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Can Gum Disease Be Cured Without A Dentist?

Can Gum Disease Be Cured Without A Dentist?
If your gums are irritated and swollen or your brushing routine is filled with streaks of red from bleeding gums, you may be dealing with gum disease. Gum disease causes include a number of different factors, but it begins with bacteria settling on and in between your teeth. Whether you’ve noticed severe gum disease symptoms or your dentist has confirmed that the disease is present, you may consider whether gum disease can be cured without dentist care. In order to answer that question, let’s walk through gum disease causes, treatment options and what to do once gum disease is detected. ...
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Can TMJ Be Cured At Home?

Can TMJ Be Cured At Home?
Jaw pain isn’t something you want to ignore. While there are a number of at-home treatments you can use to help prevent or alleviate pain in your temporomandibular joints (TMJ), it’s crucial to get to a dentist in Stratford for an evaluation before the pain spreads to other parts of your body. TMJ treatment from a dentist will help prevent additional challenges that can result from TMJ disorder like migraines, earaches, and neck and shoulder pain. What Is TMJ? TMJ, also known as Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome, is tightness and inflammation of the joint that connects the jaw to the ...
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23 Foods To Eat After Oral Surgery

23 Foods To Eat After Oral Surgery
It’s never more obvious how much we depend on healthy teeth as in the aftermath of oral surgery. Whether you’ve just had wisdom teeth removed or dental implants embedded, you’ll want to stick with soft foods that won’t cause more pain or disrupt the healing process. However, finding foods to eat after oral surgery, especially ones that are filling, can be tough. If you’re wondering, “What can I eat after dental surgery?” we have the list of soft and liquid foods you need to add to your diet. Foods To Eat After Dental Surgery Always follow the post-surgery care instructions from your ...
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Teeth Whitening Myths

Teeth Whitening Myths
If you’re searching for the best way to whiten teeth, you’ve likely come across a few methods to try at home. While teeth whitening can be done in the convenience of your bathroom, there are a number of methods that simply don’t work. So we’re going to debunk a few of the most popular teeth whitening myths that could actually damage your teeth.   Myth: Baking soda can whiten teeth Truth: People get lost in the fact that baking soda can, initially, remove surface stains from teeth, but because it’s such an abrasive element, it can strip the enamel off. The powder also messes up the ...
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The Dos And Dont’s Of Invisalign

The Dos And Dont’s Of Invisalign
If the fear of metal braces and wires has caused you to live with an imperfect smile, it’s time for a change with Invisalign. These clear aligners can straighten crooked, crowded, uneven, or gapped teeth through a series of personalized trays that shift your teeth over time to their correct position. Unlike cumbersome traditional braces, one of the Invisalign benefits is you can remove the aligners to eat and care for your teeth. As you consider the option to straighten your teeth with Invisalign, here are some of the dos and don’ts of Invisalign. Do This With Invisalign Metal braces and ...
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How Often Should Kids See A Dentist?

How Often Should Kids See A Dentist?
A common question we get from parents is when they should schedule their child’s first dentist appointment. Your child should go to the dentist by the time the first tooth appears or the child’s first birthday – whichever comes first. After your kid’s first dentist appointment, aim to see a dentist every six months for regular cleanings and oral exams. Regular visits to your child’s dentist will help the dentist detect oral problems – tooth decay, need for braces, teeth crowding – and form a solution for your child’s developing teeth. Here are some of the top reasons to provide proper ...
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How Often Should I Get My Teeth Cleaned By A Dentist?

How Often Should I Get My Teeth Cleaned By A Dentist?
Brushing and flossing regularly will help you fight against tooth decay, bad breath and gum disease. While these essential steps of good oral hygiene have numerous benefits, they alone cannot ward off all dental problems. Routine teeth cleanings give your dentist an opportunity to not only examine your oral health, but also give a deep cleaning teeth experience beyond what you can do at your bathroom sink. Routine Dental Visits If you shy away from visiting the dentist, you’re not alone. Some 20 percent of Americans only visit the dentist when absolutely necessary, while 5 to 8 percent ...
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Dental Options for Better Appearance and Health

Dental Options for Better Appearance and Health
Good oral health and overall well being are linked. As a matter of fact, good oral health leads to longer and happier life, improved self-confidence and beautiful smiles. Paying attention to oral health is essential because it prevents teeth from unwanted cavities, gum disease and even serious health issues. Sometimes we forget to take care of our essential health needs because we tend to put others first. Taking kids to school, taking care of the household and helping others are examples of what responsible heads of households tend to put first, sometimes at the expense of their own ...
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Which Stain Removal Toothpastes Are ADA Approved?

Which Stain Removal Toothpastes Are ADA Approved?
Do your friends or family love taking pictures? Selfies? If you’re uncomfortable with how white (or not white) your teeth will appear in the photos, how do you deal with it? If you’re looking for a simple, inexpensive way to whiten your teeth, what’s the best product to reach for? Whether you’re looking for a quick fix or a long-term change, one of the easiest solutions is an item you should be using every day anyway, your toothpaste. Teeth whitening toothpaste is a popular fix for yellowing teeth because all you need to do is replace the toothpaste you’re currently using. When searching ...
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Wisdom Teeth: Keep, Pull or Wait?

Wisdom Teeth: Keep, Pull or Wait?
While some people choose to keep their wisdom teeth, it’s usually recommended to have them removed to prevent pain or other dental symptoms down the road. Thankfully, it’s a simple, common procedure with a short recovery. If you’re dealing with painful, impacted wisdom teeth, we’ve got answers to all of your questions about wisdom teeth surgery. BEFORE YOU GO How do I know if I need wisdom teeth removal surgery? If your wisdom teeth don’t have enough space to come in straight, they’ll come in sideways or turned, which causes impaction with your other teeth. You may not even feel it, but ...
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