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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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  • A Short Guide to Fastbraces

    Fastbraces are a relatively new treatment in Australia, though they have been used for a lot longer in the United States. Fastbraces describe themselves as a comfortable, safe way of straightening teeth in a very short period of time compared to regular braces. Many people have not heard of Fastbraces, and therefore this short guide aims to explain what they are, how they work, and what is good and bad about them.
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  • Four Simple Dietary Changes to Promote Healthy Tooth Enamel

    The decay of tooth enamel is a huge problem for many people, resulting in expensive treatments, tooth pain, and problems like cracked or broken teeth that could require emergency dental treatment. While there are many remineralising products on the market, from mouthwashes to toothpastes, there are several simple dietary changes you can make to protect and strengthen your existing tooth enamel.  Increase Your Calcium Intake It might be a well-known fact that calcium is essential for keeping your teeth strong, with Delta Dental explaining that adults require 1,000–1,200 milligrams of calcium per day.
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  • Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments to Explore

    In today's society, a lot of emphasis is placed on one's overall appearance. While traditional dentistry focuses on oral hygiene and the health of the teeth and gums, cosmetic dentistry takes on a more appearance-based approach. Cosmetic dentists aim to improve the appearance of the mouth, teeth and smile. They employ restorative techniques and other oral methodologies to fix the appearance of the teeth and make them more aesthetically appealing.
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  • When You Want Whitening but Get Translucency Instead: Why Too Much Whitening Turns Teeth Translucent

    Some people like to whiten their own teeth at home. Whitening kits allow them the freedom to do that. However, if these kits are not used responsibly, you could be doing more harm than good. If you use too much gel or whiten your teeth too often, you will find that, though your teeth may turn white, the natural translucency of your teeth will also be exaggerated. If you wish to whiten your teeth at home using whitening trays, keep the following tips in mind regarding the translucency of your teeth.
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  • How to Handle a Dental Emergency

    Excellent oral health is all about being proactive. However, no one is ever prepared for an accident. A dental emergency can be frightening and agonising. Sometimes, such an accident may happen after working hours or on a Sunday. In such an instance, your best chances are with an after hours dentist. However, it is recommended that you know how to handle such an emergency when it happens. This way you can control the bleeding if there is any and even reduce the pain.
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