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Emergency Dental Care: Getting Dental Treatment During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Find out what qualifies a dental emergency during the Covid-19 outbreak and take a look at what dental offices are doing to accommodate people just like you who need emergency dental services.

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What Is The ADA?

You may be shopping for oral hygiene products and notice a symbol with the letters ADA posted on it. If you ever have wondered what this emblem is and why it is always mentioned on dental commercials, here is a run-down of what this icon means.

 

The ADA is the American Dental Association. This association is an advocate for public health, and standardizes the dental health world. The ADA was founded by members that believed in providing high professional standards and scientific research to the world of dentistry. The ADA was founded by members that believed in providing high professional standards and scientific research to the world of dentistry. The association marks oral care products with their seal if they approve of it, only when they agree that it works and does not promote harm to the oral cavity or health of the person using it.

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TMJ Pain and Teeth Grinding

Grinding teeth through the night is a common occurrence for many people. Unfortunately, teeth grinding can cause severe jaw pain, tender teeth, as well as cracked or broken teeth. Although teeth grinding can be a common occurrence because of stress or anxiety, there may be an underlying issue.

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How To Properly Care For Your Dental Implants

Many people suffer from missing teeth it’s not as uncommon as some would think. Previously, dentures were the very best possible solution for patients who were suffering from missing teeth, but now thanks to advancements with restorative dentistry there are options when it comes to replacing or restoring missing teeth. Also, one of the main issues with dentures is that it does not work to preserve the bone in the patient’s mouth that once supported the now missing teeth. This means that overtime the patient will experience bone deterioration and a restructuring of their jaw due to this bone loss. Dental Implants have emerged as an alternative to dentures and they work well to promote the regeneration of bone in the patient’s mouth. With this being said while dental implants are a great solution for missing teeth they need to be cared for properly. With the proper maintenance and care dental implants can last a lifetime. 

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The 4 Most Misconceptions About Cosmetic Dentistry

Thanks to advancements in dentistry there are cosmetic procedures available to assist patients who want to enhance their smile whether that be by replacing their teeth or professionally whitening their teeth. However, it’s important to note that cosmetic dental procedures are mainly the subject of many misunderstandings as well as assumptions. The things that you may not know about cosmetic dentistry or that may surprise you are discussed and explained within this blog article read below to learn more:



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How to Stop Snoring With Sleep Apnea Treatment

Although snoring is fairly common, it can be a significant indication of a medical issue. Apart from the fact that snoring while sleeping with others can be distracting or irritating, it can be a bigger issue than you thought. It can interrupt your sleep cycle and rob you of 6 to 9 hours of sleep you need. Also, you might be snoring, because your airways are blocked. Ultimately, this could lead to unexpected long-term health problems. In this article, we'll learn more about snoring, sleep apnea and how it gets treated.  What Is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is one of the main causes of snoring. Other than snoring, some common symptoms of this condition include: Frequent periods of no breathing Loud breathing Insomnia Sleep deprivation Daytime sleepiness This increases the risk of diabetes, strokes, and heart attacks when sleep apnea goes untreated. Whether you have any signs or have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, ...

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How A Smile Makerover, Can Help You Smile Again

Do you have crooked or discolored teeth which make you feel self-conscious about how you look? Would you like to have a brighter white smile that you that you feel comfortable sharing with the world? If so, you might be a good candidate for a smile makeover.

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How To Determine If Sedation Dentistry Is The Right Choice For You

Sedation Dentistry has been on the rise and while it has many benefits for dental patients the three most prominent benefits are focused on dental anxiety relief, physical conditions, or feeling self-conscious about your teeth. To learn more about these reasons why sedation dentistry might be the best choice for you read more about them in the paragraphs below:

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Cosmetic Dentistry: Professional Teeth Whitening

Invest in your oral health this winter by getting your teeth whitened this winter. Your smile is a huge part of your overall appearance and whitening your teeth will improve the aesthetic appeal of your teeth. Although there are at home teeth whitening products professional teeth whitening will give the most long-lasting results. 

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Breaking The Thumb Sucking Habit

When children are trying to ease themselves, they tend to suck their thumbs if they do not have a pacifier around. Parents tend to not think twice about thumb sucking, especially at a young age, but as time progresses it is severely important to have that habit broken. Thumb sucking may seem normal and fine, but it leads to serious consequences.

 

The consequences that arise from thumb sucking ends up causing major dental problems in the child’s future. Because of the pressure of the thumb, your child’s teeth may experience shifting. Pacifier’s do not give the same pressure because of the specific material used, so if your child is prone to sucking their thumb, you should try to prevent it by giving them an alternative. The pressure of the thumb will then misalign the child’s teeth, causing an overbite. This may also result in malformation of the roof of the mouth, because of the malleability of a child’s body.

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