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29Jul, 2016

Knocked Out or Broken Teeth

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If permanent teeth are knocked out, there is an excellent chance that they will survive if they are immediately placed back in the tooth socket and dental health advice is sought straight away. Every minute the tooth is out of the socket, the less chance it has of surviving. Adult tooth knocked out – what should I do? 1 2 3 4   If the knocked out tooth is dirty, gently rinse it with milk without touching the root and follow the steps below. Do not scrub. Stay calm and act quickly. Locate the tooth […]

13Jul, 2016

Dental Implants and The Dry Mouth Patient

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Modern dental restorative techniques have evolved rapidly, in particular since the development and implementation of the modern oral implant systems. The need for implants among the general population has been clearly demonstrated and importantly, implants have been particularly useful in the patient with specific needs not generally amenable to standard or traditional dental restorative techniques. Indeed, the oral and systemic health consequences as well as the psychological ramifications of individuals in need of such treatment can be severe. In most instances, traditional fixed or removable dental appliances or prostheses can […]

5Jul, 2016

Understanding and Eliminating Bad Breath

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Ask Your Dental Hygienist About Eliminating Bad Breath Do you ever worry that you’re the only one in the room with bad breath? Well, guess again. Nearly 40,000,000 Americans commonly suffer from bad breath, also known as oral malodor or halitosis. Yet, it is a curable condition that is generally caused by strong foods such as onions or garlic; poor oral health habits; or medical problems such as stomach disorders, an excessive postnasal drip, or bacteria in the mouth. Once you discover the source of the problem, there are a […]