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May. 3 2016

The Symptoms Of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are the last four of your 32 teeth to erupt. According to Miami-based oral surgeons Dr. Jeffrey Blum and Dr. Eduardo Nicolaievsky via email, these teeth generally appear between the ages

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Apr. 29 2016

Tooth Extraction And Dry Sockets

Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are extracted more often than any other teeth. Some people naturally have enough room in their mouths to accommodate the eruption of wisdom teeth. Those who do not have

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Apr. 28 2016

Why Do My Teeth Hurt?

A variety of things can cause sensitivity in your teeth, including extreme heat and cold. One less common factor that can make your teeth hurt is a cold or sinus infection. Pressure in your sinuses ca

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Apr. 25 2016

What Causes A Swollen Gum Around One Tooth?

When brushing your teeth in front of the mirror, it's common to suddenly spot something you didn't notice before. How, for example, could a swollen gum around one tooth form? Is there anything you can

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Apr. 22 2016

Sensitive Teeth After Cleaning By The Dentist

You can expect sensitive teeth after cleaning treatments, particularly after your dental hygienist performs a deep cleaning. Over time these sensations fade, leaving your teeth and gums healthier than

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Apr. 21 2016

Three Ways A TMJ Massage Can Relieve Jaw Pain

Temporomandibular joint disorders, more commonly known as TMJ, are usually the result of inflamed and painful chewing muscles around your jaw. For some, it's a once-in-a-while issue that can come from

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Apr. 19 2016

Translucent Teeth: Three Things To Know

Although normally teeth should be opaque, some may notice the edges of their teeth are actually translucent. Whether your teeth have always been this way or if it's a new feature of your smile, they s

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Apr. 15 2016

Oral Health For Different Piercings

The different piercings of body tissue have been a common form of self-expression for centuries. National dental lecturer and oral biologist Betsy Reynolds recently presented a lecture about it, from

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Apr. 14 2016

Coping With Dry Mouth From Sleeping

Who doesn't love a great night's sleep? According to the Mayo Clinic, sleep prevents irritability, allows you to focus throughout the day and helps you control your appetite and manage your weight. Th

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Apr. 12 2016

Happy National Dental Hygienists Week!

The month of April is Oral Health Month and an important part of this celebration is National Dental Hygienists Week™, celebrated annualy in the second week of April. Focusing on the importance of mai

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Apr. 12 2016

How Tongue Thrust Occurs

Tongue thrusting is the habit of pushing the tongue forward between the upper and lower front teeth when swallowing. The proper position for the tip of the tongue is to push against the gum above the

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Apr. 11 2016

Sensitive Teeth After Cleaning By The Dentist

You can expect sensitive teeth after cleaning treatments, particularly after your dental hygienist performs a deep cleaning. Over time these sensations fade, leaving your teeth and gums healthier than

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Apr. 8 2016

Can Wisdom Teeth Grow Back After Extraction?

The wisdom teeth are the last molars to erupt and are located in the very back of the mouth. In about 1 to 2 percent of the population, supernumerary — or extra — wisdom teeth are present. These surpr

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