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

How To Prevent Tooth Decay

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Tooth decay occurs when plaque breaks down the enamel and dentin layers of the teeth, leading to toothache, sensitivity, and cavities. The often-painful toothache associated with tooth decay is a common reason for visiting an emergency dentist, which can be both expensive and inconvenient. As with many dental problems, prevention through good oral care is cheaper and healthier than the cure. This short guide will explain how tooth decay can be prevented through a variety of means, from excellent oral hygiene to regular dental visits.…

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Five things to consider before your trip to the dentist office

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Booked your regular dental check-up? Good job!  To make the most of your check up here are five things to consider beforehand (apart from brushing and flossing!). New dentist? If it’s the first time you’ve been to this particular dentist office then you’ll want to make sure they have the most information they can before your visit.  See if you can obtain your dental records from your previous office, especially if you’ve come from overseas.…

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3 Tips to Help You Deal with Dental Trauma Correctly

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Any trauma that causes lacerations, cuts or unexplained bleeding in the mouth or fractures in teeth must be attended to immediately. If you’re not close enough to a hospital, however, the steps you take will determine how well your mouth, gums and/or teeth respond to treatment. Dental emergencies that are left untreated can have permanent negative implications on your oral health. Read on to learn more. 1. Find a dentist…

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