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The Best Toothpaste to Use While Pregnant, and Other Dental Advice for Expectant Moms
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The Best Toothpaste to Use While Pregnant, and Other Dental Advice for Expectant Moms

There are probably few groups of people as inquisitive about healthy practices as expectant moms. They seek out information everywhere—including here at the Dental Health Society. One question we hear a lot is about what toothpaste to use when pregnant. Some are concerned about safety. Others find that brushing makes them nauseous. There are alternatives...

Getting Affordable Dental Crowns
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Getting Affordable Dental Crowns

If you have severe dental decay or a chipped or cracked tooth, your dentist might tell you you need a crown. One of the first questions that come to mind is how much a crown is going to cost. Unfortunately, it can be expensive. The price of a dental crown typically falls somewhere between $800...

What Customer Reviews Mean to a Dentist
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What Customer Reviews Mean to a Dentist

These days, most people will check out one or more reviews on review sites before reaching out to a dentist’s office. The reason is simple: People want to get a feel for the dentist’s reputation, customer service, and professionalism, and they want an honest assessment, not one influenced by an advertising budget. Dentists, for their...

Help! My Kid Has a Mouth Full of Cavities!
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Help! My Kid Has a Mouth Full of Cavities!

The last thing a parent wants to hear at the dentist is that his or her kid has a bunch of cavities. Not only are fillings and additional expense, but most parents feel a certain amount of guilt when their children have cavities. In reality, cavities are common and can pop up in children and...

Dental Crowns: Issues and Concerns
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Dental Crowns: Issues and Concerns

Once you get a dental crown, you may think that your problem tooth is fixed forever. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Crowns can have issues that might require further dental work. When a tooth needs to be restored, a dental crown is often the best solution. The crown encases the damaged tooth, making it...

Are Dental Credit Cards a Good Idea?
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Are Dental Credit Cards a Good Idea?

One of the biggest obstacles to getting dental work done, outside of worries about pain and a general fear of the dentist, is the sheer cost of many dental procedures. Dental work can be expensive, and even those with a solid income might find that needed procedures easily surpass their budgets. So what is the...

How Can I Manage the Pain of Pulpitis?
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How Can I Manage the Pain of Pulpitis?

If you have dental pain, it might mean you have pulpitis. Pulpitis is an infection inside the tooth and needs a dentist’s attention. There are ways you can manage the pain of pulpitis until you can make an appointment with a qualified dentist. Causes of Pulpitis Pulpitis gets its name from the part of the...

Can Teeth Whitening Damage Teeth?
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Can Teeth Whitening Damage Teeth?

According to the global market and consumer data analysts at Statista, 40.5 million Americans used teeth whitening products in 2018. The quest for a brighter smile has been a multi-billion dollar industry for some time. If you’re considering having your teeth whitened, you probably have some questions. One of the most common questions that dentists...