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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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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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Handling Your Child’s Anxiety for Dental Appointments

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  • Some children may experience anxiety before or during their dental appointments
  • Make sure your child knows exactly what's going to happen
  • It's important for children to develop good oral care habits at an early age
Some children may experience anxiety before or during their dental appointments. This is common for children who are...
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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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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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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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