General Oral Hygiene Archives

Since dentures are made to replace missing teeth, a lot of people find it difficult to adjust to their new dentures. Although one cannot get the same feeling as having natural teeth after being replaced with false teeth but one must adjust and adapt to the changes that will take place right after wearing them….

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A prosthodontist is another specialty in the field of dentistry that specializes in mouth and jaw problems and in the restoration of the teeth. These professionals handle a wide array of dental procedures either to fix or repair teeth. Prosthodontists focus more on the appearance of the teeth, the oral function of the teeth, and…

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As we age, the teeth becomes discolored and the gum and bone tissues become weak. The onset of oral diseases is expected as we grow old since our immune system may not be that strong anymore. But the teeth can last a lifetime with proper care and maintenance. Brushing and flossing the teeth regularly is…

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One of the rare diseases affecting oral health is the “Burning Mouth Syndrome”. This is characterized by a sore and burning sensation in the mouth, cheeks, and tongue. Typically, the disorder is also accompanied with a metallic or bitter taste in the mouth. Patients with this syndrome are also bothered by the associated dry mouth…

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The medicine cabinet should not only contain medications for common ailments. It should also include emergency dental kits that could help you save a tooth. There are several oral care products that should have been part of the first aid cabinet, but some households would not worry so much about their dental health. Simply brushing…

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Prosthodontists are skilled dental professionals who specialize in restoring a natural tooth or replacing a missing tooth. Unlike other dental professionals, prosthodontists require three to four years of continuing education. They are well trained when dealing with various complicated dental cases. Such cases are facial deformities and mouth problems. They also do dental implants, dental…

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When there is tooth decay, it usually results to cavities. One can say that there is tooth decay when the structure of a tooth comprised of the enamel (which is a tooth’s outer portion) and the dentin (which is a tooth’s inner portion) disintegrates. This usually happens when carbo loaded foods like candy, milk, breads…

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Dental problems have never really been easy. The great thing about it is that nowadays, there are several ways on how to stop them even before they happen. Brushing of one’s teeth after every meal time, flossing at least once a day, eating the right kind of food and regular visits to one’s dentist are…

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Root canal therapy is commonly used as a dental procedure to save a tooth or set of teeth from extraction. The pulp is removed during the root canal therapy since there are other blood supplies to the gums. A person needs root canal treatment for two reasons. First, the pulp infection is caused by tooth…

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Prosthodontists are dentists who restore and replace missing teeth. They have additional trainings for about two to three years of studying lectures and treatments and especially gaining more laboratory experience. Since they gained more experience than ordinary dentists, they do most dental procedures and dental rehabilitation treatments. Some of the dental procedures a prosthodontist handles…

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