Understanding Familial Colonization And Your Child's Oral Health

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If you have a young child and want your son or daughter to grow up healthy with strong teeth, then it is never too early to start concentrating on good oral care. While it is a good idea to clean the gums and the first teeth that erupt through the gums, you also want to make sure that you avoid certain activities as well. These activities involve sharing saliva with your child.

27 June 2017

Securing Your Smile Through Proper Care - Maintaining Your Dental Implants

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Going through life with damage to your smile can harm your self-confidence and leave you shying away from social situations that might benefit you. Seeking out dental implants is a great way to restore that confidence, but without proper care, you might find yourself dealing with the same damage that you needed to repair beforehand.  Thankfully, that can be avoided by taking the proper steps for implant care. Below, you'll find a guide to maintaining your dental implants that should allow you to keep that strong smile and engage the world with the calm and confidence that you've always wished for.

29 May 2017

Common Questions About Teeth Whitening

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There are a lot of things that you should know about keeping your teeth white if you are going to be able to do so successfully. With a lot of different aspects to keeping your teeth white, you probably have many questions. You can learn about some of the most commonly asked questions in this article and read up on the answers to those questions. Do everyone's teeth get stained or discolored?

12 May 2017

2 Tips to Prevent Bacteria From Entering the Surgical Site Following Dental Implant Placement

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Dental implant placement usually involves a long and intense placement process. The process can take months to complete because it is usually done in two steps. The main step involves creating a surgical site to place the dental restoration. Immediately following the placement, your surgical site is more prone to developing an infection until it has had enough time to heal. If bacteria does enter your surgical site following the placement process, then your implant will most likely fail within a short amount of time.

4 May 2017

2 Ways That Dental Implants Can Help You

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A dental implant is a great option to consider after you have lost one of your teeth, mostly because it can help prevent a whole host of potential complications that can arise after you have lost one or more of your teeth while also providing a lot of the same functions that your natural teeth do. Listed below are two ways that dental implants can help you. Prevent Crooked Teeth From Developing

27 April 2017

When Is It Time To Correct An Overbite?

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Most people picture an overbite as being a slightly protruding upper jaw that can look kind of odd. However, overbites are not that benign. While they might not seem like more than a cosmetic problem, they can cause secondary health problems that affect your sleep and your ability to eat. If you or one of your family members has been dealing with an overbite and has not yet bothered to get it fixed, it's time to contact the dentist.

26 April 2017

3 Things Parents Should Know About Dental Sedation

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If your child is too young to cooperate with a dental team but needs an invasive dental procedure, your dentist will likely recommend sedation for them. Sedation is a way to calm your child during a procedure. This will make the procedure faster and easier to accomplish and will also be more comfortable for your child. But there are some things that you should know about sedation before you agree to it o behalf of your child.

20 April 2017