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How To Tell If You Have A Tooth Infection

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Sure, a trip to the dentist will certainly tell you if you have an infection in your tooth. However, not everyone has the insurance, the money, or the time to go to the dentist on a whim. In order to help you decide if you might have an infection that requires professional dental care, you will want to review the following signs of an infection. Bad Breath Bad breath can be the result of many things, including improper brushing and flossing.…

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Vitamin D And Your Teeth

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Calcium usually comes up as the nutrient that’s most important for your teeth, but vitamin D deserves some attention, too. This vitamin works with calcium to build healthy teeth, so you need to make sure you’re getting enough so you don’t develop cavities and weak enamel. Here’s a look at vitamin D’s role in dental health, and ways to ensure you’re getting enough. How Vitamin D Builds Healthy Teeth Vitamin D allows your body to absorb calcium, so the calcium can be used to build strong tooth enamel.…

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Three Common Problems Faced By Those With An Underbite, And How Proper Treatment Can Fix Them

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An underbite occurs when the bottom half of the jaw partially overlaps with the top half. While not a common problem (only 5-10% of the world’s population suffers from this particular dental issue), it is one that usually requires treatment. Below are three common issues faced by those with an underbite, and how proper treatment can fix them. 1. Chewing Difficulties Chewing issues are a common problem among those individuals suffering from an underbite.…

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Changing Dental Technologies: How They Affect You

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When most people think about going to the dentist, their primary focus is on how they would prefer to avoid going. However, what many do not realize is that the experience of going to the dentist is forever changing and evolving as new technologies come into regular use. New dental technologies can make procedures faster and easier for your dentist to perform which in turn will reduce your aversion to going to the dentist by helping to eradicate pain and discomfort.…

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Ditch Your Dental Dismay

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If the thought of going to the dentist makes your palms sweaty, and gives you a squeamish feeling, you are not alone. You are one of many Americans who have a fear of the dentist. Some people gain this fear due to a traumatic past dental procedure, while others just can’t stomach the thought of sharp objects in their mouth. For some it is also disconcerting that they have to totally trust their dentist to manage their pain and keep them comfortable in regards to something so sensitive as their teeth.…

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Common Complications With Dental Fillings

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After you have had your teeth filled, you will need to communicate with your dentist about what you experience. Sometimes, the filling will need to be reshaped or adjusted in some other manner. One of the most common signs that something has gone wrong is that your teeth hurt. Pain When Biting Down If you experience pain when you bite down after your anesthesia wears off, this could be because the filling is interfering with your bite.…

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The Essence Of A Perio Protect Tray

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If you are suffering from periodontitis, a dentist, such as Hurst Family Dental, may recommend you get a Perio protect tray. You might be scared because this treatment might be new to you. The following article seeks to educate you on what Perio protect trays are all about. What is a Perio Protect Tray? This is an FDA approved device that assists patients to treat periodontal disease from the comfort of their home.…

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When Your Dental Problem Becomes An Emergency

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If you suffer with a toothache on a weekend, you may be wondering if it is safe to wait for an appointment with your dentist or if you have an emergency on your hands. Getting emergency dental care isn’t always easy if your dentist doesn’t see patients after hours, or if you are away on vacation. The first step is to call your dentist and ask for guidance. If you can’t contact your dentist, you can go to a 24 hour emergency dental clinic if there is one in your area.…

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What Should I Know About The Day I Get My Dental Implant?

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It’s normal to feel a little nervous about going in to get your dental implant.  Especially if you haven’t had much serious dental work done before, you probably feel a little wary about the procedure and what it entails.  Fortunately, the implant procedure is a very smooth and straight-forward process.  Here’s a look at what you should know and expect as you head to the dentist on your big day:…

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Points To Consider Concerning Full Mouth Reconstruction

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Is it a full mouth restoration, reconstruction, rehabilitation, or simply FMR? They’re all interchangeable titles. They’re not for everybody, but if you want or need to have one, there’s a few things you need to do. This process is not cheap and it’s not quick. Many dentists do not do it and insurance may not cover much of it. So before you even begin the process, you need to understand a few things.…

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