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Stay Teeth Clean and Fresh

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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Flossing and brushing your teeth twice a day may be one way to prevent cavities and decay, but even those who take great care of their teeth should visit our friendly smile experts for a cleaning every six months. This one-hour visit can uncover many oral health issues like cavities, periodontal disease and even oral cancer […]

Painless With Nitrous Oxide

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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   Nitrous oxide is an anaesthetic gas. It can be given to your child to breath during a procedure to help reduce any discomfort they have and to help them to feel calm. It has been safely used for patients of many ages in dental clinics, during child birth and in Emergency Departments for several […]

Conceal Those Holes To Maintain Beautiful Teeth

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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   What are dental sealants? Dental sealants are plastic coatings that are usually placed on the chewing (occlusal) surface of the permanent back teeth, molars and premolars to help protect them from decay.    Which teeth are suitable for sealants? Permanent molars are the most likely to benefit from sealants. The first molars usually come […]

The Need For Fluoride Supplements

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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Enamel, the outer layer of the crown of a tooth, is made of closely packed mineral crystals. Every day, minerals are lost and gained from inside the enamel crystals. Losing minerals is called demineralization. Gaining them back is called remineralization. Cavities used to be a fact of life. But over the past few decades, tooth […]

Treat Your Oral and Dental Infections Fast

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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  A bacterial oral infection can be caused either by bacteria already present in the mouth or by organisms introduced to the body. Most of the time, bacteria are beneficial. Most bacteria live on the skin and teeth of the body, in the spaces between our teeth and gums, and in the mucous membranes in […]

Show Those Straight and Pearly White Teeth

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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Do you have a minor defect in your pearly whites that you’d like to erase? Seeing your dentist about tooth reshaping, also called dental contouring, could be the answer. The appearance of the teeth can have a big impact on how the overall smile looks like. Even a single tooth that is misshapen can have […]

The Reason Why Most People Want Dental Bridges

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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A bridge allows the dentist to replace lost teeth without the use of a denture or dental implant. Basically a false tooth is held in place by being attached to a tooth next door. The disadvantage is that the teeth next to the space have to be prepared in a similiar way to a crown […]

Restore a Damage Tooth To Its Healthy Shape

Friday, May 3, 2013

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  So, your dentist tells you that you have a cavity and need a filling. What exactly does that mean and what is a filling? When your tooth has decay present, that decay needs to be removed by the dentist. Once the decay is gone, the dentist will need to place a filling where the […]

Importance About Dental Extraction

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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What It’s Used For? If a tooth has been broken or damaged by decay, your dentist will try to fix it with a filling, crown or other treatment. Sometimes, though, there’s too much damage for the tooth to be repaired. In this case, the tooth needs to be extracted. A very loose tooth also will […]

Fearless Visit To The Dentist With Waterlase

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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The image of dentistry has changed radically in recent years. Whereas, once, it was seen as an emergency option to be turned to in cases of extreme pain or injury, a modern dentist’s surgery is viewed much more in preventative and cosmetic terms, and will probably boast an atmosphere akin to an upmarket spa than […]