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Dental vs Regular cleaning

While you may think that you may be brushing your teeth and flossing them just right there are a number of indications which show that you could have gum diseases. Bad breath even after brushing your teeth, swelling around your gums, your teeth shifting further apart, small amounts of blood from your teeth and some … Continue reading Dental vs Regular cleaning

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Are you eating without your teeth or dentures?

If you have broken some of your teeth and haven’t got them replaced by dental implants or have found dentures difficult to use then it is most likely that you have to learn to eat without them. In some cases, you may also find it very easy to eat without them. While this may seem … Continue reading Are you eating without your teeth or dentures?

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Building a better oral health routine

Most of us have set routines in our daily lives whether that includes waking up and going to work or planning what we have to do when we come back from work but our brain unconsciously adheres to these routines and remembers those shortcuts. At times these shortcuts might be bad for us. The same … Continue reading Building a better oral health routine

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Recommendations for reducing braces pain

While the decision to invest in braces is an important one as it leads to a beautiful smile, however along the way you might face some very uncomfortable times which might make you regret your decision. This usually happens when you get your braces wire fixed. Thorough out the treatment you will be asked to … Continue reading Recommendations for reducing braces pain

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Is fluoride bad for toddlers?

Parents are really concerned when it comes to choosing the right toothpaste for their children specially toddlers. They are not sure whether fluoride toothpastes are healthy for their children. Initially dentists used to recommend parents to let their children use fluoride toothpastes when they became 2 years old. However, this has lately changed as dentists … Continue reading Is fluoride bad for toddlers?

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10 worst behaviors for teeth

While regularly brushing your teeth, flossing, regular visits to the dentist may be very important for oral hygiene and a beautiful smile however, there are some things which you might be doing on a daily basis, most unconsciously, which might be hazardous to your teeth. This blog mentions ten behaviors which might cause immediate damage … Continue reading 10 worst behaviors for teeth

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Toothbrush tips to keep your teeth in shape

While you might have all heard that brushing your teeth is very important if you want to keep your teeth and gums healthy. I bet you would’ve hardly heard someone telling you to choose the right toothbrush for your teeth and even if they did you probably did not understand. Choosing the right brush and … Continue reading Toothbrush tips to keep your teeth in shape

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Tobacco use and oral health

While smoking is bad for your overall health, tobacco also causes a number of oral diseases ranging from just discolored teeth to oral cancer as well. Furthermore increased usage of tobacco can lead to some serious oral health complications in the longer run. While it is difficult to find out an accurate percentage of people … Continue reading Tobacco use and oral health

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Maintaining good dental health

Your dentist is only a partner in helping you maintain your dental health but in the end it all depends on how well you do your part in making sure your oral health is maintained. While we focus on only the basics which includes brushing, flossing etc we are not quite sure about how often … Continue reading Maintaining good dental health

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Choosing a mouth rinse which is right for you

Ranging from anti plague, anti gingivitis or alcohol free, you will find a number of these products in your supermarket aisles. They promise to protect your teeth and gums while freshening your breath. How do you know which is telling you the truth? How do you know whether you even need one or brushing and … Continue reading Choosing a mouth rinse which is right for you

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Pros and Cons of Veneers

Ever wondered how celebrities have the perfect white smile? They weren’t obviously born with such perfect teeth? So what is it that helps them get THE SMILE? This is the magic of porcelain veneers. While everyone would want a smile similar to their, veneers are not for everyone. Here are some pros and cons of … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Veneers

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Is chocolate bad for your teeth?

At some special occasions such as Easter or on your birthday you may end up consuming more chocolate than the usual. While chocolate has a negative connotation attached to it because since a very small age we are told that chocolate is bad for our health and teeth. However, it would be surprising to know … Continue reading Is chocolate bad for your teeth?

