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Maximize Plaque Bacteria Removal Between Teeth
It's important that you maximize plaque removal every day through effective tooth brushing and flossing. You must thoroughly clean around both teeth and implants . The best way to clean your implant depends on the stage of your treatment, so you should alwa...

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Diastemas and Treatment Options
What is a Diastema and How do I Treat It? A diastema is an area of extra space between two or more teeth. The two front teeth of the upper jaw area is where diastema is most frequently seen. Many children experience diastema as primary teeth fall out, thoug...

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The Important Reasons for Mouth Guards
A mouth guard is a soft plastic or laminate device used in sports to prevent oral injuries to the teeth, mouth, cheeks, tongue and jaw. The American Dental Association projects that one third of all dental injuries are sports related. The use of a mouth gu...

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What Is Fluorosis?
Your permanent teeth form under your gums in the jawbone during early childhood. Except for your wisdom teeth, the crowns (the part you see in the mouth) of all of the permanent teeth fully form by the time you are about 8 years old. If you consume too much...

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What You Should Know About Dry Mouth
Everyone has a dry mouth once in a while — if they are nervous, upset or under stress. But if you have a dry mouth all or most of the time, it can be uncomfortable and can lead to serious health problems. Dry mouth can Cause difficulties in tasting, chewing...

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Lost Filling or Crown
Fillings, which are materials used to fill cavities in the teeth, and crowns, which slip over and cover the tops of damaged teeth, sometimes loosen and fall out. This is rarely an emergency, but it can be painful because the exposed tooth tissue is often se...

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Gingivitis
What Is It? People with gingivitis have inflamed gum tissue around their teeth, caused by bacteria found in dental plaque. Normal, healthy gums should be firmly attached to the teeth and underlying bone. They are pale pink in light-skinned people and brown,...

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TMJ Disorder Treatment
What Is TMJ? The temporomandibular joint (TMJ), located just in front of the lower part of the ear, allows the lower jaw to move. The TMJ is a ball-and-socket joint, just like the hip or shoulder. When the mouth opens wide, the ball (called the condyle) com...

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Dental Emergency, When to Call a Dentist?
Tooth pain can occur at any time, and it's one of the reasons that people go to a dentist, and we don't want you to wait overnight. Strong biting can fracture your tooth and you may have severe pain in result. Tooth pain also can be occured by hot or cold d...

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Helping Children Prevent Decay and Cavities
According to the Academy of General Dentistry, an increase in sugar intake may lead school children to a high risk of cavities. In the past 15 months, researchers have studied dietary habits of preschoolers and have monitored their teeth, and the study show...
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