Getting used to wearing Dentures

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First time denture wearers are likely to include some form of discomfort, this is a normal occurrence but careful corrections to the denture should be made allowing the mould to settle over the period of a week.   Below are some tips to avoid the regular pitfalls for those who are thinking of getting dentures [...]

Which Type of Floss

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Which Type of Floss Should You Choose? Your dentist has recommended that you floss daily. Sounds simple enough, right?  That is until you get to the store and find yourself staring at dozens of different types of floss. Before you just close your eyes and pick one at random, check out this guide to the [...]

About Caring Babys Teeth

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What You Need to Know About Caring for a Baby's Teeth The care you give your baby’s teeth has long-lasting effects on his or her future oral health. The information below should be especially useful to help you get your child on the road to a happy and healthy smile for life. Begin Even Before [...]

Five Tips to Keep a Clean Toothbrush

A Clean Toothbrush - five Tips Your toothbrush is your primary tool to defend against a myriad of dental problems, including unsightly plaque, discoloration and gum disease. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day is the most important step for good oral health, but keeping your toothbrush clean is just as vital – after [...]

Why You Need to Go to the Dentist

Did you know that going to the dentist could save your life? We’re all aware that dentists are there for us when we need them to take care of a painful cavity, to whiten our teeth or to remind us to floss more. But maintaining the health of our mouth is just as important as [...]

Is it necessary to replace Old Dental Crowns

Replacing Old Dental Crowns: Is it Necessary? If you have golden dental crowns implanted in your teeth, you will not need to replace them for preventive measures. This has been confirmed by a noted dentist, Dr. Terry Donovan, chairman of Biomaterials at the Chapel Hill School of Dentistry North Carolina. The family dentist anchorage goes [...]

Sedating Your Child for a Pain-Free Dental Experience

Child sedation for a Pain-Free Dental Treatment A visit to the dentist with your child can go two ways for you - one you are lucky enough to have a child that will sit quietly through any dental examination and treatment to get to that promised ice cream at the end; Or, you are one [...]

How to Help Your Kids Overcome Fear of the Dentist

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It’s perfectly natural for children to be afraid of the dentist, but it doesn’t mean the parents can’t help them overcome this fear.   In order to take steps towards helping their children, it’s important to understand where the fear comes from in the first place. Most of these fears are, unknowingly, fueled by parents [...]

The dental impression

The dental impression at the dentist’s For many patients the dental impression is an uncomfortable affair but perhaps after reading this text you will understand better why the individual steps are so important. A possible remedy to this method could be digital dental impressions.  Whilst these are ready for the market, the machines are still [...]

What is Bonding

What takes my dentist so long to do in my mouh? Dentistry has hanged a lot.  In earlier times fillings were mainly cemented or simply pressed into the cavity.  Nowadays things are glued.  In order to give you a better view of the glueing procedure so that you might be able to keep calmer in [...]

Off Label Use

What is Outside the approved areas of use „Outside the approved areas of use“ is another way of expressing the meaning of „off label use“.   A lot more looms behind this small phrase than simply a problem with our health system.  Don’t be fooled.  When searching the internet for the term “Off Label Use” you’ll [...]

The best Filling Materials

What is the best Filling material? Filling materials are used in the field of dentistry to restore teeth broken down by dental caries. Filling material are of various types, and they can be divided into two types on the basis of the indications of use: those that change over time (plastic materials) and those that [...]

What cause toothache

Dental pain is an abnormal sensation caused by problems involving the teeth. Toothache pain can be caused by various reasons, a few of which are decribed below. An exposed tooth neck, for example, can cause dental pain The transition zone of enamel into cementum (cementoenamel junction) is not always seamless, and sometimes a bit of [...]

Jaw and Facial Pain

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Often dentists are confronted with patients who are suffering from head and facial pain. The pain is often not only dental but has a complex mix of causes. Facial Pain Causes Let´s start with pain in the Jaw Joint. Jaw joint pain can be acute or chronic. The most common cause of acute jaw joint [...]

Bad Teeth

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Bad Teeth - Dental Anomalies What are bad teeth? These include all types of congenital deformities in the dental area.       We start our story right at the beginning and when we say right, we mean right at the beginning. We’ll save you the details of the act, in the Video bad Teeth [...]

What is Salvia

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Saliva is secreted by the salivary glands Saliva is produced in the mouth both by small salivary glands in the mucosa and also by the large salivary glands – the glandula parotis (parotid gland), the glandula submandibularis (sub-mandibular gland) and the glandula sublingualis (sub-lingual gland).     Depending on the gland the saliva is rather [...]

What is Furcation?

Division of the tooth root is known as furcation

Furcation means division. In dentistry we understand it to mean the division of the roots, primarily in teeth with more than one root. In the upper jaw we speak of trifurcation (since the rear teeth of the upper jaw have three roots). In the lower jaw we speak of bifurcation (since the lower jaw rear [...]

What are Dental Fillings?

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All about the application of fillings in dentistry Which is the right filling, what types are there available, where, when and how? The trend is towards white fillings and away from amalgam, titanium and gold. What was once a sign of prosperity a few years ago, namely a mouth full of gold inlays is no [...]

What are Dental Images?

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The application of dental images in dentistry The most common uses are individual images and panorama images. The improvements in x-ray technology when creating individual or panorama images provide a detailed overview of the patient’s condition and are a great advantage. The radiation that the patient experiences during a modern x-ray extremely low, meaning that [...]

Teeth and Psychoses

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Teeth and psychoses, occlusal hypervigilance and psychosomatic disturbances The number of patients to whom a definitive physical result cannot be allocated is continually on the increase. Patients complain of burning, feeling of injury, taste problems, feeling of pressure, general mental state problems such as exhaustion, loss of energy, concentration problems, bad temper and loss of [...]