Haven't Been to the Dentist in a Very Long Time? Problems This Can Cause

Posted on: 27 October 2016
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

Posted on: 10 October 2016
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

Posted on: 23 September 2016
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 ā€“ like leafy greens and nuts ā€“ 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

Posted on: 1 September 2016
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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