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Dental x-rays work in a similar manner as a regular x-ray. However, they are made to provide imaging of the teeth. With the help of dental x-rays, the dentist can analyze the health of an individual’s mouth. The x-ray machine employs low levels of radiation...

Every parent knows how important it is for their kids to brush and floss their teeth. After all, it has been engraved into our minds by our dentists. But when it comes to kids, just brushing and flossing may not be enough, especially when it...

If you have ever seen acrylic fingernails then you have an idea of what a dental veneer is. Dental veneers are similar because the veneer goes over the tooth. Dental veneers are mainly used to fix esthetic problems, such as discolored teeth. This article discusses the other things...

Estimates have it that every average adult in the U.S. aged between 35 and 49 years is missing at least seven natural teeth. While four of those teeth may be wisdom teeth, adults typically lack at least three teeth! It is important for you to...

The most important thing during a dental emergency is staying calm so that you can take the right steps for that specific situation. This involves performing dental first aid, and this can be the deciding factor on whether you save your tooth or lose it....

When it comes to dental health, consistency in your oral care habits is the most important thing. So, your perfect smile starts with knowing the right things to do to take care of your dental health, and when to do those things. Read on and...

One of the best ways to ensure that your kids will have healthy teeth throughout their lives is by teaching them the best oral care habits early. Parents often ask if their kids can use mouthwash, and if so, which one would be appropriate? Here...

Root canal therapy refers to the treatment administered when a tooth’s pulp is infected, inflamed or dead. The treatment removes the affected pulp and the space left is filled and covered so that reinfection doesn’t occur. Many reasons can necessitate this kind of dental procedure...

It’s always best to know what to expect before you undergo any dental or other medical procedure. This will allow you to communicate any questions or concerns that you may have. Any anxiety about the procedure may also be lessened once you know what to...