What Are the Various Types of Dental X-rays?

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Dental X-rays are the pictorial images of the inside of your mouth and depict problems related to your teeth, bones, and tissues surrounding the jaws. These images are recorded with the help of X-ray cameras, and enable your dentist to determine and provide applicable treatment to your dental problem well in advance during its development. Dental X-rays can prove to be quite economical, convenient, and maybe at times a life-saving option for you.

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6 Benefits of Getting Dental Veneers

Benefits of Getting Dental Veneers

A perfect smile goes a long way to boost your self confidence. Dental problems such as stained and damaged teeth or undesirable gaps between your teeth, can take away your peace of mind and render you with low confidence level. Teeth veneers are the most effective methods that can take care of these issues and provide you with your desired visual appearance. Teeth veneers or dental veneers are mainly thin ceramic shells made from super fine ...

What You Need to Know About TMJ Disorders

You Need to Know About TMJ Disorders

The temporomandibular joint (or TMJ) connects the lower jawbone to the skull on either side of your face. The lower jaw and temporal bone adjust together as a ball and socket with a disk in between. Large pairs of muscles in the cheeks and temples move the lower jaw enabling us to talk, chew and yawn. If this system doesn't work properly, it can lead to various TMJ disorders. Such conditions are sometimes referred to ...

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 ...

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

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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 ...