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Scared of the Dentist

The thought of metal instruments grinding against your teeth and gums or the needles used to numb your mouth, it’s totally clear why one would be afraid of going to the dentist. Sitting there in the waiting room, hoping they never call your name, as you feel your palms sweat …

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Clove Oil for Toothache

It’s Friday night and you feel a dull ache in one of your teeth. Sure enough, by Saturday you have a full-fledged throbbing toothache and no accessible dentist in earshot. Ouch! What to do? Well, thanks to an age-old remedy, you don’t have to hunt your dentist down, for now. …

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How to Treat Swollen Gums

Swollen gums are a common complaint made by many individuals and most often the condition is associated with bleeding, reddened gums or else with other various symptoms pertaining to the gums and teeth. Therefore, treating such conditions would involve finding the root cause and thus addressing those issues at the …

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Finding free or discounted dental care

Life without regularly scheduled, affordable dental care is a sad reality for many Americans. Because dental insurance is both expensive and often lacking in comprehensive coverage, a good number of people find themselves ignoring such things as oral swelling, receding or infected gums, or dental/tooth pain until the problems have …

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Tooth and Oral Pain Remedies

I worked for a dental group for quite a number of years and I’ve seen and heard just about every dental story a person can imagine. There are some rather unusual remedies I’ve heard of over the years and many have only made matters worse. Of course, the best way …

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How to best Care for my Childs Teeth

Proper care of a child’s teeth should begin during pregnancy. It is necessary for the mother to have routine prenatal care and to take the prenatal vitamins prescribed for her. She also should eat a well balanced diet and avoid consumption of caffeine and high acidic foods and beverages. A …

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Reasons for Cold Air to cause Tooth Pain

Tooth pain may be caused by many different conditions and stimuli. According to an article reviewed by the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, pain from cold air may be caused by dentinal sensitivity or pulpal sensitivity. Dentinal sensitivity occurs when the dentin of the tooth is exposed and pulpal sensitivity …

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