26Dec, 2016

How Acid Reflux Affects Your Teeth

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Originally reported more than two centuries ago, dental corrosion still prevails as one of the major concerns for patients and dentists. 200 years back, studies showed how dental wear and tear occurred due to reasons, such as exposure to aerosols. Today, everyday foods and beverages like pickles, lemons, sodas, and starchy, sugary foods have been associated with tooth corrosion. Now, people also need to be aware of yet another danger that contributes to severe and permanent tooth structure loss, known as the acid reflux-induced corrosion. This medical condition involves the […]
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19Dec, 2016

5 Reasons Why You Might Experience Long-Term Tooth Pain

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There can be numerous causes of tooth pain. Generally, mild tooth pain goes away in a few days, and all you need is to take a couple of painkillers. However, if you are experiencing long-term tooth pain, it is important to understand the cause so you can get effective treatment. Here is a look at 5 reasons why you might experience long-term tooth pain: 1.     Gum Recession Gums can recede due to general wear and tear. The process is gradual but it leads to the tooth roots being exposed. The […]
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24Nov, 2016

Common Dental Health Pitfalls to Avoid

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Honestly, saving your smile isn’t a rocket science, and can be easily incorporated in your daily habits to avoid long-term health problems like gingivitis, toothache and even heartache (seriously). Following is a list of common dental pitfalls you need to avoid for a more effective oral hygiene routine. Multitask While Brushing Tempting as it may be to make the most out of compressed time in the morning, multitasking while brushing is something you really need to put aside. Doing so will ensure you reach all parts of the mouth instead […]
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14Nov, 2016

5 Foods for Better Gum Health

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We all know the importance of an optimum oral hygiene, and holistic dental care goes beyond brushing and flossing. With a number of substitute therapies like homemade herbal mouthwash and oil pulling, there’s plenty you can do to make sure your gums and teeth stay healthy and bright. Let’s begin with the powerful purifying properties of everyday foods, which are strong dental crime fighters that are sure to upscale your dental health. Green Tea Green tea comprises of compounds known as “catechins” that keep bacterial infections in check and fight […]
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31Oct, 2016

How to Care for Dental Implants

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If an injury or a gum disease has cost you a tooth, a dental implant can help you get your tooth back. A dental implant is a manufactured tooth root that acts as a base to hold your replacement tooth. It is basically a titanium screw that is placed into your jaw. It is strong and durable and is pretty much like a natural tooth root. To get an implant, you need to be in good oral health, with gum tissues that are free of periodontal disease. Good oral hygiene […]
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30Oct, 2016

Understanding the Different Types of Crowns

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Have you chipped your tooth? Do you have difficulty chewing or may be not like the way your smile looks anymore? It is time to get a crown. Crowns are dental restoration devices that act as a “cap” to cover a broken or damaged tooth. They are a permanent solution that improves the appearance and function of a damaged tooth. They add strength to fragile teeth, help you chew better and are aesthetically pleasing. Based on the type of construction, there are three basic types of crowns. You can choose […]
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30Sep, 2016

What Can Cause Your Teeth to Stain?

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Teeth discoloration is the result of stains on the teeth’s surface or changes inside the tooth, and is basically divided into three types: extrinsic, intrinsic and age related. Discussed below are factors contributing to the dull, dark, and stained appearance of your once pearly whites: POOR ORAL HYGIENE: This is an extrinsic factor where inadequate brushing results in the buildup of bacteria that eventually stain the teeth, causing them to look dull or dark. MEDICATION: Tetracycline and Doxycycline are antibiotics that treat bacterial infections. It is a safe antibiotic for […]
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4Sep, 2016

5 Things You Should Know about Wisdom Teeth:

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Wisdom teeth are located on each side of the upper and lower jaws, and are the third and last molars. Usually being the final teeth to erupt, wisdom teeth appear in a person’s late teens or early twenties. Mentioned below are five wisdom teeth facts you should know: Wisdom teeth that come in crooked or surface only partially can result in painful crowding and even disease. Since teeth detached before the age of 20 tend to cause fewer complications and less developed roots, the American Dental Association (ADA) suggests that […]
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29Aug, 2016

Events in Downtown Minneapolis

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Minneapolis is the perfect blend of natural beauty and urban sophistication. No other American city has a chain of lakes, the mighty Mississippi, and 200 miles of walking, biking and cross country ski trails within the city limits-literally steps from the most vibrant arts and music scene outside NYC, the best shopping in the region, and museums among the finest in the nation. Celebrate your stay in Minneapolis with some of these fabulous, unique events. source(http://www.minneapolis.org/calendar/) Click the link to check out some of the great events going on in […]
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11Aug, 2016

5 Reasons Why You Might Be Suffering from Tooth Pain

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Tooth pain is one of the worst kinds of pain, and can stem from a number of factors, some of which are mentioned below. DENTAL CAVITIES OR CARIES: Dental cavities and caries are the most common cause of tooth pain. Due to cavities or holes in the outermost layer of the dentin and teeth, also known as the enamel, the pulp becomes vulnerable to food items that are cold or hot, sweet or sour, and bacterial toxins, resulting in sensitivity and tooth pain. GUM DISEASE: Also known as gingivitis, gum […]
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