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Gum Care Awareness

Do You Understand the Importance of Good Gum Health?  September is Gum Care Awareness month, and its objective is to enlighten people about the importance of gum health. Although many take their gums for granted – they’re only placeholders for the teeth, right? – healthy gums are actually essential to a healthy body. Everything that goes into your mouth will…

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Basic Dental Care in Lake Katrine

Although dental hygiene habits may sound totally boring, they’re vital to your overall good health and longevity as well as your quality of life. Research has shown a direct correlation between poor dental health and serious diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, dementia, and other life-threatening diseases. For the best oral health and, therefore, the longest life, make good dental…

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Uncover the Truth About Root Canal Treatment

If you’ve been told that you need a root canal, you may be a little nervous. You may also be wondering if the procedure is really necessary. While many people think that root canals are the cause of tooth pain, the fact of the matter is that this procedure rids you of tooth pain. In addition to this, your dentist…

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When Do You Need an Oral Surgeon?

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are also dentists, although they focus on different parts of dentistry. Dentists are most people’s primary care providers for their dental needs. They focus on preventative care and perform the most common procedures people need to maintain their dental health. Oral surgeons attend a hospital-based residency program for four to six years after dental school. They…

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What to Expect with a Tooth Extraction

Do you find yourself getting stressed out and anxious when you have to see a dentist? You’re certainly not alone. Most people find the idea of seeing a dentist a scary one. The sharp instruments used and the fear of the unknown can lead to a fear of receiving necessary dental care. The best way to combat this fear is…

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Understanding Sensitive Teeth

If your teeth are sensitive, you’re probably familiar with the twinges of pain that come eating or drinking steaming hot or very cold foods and beverages. Hot coffee, iced tea or ice cream can cause a sudden jolt of pain. Sometimes, sweet or acidic triggered sensitivity as well. The pain may only last a second or two, but it can…

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Ways to Prevent Cavities

Do you hate visiting the dentist and hearing you have a cavity? No one likes to hear they need a filling, but most cavities can be avoided. A cavity is a hole in the tooth created by acids that form from fermented starches and sugars. Acid will break down your tooth’s enamel and continue to erode the next two layers…

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Reasons and Remedies for Tooth Discoloration

Your teeth may become stained or discolored for a variety of reasons. The foods you eat, the medications you take and the dental hygiene activities you perform every day can have a real impact on the color of your teeth and their appearance when you smile or speak. Know that there are helpful and practical suggestions that will allow you…

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Why Flossing Is a Must, Not a Maybe

Why Flossing Is Beneficial Many people follow the recommendations of brushing their teeth twice daily, but how many are taking the time to floss every single day? If you’re an infrequent flosser, what you might not realize is the important role flossing plays in your oral health. Your toothbrush only reaches the tops and surfaces of your teeth, but floss…

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Causes of Bleeding Gums and Gum Disease

Gum Disease Explained Most likely you’ve been hearing about the dangers of cavities and tooth decay since your youth. However, there is another, more silent disease that you should have been hearing about as well. Gum disease, AKA periodontal disease in the clinical term, forms when the bacteria in plaque accumulates on your teeth and starts to irritate and inflame…

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