Re-Conquering Veggies: Four Denture-Friendly Vegetable Options That Actually Taste Good

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Have your new dentures left you feeling hungry? Does the thought of eating your veggies make you want to run and hide like a small child? While the thought of boiled broccoli and mushy green peas is enough to make a grown man or woman swear off of vegetables for the rest of his or her life, it does not have to be this way. Here are four denture-friendly foods to help you get your veggies without sacrificing the flavor or nutrients your body craves.

9 June 2015

Gum Disease And Flossing: How to Prevent The Decay

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If you don't floss very often -- or at all -- you're dental health care provider, someone like Nasralla Phil Dr, is probably mystified as to how to convince you to floss daily to prevent gum disease and cavities between teeth. What could motivate you to do this activity more often? Consider the statistics about flossing frequency and the research on how important flossing is for oral health. Flossing Frequency Survey results published in 2004 indicate that nearly half of Canadian residents don't floss daily, as dentists recommend people do.

14 May 2015

3 Forms Of Necrotizing Periodontal Disease – And The Potential Treatments

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Improper oral healthcare can lead to a buildup of bacteria in the mouth, which in turn can cause gum disease. The mild gum disease gingivitis is easy to treat with a dentist-provided teeth cleaning and improved oral healthcare. But if gingivitis is left untreated for a long period of time, the level of gum disease and associated symptoms can continue to progress. Sometimes preexisting medical conditions can also cause gum disease or help advance a bacterial-born disease.

14 April 2015

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

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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