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09 Feb

What is a Dental Emergency?

Injuries to the mouth may include teeth that are knocked out (avulsed), forced out of position and loosened (extruded) or fractured. In addition, lips, gums or cheeks are often...

02 Feb

Avoid Dry Socket With Wisdom Tooth Extractions

Each year, millions of Americans have their wisdom teeth removed. The vast majority of patients heal flawlessly, with little discomfort and swelling, thankful impacted or painful wisdom teeth are...

26 Jan

Wisdom Teeth: Is it Wise to Remove Them?

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the last teeth to grow in the back of the mouth. Common misunderstandings surround their name origin, removal reasons and pain...

19 Jan

Monitor Infant’s Fluoride Intake

If you add fluoridated water to your infant’s baby formula, you may be putting your child at risk of developing dental fluorosis, a harmless cosmetic condition manifested by brown,...

30 Dec

Can’t Floss Regularly? Once a Day Keeps Tartar Away!

Despite recommendations and warnings from dentists about the importance of regular flossing, many people admit they still don’t do it, and countless more floss only in the days and...

30 Nov

Allergies and Denistry

Allergic reactions are sensitivities to a specific substance, called an allergen, that makes contact with the skin, or is inhaled into the lungs, swallowed, or injected. Some allergic reactions...

23 Nov

Canker and Cold Sores

Cold sores, also known as fever blisters, are tiny, clear, fluid-filled blisters that form around the mouth and are caused by the herpes simplex virus (usually type 1, or...

16 Nov

Dental Insurance: May Help Take the Bite Out of Bills

Dental insurance can be helpful to patients in defraying the costs when paying for dental treatment. Insurance, however, can sometimes be a double-edged sword and it is important for...

25 Aug

Dental Erosion: Consume Pickles, Lemons and Soft Drinks in Moderation

Frequently consuming foods with a low pH value, such as soft drinks, fruit juices, pickles, fresh fruit and yogurt can lead to irreversible dental erosion, according to a report...

18 Aug

Oral Health For Vegetarians

Dentist Should Advise Vegetarians on Good Oral Health Health concerns about fat and cholesterol have prompted many people to become vegetarians, and the nutritional deficiencies that can sometimes result...

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