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Fun Oral Health Tips To Teach Your Kids

Fun Oral Health Tips To Teach Your Kids

Encouraging children to look after their teeth can sometimes be an uphill battle. Here are some oral health tips that encourage better dental care in kids. Tooth-Friendly Food Fruit, vegetables, cheese, lean meat and nuts are better for teeth than cookies, candy and...

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Wisdom Teeth – What You Need To Know

Wisdom Teeth – What You Need To Know

Wisdom teeth, or third molars, usually erupt when a person is between 17 and 24 years old. Impacted wisdom teeth occur when one or more of your third molars have no room to enter the arch, are misaligned, or are growing at an angle that keeps them from fully erupting....

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Halloween Candy:  Your Dental Health Survival Guide

Halloween Candy: Your Dental Health Survival Guide

With Halloween comes ghosts, goblins and goodies—and the sugar in those treats can play some unwanted tricks on your teeth if you’re not careful. Here’s why: The bacteria in your mouth are probably more excited to eat Halloween candy than you are. When the bacteria...

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How To Prevent And Treat Gingivitis

How To Prevent And Treat Gingivitis

Most people have heard of gum disease, but dentists know it as periodontal disease. It's not just one disease, according to the American Academy of Periodontology, but several with a common cause: bacteria in dental plaque. Let's take a look at how it is caused and...

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All About Dental Fillings

All About Dental Fillings

A filling helps to restore a tooth damaged by decay back to its normal function and shape, and helps prevent further decay by eliminating areas where bacteria can enter the tooth. Your dentist will consider a number of factors when choosing which type of filling...

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Find A Good Dentist By Asking The Right Questions

Find A Good Dentist By Asking The Right Questions

When you need to find a good dentist it's hard to know where to begin. Dental networks can give you a list of dentists to choose from, but a name and contact number can't tell you if that dentist will be a good fit for you. Ideally you will want a dentist you can see...

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Find A Good Dentist By Asking The Right Questions

Lifestyle Choices Effect Your Oral Health

You try to brush, floss and see your dentist regularly. But, if you smoke or skimp on sleep, your lifestyle choices could still be hurting your oral health. Japanese researchers studied 219 factory workers in Osaka, Japan, who underwent health checkups in 1999 and...

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What Does Dental Health Care Mean To You?

What Does Dental Health Care Mean To You?

What does dental health care mean to you? Those with routine dental checkups may view it as a way of maintaining good oral health, but there are others who only consider it in emergency situations. Then there are those who simply seek access to it for quick fixes or...

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7 Tips To Get Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth

7 Tips To Get Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth

It’s getting dark outside, and you’re facing a familiar battle. You arm yourself with a dinosaur toothbrush and bubble gum flavored toothpaste, and face your foe. Then come the screams and whining from kids who don’t want to brush their teeth. If this situation seems...

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Lost A Crown of Filling?

Lost A Crown of Filling?

Fillings are materials used to fill cavities in the teeth. Crowns cover the tops of damaged teeth. Sometimes, fillings or crowns fall out. In some cases, a filling or crown may come loose because there is decay underneath it. The decay destroys part of the tooth, so...

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