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Impacted wisdom teeth occur when the third molars, commonly called wisdom teeth, come in improperly. They could fail to fully emerge through the gumline, not emerge at all, or they may come in horizontally. Impacted wisdom teeth can cause a swollen jaw, sore gums, or headaches. A simple x-ray can tell your dentist …

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Considering orthodontic treatment leaves many questions in your mind. Whether you’re considering braces for your child or for yourself, it’s never too late to correct alignment and bite problems and have the smile of your dreams. Looking at some of orthodontic treatment’s most frequently asked questions can give …

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We’ve all done it—you’ve squeezed that tube of toothpaste down to the very last possible squeeze, and the next morning you go to brush your pearly whites only to find that there’s none left. What do you do? Skipping brushing shouldn’t be your answer. You have alternatives that you can utilize until you can stock …

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Oral cancer is a broad term that includes any type of cancer that afflicts the area. This would include cancer of the lips, tongue, throat, tonsils, and mouth. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 45,000 people were diagnosed with oral cancer in the US in 2015. What puts a person at risk for this …

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