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

Are Porcelain Veneers Always Better Than Composite Bonding?

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Veneers and composite bonding can serve the same purpose. That is to say, both treatments can hide flaws such as stains and cracks. However, to say that they are the same, with one being much more expensive, would be incorrect. While porcelain veneers are made of a superior material (porcelain, zirconia, e.g.), they are not quite as versatile as composite bonding. Therefore, to say that porcelain veneers are always the superior option would not be entirely true.…

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Three tips for keeping your child's teeth and gums healthy

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If you want to spare your child the pain of dental problems such as cavities, abscesses and periodontal disease, then it’s important to do what you can to keep their teeth and gums healthy. Here are three ways to do this. Buy them to a novelty toothbrush A lot of young children find the process of brushing their teeth to be quite boring and will often skip their daily dental hygiene routine if their parents do not closely monitor them.…

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Post-Extraction Pain in Adjacent Teeth: Why It Happens and What You Should Do

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When you have a tooth extracted, it goes without saying that you will experience some after-surgery pain in the days that follow. However, though it isn’t often mentioned, the teeth adjacent to the extraction site may also hurt after a tooth is extracted. Although dentists would like every tooth extraction to be a simple matter, the truth is that the opposite is often true, especially when it comes to wisdom teeth or molars.…

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