With over 4 million American kids and teens currently receiving some form of orthodontic treatment, there are chances that your kid is one of them. It is estimated that nearly 75% of kids and teens have tooth spacing or alignment problems that require treatment with braces and retainer. So what’s the difference between them? Why […]

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Periodontitis, periodontal disease, and gum disease all refer to the same thing, a bacterial infection of the mouth which leads to gum damage and eventual loss of teeth if not properly treated. Periodontitis vs Gingivitis Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums and usually proceeds periodontitis. A buildup of bacteria in the plaque on your […]

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Si le parece que su boca últimamente está un poco más seca de lo común, lo más probable es que usted ha sufrido la xerostomía. Se trata de la sensación de sequedad constante dentro de cavidad bucal, que aparece debido a una disminución de saliva o algunos cambios bioquímicos en su composición. Normalmente afecta las […]

The phrase “dental bone graft surgery” might sound pretty terrifying, but it is actually a fairly common procedure that is minimally invasive and doesn’t take that long to recover from. What is Dental Bone Graft Surgery? If you lose a tooth either through an accident or because of decay but are otherwise healthy, your dentist […]

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If you’ve ever had a dental x-ray, you’ll know it’s not the most relaxing of procedures (‘and what dental procedure is relaxing?’, I hear you ask). It’s not just the pads, or the lead apron, or placing your head in a contraption that looks like some science fiction torture/mind-reading device. What really worries most people […]

No matter what they say, nobody likes going to the dentist. And this is perfectly normal because at best it’s an uncomfortable experience, sitting motionless while somebody probes around in your mouth. It’s not really something anyone would look forward to. But for some, this apprehension goes beyond normal and develops into fear or phobia. […]

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It’s needless to say that looking after your teeth, gums, and mouth is pretty important. That’s no secret nor it is rocket science. It’s also pretty much old news that good oral habits aid in preventing loads of problems like tooth decay, gum disease, and halitosis – otherwise known as bad breath (just to name […]

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