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When Your Dentures Begin to Slip Out of Position

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It might be a slightly alien feeling when you receive your first set of dentures. This is a sensation that quickly fades, and you will become used to your dentures in a very short time. It’s when this feeling of familiarity begins to change after years of service that you might start to experience an odd sensation again. Dentures that once fitted perfectly feel as though they’re becoming loose and slipping out of position.…

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Options Accessible To You When Deliberating On Dental Bridges

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A favourite tooth replacement treatment patients tend to lean toward is dental bridges. These solutions have the advantage of being both economical as well as long-lasting. Not to mention that they closely resemble your natural teeth too! However, dental bridges come in various forms, so it is best to speak to your dentist and familiarise yourself with what is available. So what are the options accessible to you when deliberating on dental bridges?…

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Solutions for When You're Not a Candidate for Traditional Dental Implants

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Dental implants can offer a permanent solution to the loss of a tooth, whether through decay or accident. In cases of extreme decay that has gone unchecked for a prolonged period of time, you might not necessarily be a candidate for standard dental implants. The overall state of your gums and jaw bone might mean that dental implants are unlikely to be successful, meaning that your dentist will not recommend them.…

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Are You a Candidate For Invisible Teeth Straighteners? Take This Quick 3 Question Quiz to Find Out!

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If your teeth are crooked or otherwise misaligned, you may have thought about metal braces as a way to perfect your smile. However, the “metal mouth” aspect might be what’s holding you back from getting the teeth straightening you want. If that’s the case, you might want to consider an invisible teeth straightening device like Invisalign or ClearCorrect. The only problem is that not everyone is a good candidate for this type of teeth straightening.…

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An Overview of Dental Sedation Treatment

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Dental anxiety is an intense and unreasonable fear of dental treatment. This fear can prevent you from seeking treatment for dental conditions you are facing, such as gum infections, cavities or broken teeth.  The anxiety often causes a patient to be constantly unsettled and fearful during their dental appointment. They may also have exaggerated concerns about the procedure that they are seeking. For such patients, sedation treatment may be a good option when seeking oral treatment.…

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Want to Keep Your New Dental Veneers in Tip-Top Shape? Here Are the Two Top Tips!

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You probably got veneers because you wanted to conceal an issue like a crack, a chip or discolouration—or maybe you just wanted to create an even more beautiful smile. Whilst veneers are easy to maintain—you can generally care for veneers in much the same way that you care for your natural teeth—there are a couple of after-veneers tips that you might not know about. Below, you’ll learn the two top veneers care tips that you should practise straight away.…

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Take These Four Steps to Prevent Peri-Implantitis

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Dental implants are made of titanium and porcelain, so they aren’t going to decay. They might be mostly invulnerable to damage, but the surrounding gum and bone still needs to be protected. One of the most common issues associated with implants is peri-implantitis. It’s an inflammatory disease similar to periodontal diseases. The difference is that infection occurs around an implant instead of around a natural tooth. If left unchecked, peri-implantisis can lead to significant bone loss and potential implant failure.…

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A Wedding Day Worthy Smile: How Fast Braces Can Straighten Teeth in Just One Year

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According to statistics from the US, the average length of time that couples are engaged is from 12 to 18 months. Although one year is quite a long time, brides and grooms to be will no doubt be putting extra time in at the gym and doing all they can to look their best on the big day. Teeth are also important, especially where the beaming bride and groom are concerned.…

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Ceramic Magic: The Advantages Of Choosing Porcelain Fillings For Your Damaged Teeth

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A damaged or decaying tooth is never a fun affliction to deal with, and having your damaged tooth or teeth repaired with fillings as promptly as possible is vital to the continued health of the damaged tooth, as well as your oral health as a whole. In years gone by, this meant having your tooth filled with durable but unsightly metal-based amalgams, but modern dental techniques offer the dental patient a range of materials with which to repair their damaged teeth.…

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Don't Rush That Baby Tooth! Why You Shouldn't Always Pull Out Your Child's Baby Teeth

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When it comes to your baby’s teeth, you seldom, if ever, need to intervene in order to speed up the growing process. Your baby’s first set of teeth should come through, and later fall out, in their own time. Once they have fallen out, the permanent teeth erupt within a few weeks to replace them. While not every single case is without one or two hiccups along the way, by and large, no matter how enthusiastic a parent understandably is, they should refrain from attempting to speed up the process.…

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