Diabetes and Oral Care

Posted on : 02-03-2015 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Diabetes may affect the whole body, including your mouth. Dental care is essential for people having diabetes because they face a higher than normal risk of oral health issues due to poorly controlled blood sugars.

Dental Sealants and Tooth Decay

Posted on : 25-02-2015 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dental Techniques, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Dental sealant is a thin, plastic coating painted on the chewing surfaces of back teeth, the premolars and molars. The purpose of coating teeth with sealant is to avoid tooth decay.

Risk Factors for Periodontitis

Posted on : 17-02-2015 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Periodontal disease is a serious disease which destroys teeth supporting bone and gum tissues. Teeth are supported by the gums, or gingiva and bone. A tooth’s root is affixed to the bone within its socket by fibers called periodontal ligaments.

Symptoms of Gum Disease

Posted on : 09-02-2015 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentistry for Children, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Gum disease or periodontal disease, called Periodontitis, begins with bacterial growth in the mouth and may end with tooth loss due to destruction of the tissue that surrounds teeth.

Oral Cancer

Posted on : 26-01-2015 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Oral cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in any part of the lips, tongue, cheeks and throat.

Teeth Discoloration – Types and Treatment

Posted on : 09-01-2015 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Preventive Dentistry, Tooth Whitening

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Teeth discoloration is a cosmetic problem that arises when the enamel (outer hard surface of the tooth) or the dentine (the layer below the enamel) become tarnished or stained.

Save Your Gums from Gingivitis

Posted on : 17-12-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Preventive Dentistry

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Oral Health

Gingivitis is a common gum disease. This disease results in inflammation and infection, which damages teeth supporting tissues, gums, periodontal ligaments and alveolar bone. Gingivitis is normally considered a mild problem and not cared to the extent it needs.

How to Prevent Oral Cancer

Posted on : 09-12-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentist and Dentistry, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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How to Prevent Oral Cancer

Cancer is defined as the uncontrollable growth of cells that invade and cause damage to surrounding tissue. Oral cancer is a type of head and neck cancer that affects the mouth. It can form in the lining of the cheeks, gums, roof of the mouth, tongue, and lips. Oral cancer appears as a growth or sore that does not go away. Oral cancer includes cancers of the lips, tongue, cheek, floor of the mouth, hard and soft palate, sinuses, and pharynx can be life-threatening if not diagnosed and treated early.

Oral Fibroma : Cause, Prevention and Treatment

Posted on : 26-10-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Oral Fibroma Cause Prevention and Treatment

Fibromas are overgrowths of soft tissue. They appear as raised, relatively small areas. They commonly occur on the lips, inside the cheeks and on the tongue. Fibromas are usually pink. They also can be whitish or light-colored. If injured, fibromas may be reddish or bluish.Fibromas may develop because of constant irritation of the lips, the inside of the cheeks, or the tongue.

Deal With Bad Breath

Posted on : 09-10-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Deal With Bad Breath

Bad breath, or halitosis, can get in the way of your social life and make you self-conscious and embarrassed. Fortunately, there are simple and effective ways to get a fresh mouth.