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Effects of Soda on Teeth

The consumption of soda has increased drastically over the past fifty years, and it has many detrimental effects on the health of an individual. Teenagers in particular obtain 40% of their sugar calories from soda, consuming it twice as much as milk. Drinking this combination of corn syrup, dye, acid, …

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When to Replace a Toothbrush

Most people don’t really know when they should replace their toothbrush. In fact, according to Crest and the American Dental Association (ADA), forty-three percent of people have no idea when to replace their toothbrush. For those who get regular dental cleanings with dentists who give them a toothbrush, sometimes this …

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The calculi in oral health

In humans, there are the types of salivary glands, namely the parotids, submandibular and sublingual. These glands will produce the saliva and will transport the secretions in to the oral cavity via salivary ducts. The amount of secretions will increase when a person takes a meal and would be continuous …

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Ways to Treat Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth can be a problem for both adults and children, though adults are more often plagued with the problem. The sensitivity can be caused by decaying teeth, gum disease, partial loss of a filling in a tooth, broken teeth, or a tooth with a metal crown which did not …

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How often should you Floss

How often should you floss? *American Dental Association (ADA) states floss teeth once a day: According to the American Dental Association (ADA) a person should floss their teeth at least once a day but there is an exception for removal of something stuck in your teeth. There isn’t much benefit in flossing …

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Fissure Sealants

Dental sealants are also known as fissure sealants. Teeth have fissures which are like cracks on the surface. These cracks are not easy to clean and even the bristles of as tooth brush don’t often reach in the fissures. Dental decay requires a number of factors to progress. It requires …

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Veneers Cosmetic Dentistry Dentistry

Veneers are thin, custom-made coverings, about the thickness of a fingernail, that are attached to the front of a tooth to correct minor defects in the tooth’s surface. Less invasive and often less expensive than a traditional crown, veneers can correct many problems that previously were treated with full crowns. …

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What is Bruxism

Teeth grinding is formally known as bruxism and is a lot more common than you might think. The reason for this is that most people who have bruxism do not even realize it. This article will list some ways you can detect teeth grinding and find out if you or …

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