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How to Stop Grinding your Teeth

Realizing you are grinding your teeth is a major step in stopping the grinding and clinching. Bruxism, is the dental term for grinding the teeth and clinching the jaws. The effects of Bruxism on the teeth can be devastating. Children are far more likely to have Bruxism than adults. Bruxism …

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Dental Care for the Elderly

Proper dental care is essential for all of us. For the mature adults among us, it is necessary to maintain good dental health, as it relates closely to overall body health. Taking good care of your teeth and gums will ensure maintaining your natural teeth as long as possible. ~Brushing …

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What is Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous oxide, also known as the laughing gas, have paved the way to ease of patient management especially in the dental field. It had been used in dental treatments of unmanageable patients especially children. This gas only affects the central nervous system. It may be introduced via different routes including …

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What causes Bad Breath

The first line of defence against bad breath is your toothbrush. Brush your teeth regularly and floss them daily. However bad breath. or halitosis is not always caused by tooth decay. Bad digestion will cause bad breath, but it fair to say that if you have chronic bad digestion, you will …

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Evaluating Orthoclear

Smile. Do you see unwanted stains, gaps, or other blemishes? Want to zap those embarrassing flaws? New dental technology has surfaced in recent years allowing patients to receive painless and cost-effective procedures. Now a celebrity smile can be easy as saying “Cheese.” In sixth grade, I had to take my …

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Electric Toothbrushes Pros and Cons

Brushing your teeth twice a day is crucial to maintaining good oral health. While manual toothbrushes have long been available for this task, electric toothbrushes are becoming increasingly popular as an alternative means to brushing teeth. These toothbrushes are either battery powered or rechargeable, and are designed to provide you …

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How to Prevent Bleeding Gums

Most of the adult population in the world suffer from gum related diseases and out of which one of the frequent complaints made by them is ‘gum bleeding’. The symptoms may occur either spontaneously or more often at times of brushing the teeth. But, if the underlying problem is a …

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How to Maintain Good Gum Health

Good gum health is essential for forming and keeping healthy teeth but gum disease can impact other aspects of health as well. Research studies conducted by the Mayo Clinic have found a correlation between gum disease and the risk of both heart disease and diabetes. While there are treatment options …

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