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  • 3 Problems That May Occur If Your Wisdom Teeth Remain In Place


    Your wisdom teeth are the final permanent teeth in your mouth to erupt from your gums. For some people, these teeth never fully break through the gums. Still, whether a wisdom tooth is un-erupted, partially erupted or fully erupted, there may be multiple problems associated with it. Here are a few issues that may occur: Crowding from Un-erupted Wisdom Teeth Wisdom teeth that have not erupted and are not properly aligned with in the jawbone can cause the other teeth to shift due to the pressure that the growing wisdom tooth places on adjacent teeth.
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  • Ways An Orthodontist Fixes An Overbite And Gap From A Missing Tooth


    If your teen child has an overbite and is congenitally missing a lower molar, an orthodontist might be able to fix these issues and straighten the child's teeth with braces and temporary anchorage devices (TADs). Here are several things you should realize about braces and these specific issues. How braces correct an overbite When a child has an overbite, it means that the child's upper jaw is positioned too far forward.
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  • Simply Brushing Is Not Enough! Follow These Tips To Prevent Gum Disease


    If you ask most people how to prevent gum disease, they'll tell you to brush your teeth. They're not wrong. However, they're not really telling you the whole story, either. Especially if you've been prone to gum disease in the past, simply brushing your teeth won't be enough to keep gum disease at bay. Here are some additional strategies you should be implementing. Cleaning your tongue. If you brush your teeth but don't brush your tongue, you're leaving a lot of oral bacteria behind in your mouth.
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  • 2 Restorative Methods For Whitening Teeth That Have Weak Enamel


    Enamel can become weak for a number of reasons included regular consumption of acidic foods, poor dental habits, and sickness. Once the enamel becomes weak, the dentin will begin to show through your teeth. This causes your teeth to have a yellow hue and can lead to increased sensitivity. Weak enamel may not be as responsive to bleaching treatments as healthier enamel typically is. Therefore, if you want to whiten your teeth, restorative methods may be more effective and safer for your teeth.
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  • 5 Habits That Can Make Your Teeth Whiter


    Stained teeth might not have a negative impact on your oral health, but they can make you self-conscious about your appearance. If your teeth are on the yellowish side, you may embarrassed to smile all the time. Making some lifestyle changes, however, can make your pearly whites brighter. Here are five habits that can make your teeth whiter: 1. Cleaning Your Tongue Cleaning your tongue every day is more important than you think.
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  • 3 Uncommon Reasons Why Teeth Can Feel Very Sensitive


    Have you ever experienced a sharp pain when sipping on coffee or eating a cold food? It so, it's possible that your teeth are sensitive from layers of protective enamel that have broken down over time. The enamel breaks down due to common reasons, such as brushing your teeth too hard, and eating foods that are acidic. However, teeth sensitivity can be caused by these other reasons that are not so common.
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  • Protecting Your Teen's Teeth: How To Avoid Current Trends That May Destroy Their Beautiful Smile


    Good dental health throughout life is important for everyone. Not only is it painful and a potential health issue when teeth are decayed or broken, but it can even affect the opportunity for employment. Every parent wants the best for their child, so ensuring they maintain a healthy smile needs to be a priority. Unfortunately, there is more to teach them than just brushing and flossing. There are a number of ways many children are unwittingly causing harm to their teeth.
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  • Crown Lengthening For Cosmetic Reasons


    If you feel that your teeth appear too "short" or think that your gums are more visible when you smile compared to other people, there is a solution. Crown lengthening is a common procedure for both medical and cosmetic reasons. If you are wondering about crown lengthening, here is more information about the procedure. What is crown lengthening? Crown lengthening is a procedure that uses gingivectomy to remove excess gum material and reshapes the gum to uncover more of the tooth.
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  • Periodontal Disease 101: Here's What You Need To Know


    Periodontal disease is often the result of not treating gingivitis. It causes your gums to start pulling away from your teeth and form these little pockets that end up being infected. Your body's natural immune system works hard to fight all of that bacterial as plaque begins growing and spreading deep into your gums. Over time, your body's enzymes that are working to fight off the infection actually end up breaking down your bones and all the connecting tissues that keep your teeth where they should be.
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  • All-Natural Approaches To Less Painful Root Canal Therapy


    You might be wondering about the possibility of less-painful root canal therapy without medications. There are some techniques that can help. You may still want to be numbed for the procedure since a root canal involves work in close approximation to the nerves in your gums and teeth, but pre- and post approaches to any pain you might feel can lessen it significantly.   All Natural Approach to Preventing Extra Pain Before Your Root Canal
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