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When Should a Toddler go to the Dentist?

When Should a Toddler go to the Dentist?

It is a very exciting time when your baby’s first tooth erupts, and they have their first tooth or first two teeth. Sometimes baby’s will have two teeth that will erupt at the same time, and it is usually the bottom two teeth in the middle. Now that your baby has teeth, the question on your mind may be when…

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Do Dentists Have Payment Plans?

Do Dentists Have Payment Plans?

Your question may be: do dentists have payment plans? If you’re curious, you’ll find that if you ask your dentist about this beforehand, you can find out. If you want to know, will dentists do payment plans?, then be sure to call your dentist and ask them before you arrive for your appointment. There are other ways that you can…

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Gums Swollen Around a Crown? Here’s Some Info

Gums Swollen Around a Crown? Here’s Some Info

What does it mean when your gums are inflamed around your crown? Is it dangerous? How soon should you get it fixed? If the gums are inflamed, then possibly the one choice a patient would have would be getting a replacement crown. Some patients don’t like to hear the word “replacement,” however because of accumulated plaque, contour of the crown…

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Enamel Loss and How to Fix it

Enamel Loss and How to Fix it

Tooth enamel is the outer most layer of your tooth. It is the toughest tissue in your body. Enamel helps to protect teeth from daily use from grinding, chewing, biting, and crunching. Even though enamel is a hard protective substance on your teeth, it can still chip, crack, and slowly erode away. Enamel also protects teeth from extreme temperatures and…

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Why do my teeth hurt? Top reasons

Why do my teeth hurt? Top reasons

Why do My Teeth Hurt? There are several reason a person may experience generalized tooth pain. Just thinking of the most common hand full, most professional input makes out the list with tooth decay at the top and grinding teeth at number five. Somewhere in between those two fall abscess, gum decease and trauma. And like the sometimes vowel Y,…

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Pain After Tooth Extraction; What to do

Pain After Tooth Extraction; What to do

Going to the dentist isn’t a fun experience all the time. This is particularly true when you have to have a tooth extracted. You might notice pain, but when should you see your dentist? That’s a question most people ask when there is pain. Right After Tooth Extraction When you have a tooth pulled, there will be pain. It just…

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Teeth Diagrams; What you should know

Teeth Diagrams; What you should know

In dentistry, one of the most important things an individual must know is how the teeth are structured and formed inside the mouth. The best way to get a better understanding of a person’s mouth is to look at a teeth diagram. This is a chart that shows all of the teeth in the mouth in a numerical order. As…

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Broken Tooth Pain? You May Have an Exposed Nerve

Broken Tooth Pain? You May Have an Exposed Nerve

One of the most prevalent pains that can drive a person to the brink of insanity is tooth pain. It is hard for people to imagine what appears to be a solid, bone based part of their body giving off pain, but it happens all the time. There are many causes, a cavity, a break or even a missing tooth,…

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Is A Night Mouth Guard Right For You?

Is A Night Mouth Guard Right For You?

What is the best mouth guard for teeth grinding?   Are you considering buying a good mouth guard to protect your teeth from night grinding? While many people can rely on these items for proper oral health protection, they’re not quite right for everybody. Here is what you need to know about mouth guards and how to find the best…

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A Brief History of Braces

A Brief History of Braces

Who Invented Braces? Exactly who it was that invented braces is an arguable point since evidence of orthodontics exists from as far back as before the birth of Christ. Ancient remains have been found with crude metal bands around their teeth, and in a Roman Tomb in Egypt teeth bound with golden wire were discovered. Centuries would pass before the…

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