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Feb. 19 2018

What is a dead tooth?

A tooth is referred to as being 'dead' when there is no longer any blood flow to it. Sometimes this is also known as a 'non-vital tooth.' Both tooth decay and an injury can cause a dead tooth. In this

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Feb. 16 2018

Home Remedies for Dental Abcesses

There are actions you can take at home to relieve the pain. Avoid food and drink that is either too hot or too cold. Chewing on the side of your mouth without an abscess will probably be less painful

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Feb. 15 2018

What’s to know about dental abscesses?

A dental abscess, or tooth abscess, is a buildup of pus that forms inside the teeth or gums. The abscess typically comes from a bacterial infection, often one that has accumulated in the soft pulp of

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Feb. 13 2018

How to treat a toothache at home

A toothache is a pain in and around the teeth and jaws. Tooth decay, an infection, loose or broken fillings, or receding gums can cause it. If the pain lasts for more than 1 or 2 days, it is best to s

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Jan. 19 2018

What You Can Do About Bad Breath

1. Brush and floss more often. Plaque, the sticky buildup on your teeth, collects bacteria that cause bad breath. Trapped food also adds to the problem. Brush your teeth at least two times each day,

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Jan. 18 2018

Healthy Teeth for Life: 10 Tips for Families

You have so many good reasons to keep your family’s teeth and gums healthy. Their sparkling smiles. Being able to chew for good nutrition. Avoiding toothaches and discomfort. And new research suggests

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Jan. 15 2018

Why Do Mouth Wounds Heal Fastest?

A study published online in The FASEB Journal delves into the mystifying fact that wounds in your mouth heal faster and more efficiently than wounds elsewhere. Until now, it was understood that saliva

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Jan. 12 2018

Say No To Soda: Healthy Drinks For Kids

Today's most popular carbonated drinks contain two ingredients that put you and your children at a greater risk for cavities: sugar and acid. According to the Wisconsin Dental Association (WDA), the s

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Jan. 10 2018

Tips for a Healthy Diet

Foods high in sugar are a particularly common cause of tooth decay. Making these foods a treat rather than a staple will help protect your teeth. To maintain a balanced diet, eat a variety of foods f

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Jan. 9 2018

Giving Up Sugar: Tips And Tricks

Thanksgiving pies, holiday gingerbread houses, Valentine's Day chocolates ... the series of festive sweet treats seems to go on all year! It's hard to resist all these delectable delights. Giving up s

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Jan. 8 2018

Nutrition & Oral Health

Proper nutrition means eating a well-balanced diet so that your body can get the nutrients needed for good health and wellness. If your diet is low in the nutrients your body needs, your mouth may hav

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Dec. 29 2017

Tooth Sealant And BPA

When deciding the best option for your child's dental health, safety comes first. But there are two sides to the discussion on tooth sealant when it includes BPA. A manmade chemical, BPA may exist in

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Dec. 27 2017

What Is A Pulpectomy?

Inside every tooth, in every person, is a material known as pulp. While the enamel and dentin on the outer layers of the teeth are tough and lifeless, the pulp inside is soft, living and very sensitiv

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