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What To Expect When Getting A Tooth Pulled

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Dentists do everything they can to save teeth, including root canals, which is a procedure that removes infection from a tooth. However, not every tooth can be saved. Advanced decay and infection can be medically dangerous. The bacteria in an infected tooth can cause an abscess, which is an accumulation of bacteria-laden pus. This pus pocket can lead to sinus infections and severe facial swelling. An abscess can also cause more serious conditions such as a bone infection, cellulitis of the airway, meningitis, an inflammation of the brain lining and spinal cord, which can trigger a stroke, paralysis, or coma, and sepsis, which is blood poisoning.…

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Orthodontic Information Potential Patients Should Review

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Braces are among the most effective orthodontic treatments for correcting the issues caused by misaligned teeth. Individuals that have no experience with braces will often be at a disadvantage when they are making decisions due to limited information. How Often Will Your Braces Be Adjusted? The braces will have to be regularly adjusted if they are to continue to effectively straighten your teeth. Fortunately, these adjustments are only needed once a month for most patients.…

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3 Ways To Make Your Teeth Whitening Treatment Last

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Nothing can compare to that gleaming, confident grin you have when your dentist completes a professional teeth whitening treatment. But once you get back into your normal habits, that freshly-whitened smile gradually starts to fade away. To help your teeth whitening treatment last as long as possible, follow these three simple steps. 1. Learn to Love Straws You probably already have a habit of drinking through a straw if you have a fountain drink, like from a restaurant or drive-thru.…

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