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Harmful Habits You Need to Quit Now to Keep Your Teeth Healthy!

Being able to chew your food so digestion happens effectively is crucial for your body to absorb nutrients. For that, you need your teeth! Being able to talk right, to pronounce words correctly so that others can understand you is absolutely essential. For that, you need your teeth! Being able to smile at someone – be it your crush, your…

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Ready for Your Very First Denture? Not Until You Read This

Dentures – whether used for replacing all or some of your teeth, can seem daunting. Even small acts like chewing and speaking with dentures initially can cause discomfort or pain. Apart from getting habituated to them, it is also essential to maintain them properly. We have listed below some important aspects to help you get comfortable with your new dentures…

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Millennials Beware: What Avoiding Dental Visits Can Actually Lead to

A study by the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) indicates adults age 20-44, otherwise known as Millennials or Gen Y, are the segment with the highest percentage of untreated decay in their permanent teeth. This is because of the growing trend of self-diagnoses after researching symptoms on the internet. Further research into the matter indicated that adults age…

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Teeth Grinding – Not Just a Regular Habit! Read to know more

Most of us may have come across people who have a habit of grinding or clenching their teeth, when they seem to be anxious, upset, or even during their sleep. It might seem like a sign of anxiety at the worst and an irritating habit at the least. However, this seemingly simple habit can lead to complex oral health problems,…

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A Parental Guide to Improving Children’s Oral Health This NCDHM

This National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) Take an Oath for Your Child’s Oral Health February 2017 is National Children’s Dental Health Month and it brings together thousands of dental professionals, healthcare practitioners and dedicated educators to raise awareness about children’s oral health and the benefits of proper dental care. This year’s NCDHM campaign will promote the slogan “Choose Tap…

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TMJ Disorders Can Expose Your Body to These Chronic Diseases

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) in your body is a hinge that connects your jaw to the temporal bones of your skull. This “hinge-joint” is not only made up of muscles and bones but nerves as well. In fact, 30-40% of your body’s nerve impulses run through this joint, making it the most important joint in your body. It lets you…