Oral Cancer: 10 Early Signs and How You Can Prevent It

American Cancer Society estimates that 49,670 people will get oral cavity or oropheryngeal cancer in 2017, of which 9,700 are likely to die. Oral cancer is grouped with head and neck cancers and of all the cancer types, oral cancer makes up nearly 85% of all cases. 

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What is Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer, like any other cancer, is the uncontrollable growth ...

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

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. ...

Pediatric Dental Helps Improve the Quality of Life For Kids

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Pediatric dentists are trained in pedodontics, which deals with dental difficulties and root canals on teeth that have not fully developed. The perfect time to take your child to a pediatric dentist is during initial stages of tooth development when they getting their first teeth. The dentist can examine the development of the child's mouth. Dental problems can start early, so the earlier you schedule a visit for your child, the better. Your child's dentist ...

Teeth Whitening Myths Busted: Don’t Trust Viral Posts

Teeth Whitening Myths Busted

A nice set of teeth can change or alter the appearance of a person. Having a great set of nice white teeth not only leaves a great impression when you interact socially with others, it also helps improve your image and self-confidence. To get whiter teeth, many people turn to home remedies or toothpaste first. Teeth whitening is seen as a controversial way of getting whiter, healthier teeth. Part of the reason why teeth ...

Oral Hygiene Tips: Enjoy Halloween With a Healthy Smile

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Halloween is just around the corner and everyone is busy preparing for the festivities. Apart from spooky decorations and creepy costumes, you also have a long list of food, snacks and beverages to be ready with you. Above all, Halloween is not complete without candy , especially for kids. But you must be cautious because all these foods, sweets and drinks can cause dental cavities and other oral issues. Therefore, it is recommended to ...

Teeth Straightening: Fix Your Smile With Invisalign

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Invisalign helps straighten your teeth using a series of custom aligners created specifically for you. The trays are composed of invisible plastic that you wear over your teeth. The trays will shift your teeth into place over time. You must wear a different set of aligners every couple of weeks until you no longer need treatment. Invisalign can help you achieve a great smile.

To start, select an ...

Heads Up! Sugar Might Be Secretly Attacking Your Teeth

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One of the most common dangers for teeth is the buildup of sugar in the mouth. Sugar could be attacking your teeth and you wouldn’t even know it. The problem is not knowing targeting and eliminating the source of sugar. Fresh Fruits Most people know that fresh fruits are a source of simple sugars. Fresh fruits are commonly used as snacks to provide quick energy boosts throughout the day. They break down quickly and their nutrients ...