3 Tips for Preventing a Dental Infection When Your Temporary Crown Falls Out of Place

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If you are scheduled to get a dental crown, then your dentist will often install a temporary crown until your permanent crown is ready. When your dentist prepares your tooth for a dental crown, this involves shaving down the damaged tooth. The temporary crown is put in place to protect your tooth from the external elements until your permanent crown can be installed. Your temporary crown is installed in a manner that makes it easily removable.

16 December 2015

Cosmetic Procedures To Consider After Braces

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Getting braces can be a great way to make your smile more beautiful, but there may be even more you can do to create beautiful teeth after the braces come off. Talk to your cosmetic dentist about the following cosmetic procedures that you may want to consider after your braces have done their job. Tooth Bonding Once your teeth are perfectly aligned, you may discover that some of your teeth are slightly uneven at the bottoms.

28 November 2015

How To Recognize Problems With Established Dental Implants

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Dental implants provide a tooth replacement option that is low-maintenance, realistic looking and feeling, and suitable for a single tooth or for multiple teeth. Once installed and healed into place, implants only require the same care as your natural teeth – brushing, flossing, and routine cleanings. Since cavities and tooth infections are no longer a concern, you may ignore the symptoms of an impending issue. Problems aren't common and most of them are easily remedied, but you need to be able to recognize the symptoms.

9 November 2015

Dental Abscesses In Children: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment

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You do all that you can to ensure your child's health and safety, but sometimes things happen that require immediate care. Dental abscesses are one emergency that can seemingly come out of nowhere. Below is a simple guide that will help you understand the causes of abscesses, know what symptoms to look for in your child, and what treatments may be needed in the event of an abscess. What Causes Dental Abscesses?

21 October 2015

Caring For Kids' Teeth: The Role Of A Pediatric Dentist

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Children's dental needs are different from adults' because their mouths and teeth are in the developmental stage. A pediatric dentist specializes in the care of children's teeth from infancy through their early teenage years. As a pediatric dentist, the job duties may be somewhat different from that of an adult dentist. What are some of the things that a child's dentist must do to ensure the good oral health of children?

5 October 2015

Dental Crowns: Tips For Eating With The Crown

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Dental crowns are made of sturdy materials that allow them to cap your tooth and protect it from damage. While you should be able to eat a good amount of food with crowns, they can still get damaged. Here are some tips for eating when you have a dental crown. Foods You Can Eat First of all, you should be aware of the types of foods you can eat. Crowns are actually very durable, so you can still eats most kinds of foods.

16 September 2015

3 Kid Friendly Snacks That Boost Oral Health

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As a parent, you never stop worrying about your child's health and well being. You do everything you can to make sure that your child develops into a strong young adult. Taking your child to the dentist twice a year and overseeing your child's oral hygiene routine are good starting points. You can also feed your child a balanced diet to promote their oral health. Even picky eaters can be enticed to eat well.

26 August 2015

Keep Your Smile Radiant By Learning How To Care For Porcelain Veneers

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Learn the proper way to care for your new set of porcelain veneers with the following tips. As a result, you will continue to have an attractive smile and the veneers will last for several years.  Avoid Food Items And Beverages That Stain Although veneers do not stain as often as natural teeth, it is still a wise idea to refrain from eating or drinking beverages that commonly cause stains. Tea, soda, soy sauce, beets, and chocolate are some common items that cause staining.

7 August 2015

3 Options For Whiter Teeth

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Do you feel like your teeth aren't as white as they could be? Do you want to improve the brightness of your smile? The good news is that stained and yellow teeth aren't permanent. There are steps you can take to remove staining from your teeth to get a whiter and brighter smile. Before choosing a whitening method, you should consider your budget and how much time you want to put into the whitening process.

23 July 2015

Teaching Yourself And Your Family How To Floss Properly

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As a parent, it is important that you are the leading example for showing your children how to care for their teeth properly. Without a good role model, children often fall behind on caring for their teeth, which is really bad for the development of their smile. In order to teach your children proper dental care, you want to know how to care for your teeth properly yourself. Everything from the way that you brush to the way that you floss can make a huge difference in your dental health.

30 June 2015