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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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  • Q & A About Dental Bridges For People That Don't Prefer Dentures


    People who have one or more missing teeth may not like the idea of dentures because of the problems associated with them. Dentures can impair your ability to speak properly or eat comfortably because of their ability to slip out of place. Many denture wearers compensate for the movement of their denture by holding the appliance in place with their tongue as they speak, but this practice is uncomfortable and can slur speech.
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  • 4 Ways To Avoid Gum Disease And Premature Tooth Loss


    Gum disease and premature tooth loss run in your family. Now you're concerned that you'll lose your teeth prematurely and require dental implants too. Before you panic, it's important for you to know that heredity doesn't guarantee you'll lose your teeth or suffer from the same dental problems. In fact, there are some simple things you can do to avoid gum disease and tooth loss. Don't Skip the Dental Visits
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  • Why Aren't Your Teeth Responding To Whitening Products?


    There are a lot of home whitening products on the market now. And while they're effective for many people, they don't work for everyone. If you've got stains or discoloration on your teeth and haven't seen any improvement after using whitening products, all the positive reviews of these products may have you wondering why they work for other people and not for you. Most likely, this is because you have internal (or intrinsic) discoloration of your teeth.
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