Monthly Archives: November 2017

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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Gum Disease and Your Child

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  • It is important for you, the parent, to teach your child good oral hygiene
  • Gingivitis is the most common type of gum disease and anyone at any age can suffer from it
  • Often gum disease is caused by an overabundance of plaque and bacteria
As soon as your child's teeth start coming in,...
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