No more fear of seeing the dentist with painless treatment!

No more fear of seeing the dentist with painless treatment!

  For those who are afraid of pain, going to the dentist for check-ups or worse, a cavity is the worse experience ever. However, with the help of painless treatment, you might be relieved from the fear of pain incurred.   What is painless treatment? For people who have an anxiety or fear of visiting the dentist, painless treatment is suitable for them. Painless treatment is achieved through sedation and laser treatment. Sedation...

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What do you know about wisdom teeth?

What do you know about wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties. Sometimes these teeth can be a valuable asset to the mouth when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. When wisdom teeth are misaligned, they may position themselves horizontally, be angled toward or away from the second molars, or be angled inward or outward. Poor alignment of wisdom...

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The Factors That Determine the Cost of Dental Implants

The Factors That Determine the Cost of Dental Implants

Missing teeth spoil the looks of the clients and also cause severe problems like bone atrophy and permanent changes to the way of speaking. Dental implants are a stable way of replacing the missing teeth and offer a very high success rate to most clients. A common question about dental implants is how much does it cost to get them? Read on to find out about the factors that determine the cost of an implant treatment. Number of implants...

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Pregnancy gingivitis

Pregnancy gingivitis

Cause: Pregnancy does not cause gingivitis. If pregnant women do not clean their oral cavity thoroughly, the hormonal changes during pregnancy may exaggerate the response of the gum tissues to the plaque bacterial toxins, resulting in red, swollen and bleeding gums. This is called “Pregnancy Gingivitis”. Symptoms: Gingival inflammation and gingival bleeding when brushing. Prevention and treatment: Pregnancy Gingivitis can be...

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Tips for Choosing the Right Toothbrush and Toothpaste for Your Child

Tips for Choosing the Right Toothbrush and Toothpaste for Your Child

Dental health is vital for quality of life. Since you want your children to have the best life possible, choosing the right toothbrush and toothpaste for them is an important decision. Let us consider a few of the most important considerations when it comes to pediatric oral care. Let start by discussing bristle strength. It really is not good to use hard bristles even on an adult mouth. Children especially should always use a brush with soft...

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How to develop your baby’s teeth brushing habits

How to develop your baby’s teeth brushing habits

Teeth brushing training is a gradual process. Rinse mouth on his/her own at 1 year-old Parents can use a finger brush glove to help clean the teeth of babies up to 2 years old. At 1 year old, parents can teach them to rinse their mouth on their own, so that the child can get used to water entering the mouth without swallowing. Kids toothpaste and toothbrush Children usually find more excitement when they just start to learn to brush their teeth....

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Guidelines in Choosing Good Dental Plan

Guidelines in Choosing Good Dental Plan

Studies show that good dental hygiene is a key ingredient to good overall health. In the past, dental plans have been the least concern for most families and companies. Today, many individuals have realized the importance of oral health. This new discovery has contributed to a growing need of dental plans for families and employers. If you are choosing an affordable dental plan, cost is not always the key ingredient to finding plan that works...

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Straighten your teeth without braces

Straighten your teeth without braces

Myobrace is a no-braces orthodontic approach to help straighten your teeth and jaws. The treatment addresses the poor oral habits that are the real causes of crooked teeth. It is a common belief that crowded teeth, incorrect jaw development and other orthodontic problems are caused by either large teeth in small jaws, or other hereditary factors. Modern research has shown that mouth breathing, tongue thrusting, reverse swallowing and thumb...

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Silver Fillings vs. Tooth Colored Fillings

Silver Fillings vs. Tooth Colored Fillings

When a dentist drills out the decayed part of a tooth, the resulting hole needs to be filled with something or the decay will recur. There is a wide variety of materials dentists use to fill teeth, and each one has its own unique set of advantages and disadvantages. While each option is different, the differences between tooth colored restorations and silver amalgam fillings are important to note. Silver (Amalgam) Fillings The long-standing...

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