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

Yellowed Crowns:Three Things You Can Do To Make Your Dental Crowns Whiter

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If you have several old dental crowns in your mouth, you might be surprised at their current coloration. They may be slightly less yellow in appearance than your natural teeth, which makes them stand out. However, bleaching your natural teeth has a tendency to make these yellowed crowns stand out even more. To get your crowns as white as your natural teeth after a cosmetic tooth whitening procedure, here is what you can do.

27 July 2016

Dealing With Bruxism

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Bruxism, or nighttime grinding of your teeth, is a habit that can leave you with a sore jaw and a poor night's sleep. Just the sound of your grinding can also ruin your partner's ability to get a good night's rest. The worst effect of this practice is the harm it can do to your teeth. In order to protect your teeth, you need to recognize and treat the symptoms of bruxism.

26 July 2016

How to Make Dental Hygiene More Fun for Your Little One

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If your child has at least one tooth exposed, they should be brushing twice a day to keep their teeth clean, healthy, and white between dental checkups. Establishing a regimen of brushing twice a day now will help instill positive dental habits that they're likely to maintain throughout adulthood and will minimize the chance that they'll develop gum disease as they age. However, if your little one is like most kids, they probably aren't very excited about taking the time to brush their teeth regularly.

26 July 2016

Got Sleep Apnea? 5 Ways You Can Get Some Sleep

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One in 5 adults has a form of obstructive sleep apnea, which is a common disorder that causes you to have pauses in your breathing while you are sleeping. These breathing pauses may last anywhere from a few seconds to approximately a minute, and they can happen several times per hour. A result of this, people with sleep apnea experience sleepiness during the day. If you have this problem, there are many things you can do to help yourself sleep better, three of which are listed below.

7 July 2016

Tongue-Tie: What Parents Need To Know

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A condition known as "tongue-tie" or ankyloglossia is a common problem found in many infants and young children. Often overlooked, this problem can have severe impacts on children's ability to do everything from nursing, eating ice cream, or speaking. For parents, understanding and recognizing this condition is important to ensuring that your child does not have to suffer and can get the help they need to alleviate the problem. Causes

22 June 2016