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Redhead? Scared Of Dentists? There's A Good Reason For That

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It's safe to say that a lot of people don't like going to the dentist for cavity fillings or any other treatment. Having someone drilling and poking around in one's mouth tends to be unpleasant. In addition, dentists typically administer the local anesthetic lidocaine by injection. That can be quite painful for a few moments, even when a topical anesthetic is applied first. If you have natural red hair and you've ever felt like you have a harder time with dental procedures than other people you know, you may very well be right.

24 March 2015

Sports & Your Teeth: What You Need to Know

Dentist Blog

As one of the main goals behind playing sports is to have fun, it doesn't come without its hazards. Sports-related injuries can cause many dental problems. For example, an accident that occurred during athletic pursuits can also affect the mouth and the teeth within. Dental injuries include teeth being broken, being completely expelled from the mouth, cracked or even cuts in the mouth.  These issues must be addressed quickly to prevent any future issues.

5 March 2015

What is the Relationship Between Stress & Oral Health?

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Stress has become a buzzword in the twenty-first century. Stress can be brought about by a wide variety of factors: leading a busy life, family responsibilities, and anxieties about your professional achievement. True enough, stress has become nearly unavoidable. Regardless, it is quite important that you learn how to manage stress so as to remain in optimal health. Keep in mind that this optimal health refers not only to that of your entire body, but to that of your mouth as well.

10 February 2015

Pulp Chamber: What Happens To It From Severe Tooth Decay & How It Is Treated

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Do you have teeth that have become covered in plaque and decayed? It is important for you to seek prompt medical attention from a dentist because the decay can eventually lead to the pulp chamber in your teeth becoming infected. Find out what can happen if the pulp chamber becomes infected after severe tooth decay and how it will have to be treated. What Can Happen to the Pulp Chamber After Severe Tooth Decay?

13 January 2015

Surprising Tips About The Dentures You Already Have

Dentist Blog

If you have had your dentures for a while already, you may think there is nothing else you can learn about them. However, regardless if you have had them for one year or twenty, there is probably something you can do to improve your smile or extend the life of your dentures. If you would prefer that nobody know you wear dentures, your secret will be your own, once you know how to treat them.

7 January 2015

Three Levels Of Dentistry To Make You Smile

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Smiling could make you happier.  But what if you aren't happy with your smile?  For that once-in-a-lifetime grin, why not consider the advantage of restorative and preventative dentistry in addition to your current routine? Dentistry is more than just the annual trip to the office. Be proactive and consider getting to know your dentist. Investing in a professional relationship with your dentist is more than just paying the bill. Let your dentist get to know you, too.

24 September 2014