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How to Speed Up Wisdom Teeth Extraction Recovery

Wisdom teeth will often start developing in your teenage years or early twenties. For some people, they may not cause problems. However, for many people, wisdom tooth removal is necessary, as they can lead to issues such as overcrowding or impacting as the roots develop. As wisdom tooth extraction is a form of major surgery, it is normal for pain, swelling, and discomfort after the

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How to Care for Your Baby’s Teeth

When will my baby get his/her first teeth? Teeth can begin to appear as early as 4 months but usually appear between 6 months and 12 months. Teeth usually come in pairs, beginning with the lower front teeth. By age 3, most children will have all of their baby teeth. Permanent teeth won’t begin to

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Why Do My Teeth Feel Sensitive?

Does the thought of biting into a cold ice-cream send shivers up your spine? You may find your teeth feeling sensitive or painful after hot or cold food and drinks, after eating certain foods and sugary sweets, or even from being exposed to cold air. Tooth sensitivity usually occurs when the outer layer of enamel

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Why Stress is Bad for Your Teeth

Whether from deadlines, financial troubles, arguments or work issues, for many of us, stress is a part of our daily lives. But have you considered how your stress may be impacting your oral health? Teeth grinding (Bruxism) There are a number of factors that can cause teeth grinding, with stress being one of the most

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Why It Is Important to Replace Missing Teeth

Losing teeth can be a frightening prospect and can, unfortunately, have repercussions far beyond the more immediate cosmetic concerns. Tooth loss commonly occurs from decay, gum disease, illness or accident. Deciding whether or not to replace missing teeth is a highly personal choice, but there are important factors you should consider when making this decision.

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Superior Nibbles – March 2018 Issue

4 Natural Ways to Tackle TMJ Notice your jaw clicking when you chew? Does your jaw get stuck open or closed? Do your ears ache? If yes, you may be experiencing Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ), a condition caused by teeth grinding, gum chewing, teeth clenching and stress. It’s associated with a number of symptoms like

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Are Your Teeth Experiencing a Sugar Sabotage?

Sugar. It’s crafty. While it shows itself in sweets, cakes and other treats, it loves to lurk in foods that you may not suspect like bread, salad dressing, spaghetti sauce and peanut butter to name a few. With so much sugar saturation, it’s not surprising that 92% of adults have tooth decay—something that’s not a

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5 Remedies for Your Toothache

We’ve all been there—whether it comes on in an instant or slowly creeps up on us, a toothache is no fun to deal with. Typically caused by decay, receding gums or even a broken or loose filling, it’s important that the root cause of your toothache is addressed—making a visit to our practice a priority.

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