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What Foods to Avoid When Wearing Temporary Crown?

What Foods to Avoid When Wearing Temporary Crown? Crowns are used for many reasons, bridges, dental implants, root canals, badly damaged or decayed teeth. Dentists prepare the teeth for the crown and send a mold to the laboratory that will finalize the crown. As a result, for two weeks, patients have to wear a temporary crown, which is made from a bonding material of a composite of glass and plastic. After a temporary crown is placed, your teeth may be more tender and sensitive than usual. In these cases, there are many types of food that you should avoid consuming […]

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How to Prevent a Cold by Brushing

How to Prevent a Cold by Brushing

Everyone knows that practicing good hygiene is crucial to staying healthy. Simple acts like washing your hands frequently can prevent the spread of bacteria, which is especially important during flu season. Oral health is the same. By simply making sure to brush your teeth and floss every day, you can have an overall healthier lifestyle. Cleaning the Mouth The mouth is one of the most contaminated parts of the body, housing hundreds of types of bacteria. Most are harmless, and some might even be beneficial, but the occasional malicious cold-causing bugs that wreak havoc on your immune system can most […]

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Seven Treatments for Your Dental Problems

Seven Treatments for Your Dental Problems

Seven Treatments for Your Dental Problems Both general and cosmetic dentistry work in tandem to provide both the restorative and esthetic solutions you want for your dental problems. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of how many options there are when it comes to dental treatments. So here are just seven of the most common services the dentist can provide and the problems they solve. 1. Fillings It The Problems: minor fissures or crevices in teeth caused by wear, trauma or decay. The dentist uses composite or amalgam dental fillings as a solution for these, more minor problems. Fillings are sound, […]

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Pain Due to Toothache Is Disturbing

Pain Due to Toothache Is Disturbing It is difficult performing daily activities when your tooth is aching. Sometimes, the pain is so unbearable that it is hard to think clearly. Toothache may be an indication that there’s something wrong with your tooth. Here are the common reasons why one’s tooth may be aching: Tooth decay Tooth fracture Damaged filling Abscessed tooth Infected gums An immediate visit to your dentist may help determine the cause of the toothache, and he/she may advise solutions on how to stop the agonizing pain. Karen Gordon, DMD, Family and Cosmetic Dentistry can help you with […]

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Infection Control in the Dental Office

Infection Control in the Dental Office THE PROBLEM WITH ABSCESSED TEETH Have you ever experience a throbbing pain in your tooth? Or have you experienced the worst continuous toothache ever? This may be a sign that you are having an abscessed tooth. An abscessed tooth is a painful infection between the gum and your tooth or an infection at the root of your tooth. Chipped or broken teeth may cause this dental condition. Gingivitis and other gum diseases may also cause this condition. It is possible that the infection will spread from the root to the bones supporting it. HOW […]

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How and Why Teeth Wear

How and Why Teeth Wear When Your Teeth Wears Down Do you know that the enamel of the tooth is the hardest tissue in the body? It serves as protection for the soft inner tooth. However, our enamel also wear down over time which may lead to problems. Since enamel is not living tissue, it won’t regrow again. This is the reason why it is important to protect that tooth from wearing down. Teeth wear happens when teeth lose their surface or enamel to reasons other than decay. This problem occurs as a person ages and results in sensitivity when […]

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