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Common Questions Dental Patients Have About Getting Fillings

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When you are unfortunate enough to develop a cavity, it will be necessary to have it treated by a dentist. However, if you have been lucky enough to go most of your life without needing a filling, you might not have a well-developed understanding about what you should expect. After you have the following answers to common dental filling questions, you can be a better-informed patient, which will help you to both feel less stress about these treatments as well as being able to more confidently make decisions for your situation.…

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What To Do Before And After Your Wisdom Teeth Removal

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Most people have to get their wisdom teeth removed at some point in their lives. If you, for some reason, didn’t get yours extracted as a teenager, your dentist might recommend removing them as an adult. Now that you don’t have your parents to walk you through it, what steps do you need to take to prepare for the big day? Here are a few things you should do before and immediately after your surgery for the best outcome.…

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Take Good Care Of Your Teeth When You Have Thin Enamel

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Some people are born with less enamel on their teeth than most. If you are a person who happens to have thinner-than-normal enamel, then there are some extra precautions you should follow in order to keep your teeth healthy and looking good. This article will help you take great care of your teeth when you are lacking enamel. Caring for your teeth Since enamel is the hard outer shell of your teeth that protects the inner tooth from cavities and decay, you want to do everything you can to give added protection to your teeth to make up for the thinner enamel.…

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Tips For Adapting To Denture Wearing

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The first weeks of wearing new dentures is quite the adaptation period. Having a foreign object in your mouth as you talk and eat can come with some challenges. Below, you will find a few tips that can help you get through the adjustment period a little easier and find comfort in your new dentures much sooner. Check the Fit The most important thing when it comes to being able to talk and eat with your new dentures is the fit.…

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4 Reasons To Get Dental Implants

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One of the most difficult things to live with for some people is missing teeth. This can make life a bit more challenging and is less than ideal for your other teeth, as well. When you have a sizable gap between your other teeth, this can cause a problem. The existing teeth will start shifting, and the best way to address this issue is by getting dental implants. Knowing other reasons to get dental implants is important if you’re faced with this dental dilemma.…

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Why The Benefits Of Implants Go Beyond Dental Issues

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When you get a dental implant, you are doing much more than tooth replacement. Sure, your main reason for getting an implant may be to get rid of that gaping hole between your teeth, but the benefits will spread beyond that. Here are three examples of such related benefits: Facial Beauty and Appearance You need your teeth not only for your bright smiles but also for your beautiful face. Your teeth give the face its fullness, which helps to outline the facial contours, shapes and lines.…

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Silver Vs White - Things To Know About These Types Of Fillings

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When you go to the dentist, you have two choices for cavity fillings – silver or white. Confused about this choice? Read on to discover some of the lesser-known facts about these two types of supplies for dental work. Silver is cheaper – for whatever reason, silver amalgam tends to be cheaper as a resource than white composite. As a result, these two different types of fillings are billed differently.…

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Three Reasons Behind The Most Common Periodontal Advice

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When you visit your periodontist, you will likely hear the same advice you’ve heard in previous visits. You will likely hear that you need to avoid smoking, drinking, certain foods, or that you need to floss and brush more. The key point that some professionals may overlook is telling you why you need to do these things, why these things may be bad for you, and how they are damaging your periodontal health.…

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Too Little, Too Much, Or Just Right: The Beauty Of Proportional Gums

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When you think of cosmetic dentistry, you probably think of the many ways that dentists can alter the appearance of your teeth. From bleaching and straightening to bonding and veneers, there are lots of ways that the color, texture, and shape of teeth can be altered. But if your teeth are the focal point when people see you smile, your gums are the backdrop. Healthy, attractive gums may not get a lot of remarks from people, but they improve the overall look of your mouth.…

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3 Things Your Dentist Wishes You Knew

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If you dread going to the dentist and you haven’t stressed that your children go, you’re making a huge mistake that can affect everyone’s health and your budget. Here are a few different things a lot of dentists wish people would realize, which would help prevent long term dental problems. Seeing a Dentist Saves You Money A lot of people think that they save money by avoiding the dentist, when the reality is that they will most likely pay more down the road for the work they need.…

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