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Exciting things to do just before you get your braces

If you are just about to get your braces you might be excited because not only will you get a beautiful smile but your teeth will also become straighter and you will have better oral health. However along with all these benefits come some disadvantages too. There are a few foods and drinks that do … Continue reading Exciting things to do just before you get your braces

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All about denture adhesives that you need to know

For all those who have dentures or are about to get them anytime soon may have a number of questions. Most of these questions pertain to them being worried whether they will stay in place and how to make sure that happens. Although most people may have dentures which fit well they need some extra … Continue reading All about denture adhesives that you need to know

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Things you need to know about dental X-rays

If you are very conscious about your dental health you must have visited the dentist quite a few times. Most of these time the dentist would’ve asked you to get a dental X-ray since these are very useful from a dentist’s point of view to diagnose different issues in your mouth and to see the … Continue reading Things you need to know about dental X-rays

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Overcoming dental anxiety

Dental anxiety is a very common phobia among people.  Every one person out of ten has this problem. This phobia is so strong that people are actually scared of visiting the dentist and since oral hygiene is very important this is something that should not be ignored. Dental anxiety is either mild or severe there … Continue reading Overcoming dental anxiety

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Danger of energy drinks to oral heath

A number of health statistics state that regular consumption of sports drink by children, most of which is because of peer pressure, can have a bad effect on a person’s oral health. About 68% of children between 12 to 14 years of age consume these drinks the most. This, according to a research, is mainly … Continue reading Danger of energy drinks to oral heath

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Are whitening toothpastes effective?

Although whitening toothpaste might seem like the best solution it is important to know that they are helpful to remove only the stains from your teeth and do not change the natural tooth color. If the discoloration is due to an extensive use of coffee, cigarette etc then you might be able to see visible … Continue reading Are whitening toothpastes effective?

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Why dental checkups are important

One of the major issues facing dentists and patients is that most of them do not visit the dentist on a regular basis. According to a research half of the adults haven’t seen a dentist in the past two years. The only reason we visit a dentist is when we feel there is something wrong. … Continue reading Why dental checkups are important

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Looking after our teeth on the go

Looking after your oral healthcare might be very difficult if you have a busy routine or are enjoying a nice vacation. Rushing to lunch before a meeting while you indulge in a chocolaty treat has a very harmful impact on our teeth. Although most of us brush our teeth for up to 2 minutes twice … Continue reading Looking after our teeth on the go

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complete guide to oral health

A complete guide to oral health

Think about your oral health for a moment. It is something that we all ignore but shouldn’t be doing it. Developing and maintaining a health dental lifestyle does not have to be expensive or time consuming but once you maintain it there are numerous health benefits of it not only for your mouth but also … Continue reading A complete guide to oral health

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7 of the most common dental pitfalls

Keeping our oral hygiene high is something that we all struggle to maintain but only a few of us can achieve it. We all are faced with the occasional break in our routine after which we find it difficult to go back from where we started. This article talks about the seven pitfalls which most … Continue reading 7 of the most common dental pitfalls

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Things about oral health you need to consider as you grow old

As you grow old just as your body goes through changes which causes new problems in the same way your mouth goes through a number of changes which can cause various dental problems. Some people may take it for granted and may not consider oral health until something serious happens. This blog helps you in … Continue reading Things about oral health you need to consider as you grow old

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Is toothpaste good for your teeth

Dentists are usually very annoyed by the most frequently asked question which is “what is the best toothpaste to use”. One of the main reasons we use toothpastes is that we do not want our mouth to smell as soon as we wake up. Although toothpaste can be used to treat certain dental conditions however … Continue reading Is toothpaste good for your teeth

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Getting the perfect smile

Who doesn’t want to have the perfect smile with pearl white teeth that to of the perfect size? With the constant evolution of technology and the increasing trend of putting your pictures online on all these sites people are becoming very conscious about how they look with the desire to always look younger. When pictures … Continue reading Getting the perfect smile

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Most common reasons for tooth pain

Tooth pain not only varies from person to person but differs mainly because of the root cause behind it. From a mild pain to a constant throbbing pain patients are usually very upset by the pain when they come to the dentist and most of the time they do not even know the reason. The … Continue reading Most common reasons for tooth pain

