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Looking Into Oral Cancer

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Oral Cancer ScreeningOral cancer can develop in any part of the mouth: gums, tongue, roof or floor of the mouth, lips and inner lining of the cheeks. It occurs when cells in your mouth undergo mutations in their DNA, the nucleic acid that contains your genetic code.


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What Does Fluoride Treatment Do for My Teeth?

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Fluoride TreamentFluoride is a mineral that is naturally present in soil, water and many foods. Because it helps to prevent tooth decay, fluoride is produced synthetically to be added to drinking water, toothpaste, mouthwashes and dental floss.


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What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

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Cosmetic DentistryA combination of art and science, cosmetic dentistry goes much further than just giving people the smile they’ve always dreamt of. The primary focus of dental aesthetics may be on improvement of appearance but this blends seamlessly with ensuring functionality of the teeth and bite function.


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How to Prevent Gum Disease

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How to Prevent Gum DiseaseGum disease is a serious problem that can result in tooth, bone and soft tissue loss, and affect other parts of the body. It begins as gingivitis – inflammation of the gums which generally occurs when a film of bacterial plaque accumulates on and between the teeth.


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What Happens During a Dental Exam?

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Dental ExamsRegular dental exams play an essential role in keeping your teeth and gums healthy, but millions of people in the U.S. never see a dentist from year to year.

Routine dental visits can detect problems early, when treatment is likely to be more effective, simpler, and less costly. They can also prevent many potential issues from developing in the first place.


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Oral Health Problems as You Get Older

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Oral Health Problems as You Get OlderAs we get older we may gain wisdom with the passing years, but physically, the aging process will begin to take its toll at some point. Your mouth is by no means immune from problems associated with aging, although you may be unaware of oral health issues until they have become serious.


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Why Are My Gums Bleeding?

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Why Are my Gums Bleeding

If your gums have suddenly started bleeding for no apparent reason, the most likely cause is gingivitis (gum inflammation). This infection stems from an accumulation of plaque on the teeth around the gum line. Plaque takes the form of a sticky film and contains millions of bacteria.


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Why Do I Get So Many Cavities?

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Dental Cavities

Sometimes, life isn’t fair. For instance, you brush and floss your teeth twice a day and use a mouthwash, but you still get cavities (also known as tooth decay or dental caries). Perhaps you’ve noticed that friends or family members who aren’t as diligent as you with oral hygiene remain virtually cavity-free. The reason for your misfortune is that some people are more susceptible to cavities than others. There are several underlying factors for this state of affairs, and they have little or nothing to do with your oral healthcare routine.


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Foods That Help to Brighten Tooth Enamel

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Healthy Dental Food

The hardest substance in your body, tooth enamel plays a key role in protecting your teeth. It consists chiefly of calcium phosphate, a rock-hard mineral, and covers the outer layer of the teeth to provide a barrier that safeguards the inner layers, including dentin, from the effects of plaque and acids. Enamel also protects your teeth in daily functions such as biting and chewing, and insulates the teeth against sensitivity when you eat hot or cold foods.


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5 Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

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5 Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

A combination of science and art, cosmetic dentistry can transform a person’s life by improving the appearance of their teeth and smile to boost their self-confidence.


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