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IV Sedation 101

Fearing dental visits is common, but postponing necessary dental treatment because of fear can lead to more serious problems. If you are terrified at the thought of sitting in the dentist’s chair, and conscious sedation doesn't work for you, IV sedation dentistry or intravenous sedation is an option. Intravenous sedation is used in dentistry to calm patients with dental anxieties and fears. ...

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Why Choose a Prosthodontist?

Prosthodontics is a specialized field of dentistry concerned with teeth restoration and replacement. Unlike regular dentists, prosthodontists receive extra three to four years of training after dental school. Additional training is necessary to be a qualified practitioner in the treatment and rehabilitation of the mouth’s function and appearance. General dentists can perform cosmetic ...

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Caring for Your Pearly Whites: The False Teeth Edition

Wearing dentures doesn't mean you can skip proper oral hygiene, especially if you have full dentures. Taking proper care of dentures and gums ensures great dental health for the rest of your life. Here are some denture care tips: Cleaning Time When it’s time to take your dentures out to be cleaned, stand over a folded towel or a bowl of water so your dentures won’t break if you ...

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9 Foods and Drinks That Cause Teeth Stains

Most stain-promoting foods should not be banned from your diet, just taken in moderation—you don’t want to miss out on antioxidants, essential nutrients and other health benefits. Limiting your intake of stain-causing foods and drinks and practicing proper oral hygiene keep your teeth bright and healthy. Here are the top foods and beverages that promote teeth stains: 1. Red Wine. Red wine is ...

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Treat Your Teeth with Respect

They may be covered with enamel—the hardest substance in the human body—but it doesn't mean that teeth are indestructible. The high demand for good dentists around the world means that teeth are just as susceptible to damage as the other parts of the body, especially when you don’t treat teeth with respect. What Causes Tooth Damage? Food combined with bacteria causes tooth decay. If ...

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Great Teeth Make People Look Younger

Contrary to popular belief, wrinkles are not the main reason people look old. Informal studies suggest that poor or missing teeth tend to make people look older than their real age. It may have something to do with the lips. From a biological standpoint, healthy lips indicate good health and vigorous youth. Many young people unconsciously view a person’s lips as part of a list of attractive ...

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Implants Prevent Patients from Losing Bone Mass

Millions of years of evolution have taught us that if you don’t use it, you’ll lose it. Evidence is everywhere: Weight lifters have bigger muscles because they regularly exercise them, compared to sedentary people who prefer the idea of lifting a potato chip and a can of soda over a dumbbell. Long-distance runners have stronger hearts, and tennis players have higher bone densities in their ...

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Dentures Should Fit Properly

One common myth about dentures is that you don’t need to see your dentist once you have them. But your mouth is constantly changing, and regular dental visits help detect dental problems before they worsen. Another misconception is that people need to adjust to pain. While certain adjustments are required for first-time wearers, a good set of dentures should never be painful. Not Too ...

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Tension Can Be Bad for Teeth

One telltale sign of tension is constant stiff muscles on the back and shoulders. Another is clenching your jaws. You may not notice it, but jaw clenching puts a lot of stress on your teeth. With the Guinness Book of Records recording as much as 975 pounds per square inch for a single person’s bite, it’s no wonder that people who regularly clench their jaws due to tension cause so much ...

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Well Maintained Equipment = No Pain

Dentists use tiny instruments to work in the confined space that is your mouth. Of all tools dentists use, none other elicits a person’s fear than the dreaded drill. The hardiest marines dodge bullets like nobody’s business, but some quiver at the sight and distinctive sound of a high-powered drill. Not everyone knows it, but this tiny piece of technology can spin as fast as 800,000 ...

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