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Do You Know the Early Warning Signs of a Dental Cavity?

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A cavity doesn’t magically appear overnight, but you might not be aware of its existence until your dentist points it out during a checkup. The more opportunity a cavity has to develop, the deeper the decay can spread into the tooth—meaning a more extensive dental restoration will be needed. But unless you happen to see it in the mirror, how are you supposed to know when you’ve got a cavity developing on a tooth? Read More»

Need Fillings? How To Protect Your Dental Work

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If you need to have your cavities repaired, you’ll need to take care of your fillings. Dental fillings are an effective way to repair damage caused by cavities and decay. But, they do need proper care. Without proper care, your fillings might not last as long as they should. If your fillings get compromised, you’re at an increased risk for tooth loss. If you’ve never had dental fillings before, read the list provided below. Read More»

Understanding Dental Caries and How to Prevent It

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Dental caries is damage on the surface of your tooth, leading to the formation of holes. The holes expose the inner parts of the tooth and lead to bacterial infections. Most people know proper dental hygiene is the most effective way to prevent caries. However, you can follow the advice and still get caries. Here is information to help you understand why caries develops and ways to stop the damage. Read More»

Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Visit to The Dentist

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Are you looking forward to your next visit to your dentist? For many people, the answer to this question is probably negative. Don’t worry. It is pretty standard for people to be jittery whenever they have to go for a dental appointment. Anxiety is quite common in children as well. However, it doesn’t have to be such a challenging event for your or your children. You can take specific steps to make dental visits less stressful and, therefore, a more wholesome experience for you and your family. Read More»

What Are Your Replacement Options Post Tooth Extraction?

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Do you have crowded teeth, cavities, or severely damaged teeth? Your dentist may recommend tooth extraction, which entails completely removing the affected tooth or teeth. And while this treatment option will help sort your issue, most people tend to be concerned about their tooth replacement options post the procedure. Depending on your case and as evaluated by your dentist, tooth replacement may not be necessary. However, replacing your extracted tooth has several benefits. Read More»

Dentures Meet Dental Implants: The Best of Both Worlds

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When it comes to replacing all your teeth, dentures might seem like the default option. There are downsides to dentures, largely related to the fact that they sit atop your gums and palate, meaning they can slip out of position. Your gums and palate will progressively (although subtly) change shape, which is a natural part of ageing, and dentures will need to be occasionally relined to ensure a continuing good fit. Read More»

Complete Dentures: Your Questions Answered

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This article answers some common questions you may have about being fitted with a set of complete dentures. Read on to find out everything you need to know! What is a complete set of dentures? Dentures are prosthetic replacements for all the teeth in your mouth. A complete set of dentures is a dental appliance designed to replace all the natural teeth present in an arch (upper or lower). As well as looking aesthetically pleasing, complete dentures are functional. Read More»