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Should You Consider Veneers?

It’s never too late to improve your smile and the way you feel about yourself, and treatments like veneers, dental implants, and Invisalign can all make a difference. These treatments address a ...
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Nail Biting: The Common Habit That Can Lead to Major Oral Health Problems

If your parents always told you to stop biting your nails when you were growing up, hopefully, you took their advice. Biting your nails comes with many potential hazards, and you might need dental ...
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Is It Safe to Use Denture Adhesives?

General dentistry is dedicated to improving and maintaining your oral health in a way that is completely safe, but there are times when you should know what kinds of questions to ask your dentist. ...
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How Diabetes Affects Oral Health

Diabetes and oral health go hand in hand, so it’s wise to keep up with your general dentistry appointments so you can protect yourself from the symptoms. The two are linked, but how exactly does ...
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Talk to Your Dentist Before Considering Oral Jewelry

As popular as oral jewelry is, it’s important to consider the potential hazards before you make the decision to have your tongue pierced. As your dentist can tell you, it’s essential that ...
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Should Parents Pull Out Loose Baby Teeth?

Your child’s baby teeth will begin falling out around the age of 6, and all of the permanent teeth should have grown into place by the time your child reaches his or her teen years. Along the ...
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All About Cavities

Did you know that humans have been battling cavities for more than 15,000 years? Our prehistoric ancestors didn’t have dentists, of course—they cleaned their teeth using sharpened flint, ...
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Which Type of Gingival Biopsy Are You Having?

One of your dentist’s most important responsibilities is to check your gums for signs of oral cancer. If your dentist sees any signs of cancer, he or she will do a gingival biopsy in order to ...
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Why Do Gums Recede?

One common issue seen in periodontics and general dentistry is gum recession, a problem in which the gums pull backward and no longer cover as much of the tooth as they once did. Gum recession should ...
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The Risks of DIY Teeth Whitening

The availability of over-the-counter teeth whitening products makes obtaining a whiter and brighter smile seem like an easy task. However, there are several reasons to consider seeing your general ...
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How to Reverse "Smoker's Mouth" After You Quit

When people quit smoking, it is often for health reasons, for example, to lower their risk of conditions like coronary heart disease and lung cancer. However, it’s important to realize that ...
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An Introduction to Composite Fillings

Cavities are a common issue seen in general dentistry, and dentists often address them using composite or tooth-colored fillings, which are a more natural-looking option compared to metal materials. ...
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What Your Dentist Wants You to Know About Smoking

Everyone knows that smoking is harmful, but an estimated 36 million Americans are still smokers—and almost half of these individuals live with a smoking-related disease. One of the things ...
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Excuses to Stop Making About Your Failure to Floss

A professional dental cleaning will thoroughly clean out every nook and cranny around your teeth. But since you can’t visit a dental hygienist every day for a professional dental cleaning, ...
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Did Cavemen Get Cavities?

Modern humans have countless advantages and conveniences compared to cavemen, including professional dental cleanings. So what exactly did cavemen do when they got a toothache? When you watch this ...
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What's the Average Lifespan of Dental Crowns?

If you’ve recently had oral surgery, such as a root canal or dental implant procedure, your dentist will complete the procedure by fitting a dental crown over the natural tooth or the dental ...
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Here's a Look at What to Expect During a Dental Cleaning

Brushing and flossing regularly are crucial aspects of good oral hygiene, but they cannot replace periodic trips to visit a dentist. A dental cleaning every six months is generally recommended, ...
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What to Expect from a Thorough Oral Cancer Screening

Smoking and human papillomavirus (HPV) infection are two of the most common causes of oral cancer, but anyone can potentially develop this deadly disease. General dentists and doctors alike strongly ...
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Why You Need Fluoride

One major component of general dentistry care is fluoride treatments. In addition to getting professional-grade fluoride treatments at your dental office, your teeth should receive fluoride from ...
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Invisalign vs. Braces: Which Is Right for You?

Crooked teeth can be distressing at any age. Whether you’re an adolescent, young adult, or older adult, teeth straightening is a smart investment in your oral health and your self-confidence. ...
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Here's Why You Have White Patches in Your Mouth

Do you have white, thickened patches of skin on the inside your mouth that cannot be scraped away? If so, then you may be dealing with a condition sometimes seen in general dentistry called ...
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Cosmetic Dentistry Alternatives to Porcelain Veneers

If you’re a poor candidate for porcelain veneers because you suffer from bruxism or too little tooth enamel, then you may be wondering what other cosmetic treatments are available for enhancing ...
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Causes of Bleeding Gums Other Than Gum Disease

In general dentistry, it’s common for dentists to treat patients who assume that it’s normal for their gums to bleed when they floss or brush their teeth. In truth, bleeding gums are a ...
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Are You Among the 65 Million Americans with Periodontal Disease?

Dental cleanings and checkups are important for protecting your oral health. These visits allow your dentist to check your mouth for signs of disease and decay. Also, your dental hygienist can help ...
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Am I a Good Candidate for In-Office Teeth Whitening?

Getting professional dental cleanings every six months will help your teeth stay beautiful and healthy. But sometimes, not even regular checkups at the dental office can keep those pesky stains away. ...
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