Dental Care Blog

Habits to Keep Your Teeth Strong and Healthy

Proper oral hygiene is more than just having a beautiful smile and fresh breath; it is one way of maintaining good overall health. Practicing good oral hygiene will help keep your teeth functioning properly for life. Healthy teeth are important to proper chewing of...

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Help for Gum Disease

The human mouth has a lot of bacteria. The bacteria can form a sticky, colorless film on the teeth called plaque. Over time, the plaque can harden and form tartar that cannot be removed by simple brushing. Plaque and tartar that remain on the teeth could cause gum or...

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Keep Your Mouth Healthy After Gum Disease Treatment

Surgery is one treatment option when you have gum disease. It aims to restore your mouth to good health. Treatment, however, will not give you future immunity from the problem. Gum disease could come back and strike when you least expect it. If you have one case of...

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Eat More Whole Grains for Better Dental Health

September is Whole Grains Month and a great reminder that eating whole grains is beneficial to your health. Those who make whole grains a part of their healthy diet can significantly reduce their risk of chronic diseases. Whole grains provide many nutrients that are...

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Dealing with Dental Abscesses

A dental abscess is the accumulation of pus that forms inside the teeth, in the gums, or in the bone that holds the tooth in place. It is caused by a bacterial infection. When the abscess is located at the end of the tooth, it is called a periapical abscess. If the...

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Dental Bone Grafts

A dental implant is a long-term solution for a missing tooth. It requires a metal peg or post, usually made of titanium, to be surgically positioned into the jawbone. The dental implant is fused into the jawbone to make it stable. The jawbone must be strong and dense,...

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Options for Seniors With Missing Teeth

August 21 of each year is National Senior Citizens Day, a day to honor and recognize the country’s seniors and their contributions in shaping our world. Seniors have built the foundation of progress as we know it today. The current generation is now enjoying the...

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Make Your Dental Implants Last

A dental implant is a metal post, usually made of titanium, that is surgically placed in the jawbone just below the gum line to allow the mounting of a replacement tooth. An implant does not come loose like dentures nor does it affect the surrounding teeth because it...

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National Mustard Day

You’re not alone if you don’t know about National Mustard Day, but the condiment gets its own holiday on August 5. You may love mustard on a hot dog or burger, but did you know it can help with dental problems? Mustard oil has been touted as a remedy for gum disease....

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Avoiding Gingival Recession

Gingival recession, or receding gums, is the exposure of the teeth's roots because of the loss of tissue or the retraction of the gingival margin from the crown of the teeth. It is a common problem in adults over 40, but it can also strike at younger ages. Gingival...

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