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Connection between Heart Problems and Teeth

Bi-annual visits to one’s dentist should not be taken lightly nor for granted, as good oral hygiene equates with overall good health.  The link between heart problems and teeth is a critical one, as gum disease, tooth decay and tooth loss contribute to or correlate with cardiovascular disease, more so …

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Dental Hygiene Top Unusual Tips for Good Dental Hygiene

So we all know the basics of our oral hygiene, brush three times daily usually after meals, floss and rinse RIGHT? But there may be a few more things (that you didn’t know). A few unusual tips to keeping your pearly whites just that. Moms this one goes to you. …

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Home Made Teeth Whitening Hydrogen Peroxide for White Teeth

Teeth whitening ads increasingly populate internet websites reminding us that white teeth look beautiful. In fact, as we age, our teeth naturally yellow so white teeth is an enhancement that often makes us look younger. Hydrogen peroxide has a special chemical complex that, when used safely, can remove staining from …

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Braun Vitality

These electric toothbrushes are highly more effective than the old manual toothbrushes, and are recommended by dentists. My own dentist often gives me advice on how to best use mine, and I would recommend speaking to your dentist on how to get the best out of these toothbrushes. One main …

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How to Prevent Heart Disease with Good Oral Health

The oral cavity is a place which has the potential to harbor many organisms as it constantly engages in taking foods, which facilitate the presence of such organisms by providing the necessary environment. The most influencing factor which makes the oral cavity a haven for pathogenic bacteria is its hygiene. …

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Why a Blender is the Perfect Gift for someone who has just Started using

As people get older, one of the most difficult aspects of aging is coming to terms with having to wear dentures. These are not the same as real teeth, but the problems that they present are more far reaching than many may imagine. Although it’s not something that a lot …

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Common Problems Faced during Dental Anesthesia

There are several common problems found in dental anesthesia and I saw quite a few of these during my years of work in the dental field. Both general anesthesia and local anesthesia are used in dentistry. More complaints seem to stem from local anesthesia, though. Listed below are common problems …

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How to Improve Daily Dental Health

I come from a family with poor dental habits, and have married into a family of dentists. So, the last 7 years have been a learning experience with regards to dental care. Good dental habits should start at an early age, and even if your child does not have teeth, …

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Endodontist

The word endodontic is derived from the Greek words endo, meaning “inside”, and odont, meaning “tooth”.  Therefore, an endodontist is a type of specialty dentist who concentrates on endodontology or endodontics.  Endodontics is one of nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association (ADA) which focuses on the diagnosis, …

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What do Dentists do to Ensure your Safety

The Dental Profession takes many precautions to ensure your safety. Your dentist will want you to feel safe, confident and comfortable during your dental appointment. There are mandatory policies in place to protect you as a patient. Each dental office is responsible for these precautions and it is up to …

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