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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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Braces are usually viewed as a young person’s option. However, you shouldn’t have to be unhappy with your smile just because you didn’t receive orthodontic care as a youth; that’s why orthodontics for adults exists! In particular, we’re going to discuss the benefits of Damon Braces, a smart and discreet option. …

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The short answer is yes: diabetics are more susceptible to oral health problems. But not to fear – there is something you can do about it! We are going to discuss how diabetes affects oral health, warning signs to look for showing that diabetes is taking a toll on dental health, and some tips on how to fight …

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Whether a person is missing several teeth or just one, it can make a significant impact on everything from one’s ability to chew to a person’s willingness to smile in front of a camera. When it comes to filling in the gaps, there are a number of options. However, the long-term solution to replacing lost teeth is …

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Are you experiencing compression pain when you chew or other symptoms of a problem with the root of a tooth? Has your dentist told you that you need a root canal? While a root canal may not be at the top of your list of desires, ignoring your dental needs can be extremely costly to both your wallet and overall …

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Should you get dental implants or veneers? What are the basic differences? Which is the right treatment for you? This article will give you the information you need in order to make an informed decision. What Is the Difference Between a Dental Implant and a Veneer? Think of a dental implant as a replacement tooth. …

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You may not eat while you are asleep, but the bacteria in your mouth are still active. That means your evening oral care routine may be the most important of all when it comes to avoiding cavities or gum disease. Rather than losing sleep over the prospect of plaque and tarter festering while you drift off to …

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Dental professionals are always touting the benefits of flossing. Perhaps you are sold on the idea that this is a necessary part of your oral care routine but are unsure of the methods to use for optimal results. Here are 9 tips for more effective flossing: 1. Begin by getting your hands clean with an …

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If you have dental veneers, you should be proud of the way your teeth look—your porcelain veneers are matched to your teeth color, bonded seamlessly to your teeth, and help you keep functionality of your mouth. Although veneers will eventually need to be replaced, you can extend the lifespan of your veneers by …

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You may have heard of laser dentistry, or seen dentist offices that claim to specialize in it, but what exactly is laser dentistry? Is it safe? How does it differ from regular dentistry, and what can it do for patients? Although laser dentistry has been around since the 90s, it’s yet to be totally mainstream. Read …

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