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Oct 12, 2020, 8:30 PM
If you experience a dental emergency, the dentist is the first person you should call. Most dentists set time aside in their schedules for emergency procedures so that you can get an appointment sooner. However, some patients…
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Sep 28, 2020, 7:52 PM
If the bones and tissue supporting the teeth begin to erode, food debris and harmful bacteria can enter the bloodstream, causing severe health problems. The American Dental Association recommends that you visit the dentist…
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Sep 14, 2020, 6:48 PM
Geographic tongue is a benign tongue condition that can cause geographic-looking patches on the tongue. Doctors aren't sure why geographic tongue occurs, but some studies have suggested that there's a genetic link, as it's…
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Aug 24, 2020, 3:04 PM
Choosing a dental office for your family can be an overwhelming or confusing task. This is made even more difficult because of insurance or if you have a family of both adults and children who all need dental care. It can…
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Aug 10, 2020, 1:43 PM
Flossing is a vital part of your oral hygiene routine because it’s the only way to remove plaque from between the teeth! Kids should start flossing once their teeth begin to touch. When your children are toddlers, you’ll have…
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Jul 27, 2020, 7:50 PM
We know that life can’t be mapped out, and it’s impossible to be prepared for every single thing that could ever possibly happen. However, you can do a few things to make sure you’re ready for some common dental emergencies.
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Jul 13, 2020, 8:03 PM
Certain risk factors can put you at a higher risk of developing oral cancer. These risk factors include smoking or chewing tobacco, alcohol abuse, UV Ray exposure, and biting your cheeks or lips as a nervous habit. If you…
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Jun 22, 2020, 10:00 AM
Tooth sensitivity causes pain in one or more teeth, especially when the teeth are exposed to hot and cold temperatures, sugary foods or drinks, and even by breathing cool air. The pain caused by tooth sensitivity may feel…
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Jun 8, 2020, 5:08 PM
Dry brushing is brushing your teeth without using toothpaste or water. The reason for occasionally dry brushing is to realize how to better clean your teeth without the aid of toothpaste.
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May 25, 2020, 8:53 PM
When the pulp of an adult tooth becomes infected, the treatment is root canal therapy. However, if a baby tooth is infected, a pulpectomy is the preferred choice for saving the tooth. During a pulpectomy, the infected part of…
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May 11, 2020, 12:44 PM
Infection control procedures are the actions taken in health care settings in order to prevent the spread of disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has certain guidelines for infection control in dental…
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Apr 27, 2020, 10:00 AM
Caring for your teeth and gums is important; not just for your smile but for your overall health as well! Gingivitis and other dental diseases have been linked to heart disease, diabetes, and strokes. In addition to brushing…
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Apr 13, 2020, 7:37 PM
Porcelain veneers are thin ceramic tiles that are adhered to the front of the teeth to fix or restore various dental issues; mostly cosmetic. Veneers are made of porcelain and dental concrete is used to attach them to the…
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Mar 23, 2020, 6:12 PM
It may surprise you to learn that 90% of the human population will have a cavity at some point in their lives! Even if you’ve had a few dental cavities in the past, you may still be unsure of how cavities are detected and…
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Mar 9, 2020, 8:00 PM
At Endodontic Specialists of Colorado, we recognize the importance of baby teeth and do all we can to keep these teeth intact rather than have them prematurely extracted. For this reason, your child’s pediatric dentist may…
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