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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? 

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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, …

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5 Surprising Causes of Jaw Pain 

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Those who have suffered from jaw pain know that it can have a strong, negative effect on the way you live your life and go about your daily activities. If you are suffering or has suffered from jaw pain, then you may be wondering about the causes of it. There are many nerve endings connected to the jaw, so the …

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Are smokers at a greater risk of tooth loss? 

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If you are a smoker, it is likely that you have been told constantly about the damaging effects that is associated with cigarettes. With commercials, media and even on the packaging of the cigarette boxes you purchase, there is nowhere to escape the warning signs everywhere. Although many people may mention all the side effects of smoking for example, like …

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5 ways to soothe sensitive teeth 

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Tooth sensitivity is not to be taken lightly, as it can easily disrupt all of your day to day activities. According to the Journal of the American Dental Association, one in every eight adults suffers from tooth sensitivity; and depending on the severity, actions such as eating, drinking, and even talking can become painful when suffering from this condition. Tooth …

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What Your Teeth Say About Your Overall Health

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Whenever we think of our dental health, we have a tendency to think only about our teeth, such as prevention of cavities, teeth whitening, etc. However, you may be surprised to learn how much your mouth and teeth have to do with the overall health of your body. Let’s go over some clues that your teeth can give you as …

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The cost of not replacing a missing tooth

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Many times, people make the big mistake of avoiding the dentist for a problem they are experiencing because they think that they are going to be saving themselves time, money, and pain. The ugly truth is that avoiding going to the dentist or prolonging an oral issue you are experiencing almost always results in having to spend more time, more …

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Give your mom the gift of white teeth this year

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It’s May, and it is almost Mother’s Day. Which means that you have likely been sitting around and contemplating what you can get your mom this year. You’ve done the flowers, the cards, the candy, maybe you have done the relaxing massage, mani and pedi, but perhaps this year you have been wanting to do something a little bit different. …

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4 Tips for Healthy Summer Smiles

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It is a normal thing for people to have a tendency to want to look their best during the summer months. We want a tan, healthy hair, a healthy physique, and of course, a beautiful and healthy smile. Summer is a time for a lot of social activity, events, parties, weddings, traveling with friends and family, and it is one …

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How does diabetes affect your oral health?

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All the functions of our body work together to keep us healthy and moving. Many times, having one health deficiency can lead to multiple symptoms in different parts of the body, or even other health deficiency. It’s important to keep your oral health in check the best you can to also sustain the rest of your body’s proper functioning as …

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Are mouth guards necessary when playing sports?

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As the weather is changing here in Texas, so is the new sport’s season coming upon us. It’s spring, and before you know it, it is going to be summer, and this turning of the season means warmer weather and more kid’s activities, such as sports. When a new sport’s season comes around, that entails that it is time to …