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  • 3 Benefits Of Laser Gum Treatment Over Alternative Methods


    Finding out you have gum disease is probably not what you wanted to hear, but according to recent studies approximately 50% of American adults over the age of 30 have some level of gum disease. Your dentist may recommend using laser gum treatment to fix the problem, which is one of the best methods around. If you're feeling nervous about this, you should know that this method is actually easier to go through than the alternative options, and it offers several benefits too.
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  • 3 Potential Solutions For Insufficient Bone For Dental Implants


    Dental implants offer the most stability out of the common tooth replacement options. That's because the common type of implant starts with a metal root fitted directly into the jawbone. But fitting that root securely requires healthy bone with enough thickness and width to accommodate the root. There are a few reasons why your jawbone in the replacement area might not meet the qualifications for an implant. But that doesn't mean you need to look at other replacement options.
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  • What Is The Difference Between Tartar And Plaque?


    Some dental patients may be under the impression that tartar and plaque are the same thing. It's common knowledge that these two substances can build up on the teeth and harm teeth and gums. However, the significant differences between these substances (and how they are removed from the teeth) are not widely understood. The following is an explanation on how tartar and plaque differ: Tartar Tartar is a hard substance that is typically brownish yellow in color.
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  • If Your Child Is Worried About Braces, It's Time For A Party!


    Even with today's less intrusive designs, getting braces still isn't something most kids look forward to. If you have a son or daughter who will soon be getting braces, why not cheer them up with a pre-braces party? It might sound like a strange idea, but reality TV mom Kate Gosselin has held pre-braces parties for some of her children; it's a great way to help kids get ready for the restrictions of wearing braces.
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  • How To Prevent Your Sweet Tooth From Ruining Your Smile


    People like sugar.  In fact, the average American consumes around 20 teaspoons of sugar a day.  Do you have a sweet tooth?  Is it trying to tempt the other teeth in your mouth to binge on sugary treats?  Here are a few ways to prevent your sweet tooth from wreaking havoc on your smile. Trick Your Sweet Tooth Bacteria love sugar.  When you eat sugar, the bacteria in the plaque eat it and then turn it into acid.
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  • 2 Ways To Care For Your Mouth After Screw And Plate Implant Surgery


    If you have to get screw and plate implant surgery in order to correct bite problems, then your mouth will take several weeks to recover from the trauma. In order to help your mouth heal properly, follow these steps. Proper Cleaning Techniques First, you need to properly clean your mouth after this type of cosmetic surgery because bacteria can collect in the stitches. When you get screws and plates implanted into your jaw, they will usually be placed up in your cheekbone area through the upper gums.
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  • Achieve A Brighter Smile In Little Time


    In this day and age, people want results, but more importantly, they want them quickly. The same train of thought is also true when it comes to cosmetic dental treatments. If you're like most people, you want to revitalize and rejuvenate your smile; however, you aren't willing to wait years to accomplish this. Fortunately, there are a number of treatments that can make this goal a reality for you. Smile Snap-On
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  • How Do You Floss With Braces?


    Just the thought of trying to floss with braces can be intimidating.  In fact, you might be tempted to give up flossing entirely.  This isn't a good idea—flossing is vital for good dental health.  So what is a braces wearer to do?  Here's how you can—and why you should—floss even though you're wearing braces. Why floss? The main difference between brushing and flossing is that a toothbrush cleans the tops and other visible portions of your teeth, whereas flossing cleans the spaces between your teeth.
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  • Types Of Dental Veneers


    Dental veneers are a thin layer or shell that can be placed over your tooth by a dentist. Veneers serve two purposes: improving the appearance of your teeth and protecting a damaged tooth from further decay. Dental veneers can give you a much more appealing smile, which is why many cosmetic dentists use them. They can also reduce your tooth's sensitivity to heat and cold. Applying dental veneers is not a difficult procedure.
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  • Can Invisalign Work For Your Condition?


    Dental braces have been used for a very long time to correct several dental misalignment conditions.Some  people do not like their metallic and quite visible nature, despite them being effective. To many, the fear is in looking dorky or weird when wearing braces. Invisalign braces solve this problem by introducing an invinsible, custom- made and comfortable solution for braces. Invisalign braces are removable. Over a course of weeks, invisalign aligners will align your teeth as your dentist constantly adjusts them until your perfect smile has been achieved:
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