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Richard Dunn
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Dentist Elmira NY
Dentist Elmira NY

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Taking steps to stop oral cancer before its too late
Oral cancer hits more than 30,000 Americans every year but you can minimize the risk by taking steps to ensure its caught early enough. The first indications of oral cancer may be a very small, but dangerous, oral spot or sore that you are not even aware of...
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Crowns and how they improve your teeth
To make sure you have the best smile possible, you may need a crown to cover a tooth and restore it to its normal shape and size. A crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size and strength, or to improve its appearan...
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Choosing the right toothbrush for your needs
It would be easy to get overwhelmed by the huge range of dental care products now available. Even looking just at toothbrushes present a wide range of choices. There are hundreds of manual and powered toothbrushes to choose from. Start by looking for produc...
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Taking care of removable partial dentures
If you have removable plastic dentures, its important to look after them carefully. You should brush them each day to remove food deposits and plaque. This also helps prevent them from becoming permanently stained. It’s best to use a brush that is designed ...
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Your options if you have many missing or damaged teeth
People who have not followed adequate dental care for some years may have already lost most of their teeth and feel a little hopeless. Sometimes they ask a dentist to remove the remaining teeth as they are often broken and have deep cavities. It’s true that...
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The process of installing Invisalign
Invisalign is a system of clear mouthguards that can be used instead of braces to help straighten teeth. The big advantage is that Invisalign looks better and is more comfortable than braces. However, not everyone is a candidate for using the system so you ...
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Preventing tooth decay in babies and infants
The habits of good dental care should begin as early as possible and it’s important to take steps to avoid problems with infants and children. Children need strong, healthy teeth to chew their food and baby teeth also keep a space in the jaw for the adult t...
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Why to look for the ADA Seal of Acceptance
When buying dental products, its a good idea to look out for the American Dental Association (ADA) Seal of Acceptance. The first Seal of Acceptance was awarded in 1931 and its regarded as an important symbol of a dental product’s safety and effectiveness. A...
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The keys to keeping your mouth healthy
A healthy mouth is a good indication of your overall health and helps you to keep a great smile and continue eating what you want for many years to come. There are a few steps you can take to make sure your mouth is as healthy as possible: – Brush your teet...
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Tips for people with difficulty handling a toothbrush
There are many people who find it difficult to look after their dental health properly because they have problems handling a toothbrush. This can be due to a severe physical disability or simply basic dexterity problems. There are a few simple steps you can...
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