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What's a Dental Strip Crown for Children?

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Dental crowns aren’t just for permanent adult teeth. Children sometimes need a crown too, and this when a primary (baby) tooth has become damaged, whether the tooth has decayed, or has broken after an accident. Stainless steel crowns are standard for a child’s rear molars, due to the ease of installation, and the fact that the crown is only temporary since the primary tooth will be shed and replaced with a permanent tooth.…

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What Types Of Cosmetic Dentistry Are Available?

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Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you, and broken, chipped, or missing teeth can lead to bite problems and self-esteem issues if you aren’t happy with your appearance. Several different cosmetic dentistry procedures can help you improve your teeth’s appearance and function. Teeth Whitening Most people experience yellowing or other discoloration of their teeth during their lives. Professional teeth whitening is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to improve the appearance of your teeth.…

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How To Simplify The Switch To A Family Dentist

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A family dentist can provide oral care for people of all ages. Multi-generational families, in particular, can benefit from this type of dentist. Switching from a general dentist to a family dentist can simplify your life in the long run, but there will still be an initial adjustment period. Here are four tips to help you make the transition to your new family dentist as seamless as possible:  1. Plan ahead.…

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What Are The Benefits Of Getting Invisalign As Opposed To Traditional Braces?

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One of the most complicated orals issues you might have to deal with is misaligned teeth. Tooth misalignment can happen due to genetic factors or as a result of environmental factors. For instance, children who use pacifiers or such on their thumbs are more prone to getting misalignment of their front teeth than those who don’t. Whatever the cause of poor dental alignment, it is advisable to start the process of correcting them early.…

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The Dos and Don'ts of Preserving a Knocked out Tooth

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Believe it or not, when a tooth is knocked out of your jaw, that doesn’t mean that you have to say goodbye to that tooth forever. If you act quickly and get help from an emergency dentist, it’s possible for that tooth to be transplanted back where it belongs. If the transplant is successful, you can go back to your daily life without anyone having even known that the tooth was knocked out.…

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Tips for Recovering from a Root Canal

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Are you going to be having a root canal procedure performed soon? If so, you’ll need to know the following tips for how you should deal with the discomfort afterward. Have Ice Packs Ready for Pain and Swelling You must use cold temperatures rather than hot temperatures to reduce the pain that you’re experiencing around the tooth. Have ice packs on hand so that you can place them on the outside of the mouth along your jawline.…

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Candy Season Is Here: How To Protect Your Child's Teeth And Braces During The Holidays

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The holidays are fast-approaching. If your child wears braces, now’s the time to start worrying about issues associated with candy, especially with Halloween right around the corner. As soon as your child comes home with their bag of candy, they’ll want to dig into the sweet stuff. Unfortunately, all that added sugar can wreak havoc on their teeth, especially while they’re wearing braces. Luckily, you don’t have to say no to all the candy; you just need to take some precautionary measures.…

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3 Possible Reasons Why Your Teeth Are Sensitive to Temperature Changes

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Having your teeth be sensitive to cold or hot or even both can be quite unpleasant. If you’re worried about it, unfortunately, the fact is it’s very likely that there’s something wrong with your teeth that’s causing this issue. However, what exactly it is can vary. Here are three of the most likely causes of your pain. Thinning Enamel One of the most common is thinning or damaged tooth enamel. Tooth enamel is the hardest layer of the tooth, and the external layer as well.…

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3 Things To Know About Teeth Whitening

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In this day and age, everything is online. As soon as you snap a picture and post it online, it can either get you a lot of likes or a lot of insults. If you recently caught a glimpse of your smile online and realized that your teeth are more yellow than they are white, then it’s time to step up your teeth whitening game. To help you decipher between which type is right for you and which kind will give you the best results, this article will discuss three things for you to know about it.…

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What To Do If You Haven't Been Wearing Your Invisalign Retainers

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Invisalign is a great alternative to braces for anyone who wants a more discreet option. In order to get the best experience from your clear aligners, you need to wear them as often as possible. Ideally, you should only remove them to eat and to clean them. However, life can sometimes get in the way. If you haven’t been wearing your clear aligners, here are four steps you can take to correct this:…

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