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Severe Tooth Pain. Here's What You Can do imagefile

Any injury to the gums or teeth can be very painful. In some cases, however, the cause of severe dental pain is not obvious. For example, pain that comes on suddenly may be caused by particles of food that got lodged in a cavity and have started to irritate the nerve inside the tooth. If you lose a fillin...
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Keys to Controlling Bad Breath imagefile

If you’re serious about learning what’s causing your bad breath, consider scheduling an appointment with your dental professional. Given your full medical and dental history along with an oral examination, your dentist should be able to identify the culprit. The causes of bad breath are numerous and include certain...
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Maximize Plaque Bacteria Removal Between Teeth imagefile

It's important that you maximize plaque removal every day through effective tooth brushing and flossing. You must thoroughly clean around both teeth and implants. The best way to clean your implant depends on the stage of your treatment, so you should always ask your Edmonds dentist for advice about this. Immediately fo...
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The Important Reasons for Mouth Guards imagefile

A mouth guard is a soft plastic or laminate device used in sports to prevent oral injuries to the teeth, mouth, cheeks, tongue and jaw. The American Dental Association projects that one third of all dental injuries are sports related. The use of a mouth guard can prevent more than 200,000 oral injuries to the mo...
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What You Should Know About Dry Mouth imagefile

Everyone has a dry mouth once in a while — if they are nervous, upset or under stress. But if you have a dry mouth all or most of the time, it can be uncomfortable and can lead to serious health problems. Dry mouth can Cause difficulties in tasting, chewing, swallowing, and speaking Increase your chance of dev...
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Treatment Options for Diastema file

What is a Diastema and How do I Treat It?A diastema is an area of extra space between two or more teeth. The two front teeth of the upper jaw area is where diastema is most frequently seen. Many children experience diastema as primary teeth fall out, though in most cases these spaces close when the permanent...
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Gingivitis file

What Is It? People with gingivitis have inflamed gum tissue around their teeth, caused by bacteria found in dental plaque. Normal, healthy gums should be firmly attached to the teeth and underlying bone. They are pale pink in light-skinned people and brown, gray or mottled in people with darker complexions. If yo...
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Kids Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, and More file

Toothpastes So many toothpastes are on the market today, choosing one can be confusing. When buying toothpaste for your child, look for one that contains fluoride and tastes good. Some toothpastes also are approved by the American Dental Association (ADA). The ADA Seal of Acceptance means that the manufacturer ...
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What Caused Bad Breath? file

Bad breath can be caused by the following: External factors – foods such as onions and garlic, beverages like coffee and alcohol, and smoking Poor oral hygiene – where plaque and food debris is left on the teeth Dentures – plaque and food debris can form on dentures, which need to be cleaned daily Tonsil...
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Periodontal Disease file

If your hands bled when you washed them, you would be concerned. Yet, many people think it's normal if their gums bleed when they brush or floss. In a 1999 study, researchers at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) found that half of Americans over 30 had bleeding gums. Swollen and bleeding gums are e...
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