Healing and Dealing with Dental Phobias

3 Complications That Can Arise If You Don't Visit an Emergency Dentist After a Tooth Is Knocked Out

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Sometimes a tooth is lost thanks to decay, in which it will probably be pulled out by your dentist. However, teeth can also be lost through blunt force trauma, even if they are perfectly healthy. Should you be struck in the mouth, the force can easily dislodge a tooth completely. When this occurs, the tooth is referred to as ‘avulsed’. If a tooth is knocked out, particularly if it is towards the back of the mouth and therefore not very visible, many people assume that they don’t need to seek treatment from an emergency dentist. Read More»

Why You Need to Stop Procrastinating When It Comes to Your Smile

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Many people go through life living something of a compromise. They’re not happy with this or that, understand that they could do something about it, but choose not to. When they live their life this way, there’s always a certain element of unhappiness. Often, people are not happy with their appearance and this can frequently relate to the teeth. If you are afraid to smile, but have been slow in taking any action, why be a martyr any more? Read More»

Foods That Can Help You Stop and Reverse Tooth Cavity

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Tooth cavity, tooth decay, or dental caries are all names that describe a soft, decayed area in a tooth. There are misconceptions out there that once your tooth starts to decay, you cannot reverse the situation. Some foods, though, can stop and reverse the decay process. Causes of Dental Caries A popular theory is that tooth decay occurs due to bacteria and food. The proponents of this theory claim that bacteria feed on high-sugar foods, and, when this happens, they produce acids that eat away the teeth. Read More»

5 Benefits of Using Acrylic Instead of Porcelain for Your False Teeth

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When you need to wear dentures, you’ll often be given a choice between using a denture that is implanted with acrylic false teeth or a denture that is implanted with porcelain false teeth. Porcelain is more expensive, which often leads people to assume that it is the superior material. However, acrylic false teeth actually come with a whole host of benefits. Here are just five. 1. Acrylic False Teeth Are More Durable Read More»

4 Reasons Why Limiting Your Coffee Intake Will Improve Your Oral Health

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If you’d like to give your oral health a bit of a boost, one thing that you can do is cut down on your coffee intake. Nobody is saying that you need to give up your morning cup entirely, but there are a number of reasons why your smile will thank you if you stop drinking mug after mug each day. Here are just four reasons why you should curtail your coffee consumption. Read More»