disorder or a side effect of taking certain kinds of...

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Important Information About Wisdom Teeth

Important Information About Wisdom Teeth

Why do we have wisdom teeth? According to scientists, our third set of teeth, otherwise known as wisdom teeth are evolution's answer to early human’s ancient diet of rough foods like roots and gamey meats. This kind of food caused damage to the teeth so nature gave us...

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Common Dental Myths

Charcoal Whitening – What You Should Know

Everyone wants to have a bright white smile. It seems a new tooth whitening product or procedure is introduced every year. Currently, the hottest trend in at home tooth whitening is charcoal. But is it effective and is it safe? You should always consult your dentist...

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Proper Toothbrush Care

Proper Toothbrush Care

You use your toothbrush several times a day, you depend on it to keep your teeth clean and healthy, but do you ever take care of it? You put this object in your mouth, so keeping it clean and sanitized is essential. Traveling can make this even trickier. Let's take a...

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Common Dental Emergencies

Common Dental Emergencies

A dental emergency can happen at any time to anyone for a variety of different reasons. It's important to stay calm and get to a dentist as soon as possible. Here are some tips to handle some of the most common dental emergencies. Missing Tooth Knocking a tooth out is...

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The Importance of Wearing A Mouth Guard

The Importance of Wearing A Mouth Guard

When playing sports or participating in any physical activity, it is important to do everything possible to protect yourself from injury. While helmets and protective gear are important, it is also important to protect your mouth and teeth while playing sports by...

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Reasons Not To Fear The Dentist

Many people experience anxiety about going to the dentist. They may be afraid of painful procedures or are afraid they haven't been taking proper care of their teeth. The truth is, going to the dentist does not have to be a scary event, it can actually be something to...

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