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  • How to Choose a Mouth Guard When You Practise Martial Arts

    Not all mouth guards are made equal when fighting, especially not when wearing braces and practising martial arts. Your orthodontist will be able to create you a custom fit mouth guard, designed for maximum comfort and protection; however, if you want to buy it yourself, there are two types of 'standard' guards from which you can choose: Ready Made Ready made guards are the cheapest but not recommended. They don't account for changes in your denture over time, nor for the extra bulk of braces over your teeth.
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  • Learn How Gum Contouring Can be Perfect for People with 'Gummy Smiles'

    Some people may find that their gums cover too much of their teeth, or that they look a little uneven. This is usually known as a 'gummy smile', and it can significantly impact people's self-esteem and pride in their smile, even if the teeth themselves are perfectly white and flawlessly straight. However, there is a way to correct the problem: gum contouring. What is Gum Contouring? Ideally, the gums should be even and leave most of the tooth surface exposed; if this hasn't happened naturally, gum contouring can make it so.
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  • Mobile Denture Services: Everything You Need To Know

    For the most part, denture services are carried out at the dentist's office. It has always been this way as far as dentures are concerned. However, today some clinics are offering mobile denture services. This is a great service and one that has been long due. If you are looking to seek any denture-related services, read on to see what mobile denture services are all about and whether they are what you need.
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  • Some Little-Known Tips About Dental Hygiene

    If you're planning a visit to the dentist you may be wondering how your oral health regimen stacks up. Here are some additional tips to help you improve. When Not to Brush Your Teeth Surely, you know that you should be brushing your teeth twice a day, certainly before you go to bed and at least one additional time during the course of the day. However, you may not know that you should avoid certain times as well.
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  • 4 Commonly Asked Questions about Teeth Grinding

    Teeth grinding is a common night-time problem that presents a unique challenge: because it occurs during sleeping, many sufferers don't know they have it. In fact, many people only discover that they have the problem once they have a partner who will notice it. Teeth grinding can cause dental problems if left unchecked, primarily because of wearing down the enamel during grinding. Below are common questions about causes and treatments for teeth grinding.
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  • What You Might Wonder About Getting Veneers Over Your Teeth

    Cosmetic dentistry procedures are different than orthodontic procedures; an orthodontist is concerned with the overall shape of the jaw and mouth, whereas a cosmetic dentist is concerned just with the appearance of teeth and your smile. However, a cosmetic dentist can sometimes actually protect the health of your teeth and mouth, including adding veneers over your teeth. Note some important factors about veneers so you can know if they're the right choice for you.
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  • Arthritis and Dentures: Five Tips for Navigating This Challenge

    Arthritis can affect multiple aspects of your life, including how you take care of your dentures. Unfortunately, for someone with arthritic hands, the dexterity needed to take care of dentures may be missing. However, to safeguard your dental health, you need to find some solutions and workarounds. Here are some ideas to help: 1. Find or make a large grip toothbrush. So that you can brush your dentures, you need a toothbrush, but frustratingly, the little handles of most toothbrushes can be hard to grip if you have arthritis.
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  • Problems You May Not Be Discussing With Your Dentist, But You Should

    It's not unusual for dental patients to simply show up for their routine appointment and have their teeth cleaned and x-rayed, without actually talking to their dentist about their overall oral health or other concerns. They may assume that the dentist will notice certain problems in their mouth, if there are any, and will be the one to bring them up, or they may not realize what their dentist can do for them when it comes to their health and their teeth overall.
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  • How Oil Pulling Could Help You with Your Oral Health.

    If you've been worrying about your oral health recently, perhaps you have been planning a visit to the dentist. Yet you shouldn't just be thinking about best hygiene practices when it's time for some dental work. You know that you need to floss and brush daily, but perhaps you should consider oil pulling too? How Can It Help? People engage in oil pulling in order to get rid of microorganisms and bacteria from "
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  • 4 Reasons to See a Dentist About Your Toothache Even If Money Is Tight

    When you are going through tough financial times, you may try to put off as many expenses as possible until you get back on your feet. However, waiting until your next pay packet comes in before you address a toothache could have disastrous consequences. Here are four reasons to book a dental appointment right away, even if you're trying to save money. 1. Delaying Could Lead to Higher Costs When your tooth starts hurting, it could be a sign that decay is progressing from the tooth enamel to the sensitive inner parts of the tooth.
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