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  • Pregnancy Tumors: A Look At This Common Oral Health Issue

    When you become pregnant, there are certain bodily changes you expect. You probably know that your ankles are going to swell, you'll feel nauseous more often, and your skin will start developing stretch marks. But there are other pregnancy-related changes that are not talked about as often. One of these is pregnancy tumors, which are purplish growths that can appear in the mouth during pregnancy. The appearance of these growths can be quite alarming if you don't know to expect them.
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  • Oral Consequences Of Eating Disorders

    Suffering from an eating disorder can have detrimental effects on your whole body, including your mouth. If you or someone you love is suffering from an eating disorder, you might be aware of the effects that it can take on physical health but not on oral health. You should know a few of the different oral consequences of eating disorders.  Bleeding and Swollen Gums If your body isn't getting enough of the proper nutrition, either due to the fact that you are restricting your caloric intake or purging after you eat, it can lead to gums, or other soft tissues in your mouth, bleeding.
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  • 2 Kid-Friendly Antibacterial Mouthwashes To Help Reverse Gingivitis In Children

    Early tooth loss in children is often caused by poor dental care which leads to gum disease and tooth decay. Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease that can be reversed if it is caught early on. If it is caught too late, then this may result in periodontal disease. In order to remove periodontal disease, your children's dentist will need to perform a deep cleaning procedure. However, gingivitis can be reversed and removed by improving your child's at-home dental care routine.
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  • Ways To Lessen The Concentration Of Acid In Your Mouth

    The acid in your mouth can directly impact the amount of tooth decay that you incur. Acid demineralizes tooth enamel which promotes the development of dental caries. Here are a few ways to lessen the concentration of decay-promoting acid in your mouth: Control Oral Bacteria Acid concentrations increase as the number of oral bacteria increases. Oral bacteria consume carbohydrates from the food and drink that you ingest and then release acid as a byproduct of their digestive process.
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  • Time For The Wisdom Teeth To Be Extracted? 4 Signs Of Infection To Be Aware Of

    Your teenager is about to have their wisdom teeth removed and you want to make sure you're prepared. Your dentist will provide you with complete after-care instructions. However, since infections can occur, it's a good idea to familiarize yourself with the warning signs of an impending infection. Here are four signs you should watch out for while your teenager is recovering from oral surgery. Increased Pain The dentist has probably informed you that your teenager will experience some mild discomfort for several days after the procedure.
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  • A Guide To Quality Dental Health

    When you want to be sure that you are able to keep your teeth white and healthy, there are a variety of steps that you can take for masterful dental health. If this is what you strive for, you'll need to internalize the guidelines presented in this article, so that you can keep your teeth healthy and white, avoid cavities and protect your overall digestive health. With this in mind, read on and use these tips to your advantage throughout the course of your regular life.
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  • Your Dental Arsenal: Win The War On Cavities

    Your teeth play a vital role in your health. They chew food so your body can digest it properly and your teeth hold your jaw in a proper position. Teeth are also abused and neglected by many people, sometimes, to the point that they decay, get destroyed, and even fall out or have to be pulled out. You want to do all you can to take good care of your teeth so they stay healthy for many years to come.
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  • Demystifying Dentures

    If you've been told by your dentist that you need dentures, you might have some questions. You might have a general idea of dentures, but what are they really? Why do you need them? Are there any alternatives? What are dentures? As you probably know, dentures are false teeth that can be easily removed and replaced. What you might not know is that dentures come in two main varieties: partial and full.
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  • 3 Advantages Of Getting Your Dentures At A Denture Clinic

    If you need to get dentures, you have a few options for how you go about obtaining your dentures. You can go through your regular dentist for all your fittings for your new dentures. Or you can go to a denture clinic that specializes in creating dentures. Here are the top three advantages of going to a denture clinic over your regular dentist for your dentures. #1. Denture Clinics Offer Specialization
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  • 2 Tooth Extraction Problems To Watch For If Considering A Dental Implant

    Dentists try to save natural teeth, but sometimes the level of damage doesn't make this possible. A tooth extraction opens up the space for a stronger dental replacement. Dental implants are one of the strongest dental replacement options due to their metal root embedded into the jawbone. Receiving a dental implant requires your mouth to be in optimal health, so its important to watch for potential problems following extraction. Those problems could lead to gum and bone damage that can take the dental implant option off the table.
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