Monthly Archives: March 2017

Knowing how Aging can affect your Oral Health

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  • As people get older, our overall health declines, the same thing goes for our oral health
  • One of the most common oral problems that are associated with aging is having teeth that look dark and dull instead of white and shiny
  • Some people who need to take certain medications on a daily basis...
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Knowing how Aging can Increase your Susceptibility to Tooth decay

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  • The roots of our teeth are protected by cementum, a calcified substance that is weaker than the enamel and more susceptible to decay
  • The cementum can be very difficult to treat if it is damaged
  • Gum recession can happen as a result of periodontal disease, or because of plaque buildup
  • Tooth decay can...
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The Use of Dental X-rays in Treating Oral Problems

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  • There are two types of dental x-rays, the intraoral x-ray, and the extra-oral x-ray
  • Dental x-rays can help your dentist see your tooth root and even the bones that support your teeth
  • Dental x-rays are painless and they can be used to diagnose dental problems as well as to help prevent diseases>
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The Importance of Dental X-rays

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  • Although most dental problems can be easily seen with the naked eye, you should know that some problems can only be seen through an x-ray.
  • With the help of the dental x-ray, the dentist can begin creating a treatment plan that will fit your needs.
  • The dental x-ray is safe as it will...
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Can you Really Heal Cavities Naturally?

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  • There are those who make claims online that you can heal the cavities on your teeth without seeing the dentist
  • Although the proper diet can make a positive impact on your health, cavities cannot heal naturally
  • Cavities need to be treated by the dentist as soon as possible so you can avoid tooth...
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What are Cavities and how do they affect your Teeth?

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  • Microorganisms can thrive on the surface of your teeth by consuming the food residue and debris on or in between your teeth
  • Bacteria produces acids as a byproduct, the acids can dissolve the enamel of your teeth in order to create a cavity
  • Aside from poor oral hygiene, and consuming too many sugary...
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The Treatment of Abscessed Teeth

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  • The only treatment option for an abscessed tooth is root canal therapy, this is done so you can avoid tooth loss
  • A cracked tooth can allow bacteria to go inside the pulp and cause an infection
  • During a root canal therapy, the dentist will remove the infected pulp and make sure that the...
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Knowing Why you Might want to Use Sugarless Gum

Blog Highlights:
  • Sugarless gum can help stimulate your salivary glands so you can produce more saliva
  • Saliva is important as it can help protect your teeth from acids and from decay
  • You need to use sugarless gums that have the ADA Seal of Acceptance so you will know that you are using something effective
Saliva is...
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