Oral Health

Your body is a great communicator. When something is wrong, it will probably let you know. For instance, you’re likely to know there’s an issue with your tooth if you feel a sharp pain when you take a hot or cold drink. But what exactly is your body trying to say if you look in

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Ever feel your mouth is as dry as a desert? And you need some sort of oral oasis to relieve the dryness? If you experience this feeling, you might have dry mouth, also called xerostomia. A common oral health condition associated with reduced saliva, dry mouth can result in certain difficulties involving your mouth functions

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Should you be using a fluoride-free toothpaste? The answer has a lot to do with your age. Children younger than two years old, for example, shouldn’t use more toothpaste than a grain of rice, in case they ingest it. For the majority of children and adults, fluoride provides excellent benefits to your teeth. While some

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Have you ever wondering how many teeth you have? Well, it’s your lucky day. Because we’re going to dive into the answer. The truth is that the number of teeth you have depends on a few factors: age and the presence of certain conditions. As you may know, children and adults actually have different sets

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If you’re missing one or more teeth, you know that it affects the look of your smile and your ability to eatand speak. But did you know that it also affects the health of your jawbone and your face structure? Compared to dentures or bridges, dental implants actually stimulate your bone and help to maintain

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It’s obvious but something we don’t always think about: not all teeth are created equal, and their location in your mouth determines their shape and function. Here, we’ll talk about premolars’ function, how they’re different from molars, when they appear, and how to care for them. Premolars, also known as bicuspids, are the permanent teeth

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Oral health is widely regarded as one of the most important aspects of our overall health. However, perhaps just as prevalent is the fear of the dentist. This common fear can stem from a number of emotions related to worries over your oral health, as well as potential bad experiences you may have had at

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Teeth grinding (bruxism) often occurs during sleep. This is called sleep or nocturnal bruxism. You may also grind your teeth or clench your jaw subconsciously while you’re awake. This is known as awake bruxism. If you grind your teeth, there are things you can do to stop it. Some remedies may work better than others,

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