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Ways to Soothe Baby When Teething

Some parents will give pain relieving medications to their babies to help reduce teething pain. Parents should instead opt for solutions that do not require use of drugs. Key takeaways: – The child is their best teacher in the regulation of pain and pressure. They will know when and how much pressure to apply to relieve […]

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Posted by adwords on 31st December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

Learn More about Your Teeth

There are four teeth that appear between the age of eighteen and twenty five years. The teeth are called the wisdom teeth — since it was believed you got them once you were wise and knowledgeable. Key takeaways: – Teeth are arranged in a curved line along the top and bottom jaws in the mouth. […]

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Posted by adwords on 30th December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Teeth

The use of toothpaste dates back to 500 BC with the ancient Greeks who used iron rust and coral powder to clean their teeth. They would chew on twigs and use them as toothbrushes. Key takeaways: – Take great care of your dental health as it’s related to your overall health. – A third of […]

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Posted by adwords on 29th December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

6 Naturals Ways of Countering Bad Breath

Smoking and failure to regularly brush teeth are common causes of bad breath. Here are a few tips that are going to ensure you have fresh breath. Key takeaways: – Consume 8 to 10 glasses of water every day to help the flow of saliva and to keep mouth and tongue moist. – Crunchy, high water […]

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Posted by adwords on 23rd December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

15 Dental Conditions and Diseases

Gum disease characterized by tender and bleeding gums is common. Gum disease is caused by the accumulation of plaque along the gum line. Key takeaways: Plaque buildup on the teeth destroys tooth enamel leading to cavities. Cavities can be prevented by brushing with fluoride toothpaste. Stained teeth are a big cosmetic concern for many people. […]

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Posted by adwords on 22nd December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

The Dog That Cuddles and Calms down Children Visiting the Dentist

The dog’s job at the dentistry clinic is to comfort children that ate suffering with anxiety. Not many children will fancy having to take a seat on the dentist’s chair. Key takeaways: Jojo works as a comfort dog that has been helping out at a dentistry clinic. Jojo’s work is to cuddle and comfort nervous […]

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Posted by adwords on 21st December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

Therapy Helps People with Dental Phobias

People have phobia or anxiety about the different aspects of dentistry including the drills and the injections. Rather than use sedation, people can overcome their fears through cognitive behavior therapy. Key takeaways: Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) helps people to acquire the necessary skills to face their fears such as fear of injections. It is a […]

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Posted by adwords on 20th December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

Understand Tooth Whitening

Tooth whitening doesn’t alter the natural color of teeth in a drastic manner. The net effect of whitening teeth is making the color a few shades lighter. Key takeaways: Teeth staining or discoloration may be caused by the aging process, smoking, tartar, or by drinks and foods such as coffee and red wine. Professional teeth […]

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Posted by adwords on 20th December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

Oral Health Tips for Oral Cancer

You should brush your teeth before bedtime and after every meal with a soft bristled toothbrush. Good oral hygiene will help to fight off oral and throat cancers. Key takeaways: People who smoke and consume alcohol excessively are at the greatest risk of oral cancer. The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) has been found to cause […]

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Posted by adwords on 19th December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

Have You Heard Of Tooth Loss Caused By Diabetes?

Oral hygiene is critical for people with diabetes. Side effects such as tooth loss and gum disease will not only take their toll but will also negatively affect the control of blood sugar. Key takeaways: People suffering from both type 1 and type 2 diabetes had on average ten missing teeth upon oral examination. Diabetics […]

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Posted by adwords on 17th December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

How Dental Problems Are Associated With High Blood Glucose

You should let your dentist know if you have diabetes. Diabetes predisposes people to oral health problems especially gum disease. Key takeaways: · High levels of blood glucose cause problems for the teeth and the oral cavity because it promotes growth of harmful bacteria. · Uncontrolled blood sugar is therefore linked to a greater risk […]

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Posted by adwords on 16th December 2016, under Practice Blog

Recommendations That Help To Ease Tooth Sensitivity

People suffering from tooth sensitivity may benefit from using desensitizing toothpaste. The toothpaste contains ingredients that block the nerve sensation. But there are plenty of ways to prevent sensitivity. Key takeaways: Brush your teeth gently using a soft-bristled toothbrush twice every day. You should use short strikes following the up and down movement. Rinse your […]

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Posted by adwords on 15th December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

How Prosecco Can Damage Your Teeth

Prosecco, a white wine, is preferred over red wine due to the low calorific content. As a result, people have been oblivious to the damage the wine causes to teeth. Key takeaways: The odd glassful of Prosecco, a sparkly wine, has been blamed for enamel erosion on the teeth. Prosecco is a popular drink among […]

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Posted by adwords on 14th December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

How to Take Care Of Baby Teeth Extractions

Pulling out teeth is a painful experience, but less painful when children lose their baby teeth. Key takeaways: · Tooth extraction is associated with bleeding. The dentist will use a small piece of gauze to prevent excessive bleeding. · Your child should get some rest after tooth extraction to avoid excess bleeding. · You should […]

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Posted by adwords on 13th December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

Do You Suffer From Fear of the Dentist?

If you dread a visit to the dentist, you’re certainly not alone. It is estimated that one in four people are fearful about dental work. Key takeaways: Some people have serious dental problems,including severe pain, because they are afraid of dentistry. Today’s dentists are trained to provide stress-free, pain-free dental treatments, using new technology and […]

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Posted by adwords on 11th December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

Take Advantage of Technology to Brush Your Teeth

We are in the age of electronic teeth brushing that ensures cleaner teeth. Meet the app-friendly toothbrush. Key takeaways: The Genius Pro 8000 was one such toothbrush that has been developed by Oral-B with fancy features just as the name suggests. The toothbrush can be paired with the Oral-B smartphone app, which can provide real-time […]

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Posted by adwords on 9th December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

Eating Disorders Associated With Poor Oral Health

Eating disorders are linked to a number of health complications, including oral problems. Key takeaways: Eating disorders can cause severe and irreversible damage in the mouth. Highly corrosive stomach contents in vomit will cause erosion of tooth enamel which leads to sensitive and brittle teeth and makes them vulnerable to decay. Failure to get the […]

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Posted by adwords on 8th December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

Health Tip: Coping with a Toothache

A toothache can be debilitating. Rather than become miserable, there are ways to ease the pain. Key takeaways: Stay away from cold water; instead use warm water to gently rinse the mouth. Floss teeth gently and regularly to get rid of food particles that may be stuck between teeth. If the pain is unbearable or […]

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Posted by adwords on 7th December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

The Different Types of Teeth

You may have wondered why your teeth are different from each other. Each tooth in the mouth plays a unique role when eating. Key takeaways: Incisors are the teeth at the front of the mouth and are the sharpest. Incisors are used to cut food and shovel it further into the mouth. The molars are […]

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Posted by adwords on 6th December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

Dental Tweaks Linked To Minimal Pain and Discomfort

Edge bonding is a relatively new procedure cosmetic procedure. The procedure is just one of many sought ways of enhancing your smile and appearance. Key takeaways: Laser contouring helps to reshape a “gummy smile.” Icon, a revolutionary whitening treatment, has been used to get rid of fluorosis, the white spots found on individual teeth. Smile […]

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Posted by adwords on 6th December 2016, under Oral Hygiene and Prevention

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