Category Archives: Tooth Pain

New Dentures

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  • It may take time to fully adjust to your new dentures
  • It will take time to get used to eating regularly
  • You may have some trouble pronouncing certain words
Dentures are very useful if you've lost all of your teeth. They allow you to eat and speak normally and give you back your beautiful...
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Dentures: What Are They Made OF?

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  • Dentures are made up of two components- the teeth and the frame
  • Most patients will need to replace their acrylic dentures every five to eight years
  • In order to ensure a long life for your dentures, it's important to take care of them
In the past, it was common for dentists to use...
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Dry Mouth: Causes and Treatment

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  • Dry mouth is the feeling you get when your salivary glands aren't producing enough saliva
  • In most cases, dry mouth is the result of stress or some other emotional taxing event
  • The only way to permanently treat dry mouth is to identify and treat the cause
Dry mouth is the uncomfortable feeling you...
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Dry Mouth: What Is It?

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  • Dry mouth is the condition in which the salivary glands don't produce enough saliva
  • A lack of saliva prevents your mouth from functioning properly
  • Dry mouth that doesn't go away on it's own may indicate a more serious issue
Dry mouth is the condition in which the salivary glands don't produce enough saliva....
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Braces: Do They Hurt?

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  • Though braces can be painful or uncomfortable at times, the pain is often not extreme
  • Most orthodontists recommend simple over-the-counter pain killers
  • For the duration of your treatment, you may experience pressure and tenderness
If you are considering getting braces, you may be wondering if they will be painful.  Braces can be painful...
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Finding Your Orthodontist and What to Expect

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  • When considering orthodontic treatment it's recommended that you do some research
  • Speak openly with your orthodontist
  • The length of treatment often varies by patient
It's recommended that you visit your dentist at least twice a year for regular checkups and cleanings. Your dentist monitors your overall oral health including the state of your...
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The Prevalence of Gum Disease

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  • Periodontal disease is an infection of the gums
  • Moderate to sever periodontal disease is more common in people over the age of 65
  • If you suspect you have periodontal disease, visit your dentist immediately
According to the Journal of Dental Research one out of every two adults over the age of 30 has...
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Oral Health and Cardiovascular Diseases: Part 1

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  • Some oral diseases or issues can put patients at a higher risk of developing other medical issues and vice versa
  • Your dentist should be informed of all medical problems you suffer from
  • People who have periodontal disease are more likely to experience coronary artery disease
Over the years, studies have shown that there is...
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