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5 Types Of Dental Emergencies

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If you have just damaged your tooth, you may be wondering whether or not your dentist will consider your situation a dental emergency. Should you schedule a routine appointment or request emergency care? Here are a few examples of dental emergencies: A Cracked Tooth If your tooth is chipped, it may wait for a standard appointment. The dentist may only need to smooth the chipped area and apply a bit of composite to protect the tooth.…

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Treating Gum Disease With Surgical And Non Surgical Treatments

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If you have been told you have gum disease, there is no reason to worry. In fact, half of all American adults are diagnosed with gum disease according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. There are different levels of gum disease starting a gingivitis and ending in periodontal disease. Regardless of the severity of your gum disease, you need to be treated quickly in order to avoid worse symptoms that can occur.…

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Avoid The Candy: Show Your Sweetie Some Love With 3 Tooth-Friendly Alternatives

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Candy is one of the worst things for your teeth, though it is one of the most popular gifts at Valentine’s Day and any other day of the year when you want to show someone you care for them. Candy can lead to the decay and breakage of your teeth. The damage can potentially be even more severe if you don’t take care of your teeth the way that you need to.…

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Preparing For Your Child's First Visit To The Dentist

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By the time your child approaches his or her first birthday, it’s time to think about getting ready to visit the dentist. Pediatric dental appointments are important as the dentist will be able to not only examine the health of your child’s teeth, but also help you understand how to properly clean the teeth and discuss whether thumb sucking is causing harm. Your mind can race in the days leading up to this big milestone in the child’s life, as you want to be sure the appointment not only goes well, but also that you remember to ask the right questions.…

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Receding Gums: How You Can Preserve Your Teeth

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When your gums start to recede, your teeth start to get exposed at the root. This can lead to nerve pain when eating or drinking and rotting of your teeth from exposure. It can even cause your teeth to become loose or fall out. Preserving your teeth is the best way to deal with a receding gum line, since once your gums start to pull back, they cannot come back again.…

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3 Problems That Organic Baby Food Solves

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Parents with young children have traditionally been forced to choose between commercially-produced foods or homemade baby food. If they didn’t like the commercially available products, then they would have to get special cooking appliances (steamers, blenders) and make their own baby food. This is a time consuming process and many parents simply don’t have the time or energy for it. Organic baby food is a great alternative. It addresses three of the key problems of commercially-available baby food.…

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Seek Emergency Dental Treatment If You May Have A Dislocated Jaw

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You’ve been dealing with temporomandibular jaw (TMJ) disorder for so long that you never imagined you might one day need an emergency appointment for this condition. Now, you’re afraid you might have somehow dislocated your jaw. Should you go to the emergency room at a hospital or to a dental clinic that accepts emergency patients? Dentists can provide effective treatment if you actually have dislocated this joint. How a Dislocated Jaw Occurs…

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4 Clues That You Are A Candidate For Dental Implants

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Dental implants are manufactured replacements for permanent teeth. Unlike dentures, dental implants include a metal post that is anchored into the jawbone, with a prosthetic tooth on top. Once in place, dental implants are not removed. They look, feel, and act like natural teeth, which is why many patients choose implants over dentures. If you are looking for a solution to tooth loss, you may be a candidate for dental implants if you meet these 4 requirements:…

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Does Your Dentist Go The Extra Mile?

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Do your dental patients feel like people when they visit your dental practice or do they just feel like another nameless patient? When they come in for a root canal, a new crown, veneers, or even a regular visit, you want to make sure they are treated like a real person and they feel like a valued customer. As a dentist, like one at BayView Dental Arts, going the extra mile is not only going to make your customers a lot more happy, but they will also generate more business and money, while also having a more enjoyable time doing it.…

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Tired Of Having A Good Smile? Try These 5 Teeth Rotting Foods!

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Are you sick and tired of having a healthy, superstar smile? Have you been trying to think of ways to destroy your teeth without using violence? There is good news! There are several foods that will help you destroy your smile without much effort at all. This article will discuss 5 of these foods. Your teeth will be stained, cracked, and crooked in no time! Gotta Love That Citrus! If you’re a fruit lover, then you should incorporate more citrus foods into your teeth-rotting diet.…

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