Do You Have a Dental Emergency?

Do you have an extremely painful dental problem? Are your daily activities affected because of the discomfort of this problem? Seeing your dentist immediately will give you the long-lasting pain relief you need. A dental emergency is any dental issue that involves severe pain and/or bleeding,...
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Why do Gums Bleed?

Do your gums bleed when you brush your teeth? The bleeding may not be that noticeable at first especially if no pain if present. However, if the problem is not addressed soon enough, the bleeding may be more obvious, and discomfort can accompany this symptom. Going to your dentist for regular...
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5 Common Types of Oral Surgery

Oral surgery is needed when other, non-surgical means are not enough to address dental problems. Here are the types of oral surgery procedures that are most commonly done: Teeth extractions A tooth extraction is done when no other dental treatments can be done to save a damaged tooth. Wisdom...
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5 Causes of Jaw Problems

Jaw problems such as a termporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder can cause a great deal of pain and discomfort. What causes these jaw problems? Here are the most common causes of jaw problems: Teeth grinding Teeth that are constantly ground together can eventually harm the jaw joints, causing...
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5 Common Tongue Problems

Biting on your tongue may keep you from saying things you may regret later (even if this act may give you discomfort). But are you aware of other problems that may cause harm to your tongue? Canker sores Canker sores on the tongue may be a result of trauma due to accidental biting, or a viral...
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7 Common Toothache Causes

Have you ever suffered from a toothache? Do you know what caused this painful dental problem? A toothache can be caused by a variety of reasons, including (but not limited to): Tooth decay A tooth is decayed when both the outer enamel and the inner dentine are damaged. Gum disease Inflammation...
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7 Fun Dental Facts

We know that our smile is one of the first things that others notice about us. We know that we should take good care of our teeth so our smile can stay beautiful for a long time. But these interesting dental facts can put a fun twist in taking care of our teeth! Children during prehistoric times...
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