A White Wedding: Dental Advice for Brides-to-Be

Tips for a quick recovery after wisdom tooth extractions

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Many people have their final set of molars - referred to as wisdom teeth - removed; in most cases, this is because the teeth have become impacted, causing pain and infection. An extraction is usually carried out at the patient’s dental clinic using local anaesthetic;  however, those with more complex dental issues will sometimes be referred to a hospital so that they can be sedated with general anaesthetic during the procedure.…

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Are Your Dentures Giving You Oral Thrush?

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Oral thrush can have many medical causes. For example, you may get thrush after taking a course of antibiotics or if you’re a bit run down and your immune system is under pressure. Oral thrush is also a common side effect of conditions such as diabetes and dry mouth syndrome. However, in some cases, your oral thrush may be caused by a dental problem, especially if you wear dentures. If you have false teeth and can’t work out why you’re getting thrush in your mouth or can’t seem to get rid of the infection, it may be worth looking at your dentures and the way you care for them to see if they are at the root of the problem.…

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What You Need to Know About Dental Flippers

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A dental flipper refers to a small dental plate that is used to replace a missing tooth or two on a temporary basis. This article discusses some of the issues that you may want to know about this temporary device. When the Dental Plate is Given When you lose a tooth or two, such as in an accident, the dentist has three options from which he or she can choose an artificial replacement for the lost tooth or teeth.…

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