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.

Pain After New Filling or Restoration

Posted on : 02-12-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentist and Dentistry, Oral Health

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After the dental filling or restoration is done a blue or red paper is put between restored teeth and the dentist asks to bite on it. Patient is asked if it is too high when bite down and if patient feels that the filling is trimmed down.

Faults and Failures of Complete Denture

Posted on : 26-11-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dental Implants, Oral Health

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Complete dentures are a kind of artificial teeth that cover the entire jaw. Complete dentures may be used for the upper or lower jaw, or both if needed.

Why Dental Crowns Fall Off?

Posted on : 18-11-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentist and Dentistry, Oral Health

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Crowns are made to last a long life. However, problems may arise. Dental crown may chip, break, or falls off. If any of these happens, you should visit your dentist without delay.

Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

Posted on : 09-11-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentist and Dentistry, Oral Health

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When you feel a sensation while drinking hot or cold drink, or eating hot or cold food, you are facing dental sensitivity. This dental sensation is always painful or at least you experience an uncomfortable situation.

Do You Know What Lives in Your Mouth?

Posted on : 02-11-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health

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It may sound bizarre, but it is the fact that your mouth is home to a number of microscopic creatures. You can’t see them, feel them or taste them, yet your mouth hosts groups of microorganisms. About 650 species of bacteria reside in this “microbiome”. Most of these tiny oral creatures do us no harm, […]

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.

Early Tooth Loss and Space Maintenance

Posted on : 18-10-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentistry for Children, Oral Health

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Early Tooth Loss and Space Maintenance

Baby teeth aren’t just for chewing. Each one also acts as a guide for the eruption of the permanent tooth that replaces it. If a baby tooth is lost too early, the permanent tooth loses its guide. It can drift or erupt into the wrong position in the mouth. Neighboring teeth also can move or tilt into the space. This means that there may not be enough space for the permanent tooth to come in.Dentists call baby teeth primary or deciduous teeth.

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.