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The ‘Tooth’ About Teeth Reshaping

Tooth reshaping can improve the appearance of your smile, boost your self-confidence, and help you feel better about your teeth. Some people use braces to improve their smile, yet tooth reshaping is a low-cost alternative. Although it’s an option, this cosmetic procedure — also known as dental contouring — isn’t right for everyone. Here’s what

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What’s Causing My Sore Tongue?

What’s Causing My Sore Tongue?

If your tongue is sore, it can be pretty hard to ignore. It may bother you when you speak or eat, and you may worry that something is seriously wrong. The good news is that most causes of a sore tongue aren’t a reason for concern. Here are some of the most common causes, as

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Can Blue Light Treatment Whiten Teeth?

Can Blue Light Treatment Whiten Teeth?

You can get a brighter smile with a number of different whitening products and techniques available at home or at a dentist’s office. They vary in effectiveness (and price), but none of them provide permanent results. One technique is a light-activated teeth whitening procedure. This treatment can use different kinds of lights, including: ultraviolet (UV) lights halogen lights

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The 5 Best Natural Teething Remedies

The 5 Best Natural Teething Remedies

Who doesn’t love a joyful, toothless smile from a happy baby? Those empty gums won’t be undeveloped real estate for long. When your drooling, cranky baby lets you know the teeth are coming, everyone is going to want to make baby feel better. If you’re looking for safe ways to soothe your baby’s sore mouth,

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Why Do My Teeth Hurt When I Eat Sweets?

For teeth, eating or drinking sweets are a double whammy. Sugary substances can damage teeth, making them prone to sensitivity. Ingesting sweet foods and drinks can also cause pain or discomfort to teeth that have become sensitized. If you eat sugar often and don’t practice consistent oral hygiene, additional damage to your teeth and gums

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How Does Thumb Sucking Affect the Teeth?

How Does Thumb Sucking Affect the Teeth?

Not all thumb sucking results in damage to the teeth or mouth. For example, passively holding the thumb in the mouth doesn’t typically cause damage. However, active thumb sucking with a lot of motion can cause damage to primary (baby) teeth, though this usually corrects itself as the permanent teeth come in. Persistent, vigorous thumb

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Teething and Vomiting: Is This Normal?

Teething and Vomiting: Is This Normal?

Teething is an exciting and important milestone in your baby’s life. It means that soon your child will be able to start eating a variety of new foods. For your baby, however, it’s often not such a pleasant experience. Since all children go through it at some point, teething is one of the most common

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5 Ways E-Cigarettes May Be Bad for Your Teeth

E-Cigarettes May Be Bad for Your Teeth

Americans are smoking fewer cigarettes than ever. But this doesn’t mean cigarettes are completely on the way out. Vaping devices, also known as electronic cigarettes, have exploded in popularity in recent years. Leading the way is Juul, which holds nearly three-quarters of the U.S. market share. From 2017 to 2018, Juul sales increased by nearly 800 percent.

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Deciduous Teeth - Also Known as Baby Teeth

Deciduous Teeth – Also Known as Baby Teeth

Deciduous teeth is the official term for baby teeth, milk teeth, or primary teeth. Deciduous teeth start developing during the embryonic stage and then commonly begin to come in about 6 months after birth. There are typically 20 primary teeth — 10 upper and 10 lower. Commonly, most of them erupt by the time the

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What Your Pee Could Do for Your Teeth

What Your Pee Could Do for Your Teeth

New stem cell research could have you looking at your dentist’s toilet differently. Urine and teeth are two things you’d rather not associate with each other, but new research into stem cells shows one may be someday used to grow the other. Researchers from Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health and other Chinese research centers

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