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4 Holiday Foods that Will Wreck Your Teeth
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4 Holiday Foods that Will Wreck Your Teeth

During the holidays, many people worry about ruining their diets. But few people worry about how all those festive treats can impact their teeth. Is it possible to enjoy all those goodies without compromising your dental health? What are some of the holiday foods that will wreck your teeth? Cavity Causing Cookies It’s the time...

Teeth Whitening vs. Veneers: Which One is Best?
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Teeth Whitening vs. Veneers: Which One is Best?

Teeth can become dull or discolored for many reasons. The foods and beverages we enjoy, smoking, prescription drugs, and even aging can all make our teeth dull, yellow, or gray. Two ways of getting a brighter, whiter smile are teeth whitening and veneers. Knowing the differences between teeth whitening vs. veneers can help determine which...

Dental Fillings: A User’s Manual
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Dental Fillings: A User’s Manual

Unlike a root canal procedure which may take two or more visits to the dentist, having a cavity filled only takes one. The dentist puts in the filling and sends you on your way. Ordinarily, no follow up visits are necessary when you have a cavity filled. There are some things patients should and should...

Does a Root Canal Hurt as Much as They Say?
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Does a Root Canal Hurt as Much as They Say?

“I’d rather have a root canal!” We’ve all heard the jokes. When something unpleasant or painful comes up, you might hear it compared to this much-dreaded dental procedure. Why do people think of it as torture? Does a root canal hurt as bad as we’ve been led to believe? It may surprise you to learn...

What Teeth Whitening Products Do Dentists Use?
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What Teeth Whitening Products Do Dentists Use?

While many people have heard of kits for teeth whitening at home, few know that many dentists also offer teeth whitening services. Teeth whitening helps lighten and whiten teeth, sometimes removing stains and discoloration. Whitening is very popular, but the methods for whitening teeth vary greatly, and there are a lot of scams out there....

My Teeth Hurt When I Eat. Could It Be Pulpitis?
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My Teeth Hurt When I Eat. Could It Be Pulpitis?

If you’ve ever had a toothache, you know how painful they can be. It could be a condition called pulpitis. Pulpitis can be caused by a trauma or injury such as a fracture to the tooth. Most often, though, it is a consequence of an untreated dental cavity. How Do You Get Pulpitis? Teeth are...

Are Teeth Whitening Kits Safe?
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Are Teeth Whitening Kits Safe?

Many people have turned to at-home teeth whitening kits of all kinds to give themselves a brighter, whiter smile. But these kits vary widely in terms of their safety and effectiveness. Depending on the type of kit, there can be severe side effects if you do not follow directions carefully. Take tooth bleaching kits that...