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Dental Fillings can Spread Decay to Your Neighboring Teeth

Tooth decay occurs due to an infection with certain types of bacteria that tend to use sugars in food to make acid. These acids tend to make a cavity in your teeth over time. A filling is a way to restore your damaged tooth back to its normal function and shape. A dentist removes the decayed tooth material and cleans…

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What’s the Connection between Seniors’ Oral and Mental Health?

One of the most devastating effects of aging is the decline in cognitive function that affects our elders in their later years. Some recent research points to declining oral health for elders as a factor affecting their mental health. In the US, the senior population is growing every day, and over a third of over-70 elders suffer from some form…

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TMJ Pain Treatment: What to Eat, What Not to Eat

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) is a very painful experience which makes eating or chewing food a mammoth task. There are numerous ways to treat TMJ pain. One of them is following a proper diet. Let us take a look at some of the foods that help reduce TMJ pain. Fluids Fresh fruit juices, vegetable or chicken soup, broth, milk etc.…

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Uneven teeth? Here are you options for Teeth Straightening

Do you wish that your smile could have been better? Don’t despair. Technology advancements have made certain parameters controllable for man; one of which is teeth straightening. Many people feel about a slight regret regarding their smiles. They avoid getting clicked, talk less and even drop plans of going out with friends frequently. They get conscious and this brings down…

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Uneven Tooth Color after Bleaching? Here’s What You Need to Do

Tooth bleaching is a popular method for whitening discolored teeth, and it can be done at home or by a dentist. It’s quite common for teeth to appear unevenly colored after the procedure. However, you need to take some steps if there is an extensive difference in color, or your teeth become more heavily stained over time. Here are a…

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Arthritis and its Effect on your Oral Health

Haven’t we all heard about arthritis (or rheumatoid arthritis)? The most common symptom is pain in the joints and it also affects cardiovascular system, connective tissues and internal organs. Many a times crepitus is experienced where the joints, while functioning, brush against each other and make rubbing sounds. But did you know that arthritis can also affect your oral health?…