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Understanding The Process Of Wisdom Teeth Extraction

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If your family dentist has recently recommended wisdom teeth extraction for your teenage child and you are hesitant to agree to the procedure, this is extremely common. Wisdom teeth extraction is a surgical procedure, and many parents want to make sure the surgery is absolutely necessary before giving the okay. It is important to understand that the procedure is usually only recommended if the teeth are causing problems such as pain or cysts, or if the teeth are severely decayed.…

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3 Reasons To Visit Your Denturist Regularly

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If you have just been fitted for your first pair of dentures, you may think that you don’t have to see the denturist again. However, regular visits to a denturist can be beneficial to your oral health. Here are three reasons to see your denturist regularly. 1. Ensure Proper Fit Over Time Just as the rest of your body changes over time, your gums also shift and change. That can lead to an improper fit for your dentures.…

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Preparing For Your Child's First Dentist Appointment

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It can be truly gut wrenching to watch your little one throw a tantrum in fear of going to the dentist. While a full-on fit is sometimes unavoidable, doing a small amount of prep work can ease your child’s fears of the dentist. Start brushing early, visit the dentist just for fun and make the visit enjoyable. With a little positive encouragement, your youngster should learn to love his or her regular checkups.…

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