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  • Braces Made Better - Recent Advancements in Orthodontics

    Nobody ever really enjoys orthodontic treatment, but between 25 and 50 percent of children need some type of orthodontics to help them improve their smile or make room for all of their adult teeth. There have been a number of recent advances in orthodontic care that can make these treatments less visible, less painful, or more quickly completed than in the past. New Types of Brackets The traditional stainless steel brackets used for braces were very noticeable.
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  • Family Friendly Design Ideas To Improve Your Dental Office Waiting Room

    If you run a family dental clinic, then you know how important it is to make the place comfortable for children. Many kids hate going to the dentist, and a cold and sterile office setting won't do anything to assuage their fears. To this end, it's very important that you create a warm and welcoming decor. Below are some design ideas that you can implement to help make the office more family friendly.
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  • 3 Tips When Arranging For Dental Crowns And Bridges

    Dealing with cavities and dental decay starts with small issues and can grow to larger issues if you allow it to happen. While preventative care through brushing and flossing is the name of the game when caring for your gums and your teeth, problems happen that necessitate some serious repairs. If your teeth are damaged or missing, you will need to have a dental professional step in to provide you with some service.
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  • How To Find The Best Dentist That Will Meet Your Needs

    Finding a dentist can be a challenging process for some people, particularly if they have anxiety about dental procedures or aren't sure what characteristics they should be searching for in a dentist. However, these anxieties and uncertainties can be overcome with the right kind of research and know-how ahead of time. Below is how you should go about seeking a dentist so that you can make the best choice possible:
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  • What You Need To Know About Oral Health Changes That Occur Later In Life

    Are you approaching the age of 60? If so, you are likely concerned about preserving your health. Some seniors fail to understand the importance of their dental health. The following are a few dental changes you might experience as you age. Dry Mouth Hormonal imbalance happens to many people as they age. These imbalances can change a number of bodily functions. This is why some people start to notice that they have frequent bouts of dry mouth.
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  • Your Guide To Impacted Wisdom Teeth

    Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars to grow in, typically in adolescence and young adulthood. Unfortunately, these teeth are the most likely to become impacted as they grow in. When a tooth is impacted, this means that it has grown in sideways or tilted. Ultimately, it is positioned incorrectly because it does not have enough room to grow in properly. Sometimes this is painless, and sometimes it is incredibly difficult to endure.
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  • 3 Ways Seniors Can Benefit From Cosmetic Dentistry

    If you are a senior, you may think of cosmetic dentistry as various treatments reserved for younger patients. However, cosmetic dentistry serves many purposes that can improve your quality of life at any age. If your teeth are beginning to weaken and shift with age, you should consider some of the many benefits that cosmetic dentistry can offer you.  A More Youthful Facial Structure  When teeth fall out or are removed, the bone structure in your jaw will slowly deteriorate, causing a sunken, hollow appearance in your cheeks.
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  • Lost A Lot Of Teeth Suddenly? Partial Dentures Can Protect Your Appearance

    If you were in an accident (such as a car crash) that caused you to lose a large number of teeth on the top or bottom, you need to get them replaced as soon as you can. Failure to do so will change the way you look and can be hard to repair afterward. Partial dentures are probably your best option for avoiding this problem. Tooth Loss Will Affect The Shape Of Your Face
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  • When Your Teeth Change Colors

    Having a colorful wardrobe is great. Having colorful teeth is not. If your teeth take on some vivid hues, you need to do some research to find out the reason why. No matter what shade they are, you can find treatment for this discoloration.  Yellowish  Few people have gleaming white teeth naturally, but your teeth should not be really yellow. Often, consuming certain foods or drinks can lead to discoloration. Tea, coffee, and red wine are frequent culprits and can usually be corrected by whitening using either OTC products or by having your dentist treat you in the office.
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  • New Braces: 4 Rubber Band Color Options To Help Match Classic Halloween Costumes

    As children prepare to get braces for the first time, they often consider how the designs and features will look for different events and holidays. If the new braces are being placed in the mouth around October, then the child will likely consider how the braces will blend into Halloween costumes. By communicating with an orthodontist, your child can plan out themed rubber bands to go on teeth just in time for Halloween.
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