Archive for the ‘Oral Health’ Category

Staying Cavity-free During Braces: Drinks to Avoid

Once your braces are fitted, you need to adjust your diet to get the best out of your treatment and avoid broken brackets or wires, and of course, to avoid cavities. While…

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Orthodontics Can Assist In Treating Airway Issues

When you think of orthodontics, the first thing that probably comes to mind is straightening teeth. Many individuals assume that orthodontics only treat issues that involve the misalignment or the malocclusion of…

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Orthodontic Treatment and Pain Management

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One of the most commonly asked questions dentists receive is “will it hurt?” The answer to this question varies among patients because each mouth is unique and everyone has various perceptions of…

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Can Orthodontists Fix My Speech Impediment?

Simply put, it depends. Orthodontists can fix speech impediments that are caused from the misalignment or malocclusion of teeth. Our teeth are not just for eating, or providing us with that perfect…

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Foods can Wreak Havoc on Your Tooth Enamel

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Your smile is one of your best assets, so you want to keep it healthy and bright. But even if you brush your teeth regularly, use white strips and visit your dentist…

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Electric Toothbrush: How do you choose?

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Brushing your teeth with an electric toothbrush can help keep your teeth and gums clean and healthy. With several types to choose from, it is crucial to make sure you choose the…

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Energy and Sports Drinks Eat Away at Teeth, Study Says

sports drinks eat away at teeth

Is it dangerous to drink energy and sports drinks while you work out? The link between drinking sports drinks and dental problems may surprise you. Often times, many people seek help and…

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Can Thumb Sucking Harm Your Child’s Teeth

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Most parents are very diligent about caring for their child’s health including their oral health. Thumb sucking or sucking on a pacifier can be a great way to soothe an infant, but…

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How to Improve Your Children’s Oral Hygiene

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Most babies get their first teeth around six months of age and continue to get their baby teeth for the next few years. Although these teeth are not their permanent teeth, good…

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