Healing and Dealing with Dental Phobias

Should You Take Your Kids to Your Dental Appointments?

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Although many parents schedule their dental check-ups for times when they don’t have their children around, there is an argument that it is better to take kids with you when you see your dentist. However, you should take care to make sure that this experience is a positive one that helps children get used to the idea of dental treatment and being at the dental clinic. Seeing Your Check-ups Can Be a Positive Experience Read More»

Teeth Whitening While Pregnant: Is It a Good Idea?

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It’s not exactly a bold statement to say that pregnancy can place a lot of stress on a woman’s body. So it’s hardly surprising that pregnant women will want to do things that make them feel better while they’re expecting. Should teeth whitening be one of these things? There are many different theories as to whether or not teeth whitening should be performed while pregnant  and about the possible effects it might have on an unborn child. Read More»

3 Denture Care Tips That Won't Let You Down

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If you’re missing a few or all of your God-given teeth, whether due to dental infections, bad injuries or the natural aging process, replacing them will boost your facial profile as well as your overall health. That’s because today’s dentures can be designed to fit perfectly and feel more comfortable than ever before, thus improving your appearance and making it easier to take meals better than you could without the help of these dental replacements. Read More»

Regaining Necessary Functions: How Implant Overdentures Overcome Dietary Limitations

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It’s shocking, but 21% of Australian adults over the age of 65 did not have any natural teeth in 2010, according to a report conducted by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Although losing teeth is a natural part of aging, it can become quite a huge hindrance to one’s quality of living – particularly, one’s ability to consume certain foods and absorb sufficient nutrients. Getting dentures can help, but there are still some limitations involved with using dentures. Read More»

Treating Impacted Wisdom Teeth

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Impacted wisdom teeth tend to grow in at an angle, which can damage your existing teeth by causing overcrowding. When your teeth become overcrowded your jaw can move out of alignment and you can start grinding your teeth, which can cause further damage in the form of chips, cracks and enamel loss. Symptoms of impacted wisdom teeth include jaw pain, inflamed gums and bleeding when you brush your teeth. You should seek prompt treatment to prevent tooth damage if you think your wisdom teeth are impacted. Read More»