Fixing And Restoring Shifted Dental Implants

Posted on: 18 December 2015
Unlike dentures, bridges, and crowns, dental implants are a much longer term solution for teeth replacement. Because implants are inserted into the patient's jawbone, they tend to last much longer and sometimes can be completely permanent with no issues. In some cases, however, the implant can shift inside the gum line, causing the top fitting or tooth to become loose and making them uncomfortable. Implants can be corrected and restored using several different effective methods.
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Don't Let Sports Drinks Harm Your Child's Oral Health

Posted on: 30 November 2015
If you have a child that participates in physical activities like football or even gymnastics, you have probably at least considered the idea of giving your child a sports drink. These tasty drinks are designed to help replenish any carbohydrates, fluids, electrolytes and other nutritional elements that are lost during periods of intense physical activity. On the surface, these drinks seem like a healthy and great choice. However, when it comes to your child's oral health, sports drinks can be harmful.
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Questions And Answers About Root Canals

Posted on: 11 November 2015
Root canals are endodontic procedures that involve the removal of the interior of a tooth. Inside a normal tooth, there is soft, living material called pulp. The pulp of the tooth houses the dental nerves. Thus, severe discomfort can result if the pulp becomes damaged, infected or inflamed. To relieve the pain and salvage your tooth, your dentist may prescribe a root canal. Still, many dental patients have questions about root canal procedures.
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3 Reasons To Restrict Or Stop Your Toddler's Pacifier Usage

Posted on: 22 October 2015
Pacifiers can provide health benefits during a baby's first six months. However, by the time the little one becomes a toddler, it's a good idea for parents to start thinking about ending this habit. Consider what the experts have to say and then devise a plan for weaning your little one from pacifier use. Reasons to Stop Pacifier Usage by Toddlers Increased Risk of Ear Infections The American Academy of Family Physicians recommends ending or limiting pacifier use between the age of six months to one year to reduce the risk of ear infections.
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