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Dental Emergency: it’s better to be prepared

Dental Emergency: it’s better to be prepared

Accidents happen, and knowing what to do when one occurs can mean the difference between saving and losing a tooth.
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How does Diabetes affect your teeth?

How does Diabetes affect your teeth?

The warning signs of diabetes affect every part of your body. If diabetes is left untreated, it can take a toll on your mouth as well. Being well-informed about this helps us to be alert, keep reading...
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How does dry mouth affect your oral health?

How does dry mouth affect your oral health?

Dry mouth—also called xerostomia—results from an inadequate flow of saliva. It is not a disease, but a symptom of a medical disorder or a side effect of certain medications, such as antihistamines, decongestants, pain killers, diuretics and many others. Do you need to know more? Keep reading.
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What do you know about anesthesia and sedation?

What do you know about anesthesia and sedation?

Some drugs control pain, some help you relax, and others put you into a deep sleep-like state during dental treatment. Are you interested to know more about it? Keep reading.
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How do sealants work?

How do sealants work?

Sealants are thin, protective coatings (made from plastic or other dental materials) that adheres to the chewing surface of your back teeth. They’re no substitute for brushing and flossing, but they can keep cavities from forming and may even stop early stages of decay from becoming a full-blown cavity.
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How can thumbsucking affect my child's teeth?

How can thumbsucking affect my child's teeth?

After permanent teeth come in, sucking may cause problems with the proper growth of the mouth and alignment of the teeth. It can also cause changes in the roof of the mouth. Pacifiers can affect the teeth essentially the same ways as sucking fingers and thumbs, but it is often an easier habit to break.
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Do you grind your teeth? How to know and how to stop

Do you grind your teeth? How to know and how to stop

While we take a look at stress as a reason for why we grind our teeth, it may not be the only cause. Teeth grinding (or bruxism) can be caused by a misaligned bite, sleep disorders, missing or broken teeth, or, yes, stress.
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What is a Dry Socket?

What is a Dry Socket?

A dry socket begins when an adult tooth has been removed and the bone and/or nerve in the socket is exposed. Normally, a clot forms to protect the area, but when it doesn’t, anything that is in your mouth- food, fluids, even air, can make the area sensitive and prone to infection.
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Tips for Soothing a Baby During Teething

Tips for Soothing a Baby During Teething

If you have a drooling, grouchy infant at home, you are likely in the midst of baby teething troubles. Not to worry, as parents for decades before you have dealt with this developmental stage. Here’s what to expect of your teething infant as well as tips for soothing your baby during teething.
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