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You Won't Believe How Easy It Can Be to Floss When You Have Braces

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When orthodontists fit you with a new set of braces, they will certainly be able to answer any questions you might have about how to best care for them. Some of these questions might not actually occur to you until later, such as when you’re trying to floss your teeth later that evening. If you have any queries or concerns about your braces, you can certainly speak with your dentist or orthodontist, but when it comes to flossing when you have braces, there are a few tips you need to know about.…

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The Ins And Outs Of Treating Mucoceles

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Developing an unusual bump inside your mouth is always an unnerving occurrence, and you should always visit your dentist for an inspection if you’re worried about a new growth. However, there are a number of relatively harmless conditions that cause these lumps – one of them is the mucocele, a soft, smooth lump containing a cyst filled with protein-rich gel, that forms around a damaged or blocked salivary gland. Salivary glands can become damaged by anything from a blow to the jaw to sucking on your lips too much.…

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What You Need to Know About Fitting Adult Braces

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There is widespread belief that dental braces work best for children and young people alone. This is totally wrong! Dental braces can be worn effectively by people of all ages! Even though you might see more children and young people today wearing braces as compared to adults, that doesn’t downplay the effectiveness of dental braces as a method of orthodontic treatment for adults. If you are still hesitant about seeing an orthodontist to provide dental braces for you, here is some essential information about adult braces you might need to know about.…

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Run Out of Orthodontic Wax? Find Emergency Alternatives

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When you have your braces fitted, your orthodontist will typically give you some orthodontic wax to take home. New braces may rub against the soft tissues in your mouth, making them sore, but you can use this wax to cushion areas that hurt your mouth until it gets used to the braces. Wax may also help if you break your braces and end up with a sharp bit poking in your lips or cheeks, giving you some protection until you can have the braces fixed.…

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The Pros and Cons of Invisible Braces

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Invisible braces are clear plastic aligners that you can wear on your teeth in order to alter the position of those teeth and have a better smile/dental appearance. This article discusses some of the benefits and disadvantages of these aligners. Use this information to help you as you decide whether this is the correct solution for your dental problem. The Pros They are discreet. It is very hard to tell that someone is wearing invisible braces because they are clear.…

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Don't Pop It! What A "Pimple" on Your Gums Can Mean

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Even on the parts of your skin where you don’t traditionally grow hair, you still have hair follicles. You have close to 5 million of these follicles on your body, even though the majority of them do not grow hair that is noticeable. This is a throwback to when humans didn’t have the benefits of central heating, lived in caves, and needed thick fur for protection. So since you can grow a hair almost anywhere on your body, the sebaceous gland directly underneath these follicles can become clogged, which leads to a pimple.…

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5 Natural Remedies To Fight Tooth Pain

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Toothache can be an incredibly stressful and debilitating experience for otherwise healthy people. Often, the onset is very sudden, and over-the-counter painkillers aren’t always enough to get you through the day. If you’re suffering from tooth pain, whether it’s sharp and sudden, dull and throbbing, or somewhere in between, the following tips might just help see you through: 1. Clove Oil A natural, essential oil extracted from the clove plant, clove oil is a natural antiseptic which not only helps to prevent the spread of bacteria around the affected area, but also effectively numbs the pain of the aching tooth.…

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Professional Tooth Whitening Procedures

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When it comes to any kind of personal treatments, it is not unusual for people to be concerned with their personal image and welfare.  As an example, there’s the topic of tooth whitening. In this case, one may choose to follow dentist tooth whitening procedures or home based whitening procedures. Why should you bother with dentists if you can whiten your teeth comfortably at home? Conversely, why should you risk the health of your teeth at home when you can get professional and safe results with a dentist?…

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How to Make Your Dentist Smile

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Most dentists will ask to see you for 6-monthly check ups. They will also expect to give your teeth a full clean at these visits. Some people, however, get to hear those magic words from their dentist, ‘I don’t need to see you for another year’. If you are maintaining high enough standards of dental hygiene and cleanliness at home, your dentist may be happy to leave longer gaps between check-ups.…

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What It Means If Your Dental Clinic Offers Cosmetic Services

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If you’ve been looking for dental services, you are bound to have come across the term ‘cosmetic dentist’ or ‘cosmetic services’ a lot. If you’re not familiar with cosmetic dentistry, you’re going to be wondering what it is and how it relates to your dental health. Read on to see if cosmetic services are a good thing and whether you need them. What is cosmetic dentistry? Cosmetic dentistry is a description of dental services whose main aim is to improve the appearance of your teeth and related dental structures.…

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