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What To Do After Tooth Extraction? – Speeding Up The Recovery

Wondering what to do after tooth extraction? If you follow your dentist’s instructions, get enough rest and ensure your mouth is clean, you can recover relatively quickly. Tooth extractions are performed every day in our practice and we strive to ensure that all patients have a comfortable experience. Let’s take a closer look at what to expect …

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Are Dental X-Rays Safe During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is an exciting time and, while your body is undergoing massive amounts of change, it does not mean that you should abandon your dental care routine. In fact, it is important that you take extra-great care of your teeth in order to avoid things like pregnancy gingivitis and if you stick to your regular …

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Pediatric Pulpotomies

A pulpotomy is the surgical removal of an inflamed pulp chamber in a child’s tooth that has been compromised due to untreated cavities and decay. Bacteria must be removed from the pulp chamber inside the child’s tooth in order to prevent or alleviate an abscess or infection. A pulpotomy is commonly referred to as a …

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Common Pediatric Dental Emergencies

No parent ever wants to see their child in pain.  However, pediatric dental emergencies can sometimes occur.  Here are some of the most common, as well as steps to follow to resolve the issue and have the best possible outcome. Toothache Toothaches are common in children of all ages and rarely occur without cause.  If …

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REASONS WHY YOU HAVE SENSITIVE TEETH

Dentin hypersensitivity, otherwise simply referred to as ‘sensitive teeth’ is a very common dental problem that accounts for about 1 in 5 of all dentist visits in Australia, according to research published in the Australian Dental Journal. It is characterised by a painful response when your teeth are exposed to certain stimuli, including acidic foods, cold …

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Problems from a Chipped Tooth

You finished your cold beverage and are left with just the ice. You start crunching away on the cold cubes when all of a sudden, CRACK! That little piece you just chomped on isn’t ice, it is a piece of tooth!   A chipped tooth is common for adults and children. It’s actually quite easy to …

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Common Diseases That Cause Tooth Decay

No part of the body functions truly independently, and your teeth are no exception. Tooth decay can be caused by much more than just poor oral hygiene. Tooth decay is often a symptom or warning sign of something much larger, and possibly more dangerous, happening in the body. In fact, there are common diseases that cause tooth decay. When you visit your local dentist for an exam, we are looking at more than just the physical appearance of your teeth.
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Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

Is teeth whitening safe? Many of us wish that our smiles were a little whiter, but is it something that’s worth risking your health for? The good news is that teeth whitening methods have come a long way over the last few decades and is generally considered safe for most people. However, there are still some important factors to consider as you decide whether to start treatment, either at home or at the dentist’s office.
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What Happens When You Have an Underbite?

No matter how well you take care of your teeth, there are certain dental problems that are caused by genetics and there’s nothing you can do to prevent them. An underbite is one of those issues. However, just because you can’t prevent an underbite does not mean that you need to live with it for the rest of your life or let your lifestyle suffer as a result. This post will cover what happens when you have an underbite? And treatment options available for correcting it.
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