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How to Look After Your Braces

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If you have gappy, overlapping or misaligned teeth, braces can provide a suitable solution for straightening them to present a beautiful smile. However, a traditional orthodontic treatment that consists of placing tiny brackets and wires on your teeth can make it difficult for you to look after your... Continue reading

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4 Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

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Belonging to a group known as the molars, your wisdom teeth are the last to emerge. These teeth, found in the back of the mouth, are predominantly used for chewing and biting functions. Also known as third molars, wisdom teeth typically emerge during a person's early 20s or late teens. Although not ... Continue reading

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5 Common Reasons for Sensitive Teeth

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Do you wince when your teeth come into contact with hot or cold foods and beverages? If so, you may have sensitive teeth. There are many things that can cause tooth sensitivity. Let’s take a look at the some of the common causes of this dental malady and steps you can take to bring relief w... Continue reading

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All about Charcoal Whitening

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As more people learn life hacking skills from YouTube and social media, it shouldn’t be surprising that new and novel ways of achieving whitening effects for our teeth are also widely shared online. One of the DIY “beauty secrets” making its rounds in cyberspace is that of charcoal... Continue reading

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How to Choose the Right Toothpaste For You

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Questions To Ask Beforehand When you walk down the dental products aisle of a supermarket, how do you normally choose toothpaste for you and your family? Do you pick the toothpaste based on brand familiarity or simply opt for the one on sale? As you scan through the rows of merchandise on the shelv... Continue reading

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5 Tips for Caring for Your Dentures

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General Denture Care If you are wearing removable dentures as substitutes for your missing teeth, you should know that they are designed to fit snugly in your mouth. Like your natural teeth, you should keep your dentures clean and maintain them properly to prevent damage or fungal infection. Howeve... Continue reading

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Oil Pulling for Dental Health Debunked

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What is Oil Pulling? Oil pulling is an inexpensive home remedy that has been touted to do wonders for one’s health. This ancient Ayurvedic practice, that dates back about 3,000 years, involves swishing oil gently in your mouth. The most common oils used in this natural therapy are sesame, sun... Continue reading

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Effects Of Untreated Sleep Apnoea

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Most adults derive adequate rest and rejuvenation from 8-10 hours of sleep per day. However, the same cannot be said of those who are suffering from untreated Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA). That’s because true rest can only come from deep sleep, which requires an adequate amount of uninterrup... Continue reading

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How To Handle Dental Emergencies Like A Pro

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A dental emergency can present a potentially traumatic experience for both adults and children. It can take many forms, from minor tooth damage and toothaches to more serious problems like a knocked out tooth or broken jaw. Knowing what to do during a dental crisis is therefore critical. It can m... Continue reading

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Home Remedies for Toothaches

Family smiles after creating home remedies for toothaches.

Toothaches occur when the nerves inside the tooth are exposed or irritated, causing mild to severe pain. There are many causes for toothaches, the most common of which are cavities, gum disease and infections. They can also occur due to loose fillings, jaw joint disorders or a cracked tooth. When... Continue reading

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