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Spreading Awareness About the Importance of Gum Care

When you think of the month September, what do you think about? Well, dentists are hoping that you are thinking about gum care. That’s because September is the official month of Gum Care Awareness. The goal is simple: Spread information about the importance of gum care and the dangers and warning signs of gum disease. The fact is that gum…

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Basic Dental Care in Bloomington

Good dental health is essential for good physical health, so if you want good overall health, you must practice good dental hygiene. What does that entail? According to the American Dental Association, it’s a combination of brushing, flossing, using mouthwash, and getting regular dental checkups and cleanings. The following detailed information can help you formulate or improve a dental hygiene…

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Uncover the Truth About Root Canal Treatment

Learn more about this misunderstood procedure, so you’ll feel more comfortable if your dentist recommends a root canal. Many people believe the treatment is painful, but it isn’t. In fact, root canals relieve pain, which can be severe. There’s nothing to fear; a dentist wouldn’t suggest one if he or she had a better option for saving the tooth. Dentists…

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What to Expect With a Tooth Extraction

Tooth extractions are among the most common procedures dentists perform. They’re also among the most dreaded since they involve many very sharp instruments and very noisy tools. Unfamiliarity with the procedure doesn’t help, so it’s not surprising that many people have a phobia about the dentist’s chair. So much so that there’s a name for it – odontophobia. Knowing what…

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Understanding Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth make life much more complicated than it needs to be. No one wants to have tooth pain when eating their favorite food or having a glass of wine. However, if you have sensitive teeth, this can be a fact of life for you. You don’t need to continue suffering from the pain of sensitive teeth, though, when some…

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Cavity Prevention Advice for Everyone

If you are worried about cavities and their effect on your teeth or those of your family members, you are not alone. The World Health Organization estimates that about 2.3 billion people worldwide suffer from cavities affecting their permanent teeth. Children are also vulnerable to these dental issues. An estimated 530 million children have cavities in their primary teeth. Cavities…

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Reasons and Remedies for Tooth Discoloration

If you have dark and discolored teeth, you know how embarrassing this issue can be. Many people who suffer from this common dental issue feel less confident because of it. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to bring your smile back to life and to increase your confidence. The Reasons Why Teeth Become Discolored Discolored teeth can be…

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Why Flossing Is Never a Maybe

You’ve seen them for decades. Slogans such as, “Brush twice a day for good dental health” or similar. Although they were correct as far as we knew at the time, they didn’t go far enough. Researchers now know that you need to floss as well as brush if you’re to keep your mouth healthy. After you eat, a bacteria-laden, sticky…

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Causes of Bleeding Gums and Gum Disease

You work hard to maintain those beautiful pearly whites, but did you know that maintaining your gums is equally as important to your overall oral health? Most people aren’t aware of the severity of gum disease, known as gingivitis in its early stage, or how much damage it can do to an otherwise flawless smile. Medically called periodontal disease, gingivitis…

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Brush Up on the Benefits of Brushing

You’ve been brushing your teeth for most of your life, so you probably think that you’re doing it correctly. However, everyday habits like brushing and flossing are the very ones that are likely to be done incorrectly due to the fact that they are part of our everyday routines and we don’t often think twice about them. That’s why it’s…

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