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The Importance of Gentle Brushing of Teeth

By Loran Simon / May 9, 2018

Gentle brushing of teeth is an important part of a good oral health regime. Brushing too hard can result in teeth sensitivity and also irritate the gums and hasten gum recession.Key takeaways: – Brushing too hard may result in cavities requiring treatment by a dentist as it can remove protective enamel.– Without the protective enamel, […]

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Ways to Improve Your Smile in No Time at All

By Loran Simon / May 3, 2018

Are you looking for alternative methods to have great teeth? You will be happy to learn that there are a handful of options which may be available through your dentist. Here are three choices: A “snap-on” smile is a thin layer of resin that fits over your existing set of teeth. Many choose dental implants, […]

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Great Home Remedies for a Toothache

By Loran Simon / May 3, 2018

If you are experiencing a toothache, there are several home remedies to consider. While it is always critical to see a dentist if a tooth is hurting, these treatments can still come in handy. A cold compress can help to reduce pain and swelling. Rinsing with salt water may dislodge debris between the teeth and […]

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Why Toothpaste Alone Will Not Prevent Tooth Loss

By Loran Simon / May 3, 2018

Many toothpastes claim that they are able to halt tooth decay. However, research suggests that this is not the case. How can you properly protect your teeth and gums? Here are three recommendations offered by experts: Use a recognised toothpaste infused with the proper amount of fluoride. Listen to the advice of your dentist and […]

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Do Certain Foods Require Extra Brushing?

By Loran Simon / May 3, 2018

Every dentist recommends that you brush and floss your teeth at least twice each day. However, specific foods will require a bit of extra attention in order to avoid issues such as cavities and gum disease. Dried fruits can easily become stuck to your teeth. The sweeteners found in soft drinks can damage tooth enamel. […]

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Dental Trends to Avoid at All Costs

By Loran Simon / May 3, 2018

Societal fads come and go and this is just as true in reference to our teeth. Not only is it important to see a dentist at the first sign of trouble, but you should also avoid these three trends: Fluoride-free toothpaste will not protect the enamel of your teeth. Water-and-lemon drinks are acidic, causing damage […]

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A Quick Look at Preventative Dentistry

By Loran Simon / May 3, 2018

The first step in solving a problem is realising that it exists. This is one of the primary roles of preventative dentistry. When you prevent dental problems, you avoid expensive complications later on. Typical techniques a dentist employs to keep your teeth healthy: Dentists will remove plaque around the teeth. Fillings, crowns and other treatments […]

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Are There Differences Between Male and Female Teeth?

By Loran Simon / May 3, 2018

There has been a good deal of conjecture in regards to whether boys or girls have healthier teeth in general. However, some recent studies have shed additional light on this subject of dental erosion and decay. Studies find that: Genes are known to play an important role in vulnerability to tooth decay. If family members […]

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Is Red Wine Beneficial for Oral Health?

By Loran Simon / May 3, 2018

There are numerous health benefits associated with an occasional glass of red wine. You will be happy to learn that this elixir might have a positive impact upon your teeth and prevent extra trips to the dentist. Antioxidants known as polyphenols can eradicate dangerous bacteria. These substances may also block tooth decay and help ameliorate […]

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