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Jaw pain or Facial pain

July 30, 2022 | Author:

Many adults suffer from chronic jaw and facial pain. Some common symptoms include pain in or around the ear, tenderness of the jaw, pain when biting, or headaches. Many things can cause facial pain, which can make it difficult to diagnose and treat. Your dentist will conduct a thorough exam, which may include X-rays, to […]

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Cavities, or tooth decay

July 15, 2022 | Author:

Cavities, or tooth decay, are the destruction of your tooth enamel, the hard, outer layer of your teeth. It can be a problem for children, teens, and adults. Plaque, a sticky film of bacteria, constantly forms on your teeth. When you eat or drink foods containing sugars, the bacteria in plaque produce acids that attack […]

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Root Canals Treatment That Can Save Your Tooth

June 30, 2022 | Author:

If you have a severely damaged, decaying tooth or a serious tooth infection (abscess), your dentist may recommend a root canal treatment. Root canals are used to repair and save your tooth instead of removing it. What’s Involved in Root Canal Repair? The pulp is the soft tissue inside your tooth that contains nerves, and […]

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The first step towards dental self-empowerment

June 15, 2022 | Author:

How to know for sure that you’re heading in the right direction Is greater oral health possible in 20 minutes? Yes and no. You see, while you can’t undo any ill health in the mouth in 20 minutes, you can accomplish the first (and most important) step in 20 minutes! In this first step toward […]

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Aging and Dental Health

May 30, 2022 | Author:

As you age, it becomes even more important to take good care of your teeth and dental health. One common misconception is that losing your teeth is inevitable. This is not true. If cared for properly, your teeth can last a lifetime. Your mouth changes as you age. The nerves in your teeth can become […]

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Sensitive Teeth

May 15, 2022 | Author:

Is the taste of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee sometimes a painful experience for you? Does brushing or flossing make you wince occasionally? If so, you may have sensitive teeth. Possible causes include: Tooth decay (cavities) Fractured teeth Worn fillings Gum disease Worn tooth enamel Exposed tooth root In healthy teeth, a […]

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What Causes an Abscessed Tooth and How You Can Avoid Them

April 30, 2022 | Author:

A tooth abscess also called an abscessed tooth, is right up there with root canals, subjects that we all need to be aware of to have a clear understanding of what to do if we have an abscess as well as how to avoid ever having a tooth abscess. Anyone who has ever had an […]

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Is Stress the Primary Cause of Gum Disease?

April 17, 2022 | Author:

This week we’d like to step back and take a broad view to find what may be the primary undermining factor that keeps each of us from living our fullest life possible with an optimized immune expression. After all, without an immune system humming along in good rhythm, chronic infections like gum disease can continue […]

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Can Brushing After a Meal Damage My Teeth?

March 31, 2022 | Author:

At some point in the journey each of us takes toward optimal oral health, we wake up to realize that we have to take better care of our teeth and gums. Unfortunately, at this point, most of us simply increase what we are doing, assuming for example, “I must not be brushing my teeth enough”. […]

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Is Your Cell Phone Causing Your Teeth to Decay? (and how to stop it)

March 21, 2022 | Author:

Have you ever been using your cell phone and felt/heard a weird sort of buzzing/whining sound? I have and it freaked me out. I felt a high-pitched stinging feeling in my ear. Having this first-hand experience has caused me to take a closer look at what impact cell phones could have on our oral and […]

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