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Should You Worry About Gums Bleeding?

There are times when bleeding may occur after brushing or flossing. It is very important to see a dentist if this happens on a regular basis. What might the presence of blood indicate? – You may not be utilising the correct flossing techniques. – The bristles on your toothbrush could be a bit too rigid. […]

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Am I Flossing Correctly?

Most people know they should floss their teeth but it’s possible that you may not be flossing correctly. Main points: – Flossing should be carried out on a daily basis. – Floss first, brush after. – Use a new section of floss every time. You may bleed the first few times you floss. If bleeding […]

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Preventing White Spots On Gums And Mouth

White spots can have multiple causes, including mouth ulcers or canker sores, caused by stress, bacterial infection, or a poor diet. Another cause is oral thrush or Candida infection, often caused by certain medications or diabetes. A condition known as leukoplakia can also cause white patches, and is caused by habits like smoking or heavy […]

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Treating a Lingering Bad Taste in the Mouth

People can experience different types of bad tastes in their mouths, including bitter, metallic and sickly sweet. If the bad taste lingers, consult a dentist to see if there are underlying reasons for the issue. Many issues can cause a bad taste in the mouth, but the condition is highly treatable. Key takeaways: – Cut […]

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Three Reasons Why You Should Avoid Harsh Toothbrushing

It’s easy to think that brushing our teeth energetically will remove more plaque and bacteria, but this is not always true. Key takeaways: – Aggressive brushing can cause enamel erosion. – Stained teeth and sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures can be caused by harsh brushing. – Gum tissue can also be damaged if you […]

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What is a Gingival or Gum Graft?

A gingival graft is normally done as a treatment for severe gum disease. The graft uses gum tissue from another area of the mouth to cover exposed roots of teeth in order to promote gum tissue growth. Key takeaways: – A gingival graft can be used on exposed roots for a single tooth or for […]

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Can Brushing Actually Damage Your Teeth?

A recent report found that nine different brands of toothpaste did not prevent teeth from losing enamel over time. Furthermore, some caused more damage than others. What additional factors were taken into account? – Toothpastes with larger abrasive particles caused a greater degree of enamel loss. – None were able to halt or reverse the […]

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Studies Link Poor Oral Health With Heart Diseases

Are you a middle-aged adult with missing teeth? Make sure that you visit the dentist for further treatment, to avoid getting cardiovascular disease (CVD). Here’s more about CVDs and poor oral health. Key takeaways: – CVDs are diseases that mainly affect the heart by blocking the blood vessels with plaque. – Examples of CVDs are […]

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What Advantages do Implant-Supported Bridges Offer?

If you are missing one or more adjacent teeth, your dentist might recommend what is known as an implant-supported bridge. There are several benefits associated with these unique options and it is important to appreciate some of the most profound. – As these bridges are secured into your jaw, they are very strong. – With […]

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Does Smoking Affect Dental Health?

It is commonly known that smoking can affect your health in all sorts of ways, leading to diseases of the lungs, respiratory system, and also certain types of cancer, as well as being at greater risk of heart attack and stroke. Generally, smokers are aware that they might get yellow fingers (tobacco stains), but perhaps […]

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