Wisdom Teeth Removal: Recovery 101

You might need to have your wisdom teeth removed for a number of reasons. They could be impacted—trapped in your jaw bone or gums; there might not be enough space in your mouth to accommodate the new teeth; or they might be erupting at a wrong angle.

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Why a Night Guard is Important for Your Oral Health

Night guards are mainly used to prevent teeth grinding, or bruxism. The National Sleep Foundation reports that 8% of adults in the USA grind their teeth while sleeping, and a third of American parents report symptoms of bruxism in their children. This constant grinding can cause many dental problems down the line. So what exactly

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What Are Dental Implants and How Long Do They Last?

Dental implants are a long-term and effective solution for tooth loss. They are metallic screws placed beneath your gums, in the jawbone. They act the same way as the natural roots of your teeth so that crowns—false teeth—can be supported on them. These implants are made of titanium, infuse with and easily become part of

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5 Tips to Be an Oral Hygiene Queen

Taking care of your oral hygiene pays off in the long-term. Not only will you be doing your gums and teeth a favor, but it will also make you appear smart, confident, and approachable. Some of us are meticulous when it comes to taking care of our overall hygiene, but end up neglecting the inside

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Can Pregnancy Cause Oral Problems?

Women who have experienced pregnancy will tell you that there’s no such thing as a universal experience. Every pregnancy is different; while some symptoms such as morning sickness or lower back pain may be fairly common, other women experience a slew of other conditions. One of these is oral problems; Let’s take a look at

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Top Signs You’ve Got Dental Caries

Caries—aka tooth decay—may not be a serious or life-threatening condition, but they can lead to other, much more serious dental and other health problems. From pulp necrosis and oral cancer to pregnancy complications and infertility, ignoring even a small infection or sore can put you in a world of hurt and pain.

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