Archive | August, 2010

Dental Hygiene and Preventive Dental Care

The mouth is a sensitive area that needs particular care. We often consume products that we know are not very healthy for us but sometimes we forget that these products are also unhealthy for our teeth. From coffee and cigarette stains on the teeth to the sweet tooth products that cause decay in our teeth, […]

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Dental Care and Your Overall Health

If you have good oral hygiene, the chances are you also probably have great overall health. Not many people know that your oral health actually affects your overall health. Therefore, when you use good dental care, you are also benefiting your entire health. However, if you do not take care of your oral hygiene, you […]

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Restore your Smile with Porcelain Veneers

If you are unhappy about the appearance of your smile, then you may want to consider porcelain veneers. This dental cosmetic procedure helps to enhance the appearance of one’s smile by restoring the appearance of a tooth or multiple teeth due to various reasons. Porcelain veneers are custom built to be placed over the teeth […]

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Dental Implants – One of the Best Fixes for Tooth Loss

Losing teeth is part of life. Tooth loss occurs for a variety of reasons ranging from accidental tooth loss from an accident to severe oral problems such as tooth decay, congenital defects, mouth trauma, root canal failure, gum disease of periodontitis or the simple collapse of tooth structure from use. Fortunately, there is a dental […]

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How Can My Dentist Help Me With Snoring?

One of the causes of snoring is the common disorder called “sleep apnea”. Literally “apnea” means no breath. It is a cessation of breathing while you sleep. The most common type of sleep apnea is obstructive sleep apnea. This condition is caused by the air passages from the nose and throat being blocked during sleep. […]

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How Does the Dental Assistant Help the Dentist?

Dental assistants are a huge asset to dentists and they occupy an important place in the dental profession, performing essential tasks in a vital role within the dental health industry. The ways in which they assist dentists are numerous and varied, but they are essentially the “go-to” person for the dentist – before, during, and […]

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What are Some of the More Modern Dental Tools?

Modern dentistry has come a long way from the dental world of the past. No longer do patients have to suffer at the hands of dentists who use crude instruments and little or no advanced pain management or painkillers. These days it is more likely that the dentist will use futuristic dental tools that not […]

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Dental X-rays – What do they Show?

Dental X-rays are a wonderful tool of modern dentistry, because they can reveal potential weaknesses or infections in teeth that are not otherwise visible to the naked eye. By using good X-rays, educated and qualified dental professionals can study the images and then interpret them to identify strengths and weaknesses, possible areas of infection or […]

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Temporary Home Remedies for Toothaches

One of the worst experiences in the world is to suddenly get a toothache, because the pain and discomfort can be persistently nagging, terribly distracting, and downright miserable to have to try and endure. As soon as there is even the slightest hint of a toothache – no matter what you think may have caused […]

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