2015-07-01 There are many different options to consider if you would like to have the smile of your dreams.  Two of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments are porcelain veneers and dental bonding.  There are also pros and cons to each treatment.  Here’s an overview of each treatment.. Porcelain Veneers Porcelain veneers are thin shells of dental ceramic that are used to mask aesthetic imperfections. They...
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2015-07-01 Migraines affect over 1 billion people worldwide. The most significant characteristic of a migraine is a severe and debilitating pain in the head, but migraine headaches are more than just a bad headache. They are a neurological disorder and considered to be the most common disorder of the nervous system.
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2015-07-01 Osseointegration is the technical term for what is commonly referred to as dental implants.   Anyone who has lost as little as one or as many as all of their teeth is an acceptable candidate for osseointegration as long as they have sufficiently healthy jawbone structure.  Following are some excerpts from the academy’s article and a link if you care to read it in its entirety.
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2015-07-01 Dry mouth affects 30% of adults, which is usually caused by a problem with salivary glands function, a potential disease, or as a result of drug therapy.  A dry mouth should not keep you from smiling, but it can be a serious chronic problem.  Without sufficient saliva, eating, swallowing, and even talking can be difficult; and without enough protective saliva, the teeth become prone to decay.
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2015-07-01 While many people see dentists as the single group of people who look after the health of your teeth and mouth, there are various specialist categories that help you in different ways. The categorization of a Dentist will depend on their education, training and experience.
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2015-07-01 Bad breath – also known as halitosis – is an unpleasant condition that can cause a great deal of embarrassment.  And, for many people, it is made even worse by the fact they don’t even know that they have it. There are many possible causes for bad breath so, if you think you might have the problem, talk to your dentist.
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2015-07-01 Chew on this for a minute: just by glancing inside your mouth, your dentist can tell you a number of things that may be news to you and your doctor! Surprising as it may sound, your oral health can speak volumes about the rest of your body, and something as simple as a routine dental checkup can benefit your health and wallet big time. From harmful habits to life-threatening diseases, find out what clues your mouth can provide about your wellbeing.
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2015-07-01 Parents, in particular, want to know: does DNA predetermine dental health? It’s the classic nature vs. nurture question that dentists get asked often, but the answer doesn’t simply boil down to one or the other. The scary truth is that many dental problems are indeed “inherited”–but not from genetics alone!
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