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Tips For Restoring Your Smile After Trauma

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Many people are happy with their smile and flash it as often as possible, but trauma to the mouth, teeth, or gums can drastically change the state of a smile, and can also be a medical situation that needs immediate attention. Dental injuries typically occur due to trauma from a car accident, accidental injuries such as tripping or falling down a flight of stairs, or being hurt while playing a sport. If your teeth get damaged, it doesn’t mean that you have to live the rest of your life with a broken smile. A dentist who specializes in...

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The Benefits of a Root Canal

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If your dentist has told you that you need a root canal, you might be a little nervous. However, there is no reason to be concerned. Root canals are incredibly helpful procedures that can prevent or treat several dangerous health conditions. What is a root canal? As you probably know, a root canal is the removal of infected pulp within the tooth. The infected material is removed from the tooth, and then you will probably need to get a crown. The crown fills in the missing part of your tooth so that more bacteria doesn’t get inside to...

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Adult Braces: 3 Tips For Subtle, Almost-Invisible Braces

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Are you totally happy with your smile? Your teeth might be crooked, or maybe you’re dealing with an overbite. Would you like to fix these problems with cosmetic dentistry, but you think you’re too old for braces? Don’t worry! Adults can still look great while wearing braces. Here are three tips to keep your braces low-key and practically unnoticeable: 1. Choose clear braces. Instead of getting shiny metal braces reminiscent of your teenage years, opt for clear braces instead. Clear braces work the same way that metal braces...

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Reasons Why You May Need A Tooth Extracted

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You probably already know that tooth pain and infection isn’t fun. In the past, whenever a tooth got severely decayed or caused pain, a common remedy was to extract it. Thankfully, that is not always the case with modern dentistry. Most teeth can be saved, but whether that is feasible or desirable depends on many factors. In some cases, having a tooth extraction, itself, may result in complications down the road. But there are some times when tooth extraction may be the least painful and expensive thing to do. Here are some reasons why...

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Kids Need Their Teeth: 4 Ways To Help Keep Them Healthy

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You want your kids to have healthy teeth. You take them to the dentist twice a year and you make sure that they brush their teeth at least twice a day. Those are all extremely important to the health of your child’s teeth. However, there are a few more things you can do for your children’s teeth. Healthy teeth and gums actually start from the inside, which means that what goes into your child’s mouth is just as important as how often they brush and floss. Here are a few helpful tips to help your children develop healthy...

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Options Dentists Use When Implants Fail

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Dental implants are a permanent solution for replacing missing teeth, and in most cases, implants will last a lifetime. There is always a chance, though, that an implant could come loose and possibly even fall out. If this happens to you, it’s important for you to take the right steps after this happens, and here are some tips to help you handle this situation. Seek Help Dental implants are made up of three main parts. The part you see is called the crown, and this part looks like a tooth. This crown is held in place with a titanium...

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Potential Dental Treatment Options For “Ghost Teeth”

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The rare dental condition regional odontodysplasia is also called ghost teeth because the damaged teeth look more transluscent under an x-ray. The condition causes a section of teeth to improperly develop, which leaves the teeth brittle and prone to problems with the root canal, crown and enamel. Treatment of ghost teeth involves trying to restore and maintain the tooth’s structural health as long as possible before opting for extraction and replacement. Here are a few of the specific treatments suggested for ghost teeth: Root Canals If...

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Dental Crown Questions And Answers

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Tooth damage and decay can cause you to feel embarrassed to smile, and in extreme cases, it can result in the tooth needing to be extracted. Luckily, if you have this type of damage treated early, it may be possible to reinforce the tooth to help prevent the need to extract it. This is done through the installation of a protective crown over the tooth, but if this treatment has recently been recommended to you, there are two questions that you may want answered before opting for a crown.  How Long Will It Take To Have Your Crown Made? In...

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Healthy Teeth, Healthy Heart

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Visiting the dentist regularly may be good for more than just your teeth. Dental hygienists are always warning you about the dangers of developing gum disease if your teeth are not brushed and flossed regularly. Well, now, you may have more reason to listen to your dentist and pick up that floss. Studies have shown a relationship between gum disease and heart disease. The Correlation While there is not a definite cause and effect relationship, research has shown that gum disease is a risk factor for heart disease. There are a few reasons why...

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Your First Date With Your Soulmate Is Arranged: Are You Worried About Your Smile?

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Maybe you have not worried so much about your smile because you never had a real reason to. Maybe you figured as long as your teeth were healthy, the chips or cracks on them did not matter. Maybe now you have been looking into the mirror, wondering what your date is going to think about how your teeth look. The night of your date is coming up fast, so some of the common methods for cosmetic dentistry might take too long. However, you might consider asking a cosmetic dentist, such as Dr. George Yarzabek, DDS, about contouring and reshaping...

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