Category: Dentistry

coping with root canal pain

Coping With Root Canal Pain

The words ‘root canal’ are usually associated with the idea of pain. For those who suffer from anxiety or have a fear of dental procedures, being told you need a root canal is likely not what you want to hear. In reality though, the root canal procedure is often the most painless way to treat

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tmj symptoms & treatment

TMJ Symptoms and Treatment

The TMJ (temporomandibular) joint connects to lower jaw and the upper jaw. This joint is entirely responsible for opening and closing your mouth. It does this in two ways, the first way is by working as a hinge and the second is through a sliding motion where the lower jaw is moved down and forward.

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your complete guide to dental xrays

Your Complete Guide to Dental X-Rays

Dental x-rays are an incredibly common occurrence during a dental examination. They are instrumental in picking up on things that just aren’t visible during a regular exam. These little problems can be severe. The slightest bit of hidden decay can quickly turn into an infected root, a spot of gingivitis can become advanced gum disease

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toothache causes treatments symptoms

Toothache: What Causes It and How to Treat It

We depend on our teeth so much more than we realise. A toothache can not only be painful, but irritatingly disruptive. There is only so much that can be managed with appropriate dental hygiene, so it is important to be aware of how often a dental visit is required. The pain associated with a toothache,

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tips for taking care of sensitive teeth

Tips for Taking Care of Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth can make the simple act of drinking or eating a painful experience. It can prevent you from enjoying the foods you once enjoyed, or make breathing a sharply painful experience. Unfortunately, sensitive teeth are quite common across the developed world. However, understanding the causes of this sensitivity, as well as how to mitigate

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how to have healthy teeth for life

How to Have Healthy Teeth for Life

Healthy teeth are the cornerstone of a healthy life. Poor oral health is linked to a whole range of severe health conditions, ranging from diabetes to cardiovascular disease. Luckily, there is a lot you can do to safeguard your dental health. Tips for Maintaining Healthy Teeth Maintain a Good Oral Health Routine This is the

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Tips to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

If you or someone you know would rather go shark diving than visit the dentist, you’re not alone. It’s a feeling that is shared by many people that can be caused by a range of things. Dental anxiety can come from a memory in childhood, a bad experience with dental or even a fear stemming

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What is Tooth Equilibration?

If you have ever had trouble with teeth grinding or jaw joint pain, a tooth equilibration could be just what the doctor (or dentist) ordered. The procedure is a bit of a tongue twister, but equilibration is a crucial and sometimes life-changing treatment that can solve very common issues when it comes to dental pain.

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tips & tricks for children's dental care

Tips and Tricks for Children’s Dental Care

One of the most common questions that dentists get asked pertains to children. Lifelong oral health begins with starting healthy habits in youth, which is why dental care during infancy, childhood, and adolescence is so important. Read through these tips and tricks to ensure that your children are receiving the dental care they need. Teething

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Digital Smile Design

What Is Digital Smile Design (And How Does It Help?)

If you have chipped or worn teeth, are unhappy with the arrangement of your teeth or your smile just doesn’t feel right, a dental procedure could be the answer. But for most people, the idea of getting treatment arrives at the same roadblock. ‘What if I don’t like the new look?’, ‘Will it still look

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