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Reasons You Should Not Floss Too Hard

Your dentist will tell you flossing is an essential part of a good oral health routine. It reaches and removes minute bits of debris that your toothbrush cannot reach. Flossing too hard however, can cause damage. Aggressive flossing can damage your gumline and: – Expose your gums to “holes” in which harmful bacteria can enter […]

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Contact a Dentist if Your Baby has Chipped a Tooth

Baby teeth come and go, but a chipped tooth can represent a potentially serious issue. This is why scheduling an immediate appointment with your dentist is always advised. What will the dentist do? – He or she can determine if the temporary root has been damaged. – It might be possible to reattach the fragment […]

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Is it Possible for Cavities to Form Under A Dental Filling?

Bacteria can get into damaged fillings and cause decay, leading to cavities under the filling. Regular appointments with a dentist help prevent this to maintain healthy teeth. Key takeaways: – Materials used in fillings can become damages through everyday wear and tear from biting and chewing food. – A damaged filling should be looked at […]

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Alleviate Pain with the Correct Tooth Extraction Aftercare

Some pain after teeth extraction can be expected for 7 to 10 days, but the correct aftercare can also help alleviate pain and the risk of infection. Your dentist will advise on the best plan of aftercare. Key takeaways: – Report to your dentist any abnormal signs such as prolonged bleeding, chewing problems and bad […]

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Dental Crown Lengthening

The crown of the tooth is the part that is visible above the gums. Gums protect the roots of the teeth and leave the teeth above exposed for biting and chewing food. This is the basic setup for most people but sometimes it may be necessary for the dentist to expose more of the teeth […]

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Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

Modern dental surgery will involve some form of sedation while the dentist works in and around the teeth and gums. The type of sedation used varies from a mild sedative pill or injection for minor procedures to a general anaesthetic for longer, more complex surgery but all forms of sedation have benefits for the patient: […]

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How To Cure Your Keto Diet Bad Breath

Keto diet breath smells extremely unpleasant. In summary: – Keto bad breath is caused by ketones; compounds which are produced by the liver after fat stores are burned. – This can be masked by mint chewing gum, mouthwash, munching on herbs such as parsley, clove, and cinnamon and staying hydrated with water. – Your dentist […]

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Effects of Alcohol on Teeth

Alcoholic drinks contain acids and acids can damage teeth but that doesn’t mean that beer, wine and spirits should be consigned to the rubbish bin. Many of the bad effects of alcohol on teeth can be avoided by sipping a glass of water while enjoying your favourite tipple. The water reduces the acidity of the […]

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Prevention Tips For Black Teeth

Tooth decay, infection, or a dead nerve can cause a tooth to turn black. Stained teeth are another cause of dark teeth. Here are some prevention tips to keep in mind for the sake of your dental health. Key takeaways: – Reduce your intake of coffee, cola, red wine, and black tea. – Smoking is […]

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