Monthly Archives: August 2017

A Knocked-Out Tooth (Avulsed Tooth)

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  • A knocked-out tooth is a serious emergency for permanent teeth
  • The most important thing to do when trying to save an avulsed tooth is to keep it wet
  • A tooth is more likely to be saved if you can get to your dentist within an hour of the accident
If one of your teeth...
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Dental Emergencies

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  • Tooth pain can be caused by a number of things
  • If an injured area becomes infected and is left untreated, the infection can spread to other parts of the head
  • If you're in pain, it's an emergency
Tooth pain can be caused by a number of things such as hot or cold foods, teeth...
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Canker Sores (Aphthous Stomatitis or Recurrent Mouth Ulcers)

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  • Canker sores are unsightly and painful round sores that develop in your mouth
  • Doctors and dentists are still not sure what causes canker sores
  • Occasionally canker sores may be misdiagnosed
Canker sores are painful round sores that develop in your mouth. About 50% of people will experience a canker sore at one point...
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Mouth Sores

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  • Mouth sores are ugly, painful, and inconvenient
  • Mouth sores can be caused by a number of things
  • Canker sores and cold sores are the most common types of mouth sores
Mouth sores are ugly, painful, and inconvenient. In general, mouth sores can be caused by a number of things, including bacterial, viral, or fungal...
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Do You Have a Cracked Molar?

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  • Molars are especially prone to cracks and fractures
  • A cracked molar can be extremely painful or it may result in little to no pain
  • If your dentist determines that the crack is serious, you will need to get treatment
Molars are especially prone to cracks and fractures due to their function and position in...
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Cracked Tooth Syndrome

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  • Cracked tooth syndrome is a tricky dental issue to diagnose
  • Cracked tooth syndrome can be caused by a number of things
  • Symptoms often persist for months before a diagnosis is reached
Cracked tooth syndrome is a tricky dental issue to diagnose. Cracked tooth syndrome is when your tooth cracks, but the crack is...
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Dentures

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  • Dentures are custom-made removable teeth
  • There are three types of dentures
  • It is important to take care of your dentures
If you've lost your natural teeth due to an accident or age, it might be time to look into dentures. Dentures are custom-made removable teeth. They are built to fit your mouth and replace...
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Oral Health and Loneliness

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  • Poor oral health can lead to many disadvantages for older patients including loneliness
  • Oral health and hygiene is incredibly important
  • Ask your dentist today about how to maintain proper oral hygiene
In today's society, when holistic medicine or treating the whole person is becoming more and more popular, it is worth noting that oral...
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