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  • Denture Repair Clinics and Services Offered

    Dentures are used to replace missing teeth. These are removable devices that must be cared for regularly to ensure that they last longer and do not cause infection and irritation. The dentures used today are extremely comfortable and are almost undetectable to the naked eye. Two main types of dentures exist: full or partial. Dentists usually advise their patients with regard to the daily practice of keeping dentures clean and functional.
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  • 4 Common Reasons You May Need to See an Emergency Dentist

    The fact that not many people expect to find themselves in a situation that requires them to seek emergency dental service explains the last-minute scrambles to see emergency dentists. Sometimes, however, there are obvious signs that a person is headed for the dental emergency room. In such instances, it is best to seek out an emergency dentist immediately so they can administer prompt treatment. If you ever encounter the following dental problems, don't hesitate to see an emergency dentist for urgent dental care.
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  • Guide to choosing mouthguards

    People who grind their teeth or are active participants in sports need mouthguards for protection. Mouthguards are, however, available in different styles, designs and materials, so making a choice can be difficult. With the following tips, you can choose a mouthguard that suits your needs and preferences: Comfort and protection Comfort and protection are two aspects to consider before wearing a mouthguard. In this instance, custom mouthguards are the best option to purchase, as they are designed to fit your specific dental formula.
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  • Why Do Dentists Carry Out Teeth Whitening Procedures?

    You can buy products at your local pharmacy which will help to whiten your teeth. Some of them are one-off treatments whilst others require a daily application, such as certain whitening toothpaste brands, for example. Therefore, you might wonder why dental professionals offer these sorts of services at all. Why is it that dentists get involved with whitening their patients' teeth instead of recommending that they apply such products?  Part of a Range of Cosmetic Services
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  • The Highways and Byways of Tooth Decay: Why Your Molars Have Black Lines

    Have you noticed black lines on the biting surfaces of your molars? Don't panic yet. You might be looking at stains—not tooth decay. Because of the way molar teeth are shaped, stains can develop, creating snaking black or brown lines that look like a network of roads. However, unless you are a dentist, it can be very difficult to tell the difference between staining and tooth decay in regards to black or brown lines.
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  • Why Your Dentist Wants a Periodontist to Do Your Gum Surgery

    If your dentist has determined that you have periodontitis, then your gums will need some treatment. This stage of gum disease is relatively advanced. Your gums have been affected by plaque and bacteria to such an extent that they have started to move away from your teeth. This creates gaps between your gums and teeth that can ultimately affect your jawbones. You'll need to have the gaps cleaned out to prevent your periodontitis from getting worse.
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  • Is Eating Fish Good for Your Teeth and Gums?

    You probably know a fair bit about foods that are bad for your teeth and gums. If you're conscious about looking after your oral health, you avoid eating a lot of sugary or acidic foods and drinks. However, while not eating bad things helps keep your teeth and gums in good nick, actively eating good stuff can give them an extra boost. For example, eating fish regularly can give you some oral health benefits.
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  • Do You Need to Replace Some of Your Older Crowns?

    In the mists of time, you may have had a lot of dental work and were fitted with a number of crowns to account for some deterioration. If you're honest, you cannot remember when they were fitted and may be wondering how long they are expected to last. You may be considering a visit to your dentist but wonder what condition would give rise to replacement in the first place.
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  • Calculus and Teeth Whitening for Smokers (No, It's Not Maths)

    Do you grit your teeth at the thought of calculus? While memories of maths lessons at school are not something that everyone thinks of fondly, there is a type of calculus that directly affects your teeth. In terms of dentistry, calculus (which is also known as tartar) is the accumulation of hardened plaque on your teeth. While untreated calculus can be detrimental to your dental health, it also presents an issue in term of the aesthetics of your teeth.
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  • 4 Common Causes of Bad Breath

    Many people suffer from bad breath, which can be very embarrassing in professional, social and intimate situations. If you can't seem to shake bad breath, consider whether one of these four common causes could be to blame. 1. Diet Bad breath is not always caused by diet, but paying attention to the foods and beverages you put in your mouth is a good place to start when trying to work out why your breath smells.
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