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What To Expect When Getting Your Braces Off?

Braces are an orthodontic treatment that brings out a fantastic smile that is a dream of every teenager. Getting braces to straighten your teeth seems like a good idea, but it’s not that pleasing as it sounds. You have to go through immense pain and discomfort during the first few weeks of getting a new set of...

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Should You Avoid Drinking Soda With Braces?

If you recently have had your braces, you must be worried about the foods you can or cannot eat. But do you know you also need to revise your drinking habits? The most common drink that can trigger oral damage is soda, so can you drink it with braces?   Soda and soft drinks can damage your teeth and are a big NO,...

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Why Do My Teeth Hurt After Deep Cleaning?

Have you ever been to your dentist for professional teeth cleaning? If not and you're planning for it, you should know that your teeth might hurt or may experience some discomfort after a dental cleaning, which is not so unusual. Tooth sensitivity, or pain in the teeth, is very common after a deep cleaning. But what...

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6 Common Signs of a Tooth Cavity

A cavity, also called tooth decay, is one of the most common dental conditions and can impact your teeth' overall health and structure. Various reasons cause a cavity, so looking for the signs can help receive treatment right away. Early cavities treatment can prevent the decay from worsening, causing the need for...

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How to Treat Exposed Tooth Root

Nobody likes sensitive teeth, but sometimes it is unavoidable even if you brush them regularly. While dentin sensitivity is the most common cause of sensitive teeth, it is not the only one to blame. Exposed tooth roots can also cause tooth sensitivity. Your tooth roots are covered by cementum, which is more porous...

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Is it Possible to Fix a Loose Tooth?

If you wake up one day and realize you have a loose tooth, don't worry. Chances are, the dentist can fix your loose adult tooth. Why is my tooth loose? There are several reasons why an adult may have a loose tooth. The most common causes include: Gum disease Teeth grinding Accident/injury How dentists fix a loose...

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Causes of Protruding Teeth

Jaw shape and other physical features can be passed down through generations. Childhood habits, such as thumb-sucking or using a pacifier, are other possible causes of protruding teeth. Protruding teeth from thumb-sucking When thumb-sucking continues past a certain age or while the permanent teeth are appearing, the...

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Can I Get Braces on Just My Bottom Teeth?

Having brackets and wires on your teeth is not the only way you can get braces. You can get them just on your bottom teeth! If your upper teeth are straight and do not need straightening to improve your oral health, get braces on your bottom teeth only. While your bottom teeth may not be much visible when you smile,...

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Swollen Gums after Braces

Dental braces adjust and move teeth slowly over time. They treat conditions such as crooked teeth or jaw misalignment. Braces can cause pain and swollen gums. One should expect this when braces are new or being adjusted. However, swollen gums can also indicate a more severe dental condition, such as gingivitis....

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Retainer Vs Night Guard for Teeth Grinding

Although night guards and retainers might look similar to a layman's eye, they are not the same thing. Each type of mouth guards has a distinctive purpose. A retainer is designed to help teeth stay in place while a night guard is designed to protect teeth. As a preventative measure, people with teeth grinding and...

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