Treatment Options For A Cavity

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If you have a cavity in a tooth, the tooth should be treated as quickly as possible. Cavities can worsen over time, eventually necessitating increasingly invasive procedures. If the cavity reaches an irreparable state, the affected tooth may have to be extracted.  Cavities occur when the enamel of a tooth is damaged by oral acids. When exposed to acid from oral bacteria or foods and drinks, the minerals within the enamel may dissolve, leaving the tooth material in a weakened state.…

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The Pros And Cons Of All On Six Dental Implants

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If your teeth are bad and you need to have them removed, you have a couple of options for new teeth. You can have dental implants screwed into your jaw one by one for each and every tooth you need. You can use traditional dentures. Or you can have “all on six” dental implants. All on six dental implants take a denture-like item and then adhere it to six dental implant screws in your lower or upper jaw, to help adhere the denture-like piece into place.…

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Don't Feed The Disease: Three Food Groups You Should Eat For Healthier Gums

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Gum disease is not an uncommon problem in America today; in fact, it’s estimated that about half of all Americans have gum disease, though the severity of gum disease differs from person to person. But if you’ve got gum disease while doing all of the recommended oral treatment for it—brushing regularly, flossing, and using antibacterial mouthwash—then you might want to look elsewhere for ideas to supplement your dental care. So if you’re looking to kick your gum disease once and for all, then here’s a few food groups that can work with your dental care routine for happier, healthier gums.…

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