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2018

Signs You May Need a Wisdom Tooth or Two Removed

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Our wisdom teeth were vital to our ancestors in the chewing of tough raw meat and vegetables. However, they are now somewhat obsolete due to our modern diets, and often cause more damage than good. This is because our jaws don’t generally grow as big as they would have historically, and our wisdom teeth tend to get stuck beneath our gums, potentially causing infections, or pushing our other teeth out of alignment.…

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White Spots After Whitening Your Teeth: Causes and Solutions

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A certain amount of patience is required when you whiten your teeth at home. Most of the kits designed for home use offer gradual results, with your teeth becoming slightly whiter with each successive treatment. Naturally you would want a uniformity of colour in your teeth, and this is why the end result can be confusing and even a little disconcerting for some people. If you have whitened your teeth, only to be left with a number of small white spots on your teeth, there is a perfectly rational reason for this.…

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Tongue Scraping Blues: How to Avoid or Stop the Gag Reflex

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The surface of your tongue provides the ideal conditions for bacteria to grow. The use of tongue scraper can help to remove bacteria from your tongue, which can help to improve your dental health. However, many people do not like using tongue scrapers because of the unpleasant gag reflex their use can trigger. Below is a guide to some of the steps you can take to overcome this problem. Practice cleaning your tongue on a regular basis…

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Making Sure That Your Full Dentures Stay Stuck: What You Can Do About Shifting Dentures

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Whilst full dentures give you the appearance and the functionality that you’re after, they can also come with some problems. Perhaps the most common complaint about full dentures is shifting. Whether the denture shifting is quite minor or it’s enough to actually be uncomfortable, you don’t want to ignore it. As soon as your full mouth dentures start to shift, consider the following remedies.  Specialised Denture Adhesive Full dentures are designed to work without any type of adhesive, as they create a natural suction with your gum tissue.…

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What Problems Can Arise Out of Failing to Visit the Dental Office for Regular Check-Ups?

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When was the last time you visited the dentist office without needing treatment for a particular dental issue or dental emergency? If you can’t recall when that was, you’ve probably been skipping routine dental check-ups. During this time, a lot of bad things could be taking place inside your mouth without you knowing.  Continue reading on below to find out some of the dental issues that may arise due to failure to go for regular dental check-ups.…

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3 Things Your Cosmetic Dentist Want You to Know

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Getting aesthetic work done on your teeth can be the best or worst investment of your life, depending on how you approach it. If you’ve always felt iffy about your smile, the first thing you should do is consult your cosmetic dentist, and then allow him/her to suggest improvements that will work best for you. If you go in with a picture of Angelina Jolie wanting to look “like her,” however, you may get what you want and still end up disappointed.…

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