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Eric Compton
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Dentist Munster IN
Dentist Munster IN

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How removable partial dentures can help you
Removable partial dentures usually involve replacement teeth attached to plastic bases, connected by metal framework. They attach to your natural teeth with metal clasps or precision attachments. Precision attachments generally look better than metal clasps...

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The risks of oral piercing
Young people today choose to make a variety of fashion statements affecting not just the clothes they wear but also their bodies through tattoos and piercing, for example. Oral piercing may be something they feel looks good but it can lead to problems where...

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Treating facial pain and jaw problems
Chronic facial pain is a problem faced by millions of Americans. Common symptoms can include pain in or around the ear, tenderness of the jaw, clicking or popping noises when opening the mouth or even head and neck aches. If you are suffering from this type...

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Choosing the right mouthwash to meet your needs
These days many people like to use a mouthwash and there is a huge range of options to choose from. The key to choosing the right one for your needs is being clear about what you are using it for. Many people opt for mouthwash because they want to have fres...

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How Invisalign can replace metal braces
The Invisalign system is a series of clear, thin, mouthguards that fit over the teeth and can gradually straighten them. These have been called invisible braces as they can be an effective alternative to metal braces in some circumstances. The big advantage...

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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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How a baby’s first teeth develop
A newly born baby usually has no teeth visible but most have begun to develop primary or baby teeth. These generally begin to appear about six months after birth. Over their first few years, they will develop all 20 primary teeth and will usually have them ...

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Diabetes and your dental health: How your diet can affect your teeth
When diabetes is not controlled properly, high glucose levels in saliva may create problems that lead to an increased risk of tooth decay. Your teeth are covered with plaque, a sticky film of bacteria. After you eat food that contains sugars or starches, th...

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Action steps to prevent gum disease
Gum disease is a major cause of tooth loss in adults but it can be prevented or reversed if you take the right steps. Its caused by plaque a sticky film of bacteria that constantly forms on the teeth. These bacteria create toxins that can damage the gums. H...

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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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