Tips for Young Denture Wearers

Tips For Your First Time Using A Water Flosser

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It can be exciting to use a water flosser for the first time. Water flossers are one of the best at-home tools you can add to your arsenal to help combat oral disease. However, how you use it is just as important as using one at all. Here are some tips to make your first time using a water flosser more effective and comfortable. Easing into It It can be tempting to crank up the dial on a water flosser.…

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3 Ways Over-Hydration Can Hurt The Mouth

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While drinking plenty of water every day can help prevent dehydration, drinking too much water can lead to over-hydration. Not only can over-hydration lead to water intoxication, it can also cause problems with the teeth and gums. Here are three ways over-hydration can hurt your or your child’s oral cavity and what you can do about them: Dental Spots If your child drinks too much tap water throughout the day, then he or she may be at a heightened risk for fluorosis.…

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When To Replace Dental Fillings

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Dental fillings have huge advantages as far as protecting natural teeth, but they don’t last forever. Damage or wear and tear can necessitate the replacement of a dental filling. Here are some of the telltale signs that may mean it’s time to replace your dental filling: Your Filled Tooth is Hypersensitive An intact dental filling material should protect your tooth from external stimuli. It should not be that hot or cold food (or even air) makes your filled tooth feel uncomfortable, painful, or too sensitive for your liking.…

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