Category Archives: Dental Insurance

Anesthesia During Pregnancy

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  •  It's crucial that you inform your dentist if you are pregnant or might be pregnant
  • General anesthesia may have some effect on the fetus
  • Local anesthetics are still considered safe and won't have any affect on the baby
It's crucial that you inform your dentist if you are pregnant or might be pregnant...
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Conscious Sedation

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  • Some dental procedures require conscious sedation
  • In order to administer sedation, your dentist must have special training
  • Conscious sedation does not leave any lasting effects
Some dental procedures require conscious sedation. Typically, sedation is reserved for more severe and invasive procedures, like those performed by an oral surgeon. Occasionally, as with all medical...
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Acidic Foods and Teeth: What to Avoid

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  • Foods with high levels of acidity can cause the enamel of your teeth to erode over time
  • There are several foods that you should avoid eating by themselves
  •  Other than visiting your dentist it is imperative that you maintain a healthy dental regime
  Many foods that are considered “healthy” and help contribute to...
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Tongue Problems and Basic Oral Function

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  • A healthy, strong tongue is important for comfortable, easy daily life
  • You can prevent most tongue problems by maintaining good dental hygiene
  • Bad breath is a common, non-life threatening condition that points to a tongue problem
A healthy, strong tongue is important for comfortable, easy daily life. Without a well-functioning tongue, you may...
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Our Guide to Halloween

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  • Caries or cavities are often caused by long exposure to sugary or sour substances
  • Monitor how much candy you and your family consume
  • Remind your children to brush their teeth twice a day
Halloween: a favorite holiday among children; a dentist's worst nightmare. Candies, chocolates, and sugary sweets will fill bowls and bags...
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Your Teeth at Halloween

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  • Teeth are particularly susceptible at Halloween because of the enormous amounts of sweets
  • After your night of eating sweets, take the time to thoroughly brush your teeth
  • Have fun this Halloween, but don't forget to take care of your teeth
Halloween is just around the corner and with it a whole host of...
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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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