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Considering whitening your teeth? You’re not alone. Americans spend $1.4 billion every year on homewhitening kits: but which is better, a professional whitening or an at-home one? At-home teeth whitening kits can be dangerous, overused, and give you inaccurate whitening. Why is a professional teeth whitening …

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Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, or TMJ, is a problem that affects the jaw as well as the joint and muscles surrounding the jaw. Research has shown, however, that the effects of TMJ are more than just a localized condition. Let us consider the interconnected nature between TMJ and how your entire body …

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Some of our favorite foods and drinks have the unfortunate side effect of causing bad breath. That’s why millions of people arm themselves daily with breath mints, mint chewing gum or other pocket-sized breath fresheners. The problem with these minty weapons is that they only cover bad breath and cannot attack the …

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Tooth decay is a gradual process that begins on the outer surface of the teeth and can spread layer by layer into your teeth and down to their roots. Every time you eat, sugars and acids wear away your tooth enamel. Without proper oral hygiene, cavities can form, and the decay can eventually destroy the entire …

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Children suck their thumbs for security, but the habit may end up causing insecurity later on if it leaves a child with crooked teeth. Thumbsucking definitely can push teeth out of position, but whether or not it does depends on the age of the child and how intensely the sucking action is. The sucking action is …

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If you lose a tooth near the front of your mouth, your reaction is probably to get to a dentist as quickly as possible to have it replaced. If you lose a tooth in the back of your mouth, you may not be in such a hurry to do something about it. People tend to react to sudden cosmetic changes to the appearance of …

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Sometimes, a simple teeth cleaning or root canal may not be enough.  A full mouth reconstruction simply means that all or most of the teeth are repaired or replaced, and in many cases when different problems exist with a patient’s teeth, several different procedures must be done to complete the reconstruction. …

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