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Jaw pain and problems: A complete guide

Jaw pain can result from physical injuries, trauma to the nerves (nerve pain) or blood vessels, diseases and other causes. Temporomandibular joint disease is a group of conditions that affect the bones, joints, and muscles responsible for jaw movement. The symptoms vary but they may include one or more of the following: ● Pain on

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Keeping your teeth healthy: Sugar snacks to avoid

The tooth enamel is the strongest substance in the human body. Hence, teeth can withstand fire and the grave. Your dentition indeed contributes to a lovely smile, the shape of your face and the pronunciation of speech. However, their primary function is to tear and grind food for digestion in the stomach. Current diets have

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Daily oral care: Guide to keeping your teeth white

Over time, your teeth can change colour from white to not-so-white for a multitude of reasons. Some reasons for the colour change are as follows: ● Dental cavity/cavities ● Poorly fitted dental crown ● Very old fillings ● Aging ( as we grow older our teeth become yellow) ● Nicotine and tobacco smoking ● Excessive

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Guide to teeth whitening: How to proceed with it?

‘Teeth can be whitened by using whitening toothpastes, whitening gums and other whitening products.’ Most advertised or Over-the counter products contain teeth whitening ingredients but the concentration is too low to have a noticeable effect. As we know, these products are readily available and are inexpensive. However, these options may not give you the ‘dazzling

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Guide to dealing with tooth pain, and dishes to avoid

Tooth pain or tooth discomfort is experienced either in or around the tooth. Some of the common causes of toothache are: ● Tooth decay ● Tooth decay with a swollen and gum infection either with or without pus ● A broken tooth ● Habitual clenching or grinding teeth ● Any gum infection Depending on the

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A Detailed Insight into Painless Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom teeth or Third molars exhibit considerable fluctuation in the timing of appearance in the mouth. Studies consent that they are the last teeth to erupt in the mouth. Moreover, if they fail to erupt, they may remain partially or completely inside the bone giving rise to several difficulties as the years’ pass. In addition,

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Everything You Need to Know About Dentures

What are Dentures? Dentures are a set of dental prostheses or ‘false teeth’ that aid in replacing missing teeth and oral tissues to rebuild the form, function, appearance, and health of the teeth and gums. In other words, it is the improvement of teeth and the supporting tissues by artificial alternatives that can or cannot

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Frequently Asked Questions About Fissure Sealants

Q) What are fissure sealants? Fissure sealants are thin coatings of dental material that are applied on the chewing teeth ( back teeth) to prevent tooth decay. They are generally advised in permanent or adult teeth that erupt at the back of the mouth in children. Q) Why are dental sealants vital? The chewing teeth

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How is SOMA mouthguard effective in treating temporomandibular problems?

Cranial deficiencies, neck pain, neck stiffness, jaw mal alignment and temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) are ordinary structural findings in some orthodontic patients today. In addition, many individuals have structural imbalances that cause poor functioning in the body’s nervous system. Studies have proved that a significant proportion of orthodontic patients present with temporomandibular disorders or jaw joint read more