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Help for common tooth injuries

Tooth injuries occur frequently specially in children who play different sports or smaller children who play carelessly. Other than that biting on to something hard or grinding your teeth are the most common ways to chip, crack or loosen your tooth. It is better to take some first aid precautions because a dentist might not … Continue reading Help for common tooth injuries

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Finding the right cosmetic dentist

Whether it is fixing a few minor problems with your teeth or getting a complete smile makeover you should have confidence in the dentist who is doing your work. You may have a lot of choices in cosmetic dentistry so it will be difficult to narrow down your decision to one particular dentist. Here are … Continue reading Finding the right cosmetic dentist

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Bad breath- is it just embarrassing?

Did you know people in countries like USA spend about $3 million on products which ensure good breath. These include gums, mints and various mouthwashes just to solve the problem of halitosis; another word for bad breath. Not only does bad breath have a bad impact on your social life and degrade your self confidence … Continue reading Bad breath- is it just embarrassing?

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How to get the perfect smile

Who doesn’t want to have the perfect smile with pearl white teeth? With the constant evolution of technology and the increasing trend of putting your pictures online on all these sites, people are becoming very conscious about how they look with the desire always to look younger. When pictures are posted online, no one wants … Continue reading How to get the perfect smile

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The toothpaste guide

Choosing the right type of toothpaste may not seem like the most important issue, however, it is important to know what options exist and which ones are best for your needs. For example, a person who has sensitive teeth would not want to use the same type of toothpaste that someone who wants to whiten … Continue reading The toothpaste guide

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How to secure “the smile” for your future

Who doesn’t want to have the perfect smile with pearl white teeth that too of the perfect size? With the constant evolution of technology and the increasing trend of putting your pictures online on all these sites, people are becoming very conscious about how they look with the desire always to look younger. Each year … Continue reading How to secure “the smile” for your future

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Ways to make children brush regularly

It seems like a very difficult task to get tasks done by children. Especially the important task, from eating vegetables to taking care of both their oral and physical hygiene task. Dental brushing and oral hygiene are no different, but all the parents you ask would agree with the fact that it is next to … Continue reading Ways to make children brush regularly

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Tooth Fracture

A tooth fracture is surely a nightmare for anyone and everyone. People who even had a minor dental surgery will relate, what a horrific sight, it is to have a broken or chipped teeth. A tooth fracture as various forms, it can be as minor as of chipping off as major as of fracture of … Continue reading Tooth Fracture

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Oral Cancer

We have often heard the term oral and mouth cancer, but have we really researched and understood what it is? This article highlights some facts about oral cancer that can help you understand the disease better. Oral and mouth cancer are basically the same things. Contrary to popular belief, the areas which are affected by … Continue reading Oral Cancer

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Discoloration of teeth

Have you ever faced embarrassment due to yellow teeth? Have you ever felt insecure about your beauty due to your teeth? How many times has it happened that you try to smile during a picture, laugh freely and you don’t want anyone to notice your teeth. Teeth discoloration is a common dental problem. Especially among … Continue reading Discoloration of teeth

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Sensitive Teeth

At least twice a day, a regular dentist listens to the most common complaint that is sensitive teeth. People often complain that they feel hot and cold in their teeth while eating, or have regular teeth bleeding while brushing. These are not a sign of disease, but a sign of having sensitive teeth. In dental … Continue reading Sensitive Teeth

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How to choose the toothpaste right for you

There are abundance of choices when it comes to toothpastes , it can be overwhelming. From whitening toothpastes to ones with all natural ingredients to fluoride. How can you possibly know what is best for you? Some of the generic types of toothpastes are: -Desensitizing: These help in relieving and preventing the sudden toothache caused … Continue reading How to choose the toothpaste right for you

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Choosing the right toothbrush

