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Have Bad Breath? It Might Be a Sign of One of These Problems

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Do you brush and floss your teeth daily, but still find that your breath smells notably foul? Persistent bad breath is not just an annoying problem that makes you feel self-conscious. Oftentimes, it is a sign of a more serious issue. If your bad breath is not abated with thorough brushing and a rinse with mouthwash, make an appointment with your dentist to see which of these possible explanations apply:…

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Coaches: Know What to Do If a Youth Sports Player Loses a Tooth

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Tooth avulsions aren’t common in youth sports, but children who play a contact sport could lose a tooth during a game, match, or meet. Whether a lost tooth can be saved depends on what’s done in the moments after it’s dislodged—before it can be taken to an emergency dentist and even before an ambulance has time to arrive. If you coach a youth sports team, here’s what you should immediately do if one of your players ever loses a permanent tooth.…

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3 Things Seniors Might Misunderstand About Dental Implants

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Are you a senior who has worn dentures for a long time, and do you have you next reline visit coming up soon? If so, it might be a good idea to take the opportunity to ask about dental implants. If you are set on your ways and don’t think implants are right for you, check out the below three myths that may be swaying your decision not to get them.…

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The Pros And Cons Of Different Dental Crown Material

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When it comes to getting dental crowns, you want what is best for your teeth. As you explain to your dentist what exactly it is you’re looking for, you’ll find a variety of options at your fingertips. Although many people assume there is only one type of dental crown that you can receive, porcelain crowns, there are actually a variety of materials dental crowns can be made out of.  Each different crown materials have both pros and cons.…

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Halitosis & Vegetarians: Causes & Solutions

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Experts estimate that bad breath is a problem for around 65% of Americans. While the symptoms can vary in strength, 40 million of these people have chronic bad breath. Various things can cause halitosis, but food and dietary habits are often the root of the problem. Find out why vegetarians are sometimes at higher risk of halitosis, and find out what you need to do to deal with the issue.…

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How a Humidifier Might Relieve Your Toothaches

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A chronic dry mouth condition can be frustrating at best and uncomfortable at worst. A lot of unpleasant symptoms arise from dry mouth, but did you know that your frequent toothaches could also be the result of dry mouth syndrome? Because of the symptoms of dry mouth, it is easy to develop a toothache. But a proactive step you can take at home to relieve your pain is as simple as plugging in a humidifier.…

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Haunted By Ghost Teeth? Find Out How Your Dentist Can Help

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Ghost teeth is a rare condition that affects the structure and appearance of a tooth. The scientific name for the condition is regional odontodysplasia. Although few people get this disease, the symptoms can present a serious dental challenge for patients, and dentists will often need to put in place a comprehensive treatment plan. Learn more about the causes and symptoms of regional odontodysplasia, and find out what treatment you should expect.…

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3 Amazing Advances In Dentistry That Can Lead To A Lifetime Of Healthier Teeth For Your Child

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Dentistry is evolving at a rapid pace, and there are some amazing advances in the works right now. As an adult, these advances will benefit you, but they especially benefit children who will have the advantage of new techniques being used on their adult teeth as soon as they emerge and throughout the rest of their lives. Read on to find out why your children may be able to live a life without those cavity fillings, typical teeth-straightening techniques, and occasionally missed emerging cavities that used to be inevitable, especially when you were a child.…

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5 Facts To Know About Dental Implants

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Dental implants have revolutionized cosmetic dentistry. People no longer have to struggle with dentures or dental bridges thanks to dental implants. If you are considering getting a dental implant, check out these five important facts. They’ll help you determine if a dental implant really is the best option for your smile. They Are a Perfect Replacement for Dental Bridges For a single missing tooth, a dental bridge seems like a good option, but a dental implant is a better alternative.…

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Root Canal Recommended? What Alternatives Do You Have?

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If your dentist has recommended that you have a root canal performed on one or more teeth, you may be looking for a second opinion. Although recent advances in technology have made the root canal procedure much less painful and time-consuming than it has been in years past, having a root canal is still not a way most would choose to spend their time. Read on to learn more about some root canal alternatives, as well as situations in which a root canal may be your best (or only) option.…

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