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How To Easily Treat Painful Burns From Pizza

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Virtually everyone has had this happen to them: hurriedly biting into a hot pizza the minute it arrives on the table. Then you feel the burning sensation when the hot food hits your tongue and mouth. Too late, you realize you should have waited. To make it worse, it can take days before the pain and discomfort wears off. The following are the different categories of burns that you may get and what you can do to relieve burns resulting from biting into a hot pizza. How Burns Are Measured First degree. The usual signs of this type of burn are...

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Common Methods And Costs Of Having Your Teeth Straightened

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The practice of straightening teeth requires expert knowledge and precision in order for the desired end result to occur. A dentist will spend several years after dental school developing the skills of an orthodontist. While an orthodontist is capable of performing far more dynamic procedures than simply straightening teeth, the tooth realignment process is the most common aspect of most orthodontic practices. Read on to learn more about the cost and effectiveness of straightening teeth through orthodontic practices. How Is the Straightening...

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10 Foods You Can Safely Eat After Having Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have your wisdom teeth removed, it’s important to take care of yourself and the extraction sites afterward. You might wonder what you can and can’t eat. Avoid foods that are crunchy, chewy, hot, or spicy. You don’t want anything to get stuck in the socket or cause irritation. Try very soft foods for the first 24 hours, and then gradually introduce semi-soft ones as you’re able to. The following 10 foods are some good options: 1. Ice cream The cold from ice cream can feel very soothing if you skip the varieties...

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Been Told You Need A Root Canal? 3 Reasons Your Local Endodontist Should Perform It

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Your dentist has informed you that your painful and infected tooth needs a root canal. While your dentist is certainly capable of performing the procedure, there are three big reasons why you should seek treatment from a root canal specialist (known as an endodontist) instead. You’ll Only Need to Go Through the Procedure Once The process of a root canal involves hollowing out the inside of your tooth. This means that all of the tooth pulp, nerves, and tissue must be extracted. These delicate parts of your tooth are housed in canals, of...

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Try Coconut Oil To Keep Your Mouth Healthy And Happy

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Looking for a natural alternative for caring for your teeth and mouth?  Many people are turning to coconut oil for its many uses in home health and hygiene.  How can coconut oil work for you and keep your dentist happy? Oil Pulling Oil pulling is growing in popularity, but it creates a lot of controversy as well.  What is it?  Basically, oil pulling comes from the ancient Indian practice of Ayurveda.  It involves swishing around in your mouth an oil (often coconut oil or sesame oil) for 15 to 20 minutes, intentionally...

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What To Do When Your Child Suffers A Tooth-Related Injury

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Active children can experience a wide variety of dental problems like chips, fractures and loosened teeth. If an emergency does arise, it’s a good idea to know what to do, especially if the accident occurs during the weekend or anytime her regular dentist’s office is closed. The following tips can help you handle three types of tooth-related problems with your child. Baby Tooth is Knocked Loose If your young child falls down and knocks one of her baby teeth loose, the best thing to do is call your dentist or an after-hours dentist...

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Dental Abscess: Pain Is Important Signal To Seek Emergency Care

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Pain is a signal your body produces to alert you to a problem. If you have a toothache, it is important to make an appointment to see your dentist as soon as possible. You may be developing an abscess, which can lead to uncomfortable–and eventually life threatening–symptoms if not treated in a timely fashion. Here’s what that mouth pain might be trying to tell you–pay attention so you can protect your health. What is an abscess? An abscess is an area of infection in the mouth. It can be on your gum, on or under your...

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Porcelain Veneers: How A Person Wearing Them Can Still Get Cavites

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If years of not brushing your teeth have left them unpleasant to look at, you can fix the problem by replacing them with porcelain veneers. However, you must learn good brushing habits if you want the veneers to last, as cavities can lead to them having to be removed. Below, learn how wearing porcelain veneers can still lead to cavities and why they may have to be removed if you get cavities. How Can a Person Wearing Porcelain Veneers Get Cavities? You must understand that although porcelain veneers are not natural, they are attached to a...

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3 Ways To Achieve A More Attractive Smile

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When it comes to looking your best, your teeth will play a large role. Having an attractive smile can improve your self-confidence and may significantly alter your life. If you want to make changes to your teeth, there are a number of cosmetic dental procedures that can allow you to do so. Knowing effective ways to improve your smile may motivate you to begin the process. Teeth Whitening One of the least invasive methods to allow you to have a better smile is by getting your teeth whitened. This process can be completed in your dental office...

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