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French Moore III
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Dentist Abingdon VA
Dentist Abingdon VA

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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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Why it’s not inevitable that you’ll lose your teeth as you get older
Advancements in dental techniques and the increased focus on preventive dentistry means older adults are keeping their natural teeth longer than ever before. A survey by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research showed that the rate of toot...
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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 clasp...
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How braces can be made to look good
Orthodontic appliances such as braces can be used to help straighten out crooked and crowded teeth. This is not just about looking better; it also helps improve your dental health. How they look may determine how you feel about wearing them but, these days,...
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What is plaque and how does it affect your teeth?
Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that covers our teeth and, when we eat something, these bacteria release acids that attack the tooth enamel. When these attacks are repeated over time, the enamel will break down and this will eventually lead to cavities....
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What Causes Sensitive Teeth?
If you sometimes find the taste of something hot or cold painful on your teeth, you may suffer from sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth is a common problem which may be caused by cavities and fractured teeth. But it can also be caused by worn tooth enamel, a c...
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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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Oral cancer: Why early detection is so important
Although thousands of Americans die every year from oral cancer, there is a high chance it can be cured if it is caught early enough. Each year, more than 30,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer and only half of those diagnosed survive more than fiv...
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Dental plaque – what it is and how to avoid it
You’ve probably heard people talking about plaque and maybe you’ve some idea of what it is. But it’s useful to know a bit more about it so that you can do what’s necessary to minimize the risks. Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that forms on teeth and gu...
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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 advanta...
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