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    What You Should Expect with Partial Dentures

    Getting Partial Dentures? Here's What You Need to Know: Dentures, full or partial, can generate apprehension on the part of the patient. However if it's what your doctor recommended, it's probably the best option for you. Recipients who are new to the world of...

    How to Choose a Dental Surgeon: 5 Questions You Must Ask

    There are a host of questions you should ask when choosing a dental surgeon, but some are more vital than others. Choosing a competent dental surgeon is a critical task, since oral surgery may affect your overall quality of life, not only your smile and teeth. You may...

    Understanding Enamel: How to Make Our Teeth Stronger

    Enamel, the substance that covers the outside of our teeth, is the hardest material in our bodies. Made of mostly of minerals, this translucent coating protects our teeth and gives them the strength to crush, chew and tear the many different foods we eat. Our enamel...

    Sensitive Teeth Pain: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

    If you have ever taken a bite out of an ice cream or sipped from a hot mug of tea and felt a sharp, deep ache erupt immediately in one or more of your teeth, you're already all too familiar with the pain of having sensitive teeth. Fortunately, there's no need to...

    Alternatives to Braces for Adults

    Teeth Straightening Options One of the things we all learning on the way to becoming an adult is the importance of a first impression. And the appearance of our teeth goes a long way in that regard. An even, healthy-looking set of pearly whites helps us project a...

    What Really Happens If You Skip Brushing At Bedtime?

    Not Brushing Your Teeth Before Bed? Do you brush your teeth before you go to bed? Always? Without fail? If you can answer an unequivocal “yes,” you’re in the majority -- but just barely. According to a recent poll in Britain, 45% of adults admitted to sometimes...

    How Long Should You Brush Your Teeth?

    Brushing Your Teeth There are a lot of myths surrounding how to brush one's teeth, but fortunately, dentists have reached a general consensus regarding the length of time tooth brushing should last: Two full minutes. This duration of time is for brushing alone;...

    How Many Teeth Do Humans Have?

    Did you know that adults and children have different number of teeth? Learn how many teeth humans have and how to take care of your oral health.

    Wisdom Teeth Surgery Questions Answered

    Here's Our Answers to a Number of Common Wisdom Teeth Questions Though not everyone will need wisdom teeth surgery, extraction is often recommended to prevent future issues. It is best to have wisdom teeth surgery performed before the teeth have erupted (while you are...

    What Causes Dry Mouth?

    Symptopms of Clinicaly Diagnosed Dry Mouth And Throat Dry mouth, known medically as “xerostomia”, is a condition wherein a person consistently does not have enough saliva to keep his or her mouth and throat moist. Though few people realise it, dry mouth is more...

    How to Manage Wisdom Tooth Pain

    Managing Wisdom Tooth Pain Prior to having your wisdom teeth removed, you can manage the pain by: Using a mouth rinse: You can make a simple and effective mouth rinse at home by mixing a cup of warm water with a teaspoon of salt, then stirring. Swish the rinse in your...

    How To Brush Your Teeth With Braces Infographic

    Brushing Your Teeth With Braces Braces don't just look awkward—they often feel awkward, too: Though they are sometimes necessary to ensure an aligned bite and beautiful smile, they can make routine tooth care difficult, particularly for young children. Taking extra...

    Does A Root Canal Hurt?

    Is Root Canal Procedure Painful? The root canal procedure itself is usually painless as your dentist will completely numb the tooth being treated before he or she begins the root canal. Many people erroneously associate root canal treatment with extreme pain as it...

    Does Novocaine Have Any Side Effects?

    Curious if novocaine has any side effects? Read our oral health blog or consult with one of our dental care experts about our state of the art dental equipment .

    Does Coffee Stain Your Teeth?

    Does Coffee Stain Your Teeth? Answer: Yes Coffee may get us smiling in the morning, but it doesn't always have the most flattering effect on our smile: The tiny pits and ridges naturally present in tooth enamel make our teeth prone to staining from dark foods and...

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