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

Is micro-abrasion right for making your smile white?

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There are a number of treatments that can help you to achieve whitened teeth and one of the common but lesser known ones is micro-abrasion treatment. But is this treatment safe and does it work? What is micro-abrasion treatment? Micro-abrasion treatment is the careful removal of a thin layer of your enamel. Basically, the discoloured part of your enamel is removed. This can be done during a normal dental clean. Follow up treatments may require the bleaching of the teeth to keep them white.…

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Tracing the Basics of Gingivitis

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If you are experiencing sensitivity and pain in your gums and teeth, you need to see a dentist before it is too late. Your dentist will probably diagnose you with gingivitis. The following is a look at what gingivitis is all about. What is Gingivitis? This is an infection of your gums which if left untreated could lead to tooth loss. What Causes Gingivitis? Gingivitis is mainly caused by poor oral hygiene which encourages the formation of plaque.…

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Making Beautiful Smiles: How Dentures are Manufactured

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False teeth or dentures are removable or fixed replacements for your natural teeth. Tooth replacement is sometimes necessitated by irrecoverable damage done to the tooth and its roots. In order to get a clearer picture of how your dentures are created, here is the entire process. Step 1: An Impression of Your Mouth Denture manufacturing begins with a first round impression of your mouth. The impression is created using wax and is critical in the preparation of the diagnostic cast.…

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