The Basics Of Occlusal Equilibration

Posted on: 16 August 2016
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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A Parent's Guide To Keeping Their Toddlers' Gums Healthy

Posted on: 27 July 2016
Toddlers need healthy gums to provide a foundation for teeth once he/she is old enough. In most cases the baby's first tooth should begin breaking the gum line in approximately six months. You as a parent will do everything possible to ensure your child doesn't occupy the dentist's chair in future years except for dental checkups. Here are a few suggestions to give your child a head start in the process.
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Three Ways To Fight TMJ Pain Without Resorting To Medications

Posted on: 11 July 2016
Do you often suffer from pain in your jaw that's centralized below your ear? Known as TMJ pain, this condition is caused by inflammation and irritation of the temporomandibular joint. Taking an over-the-counter pain reliever can help make you more comfortable, but it's just a temporary fix ā€“ and pain relievers are not always the best option since they can lead to side effects. To better manage your TMJ pain, try these methods.
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3 Things You Shouldn't Do When Taking Care Of Your Dental Implants

Posted on: 23 June 2016
If you are the proud owner of dental implants, you probably love the way that they improve your appearance. You may have also noticed that they make it easier for you to talk, smile, laugh and more. If you want to continue to enjoy them for a long time to come, it is essential to take proper care of them. However, if you aren't careful, you could actually risk damaging them while attempting to care for them if you don't know what you are doing.
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