Throughout time, toothbrushes have evolved. There use to be toothbrushes with nylon bristles, they started becoming common back in the late 1930, when people had no choice when it came to toothbrushes other than the sizes and the colors. Now, however the toothbrushes are about as diverse as smartphones. A toothbrush pack of four can … Continue reading Choosing the right toothbrush

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Candies which keep your kid’s teeth healthy

Halloween is very famous amongst children as they consider it the best time of the year. You all know why because they get their favourite candies easily without asking their parents even, what could be better. The secret here is that during an oral survey 80% of the parents admitted that they enjoy eating their … Continue reading Candies which keep your kid’s teeth healthy

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Tobacco and Oral Hygiene

Both tobacco use (i.e smoking or chewing) and coffee drinking have been known to darken lips and cause staining on teeth. Smoking can also cause several other problems, like bad breath, inflammation of the salivary gland, increase in both loss of bone within the jaw and risk of developing gum disease. Tobacco use can also … Continue reading Tobacco and Oral Hygiene

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Why you should look after your baby’s teeth

Something that’s important and often ignored while parents are busy fussing over their children’s health is their teeth. At a young age a babies teeth start growing out usually, by the time the baby is 6 months old. The number of baby teeth is usually 20. The arrangement which these teeth grow in will be … Continue reading Why you should look after your baby’s teeth

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Using the tooth fairy as help

Using the tooth fairy as help

Which kid doesn’t like a little fairy that comes and leaves behind gifts for them? Parents can use this tiny girl to help persuade their children in maintaining oral health. Here are some ways through which parents can incorporate the tooth fairy concept to inhibit good oral habits in them.  Introducing the Tooth Fairy at … Continue reading Using the tooth fairy as help

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Unknown signs of gum disease

Diabetes is an ever-increasing health problem around the world with harmful effects. According to the 2011 National Diabetes Factsheet, 25.8 million people or 8.3 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes and its medication costs around 245 billion dollars yearly. November is National Diabetes Month and Beverly Hills teeth cleaning would like to remind you … Continue reading Unknown signs of gum disease

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The right amount of X-rays your kid needs

The right amount of X-rays your kid needs

With National Children’s Dental Health Month just around the corner and I think it is the best time to take your child for one of his routine checkups at the dentist and get an X-ray done. X-rays help the dentists to see visible signs of disease or other dental problems that cannot be seen by … Continue reading The right amount of X-rays your kid needs

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Overlooked oral health habits for children

Overlooked oral health habits for children

A child’s oral health care should be set in from a very young age. Tooth decay can start from when the child gets his first tooth that is when he is six months old and hence good habits concerning proper oral care should be instilled at a very young age. A dental implant specialist reports … Continue reading Overlooked oral health habits for children

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Little evidence found to support oil pulling

Little evidence found to support oil pulling

Anyone who has a close lookout for any celebrities life would know about the hype created about the latest natural health craze; oil pulling. As the name suggests, the method involves using about one tablespoon of oil – typically sesame or coconut, preferably organic – as mouthwash. The oil is circulated through the mouth for … Continue reading Little evidence found to support oil pulling

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Men’s Oral Health

Men are particularly lazier when it comes to getting a regular dental checkup says a tooth extraction specialist and that’s why they are more prone to painful procedures later on in life. ” Women report brushing more often than men ” 86% of women say they brush twice a day whereas only 66% do ” … Continue reading Men’s Oral Health

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The amount Calcium Do You Really Need?

Calcium is vital mineral for the body. It is not just for solid bones and teeth, but on the other hand, it’s fundamental for muscle and nerve functionality. It even prevents clotting of blood! Your day by day calcium needs shift upon life stages: Newborn children from birth to 1 year: 400-600 mg Youngsters ages … Continue reading The amount Calcium Do You Really Need?

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5 Reasons to Use Mouth Guards in Sports

Activity is healthy for your mind and body. Throughout warmer weather many sports are played outside or sports throughout the school year. If you are active, or your kid is active in sports, it is a right decision to make sure their teeth are secure and safe throughout the activities. Here’re the reasons mouth protection … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Use Mouth Guards in Sports

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