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Get a Bright Smile

Cosmetic dentistry can generally be defined as the process of fixing the appearance of a person’s teeth. The procedure involves improving/treating a person’s oral disorders relating to gums. It may include removal or addition of dental material or may involve treating a person’s teeth to improve their appearance (bleaching) or straightening of teeth according to […]

Gum Disease Can Increase The Time It Takes To Become Pregnant

For the first time, fertility experts have shown that, from the time that a woman starts trying to conceive, poor oral health can have a significant effect on the time to pregnancy. Professor Roger Hart told the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology that the negative effect of gum disease […]

TMJ – What is it?

Dislocation of the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) What Is It? The temporomandibular joint (TMJ), located just in front of the lower part of the ear, allows the lower jaw to move. The TMJ is a ball-and-socket joint, just like the hip or shoulder. When the mouth opens wide, the ball (called the condyle) comes out of […]

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Abscess – What is it

What Is It? An abscess is a limited area of pus formed as a result of a bacterial infection. The body’s immune system reacts to the infection, and sends white blood cells to the area to try to get rid of the bacteria. Pus is a mixture of live and dead white blood cells, enzymes […]

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How to Fix Broken Teeth – When To Seek Repairs

Just the thought of oral care is often enough to make some patients avoid the dentist altogether. Others do not keep regular appointments because they do not know how to obtain affordable dental coverage. While avoiding regular oral maintenance can eventually lead to serious problems, immediate dental coverage is even more important if you suddenly experience […]

Burning Mouth Syndrome – What is it?

Introduction Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a complex, vexing condition in which a burning pain occurs that may involve your tongue, lips or widespread areas of your whole mouth, without any obvious reason. The disorder has long been associated with a variety of other conditions — including menopause, psychological problems, nutritional deficiencies and disorders of […]

Smart Snacks For Healthy Teeth

What’s wrong with sugary snacks, anyway? Sugary snacks taste so good — but they aren’t so good for your teeth or your body. The candies, cakes, cookies and other sugary foods that kids love to eat between meals can cause tooth decay. Some surgary foods have a lot of fat in them, too. Kids who […]