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Senior Struggles: Dental Problems That Afflict The Elderly

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People go through many bodily changes as they grow older. Dental problems are one major issue for senior adults. There are several different reasons why people in this age group experience so many dental problems. Those reasons are discussed below, and solutions for each problem are also provided. Use this information to help treat your own dental problems or to assist an elderly loved one. Dry Mouth And Subsequent Cavities Read More»

Dental Implants: Q & A

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If you need to have a tooth replaced, your dentist may prescribe a dental implant. A dental implant is a popular tooth replacement option because of its longevity and its ability to replace an entire tooth structure. Here are some questions and answers about dental implants: How is a dental implant installed? A dental implant is a titanium rod or screw. It is drilled into the jawbone for stabilization. Once the implant is surgically inserted into the bone, it begins to heal. Read More»

5 Ways To Minimize Tartar Development

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Tartar, which is also called calculus, can build up on the teeth in a short amount of time and cause them to appear yellow, so it is best to avoid its development in the first place.  Here are few tips to help prevent tartar development: Proper Brushing You should brush consistently two times a day for about two minutes. However, how you brush during each brushing session is important. If you use excessive force, the brush will not remove more plaque. Read More»

Questions And Answers About Dentures

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Dentures are often used to replace multiple missing teeth. Here are a few questions and answers about these prosthetic dental appliances: What are dentures made of? The false teeth of a denture are made of porcelain or acrylic resin. The teeth are attached to a base plate, and that is fashioned from metal or acrylic resin. How long do dentures last? Dentures usually last several years. However, over time, the fit of the dentures may necessitate their replacement. Read More»

3 Myths About Dentures

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As we age, getting dentures to replace our natural teeth is pretty standard. Unfortunately, many don’t understand that getting dentures is not a single, magical cure-all. Before getting (or not getting) dentures, it is important to understand what is and is not true about getting dentures. Myth #1: No More Dental Appoints Truth: While you may think that dentures eliminate most, if not all, oral health issues, you still need to visit your regular dentist at least once per year. Read More»

Avoiding Cross Contamination At The Dentist

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When you go to the dentist, you expect that the dentist along with their assistants are practicing proper personal hygiene as well as the correct office cleanliness measures. Getting sick as a result of cross contamination from germs or other microbes while at the dentist is not uncommon. Before you schedule your next appointment, keep the following things in mind so you can help protect yourself from getting sick. Check Gloves Read More»

3 Ways To Restore Your Smile By Replacing Your Lost Teeth

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If you would like to restore your smile by replacing the lost teeth in your mouth, you may be confused about the options available to you. There are multiple ways that your dentist can replace your missing teeth. Here are a few of them: Dentures Dentures are prosthetic teeth that are attached to a resin or metal plate that fits into the mouth of the patient. Since dentures are removable, a denture patient may have to become accustomed to holding the appliance in his or her mouth properly so that it does not slip or move as the patient speaks or eats. Read More»

Should You Whiten Your Teeth At Home Or At The Dentist's Office?

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Having yellow teeth can earn you all sorts of inglorious nicknames. Even if people are polite enough not to call attention to your yellow teeth, they may secretly be turned away from you. On a first date, an interview, or other opportunities to make a first impression, your teeth might secure your demise before you even have a chance. Fortunately, whether you smoke, are a habitual coffee drinker, or are paying the price for past lapses in dental hygiene, you should be able to whiten your teeth. Read More»

3 Tips For Curing Chronic Bad Breath

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Do you suffer from chronic bad breath? Do you constantly chew gum or breath mints only to find that your bad breath returns almost immediately? There are a number of causes for chronic bad breath, but one of the most prominent is the buildup of bacteria and other debris in your mouth. That bacteria can cause gum disease and other health issues, but it can also give your breath a nasty odor. Read More»

Have A Good Visit At The Dentist if Your Child has Asperger's Syndrome

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If you have a child with Asperger’s syndrome, then taking them in for doctor and dentist appointments can be a challenge. It may be best for you to put some time into preparing them for their up and coming appointment. Here’s how you can make the appointment much easier on everyone involved, especially your child. Don’t surprise your child with the appointment Children with Asperger’s like to know what’s going on and keep track of up and coming plans. Read More»