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What Happens if You Don’t Remove Your Wisdom Teeth

If you don't get your wisdom teeth removed, you risk infection.

Most people get their wisdom teeth in their late teens and even into early adulthood. Wisdom teeth are your back molars and are the last teeth to grow in after you have lost all of your baby teeth. Most people get their wisdom teeth removed as complications can arise if you don’t. However, some people…

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What Causes Gum Disease?

Knowing what causes gum disease is vital to your oral health, otherwise you may need to visit a periodontist

Gum disease (also referred to as “periodontitis”) occurs when bacteria accumulate on the surface of your teeth. It can cause inflammation in your gums and cause harm to your mouth. Gingivitis is the first phase of gum disease. Gingivitis is relatively common, as nearly half of all adults experience it. However, with proper care, it…

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Can You Whiten Veneers?

Can you whiten veneers?

Veneers and Whitening Treatments Veneers are an excellent option for those looking to improve the look of their smile. They are a great choice for anyone with broken or chipped teeth, discoloration, gaps, small teeth, or even misshapen teeth. While veneers look and feel like your natural teeth, some aspects of caring for them are…

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Can I Fix a Chipped Tooth?

Fix a chipped tooth

If you have experienced a chipped tooth, you know that it can really hurt and be a major inconvenience. While you can definitely fix a chipped tooth, it can be painful in the meantime. You are most likely going to need to see a dentist, but managing your pain and discomfort until you get into…

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How to Get Rid of Dry Mouth

Person with dry mouth holding lips

Dry mouth happens when your salivary glands fail to produce as much saliva as you actually need. It can be a pain and make your mouth feel uncomfortably dry. While dry mouth is not an officially diagnosable condition, it can be a symptom of another underlying condition. In addition, it can be a risk for…

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What Age Should Kids Start Flossing?

Little girl flossing her teeth

Oral care has a major impact on one’s overall health. Navigating your children’s oral care habits can be confusing when they are younger. Making sure their teeth and gums are cared for effectively when they are younger can instill good oral care habits and keep them healthy. Below you will find some helpful tips regarding…

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What is Burning Mouth Syndrome?

What is Burning Mouth Syndrome? Burning mouth syndrome is a condition that involves recurrent burning in the mouth without any explanation. The condition can cause discomfort all over your mouth and lips. The burning sensation can be extremely intense. The condition generally appears suddenly but can develop gradually over time. While it can be treated,…

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Best Ways to get Food Unstuck from Your Teeth

Woman with food stuck in teeth

Whether it’s a seed from your everything bagel or some spinach from your favorite dip, getting food stuck in your teeth is annoying at best. It always seems to happen at the most inopportune times, like on a romantic date or right before you enter your work meeting. Having food stuck in your teeth may…

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Do Veneers Need to be Replaced?

Porcelain veneers on blue background. Do veneers need to be replaced?

Veneers are a great option for those looking to perfect their smile. The process is fairly simple, and the upkeep is minimal. But do veneers need to be replaced? Veneers are thin shells of durable tooth-colored material. The material is bonded to the surface of one’s actual tooth to enhance the appearance of one’s teeth…

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