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How Long Do Dental Fillings Last?

A misconception that continues to surface is that dental fillings can hurt and they can last a lifetime. Unfortunately, that’s not the case.  So, what constitutes the shelf life of a dental filling? A problem with a tooth is a problem for life. In the context of a dental filling, if a cavity has formed

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Are‌ ‌Dental‌ ‌Fillings‌ ‌Painful?‌ ‌

Dental fillings are typically needed to fill holes formed by a dental cavity. A cavity naturally causes pain and discomfort, and this likely increases without a restorative form of treatment like a filling. It also doesn’t help if you suffer from dental anxiety when it comes to visiting the dentist. If this is you, this

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What Is The Cost Of Tooth Implant In Australia?

Tooth Implants is becoming a more popular choice of treatment to permanently replace one or more teeth. As modern dentistry has evolved, tooth implants outlast other conventional choices of treatments such as bridges and dentures, treatments that were popular before implants came to the fore. Although, one of the factors of a tooth implant is

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When Food Is Trapped Between Teeth

Even if you eat foods that are rich in vitamins and minerals and the food gets trapped between teeth, then you need to understand why this keeps happening. You’re likely identifying how you can remove trapped food. However, let’s take a back step and identify why food regularly remains stuck. How Does Food Get Stuck?

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What Does It Mean When Gums Are Inflamed?

If you have swollen or inflamed gums, the first symptom is mouth sensitivity, and the common cause of inflamed gums is gum disease. Gum disease comes in two forms; gingivitis, which is the mild stage, and periodontal disease, which is an advanced stage where the inflamed gums can cause damage to the underlying tissue that

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How Is Dental Plaque Harmful?

It is easy to assume that dental plaque can be removed by brushing your teeth and that no harm will have been done to your oral health. When dental plaque builds in the mouth, attention needs to be paid to it to avoid it from regularly occurring. If you’re thinking about getting a dental cavity,

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Drinking Water Can Improve Oral Health

There is a strong connection between drinking water and your oral health, and there are a number of reasons why regular consumption of water improves oral health. Recommended guidelines indicate that a minimum of 7 to 8 glasses of water a day (2 litres) will wash away any bacterial toxins in the mouth to make

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Tips To Maintain Saliva In The Mouth

A lack of saliva in the mouth can cause a condition known as dry mouth. It is an uncomfortable condition that can difficulty in digesting food after you’ve eaten. One of the misconceptions is that dry mouth only impacts the elderly generation. Although, this is far from the truth. A lack of oral care will

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What Are The Popular Tooth Loss Causes?

Losing a tooth is the worst thing to happy to your oral health. It can also damage your smiling confidence and overall wellbeing. Tooth loss is unfortunately quite common, and it attributes to not either a poor oral routine or a dental accident that has caused trauma and damage to the underlying gum tissue. These

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