Monthly Archives: August 2016

Dental X-rays

Blog Highlights:
  • Dental x-ray is an important diagnostic tool that helps dentists assess and detect oral problems and diseases
  • Children may be required to get dental x-rays more frequently than adults
  • New patients need to have a dental x-ray so that the dentist will understand your teeth better and so that he or she will...
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5 Important Things you need to Know about teeth Whitening

Blog Highlights:
  • According to different surveys from different American dental associations, a lot of people today all want whiter teeth
  • Natural aging, injuries, and certain medications can cause your teeth to have a darker color
  • Teeth whitening procedures do not work on all kinds of teeth discolorations
  • Almost all toothpastes contain mild abrasives to help...
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Important Facts about Wisdom Teeth

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  • Wisdom teeth will typically start to appear when you reach 17 to 21 years of age
  • If the wisdom tooth does not come through properly, it can cause pain, stiffness, and discomfort
  • An impacted wisdom tooth can form a cyst that can in turn damage adjacent teeth
  • Without adequate space, the appearance of...
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Facts about Water Flossing

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  • Water flossing is done with the use of a water flosser
  • It is basically the act of using water to clean in between and around your teeth
  • Water flossing is ideal for those who cannot floss by hand or for those who find it difficult to use traditional floss
  • It is also ideal...
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Flossing is Worthless? Not So Fast My Friend!

Lee Corso Meme If you follow any kind of social media, you’ve likely seen a publication spread in the last two days debunking the benefits of flossing. I’ve even received texts from family members and friends calling me a fraud (jokingly, I hope) for advocating the practice. I...
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Some Facts about Veneers

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  • Veneers are made from thin, teeth-colored shells and other similar materials
  • They are placed on top of your teeth to help cover broken teeth, teeth stains, chips, and gaps
  • They are placed by removing a small portion of your teeth’s enamel, this process is irreversible
  • Veneers can be used to help improve the...
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Should you Travel Abroad for Dental Care?

Blog Highlights:
  • There are a lot of people today who want to go to other countries so that they can avail of cheaper dental treatments
  • U.S. dentists follow the guidelines given by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention for infection control
  • Since many dental surgical procedures require ample time for recovery and follow-up,...
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Important Facts you Need to Know About Toothbrushes

Blog Highlights:
  • Toothbrushes has been around for 5,000 years, the modern one however, was invented in 1938
  • People who have difficulties using a manual toothbrush can use a battery-operated one
  • You can ask the dentist to help you find a toothbrush that will suit your needs
  • It is also very important to keep your own...
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