When and Why You Should See Your Family Dentist

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Adults are usually advised to see a family dentist every year, and sometimes even more often than that, depending on their overall oral health and if they have increased risk factors for tooth decay and damage. Your dentist or even your family doctor can tell you the best schedule for checkups and routine cleanings and exams, but note when you want to see your dentist even between those appointments, and why regular exams may be even more important for you in particular.…

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Maintaining Your White Teeth After Cosmetic Treatment: 4 Tips

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When you have under gone a tooth whitening procedure at a cosmetic dentistry office, you will no doubt be really pleased with your new Hollywood smile and will want to show it off to everyone you can. However, if you do not take some precautions and make a few lifestyle changes, you may find that your teeth soon begin to lose the shine, returning to their former unpleasant yellow colour. Below is a guide to 4 things you can do to maintain your tooth whitening treatment.…

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Bearing the Strain of Elastics Pain: What Not to Do When Your Brace Elastics Cause You Pain

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Elastics (rubber bands) are sometimes a necessary addition to braces and help to improve the fit of a patient’s upper and lower teeth. When fitted to braces, elastics work by pulling the jaw either forward or backward to correct overbites and underbites and to bring teeth into a more comfortable alignment when biting down. However, because of the constant pressure exerted by these elastics, the early stages of this treatment can be somewhat painful.…

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