Tag: oral health

Stressed woman grinding her teeth

The Mouth Speaks: 3 Mouth-Related Signs You’re Stressed Out

Too much stress is never good for the body, particularly for the mouth. The fact is you never have to tell when you’re burned out because the mouth can do the talking for you. The state of your oral health tells a great deal about stress. Here are mouth-related signs you’re stressed out: 1. Chipped

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Teeth and Treats: 5 Healthy Halloween Treats for Kids

Truth be told, Halloween is a giant toothache waiting to happen. The basket upon basket of sweets that children get from trick-or-treating contribute to the formation of plaque, which then causes cavities. As Alta View Dental Care says, dental wellbeing affects a person’s entire life. If you’re concerned about cavities haunting trick-or-treaters, fret not. You

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Is There Such a Thing as Using Too Much Mouthwash?

Besides brushing and flossing, another way to maintain a healthy mouth is by using mouthwash. Dentists often recommend mouthwash as part of an individual’s oral hygiene routine as it can minimize bad breath and help prevent tooth decay. While mouthwash provides oral benefits, using them excessively may do more harm than good. The Consequences of Excessive

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Natural Teeth vs. Dental Implants: The Difference in Maintenance

You can ask the cost of dental implants from your Croydon dentist, but generally, it varies from one practitioner to another. It is imperative that one takes care of it the best they can. The common misconception about dental implants is that you can care for them for the way they do their natural teeth.

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What is Gingivitis and How Can You Prevent It?

In physiology, the gums are known as gingivae (singular: gingiva), hence the term gingivitis to refer to the inflammation of the gums. Gingivitis is a form of periodontal disease that is non-destructive, but untreated gingivitis may become worse and become periodontitis. This is a more serious condition that is responsible for many cases of tooth loss. What

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Loose Wires and Braces: What to Do When You Can’t Get to Your Dentist ASAP

Traditional (wire and bracket) braces are very effective at correcting crooked and misaligned teeth. They are also considerably more affordable than other dental treatments. This is why orthodontists continue to offer them even though there are new options like ceramic braces and Invisalign clear aligners available. The downside is that traditional braces are not very

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Invisalign: The Basics

Unlike the traditional braces, Invisalign is a modern tooth straightening option, which straightens your teeth using removable aligners that are virtually invisible. Not only is this option nearly invisible, but it is also custom-made to fit your teeth. How Invisalign Works Gradually, the aligners will cause your teeth to move – little by little –