What All You Need to Know About Frenectomy

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The frenulum is the small piece of tissue that anchors the upper lip to the gums. In most cases, it only extends to the ridge of the tooth where the crown ends and the roots begin. Normally, as a child grows the frenulum will appear to shrink back preventing it from being seen when they smile or speak. What Is a Frenectomy? There are instances where the frenulum is abnormally large and extends downward towards the upper ...

Basic First Aid Tips for Common Tooth Injuries

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It is quite common to receive injuries while playing. Playing without a mouth guard exposes us to various kinds of risks such as chipped teeth, cracked teeth and even teeth loss. If the child loses a baby tooth prematurely, you do not need to replace it but if your permanent tooth is affected, it calls for a dental emergency. Following first aid tips should be followed in case of a dental injury: Collect Teeth Fragments

Oral Cancer Awareness Month: It’s Time to Take Action

Oral Cancer Awareness

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. As many people are still unaware about oral cancer causes, symptoms and the fact that early diagnosis is essential to prevent oral cancer, it's time to create awareness about oral cancer and recognize the importance of oral cancer screenings in early detection of the disease. The Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) takes the opportunity to raise awareness about oral cancer among the community. Facts About Oral Cancer Oral ...

Easy Tips to Protect Your Teeth from Easter Treats and Recipes

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Everyone seems to be in a happy mood as Easter approaches and people start making arrangements with great zeal and enthusiasm. Children can be seen in a totally different mood as they expect gifts such as toys, chocolates, candies etc. In most of the stores in US, the shelves are generally occupied with marshmallow peeps, chocolate bunnies and the very popular and in-demand jelly beans. In the fun-filled and merry making environment people tend to ...

Dental Implants: Procedure and Recovery

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A beautiful smile can do wonders. And the key to a beautiful and long-lasting smile is strong and healthy teeth. Unfortunately, according to prosthodontists records, more than 35 million Americans have missing teeth in one or both jaws. An absence of these natural teeth can not only be embarrassing but it can also affect your daily activities. A dental implant is an excellent solution to support and restore your missing teeth and prevent jaw bone loss. ...

Facial Trauma and Oral Damage: Causes and Treatment

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Facial and dental injuries are very upsetting because they’re not only physically painful but it also hurts emotionally. Facial injuries affect your appearance which can decrease your confidence level. In this article we have listed the most common causes of facial and dental injuries as well as a few helpful tips to avoid such occurrences. The article also covers the best treatments available to address the trauma from serious facial injuries and oral damages. Let’s have ...

Things to Know Before Undergoing Botox Treatment for TMD

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It is quite common in the US to see people suffering from problems in their jaw joints which are popularly known as temporomandibular disorders (TMDs). It is very uncomfortable and painful. Doctors often recommend the Botox treatment ease discomfort. Botox is given in small doses which helps in alleviating some health problems and have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for a few disorders. Dental experts are still not sure about the effects of Botox ...

How to Get a Sparkling Valentine Smile

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What can be the better occasion than Valentine’s Day to look at your best? You prepare in advance for the special date and choose the perfect dress, best shoes, fresh fragrance and to finish it off,  your bright pearly smile. If your teeth are stained, crooked, broken or misaligned, make an appointment with your dentist and get the perfect smile for your Valentine’s Day dates. Your sparkling smile is enough to win your beloved’s heart. So, ...

Wisdom Tooth Removal Aftercare: Dietary Handbook

Dietary Handbook

Having your wisdom teeth removed might seem like a scary thought, but nearly 85% of people have had them removed either during childhood or adulthood. For many, wisdom tooth grow in straight while for others, it may grow in the sideways impacting the other teeth. The growth of wisdom teeth depends on several factors.When they grow straight, the dentists can easily pull it out whereas when they grown sideways, the dentist needs to ...

Are My Dentures Worn Enough for Replacement?

Dentistry has undergone a sea of changes in recent times and as a result of this, today's modern dentistry has remarkable technologies. Dentures are one of those dental treatments that have greatly evolved with time. Earlier, dentures were recommended to people who had lost all the hope to repair their damaged teeth. Those dentures were not fully customized, so they were ill-fitting and did not even add to ...