Monthly Archives: November 2017

Sensitivity: Gums and Teeth

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  • It's easy to take your gums and teeth for granted
  • One of the leading causes of gum sensitivity or gum discomfort is gingivitis
  • Fortunately, tooth and gum sensitivity are easy to prevent
Gums and teeth are two of the most important components of your mouth. It is imperative that you take care of...
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Wisdom Teeth and Extraction

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  • Typically wisdom teeth are extracted
  • If the wisdom tooth partially erupts, patients pay develop pericoronitis
  • As always, it is important to maintain your oral health
Wisdom teeth are the last set of molars to develop. They often appear between the ages of 17 and 21 years of age. When they begin to come in,...
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Wisdom Teeth

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  • People typically experience their wisdom teeth growing in between the ages of 17 and 21
  • Wisdom teeth are not needed for chewing and often cause more problems than they're worth
  • It is important to speak with your dentist about the best option for your wisdom teeth
What are wisdom teeth? Technically they are...
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Sports Drinks and Cavities

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  • Sports drinks are specifically designed to enhance a person's athletic performance
  • The consumption of sports drinks leads to a higher level of acid in the mouth
  •  It is important that you consider the consequences
A study conducted by the Cardiff University School of Dentistry in the United Kingdom found that a large number...
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How to Prevent and Treat Cavities

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  • It is important to take good care of your teeth
  • There are several ways to reduce your chances of developing cavities
  • If you suspect you're developing a cavity, visit your dentist immediately
Tooth decay or cavities can affect anyone at any age. Cavities can occur for a number of reasons and dental research...
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What Are Cavities?

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  • Bacteria exists naturally in our mouths
  • Plaque increases as more and more bacteria attach to your teeth
  • Every time you eat, you subject your teeth to an acid attack
A cavity is what forms when a tooth or part of a tooth decays. In order to understand tooth decay, it is important to...
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Gingivitis

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  • Gingivitis is a type of gum disease
  • The most common causes of gingivitis are overall poor oral hygiene
  • If left untreated, gingivitis can lead to periodontitis
Gingivitis is a type of gum disease. It occurs when too much plaque builds up on the teeth. The bacteria that lives in this plaque irritates and...
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Periodontal Disease

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  • Periodontal disease is caused by bacteria
  • The most common form of periodontal disease is gingivitis
  • Periodontitis, unlike gingivitis, is considered more serious and can have serious lasting effects
Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is not one disease, but a whole host of different forms of disease. Periodontal disease is caused by...
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