Finally Have Your New Braces? 4 Tips To Help You Avoid Orthodontic Mishaps During The Holidays

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If you wear braces, the holidays can be tricky to navigate, especially if you're going to be attending a lot of family get-togethers. If this will be your first holiday with braces, you might not know how to keep them safe and avoid problems. While you do have to take some precautions with your braces, you don't have to sit on the sidelines while everyone else enjoys the festivities. Here are four steps you should take to avoid problems with your braces.

5 December 2016

Jaw Pain? What You Need to Know About TMD and How to Correct It

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If you have jaw pain, you may have a condition called TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder). This condition is often erroneously called TMJ, which is short for temporormandibular joint, which is your jaw joint. Problems with your jaw, your TMJ, or the surrounding facial muscles that control your TMJ can cause TMD. Another cause of TMD is malocclusion, which is a fancy dental word for the misalignment of teeth that causes a bad bite.

15 November 2016

Why You Need To Fix Missing Teeth

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When there is a problem with one of your teeth and it needs to be removed, you may be thinking that the problem is gone once the tooth is gone. The truth is that a missing tooth causes plenty of new problems that you might not be aware of it. It's important to fix your missing tooth with a dental implant, partial denture, or dental crown for the following reasons.

27 October 2016

Taking Care Of Your Child's Teeth: Brushing, Flossing, And Healthy Eating To Promote Good Oral Health

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From the time your child is born, it's important to take care of their oral hygiene, teeth and gums. Teeth can start appearing in your child's mouth at about three months old, and this starts your need to pay attention to your child's teeth and gums. As your child grows into a toddler, you will want to teach good brushing techniques, flossing, and enhance the oral care that you provide to your child with a diet of nutritious foods that help keep their teeth and gums healthy.

11 August 2016

2 Things You May Be Doing To Incite Dental Decay

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If you have recently been incurring more dental cavities than usual, it could be due to your current habits. Here are a few things that you may be doing to incite tooth decay. Drinking Too Many Sodas Sodas can be especially corrosive to the teeth. Although the sugar content of a regular soda can help promote tooth decay by providing food for oral bacteria, the low pH of the beverage is also a problem.

11 August 2016

A Few Tips To Prevent Your Teeth From Staining

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Having a white smile is a major factor in determining your overall appearance. Yet, there are a number of sources of stains that can cause your teeth to appear dull or yellow. Sadly, there are many individuals that are not familiar with how they should combat this problem. By using the following tips, you will be better prepared for ensuring that your smile is kept in the best condition possible.

11 August 2016

4 Ways to Keep Your Breath Fresh for a Business Meeting

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If you have an upcoming business meeting, you will likely want your breath to remain fresh throughout the session. Being uncertain of whether or not your breath is offensive can cause you to be less confident during your interaction. Still, there are ways to help maintain fresh breath in a business setting. Here are a few of them. Sip on water. Even during the business meeting, there will likely be water available to you and to the people with whom you will be meeting.

11 August 2016