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Exploring The World Of Dentistry

Going to the dentist was always a bit of a thrill for me. I'm not quite sure if it was my mother's promise to pay me $5 for each cavity free visit or the awesome toys my dentist kept in the waiting room that led to my initial love of dentistry, but one thing is for sure. My early love of dentistry has helped me to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile throughout my entire life. I am convinced that the more we know about dentistry and how it can impact our lives, the more likely we will be to develop good oral hygiene habits. That is why I have decided to start this blog so that everyone can have access to the latest information in the world of dentistry.

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Time To Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed? 4 Tips To Help You Get Ready For The Procedure

If your dentist has decided that the time has come to have your wisdom teeth removed, you're going to need some advance preparation. Waiting until the day of your surgery to prepare for the recovery is never a good idea, especially when it comes to having your wisdom teeth extracted. Your dentist will provide you with a prescription for pain relievers, and you may also be given an antibiotic to ward off infection, but there are still some things you should do to prepare for your recovery. Read More 

Why Could You Be Having Sensitive Teeth?

If you have sensitive teeth and gums then you want to set up an appointment to go see the dentist. There are a lot of different reasons why your teeth may be suddenly sensitive and it's best for you to have a dentist rule out anything serious right away. You can learn about some of the most common causes for this in this article, so you may be able to figure out the reason for your teeth sensitivity on your own. Read More 

Two Reasons A Toothache May Have Nothing To Do With Your Teeth

When you get a toothache, it's natural to assume the problem is a cavity, sensitivity, or similar problems with your teeth. Though a toothache typically does indicate an oral health issue, it's not always the one you're thinking of. Here are two conditions that can cause tooth pain and how to handle them: Sinus Infection Many people don't realize this, but the back portion of the upper teeth sit right underneath the sinuses. Read More 

Night Guards For Bruxism

Bruxism, which is the official name for nightly teeth grinding, is a common condition. The grinding occurs at night as you are sleeping, so the practice can be difficult to stop at will. Here is a bit of information about bruxism and the night guards that can be used to protect your teeth from its effects: How does bruxism affect your teeth? Bruxism irreparably damages your teeth, causing your tooth enamel to progressively wear away. Read More 

What to Expect During Your First Dental Visit

If you have never visited a dentist for a routine dental examination, you may wonder what to expect during your first appointment. Here are a few things that will likely happen during your first dental office visit. You will be asked questions about your medical and dental history. During your first visit, your dentist will likely have you complete a brief questionnaire about your medical and dental history. This information will aid him or her in determining the best course of treatment for your specific needs. Read More