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Facts About Pregnancy Gingivitis and Gum Disease Treatment

The term pregnancy gingivitis indicates that the gums are inflamed during pregnancy, also known as swollen gums. Gums that swell during pregnancy are more likely to bleed and are more prone to soreness. Facts About Pregnancy Gingivitis and Gum Disease Treatment During pregnancy, your gums become more sensitive, irritable, and swollen due to hormonal changes,

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10 Common Habits that Damage Your Teeth

We all know that nail-biting, chronic tobacco use, and overeating fall into the “bad habit” category. But did you know that they also damage your teeth? And they aren’t the only bad teeth habits you need to watch out for. Other examples include chewing ice and using your teeth to open food packaging. Children who suck

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What Qualifies as Emergency Dental Care?

Dental emergencies are different from regular dental check-ups. While you need to see your dentist twice a year for cleanings, x-rays, and so forth, dental emergencies are unexpected. But what counts as emergency dentistry? How do you know whether to wait or call your dentist immediately? Here are some instances that you need to consider a dental

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How Do I Know if I Should Save or Pull My Tooth?

When you’re dealing with dental pain, you just want it to stop. Pulling teeth often seems like the quickest, easiest option. With advances in medical technology and understanding though, saving teeth is more possible than ever. In recent years, the Canadian Dental Association reports that the number of adults with no natural teeth has reduced by almost

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5 Ways Coffee Affects Your Teeth

Coffee is like a magic pill to some people because it gives them an instant energy boost. However, it has the opposite effect on your teeth. As an energy drink, coffee can make you feel motivated and even happy. Unfortunately, coffee affects your teeth. Below are the damaging effects of coffee. Tooth Stain The tannins in

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Gum Disease: How To Treat Bleeding Gums

Are you a betting person? If not, then you likely won’t like these odds. Seven out of ten Canadians get diagnosed with gum disease over their lifetimes. If you want to avoid becoming a part of that statistic, you need to take action now. If your gums already bleed, then you could already have a minor

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5 Signs That Show Your Teeth Are Rotting

Rotting teeth severely compromise your oral health. It can result in dental abscesses, tooth loss, cavities, and worse. Unfortunately, the majority of people don’t recognize the sign of teeth decaying and end up with bad teeth and in serious need of a dentist. If we can catch tooth damage early, you can get treatment implemented

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How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

Do you work hard to maintain good oral health? If so, you’re certainly not alone. After all, keeping your smile looking healthy and beautiful is important. But it’s also easier said than done. That’s because it takes discipline and effort to keep your smile white and bright. One of the things most people take for granted

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What Causes Tooth Decay Under a Filling?

The tooth fairy can’t work her magic on tooth decay. Most of us remember the tooth fairy paying us after we left our baby teeth under our pillows. Now, as adults, the tooth fairy is but a distant memory, a delusion as sweet as Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. Decaying teeth can be one of the

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Why Is Flossing Important?

Why Is Flossing Important?

Most people have no problem brushing their teeth twice daily. But when it comes to flossing, only 28% of Canadians floss five times per week. The problem with this is that flossing is just as important as brushing. If you’d like to have clean, healthy teeth that will last a lifetime, you need to develop good flossing

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