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  • Here Are 5 Reasons to Consider Cosmetic Dental Treatment With Veneers

    Dental veneers are one of the most in-demand cosmetic dental treatments available today. These prosthetics are essentially tooth-coloured shells custom-fabricated to fit over the front surface of teeth to improve the appearance of the patient's smile.  If you're contemplating getting dental veneers to improve your smile, it's important to know about the benefits this type of procedure has to offer so you can make an informed decision about whether or not the treatment is right for you.
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  • An Animated Smile? What You Need to Know About Germinated Teeth

    Are your kids amongst the many fans of the movie Frozen? A lot of people love that film, which introduced the world to the adventures of the enchanted Elsa and her sister Anna, not to mention the comic-relief snowman, Olaf. Take a good look at Olaf. Did you ever notice that his prominent front teeth are in fact a prominent front tooth? While it's just the way the animators designed the character, Olaf appears to suffer from tooth germination, which is also known as having double teeth.
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  • Too old for tooth braces? Think again

    Tooth braces aren't just for children. More and more adults are opting to have their teeth straightened. However, you may still feel that this treatment is just for teenagers. What are the objections to wearing braces as an adult? Age The ideal age for wearing braces is around 10 to 14—after the adult teeth have come through but while the jaw and teeth are still growing. But this doesn't mean the treatment will not work on older people.
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  • Reasons Dental Implants Remain the Leading Tooth Replacement Solution

    If you need tooth replacement therapy, you will find you have multiple options available to you. From partial dentures to dental bridges, your choice of the replacement will primarily depend on your budget as well as your specific needs. One of the best treatments you could elect to have is dental implants. These implants comprise small rods made from titanium that function to support a prosthetic tooth in place. After the implanted rods fuse with your jawbone, the dentist will install an abutment on the implant and screw on your dental crown.
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  • Getting Ready for Your Child's First Trip to the Dentist

    A child's first trip to the dentist can be a stressful time for their parents. There's not really a set age when your child should see the dentist for the first time, but whenever their teeth start to appear, you should go and make sure everything is as it should be. If there's no sign of teeth by the child's first birthday, visit the dentist anyway. This marks a big milestone on your child's path to growing up, and it's one that can be a bit of a worry for parents.
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  • How To Make Your Dentures Last As Long As Possible

    According to the last country-wide survey, approximately 20% of adult Australians have either lost all of their teeth or wear at least one or two dentures. With such a huge percentage of the population using the prosthetics, there is shockingly little attention to the industry in the general public. People can face certain stigmas when it is found out that they use dentures, especially if they are younger; however, dentures are a perfectly normal and common solution to often-unavoidable illness or injury.
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  • Acting the Part With Braces: How Braces Might Affect Your Acting Career

    Are you worried that getting braces might affect your chances of landing an acting role? Well, you shouldn't be. Braces can actually have a positive effect on your career as an actor. Moreover, if you are worried about your appearance, there are several less noticeable alternatives to traditional braces. In the long term—and in some ways—the short term, braces will benefit your career as an actor. Some Roles Require Braces
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  • Does Teeth Whitening Damage Enamel?

    When you hear the term "bleaching" in regards to teeth whitening, you might find yourself thinking of typical household bleach. There are, however, very few similarities between household bleach and the solution used to whiten teeth. Standard bleach contains poisonous chemicals such as sodium chlorate and sodium polyacrylate. If used to whiten teeth, household bleach will damage enamel and gum tissue. The chemicals contained in whitening gels, carbamide peroxide and hydrogen peroxide, will not damage tooth enamel if used as instructed.
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  • Need a Smile Makeover But Don't Know Where to Start?

    Your smile is a vital facial feature that makes you look friendly, so other people can easily approach you and start a conservation. If you're unhappy about your smile or the appearance of your teeth, you will require cosmetic dental treatment to fix the problem. The all-important question to ask yourself is: where do you start? Here is a breakdown of what to do to regain your confidence to smile every day.
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  • Is Brushing Your Teeth Still Effective If You Have Run Out of Toothpaste?

    If you run out of toothpaste but don't have time to purchase another tube, don't worry. Although brushing with toothpaste is more beneficial than brushing without it, you should still continue to brush your teeth morning and night—until you can purchase some more. But, you may now be wondering what the point of toothpaste is if you can still brush without it. Although brushing with water achieves the basic aim of oral hygiene, which is to remove dental plaque, toothpaste offers several benefits that water does not.
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