dental implants

All about dental implants

A dental implant is a long-term solution for replacing missing teeth. Your dentist places them directly into your jawbone, where they provide an artificial replacement for the root of your missing tooth or teeth. They can support crowns or dentures, in a similar way that roots support natural teeth. Having missing teeth can knock your […]

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Oral Thrush: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

If you notice a strange white rash inside your mouth, you may have a condition called thrush. It’s an infection caused by the candida fungus, which is yeast. You can get it in your mouth and other parts of the body. It can cause diaper rash in infants or vaginal yeast infections in women. Anyone can get […]

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Jaw surgery

Jaw surgery, also known as orthognathic (or-thog-NATH-ik) surgery, corrects irregularities of the jaw bones and realigns the jaws and teeth to improve the way they work. Making these corrections may also improve your facial appearance. Jaw surgery may be a corrective option if you have jaw problems that can’t be resolved with orthodontics alone. In […]

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oral health and acne

If you’re struggling with acne and feel like you’ve tried everything, from the expensive face, washes to high-end facial toners to overnight spot treatments, there’s a chance that the issue may be your oral health. We know, we know, sounds a little crazy, right? Surprisingly enough, the two can be linked! HEALTHY TEETH = HEALTHY FACE Most people […]

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Root Canal Treatment

The root canal is a pretty common dental procedure. According to the American Association of Endodontists, over 15 million root canals are done every year in the United States alone. But should you be concerned about a root canal infection? And are there any possible complications after it you should know about? What are root […]

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What Is Dental Plaque and How To Remove It?

Tooth plaque is a fact of life — everyone gets it. Dental plaque the sticky film that forms when bacteria in your mouth build up on your teeth. When plaque hangs around for too long, your choppers pay the price. It eats at them and makes them weak. That leads to decay and gum disease. […]

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Children braces and Orthodontics

If your child has crooked teeth or a misaligned jaw, talk to his dentist. She may recommend seeing an orthodontist. An orthodontist specializes in perfecting smiles using orthodontic appliances, such as: Bands Brackets Wires Headgear Rubber bands Retainers Clear aligners  Some kids can’t wait to get their Children’s braces, seeing them as a sign that their teen […]

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Invisalign Teen

braces have long been a staple of the teenage years. When we were growing up, most of our friends probably had them, all at about the same time. I had metal braces for the last two years of high school. In my group, they were so commonplace that they weren’t something that anyone was teased […]

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