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5 Root Canal Myths Debunked

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Of all the procedures to have done on your mouth, root canals are claimed to be one of the most painful. But it’s not all about pain, though. There is a lot of misinformation about root canals that can be scary to those who have been told by their dentist to get one. The goal here isn’t to scare anybody …

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Why You Should Wear Your Retainer After Invisalign

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One of the biggest mistakes people make after removing traditional metal braces and Invisalign, is not regularly wearing their retainer. It’s understandable considering your smile has been constrained for so long with orthodontic devices you want to free your teeth. Unfortunately, this just isn’t an option. If you want the results of your Invisalign braces to last, you have to …

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How To Soothe A Teething Baby

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At around six months of age, teething is something every baby goes through and it can be difficult time for both you and your child. Babies that are teething tend to be quite fussy, as well as keep mom and dad awake most of the night. Even the calmest of babies can become quite rowdy when they are teething. You …

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How To Instill Good Oral Habits In Kids

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Getting your kids to take care of themselves can be a difficult task. Whether it is getting them to eat their vegetables, drink enough water, go to sleep at their bedtime, take a bath, or brush their teeth, you have to approach them the right way in order to instill those healthy habits into them. The best and most promising …

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Vaping and Your Oral Health

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While it is no secret how dangerous and bad cigarettes are for your overall health, many people don’t realize how bad they are specifically for your oral health. Smoking cigarettes can cause mouth cancer as well as immensely increase your risks of gum disease. Smoking typical tobacco cigarettes also causes staining and yellowing of the teeth, bad breath, and can …

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The Effect of Pacifiers on Your Child’s Teeth

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Many children are soothed and calmed by the means of a pacifier. Sucking on a pacifier is a natural and normal thing for a child as it is a part of their reflexes learned by the instinct of breastfeeding. Sucking on pacifiers, as well as other items, such as their thumbs, fingers, and random objects helps them to feel secure …

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What You Should Know About Sedation Dentistry

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While some people find themselves nervous before going to the dentist, these days there is really nothing to worry about. Advancements in dentistry, medical technology, etc., have made going to the dentist a much more comfortable and enjoyable experience. However, dental anxiety is a real thing and nothing to be ashamed of. The most important thing to remember is to …

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How Have Dental Fillings Changed Over The Years

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Over the last decade, as technology has quickly progressed, fortunately so has healthcare technology. In the field of dentistry, the advancement in technology has meant longer lasting, more efficient, and more comfortable treatments for patients. One of those treatments that has made the most beneficial advancements is dental fillings. Dental fillings are one of the most common procedures amongst dentists, …

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What is a Dental Bridge?

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Dental bridges are a wonderful option for those who are missing teeth. They are a great way to boost the aesthetic appeal of one’s smile and facial structure by mimicking a natural alignment of the teeth. Dental bridges are typically made up of two or more false teeth, which are called pontics. There are a variety of materials that can …

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How Your Dentist Can Help Your Sleep Apnea

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Sleep apnea is a chronic condition that causes one’s breathing to stop at various times throughout their sleep cycles. Suffering from sleep apnea is often extremely disruptive and quite scary to those with it as well as their family or people sleeping near them. According to the National Sleep Foundation, this condition affects about 18 million people in the United …

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Invisalign

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Invisalign in Irving is an excellent way to correct one’s bite or misaligned teeth without the noticeable metal wire that we find with typical braces. Many adults opt for Invisalign as it is an amazing and innovative way to straighten one’s smile that is less noticeable to others. Invisalign consists of a series of clear aligners that can be easily …

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Dry Mouth: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

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Dry mouth, which is also known as xerostomia, is a condition that occurs when your salivary glands aren’t producing enough saliva in your mouth. It is quite the pesky and uncomfortable oral condition. When you are suffering from this condition your mouth will likely feel dry and parched. Other more complicated symptoms can occur because of dry mouth, which includes …

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4 Dental Health Myths Debunked

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Did you know that your oral health is largely congruent with your overall health? When it comes to being healthy, we are constantly hearing all kinds of myths about things that are healthy or unhealthy for us. Sure, you likely know the basics of taking good care of your teeth and mouth such as, brush twice a day, floss daily, …

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What To Expect After A Root Canal Treatment

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If you are about to have a root canal for the first time, you may be wondering what you should expect after the treatment. Many patients get quite nervous when they hear the words, “root canal,” but it is much less scary than you might think. Although it may seem undesirable, you will actually feel much better after the procedure …

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How To Care for Your Teeth While Traveling

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When you are traveling, whether it is for work or for pleasure, falling out of one’s normal routine and schedule can often lead to a disruption of one’s normal activities, especially those that are related to one’s healthy habits. When you are thrown into a different environment focusing your attention can be difficult to continue with, your workout regimens, your …

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4 Dental Health Myths

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Your oral health is associated with your overall health, as these things tend to connect. Surely, you know the basics of keeping a clean mouth healthy; from brushing twice a day, flossing at least once a day, making sure to consistently visit your family dentist in Irving for a checkup, however, there may have been a thing or two that …

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How often should you replace your toothbrush? 

In Dental Health, Oral Hygiene by naik0 Comments

You would be surprised at how often you really should be replacing your toothbrush or electric toothbrush head. While one of the most common unpracticed necessary oral care routines is flossing, second up is replacing one’s toothbrush. According to the American Dental Association (ADA) one should be replacing their toothbrush around every three months. However, some dentists will tell you, …