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Defining Wisdom Tooth Emergencies

Wisdom tooth is known as one of the most notorious teeth regarding occurrence of dental problems these days. Wisdom teeth are the upper and lower third molars located in the very back of the oral cavity. They are named so due to the age of their eruption in the mouth. The normal age range of…

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5 Negative Effects of Chewing Tobacco

All too often we see damage to the teeth and gums that were caused by self-inflicted means. One of the worst ways to damage your teeth and gums is to stick a wad of chewing tobacco in your mouth everyday. Here are three ways that chewing tobacco can cause you all sorts of problems. 1….

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Astonishing Squid With Human-like Teeth

Last week we showed you a creepy fish that has human-like teeth, and continuing on with weird animals with human-like teeth. We present to you the promacheuthid squid.     As you can tell, this is less of a strange fish with human-like teeth and more of a nightmare-inducing creature from the depths. This is…

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Pros and Cons to Tooth Whitening

In the past few years, the science and art of dental sciences has been revolutionized. Cosmetic dentistry has progressed a great deal and newer techniques and armamentarium have been developed for teeth whitening. Cosmetic dentistry has evolved to provide us with lively, youthful and brighter smile whenever we want it. Professional teeth whitening procedures have…

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Broke Tooth? Now What?

Your front teeth make up an important part of your smile and confident personality. Due to their location in the mouth, even a gentle force can make them fall out as they take the full blow of a knock or impact. Although the enamel, which makes the outer part of your teeth, is the hardest…

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3 Amazing Facts About Your Teeth

Teeth are pretty incredible things. They somehow manage to stay mostly white while you endlessly chew on all sorts of things. Sometimes, people fail to realize how awesome their teeth are, so here are a couple facts about teeth to convince you that teeth are in fact wicked cool. 1. The enamel on the surface…

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Is Fluoride Necessary?

In the recent few decades, fluoride has been considered and recognized as an important defense maneuver against dental caries. The importance of fluoride has largely increased through research and trials held by many dental professionals around the world. The concept of prevention and minimally invasive dentistry takes it roots from dental fluorides.  In more recent…

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When Does My Tooth Need a Crown?

This is a follow up to the article I posted called Crown it, yes crown it. Dental crowns which are commonly named as ‘caps’ basically function as protective coverings for teeth. Whenever your teeth undergo decay with major loss of sound tooth structure, crowns strengthen and protect the remaining tooth structure. Crowns can be manufactured…

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Determining Need For a Root Canal

Most often when patients visit a dental office, the chief complaint involves signs of blackening in teeth due to dental caries occurrence. They demand the dentist to place a filling material in their teeth after removing the blackened carious part. This may not be possible in all cases. Sometimes the dentist advises them to undergo…

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Why Regular Dental Cleaning is Important

Good oral hygiene is of prime importance, not only for the maintenance of a healthy dentition but for your overall well-being. Poor oral health can lead to a large number of dental as well as systemic problems in your body. Neglected oral hygiene can cause gum diseases, infections, bone disorders, stroke and cardiac problems. Regular…

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