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  • New Dental Pains | 3 Reasons Teeth Become Increasingly Sensitive to Cold Food and Drinks


    Sensitive teeth are a real pain. If you've recently started suffering from tooth sensitivity, you may just attribute it to getting older. But you should never ignore increasingly sensitive teeth, which are oftentimes a sign of an underlying problem that needs to be treated sooner rather than later. Listed below are three reasons teeth suddenly become sensitive to cold food and drinks. 1. The Daily Grind When thinking about the daily grind, you likely think about fast-paced, stressful activities at work and while running errands.
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  • Fixed Crowns And Bridges: A Guide To Your Use Of Both At The Same Time


    If you are missing one or more of your natural teeth, modern dentistry has several ways that you can replace them subtly so that no one would know about your dental challenges simply by looking at you. However, some of them can be very expensive and can take months to complete, so that rules them out for many individuals. Fortunately, crowns and bridges tend to be more affordable and both procedures can be completed in a relatively brief period of time.
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  • Small Teeth Got You Down? Go Big With These 4 Dental Procedures


    Being comfortable in your own skin is essential in modern life where confidence increases the odds of achieving your workplace goals and personal endeavors. And a major part of being comfortable with your appearance is being happy with your smile. Therefore, if you are unhappy with your teeth because you consider them to be unusually small, you'll be glad to know that the four dental procedures below can increase the size of your teeth—and your confidence too.
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  • 3 Key Steps During The Dental Implant Process – And What Can Go Wrong


    Receiving a dental implant following a tooth loss can restore your smile and chewing confidence. The dental implant treatment process takes a number of months due to the process having a few steps that each take time. Going the slow and steady route with the implants helps the cosmetic dentist minimize the risks of a problem occurring and potentially threatening the stability and health of your implant. What are the key steps during the dental implant process – and what can go wrong in each step?
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  • Take The Ouch Out Of Your Dental Visit: Pain Relievers That Are Safe To Take In Advance


    When you are faced with your semi-annual dental cleaning, do you wince at the thought? If so, you might be tempted to skip it. That would definitely make your gums and teeth more painful in the long run, but how do you address the pain without doing or taking something you should not? The following pain relievers are safe to take a half hour before your dental cleaning, which may make the whole process far less painful.
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  • Haven't Been to the Dentist in a Very Long Time? Problems This Can Cause


    If you have not been to the dentist in a very long time, your teeth are likely damaged. If not, they are probably on their way. Below are some problems not taking care of your teeth can cause and how they can be treated. Plaque and Tartar Buildup Plaque has been building up on your teeth over the years and it will take the dental hygienist a much longer time to get all the plaque off.
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  • How You Can Cement a Broken Crown Back onto Your Tooth During a Holiday Party


    The holiday season is fast approaching, and soon it will be time for eating a lot of hard candy, nuts, and other foods that can cause a crown to break off of a tooth. If a crown you are wearing on a tooth breaks off, you should quickly examine the crown and your mouth to see whether you can quickly fix the problem. You want to check for two things: one, that the crown is still in good shape and that there isn't any bone or tissue stuck inside of it (you'll need a dentist if you find bone or tissue), and that there is either a dental post or a broken tooth still in your mouth that you can use to reattach the crown.
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  • The Many Consequences Of Magnesium Deficiency


    So many people these days are deficient in magnesium. This is is thought to be due, in part, to a lack of magnesium in the soils in which food is grown. Many Americans simply don't eat enough foods – like leafy greens and nuts – that contain high levels of magnesium. A magnesium deficiency can go undetected or many years, but it can also have serious consequences long-term. Here's a look at some of the more common negative effects.
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  • Allografts: An Overview Of Using Bones From A Donor For Your Dental Implants


    Dental implants are becoming very popular, but many people need to get a bone graft done to replace the bone that has deteriorated over time. The bone graft is necessary to thicken your jaw bone so it can hold the implant once it is anchored to your jaw. Your dentist might decide that they will do an allograft bone graft.  If your dentist has said you will have to have an allograft bone graft done and you want to learn a little bit about the procedure, here is an overview of how the procedure will be performed.
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  • The Basics Of Occlusal Equilibration


    The way you chew has a huge role to play in the overall state of your dental health. Poor chewing habits, by promoting uneven dental stress, may lead to such issues as cracked or chipped teeth. Fortunately, the threat of such problems can be minimized through a procedure known as occlusal equilibration. This article will familiarize you with the basic information about occlusal equilibration. Overview In a perfect world, your jaw would be oriented in such a manner that even pressure would be exerted on all of your teeth when you chew.
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