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How Do Teeth Move?

How Do Teeth Move?Many associate teeth with strength. After all, it takes a certain amount of force to remove them. It makes you wonder how you can make them budge without teeth falling out. In orthodontics, they're very familiar with teeth movement. Orthodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry that focuses on diagnosing, preventing, and treating dental issues caused by misaligning teeth. How exactly does... ❯❯❯

Things To Know About Drugs & Oral Hygiene

We all know that drugs are bad for us. It’s why many of them are illegal and why we’re told from a young age to avoid them. However, that doesn’t stop many and with the legalisation of cannabis in many parts of the world, consumption is only going to increase. However, while there are many health risks with all types of drugs, one part of the body we really don’t want to upset is our mouths. Our... ❯❯❯

The Best & Worst Halloween Candies for Your Kids’ Teeth

The Best & Worst Halloween Candies for Your Kids’ TeethPediatric dentistry is a field of dentistry that focuses on the oral health of children from infancy through adolescence. Pediatric dentists are specially trained to care for young patients, and they understand children's unique oral health needs. With Halloween just around the corner, pediatric dentists get various questions about dental care from their patient's parents. As kids get plenty of... ❯❯❯

It Turns out These Little Habits Aren’t Good for Your Oral Health

Humans pick up a lot of habits along the way from birth to terminus. Most of them are so small, we don’t even realize we are doing it, sort of like a facial tick when we get nervous. It is said that when playing poker, everyone has a tell. There is a thing we do that communicates to the other players that we are bluffing.  Consider how many of our habits have implications for oral health:... ❯❯❯

Oral Care Products That Should Be In Every Bathroom

Take a look inside your bathroom cabinets and make a list of everything you have that helps you take care of your smile. Is everything up to date? When was the last time you replaced your toothbrush? This list of everything you need for good oral care includes some of the obvious stables — toothbrushes, toothpaste and mouthwash. It also includes recommendations for tooth emergencies, which is... ❯❯❯

9 Signs Of Poor Oral Health

9 Signs Of Poor Oral HealthOral health is an important aspect of a person’s general well-being. Poor dental hygiene could result in oral problems, such as dental cavities, gum diseases, and other oral conditions like bad breath. Because you have to maintain your oral health constantly, it's crucial to keep an eye on any signs of problems so you could nip them in the bud. Here are a few symptoms of poor oral health you... ❯❯❯

4 Ways Dental Health Impacts Your Overall Health

4 Ways Dental Health Impacts Your Overall HealthTaking good care of your health is highly essential. While exercising and having a healthy diet would help, there are still more things that you need to look out for. One of the most important things that you need to focus on is your dental health. Who could’ve thought that a brush can bring so much impact on your overall health?  With your oral health, you might be thinking that it’ll only... ❯❯❯

The Top 4 Signs Of Teeth Grinding

Bruxism, teeth grinding, or TMJ all commonly refer to the condition of when a person clenches their jaw or grinds their teeth throughout sleep. It's a serious medical issue that can cause massive damage to the mouth and affect various functions of the teeth. According to a recent article published by the ADA Health Policy Institute in September of 2020, teeth grinding has increased by nearly 60... ❯❯❯

6 Teeth-Whitening Mistakes to Avoid

6 Teeth-Whitening Mistakes to AvoidHave your teeth acquired a darker shade over time? The process of darkening isn’t surprising given the effects lifestyle has on the look of one’s smile. Consuming teeth-staining foods, smoking, and neglecting oral hygiene are only some of the wrong choices, affecting whiteness. When deciding to whiten your teeth, there are a couple of mistakes to avoid for the results to be satisfying. Spare... ❯❯❯

5 Things You Need To Know With Bone Graft

If you are missing teeth, you may want a dental implant. Your oral surgeon may recommend bone grafting. Although bone grafting sounds like a drastic procedure, it is a procedure that oral surgeons perform frequently. With bone grafting, oral surgeons can increase your jaw bone volume. This makes it possible for them to insert a dental implant even if your bone has deteriorated for many years.... ❯❯❯

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