SD Can You Have Gingivitis and Periodontitis at the Same Time

Can You Have Gingivitis and Periodontitis at the Same Time?

A regular dental visit consists of a thorough dental examination and oral prophylaxis. Going to the dentist every six months will keep your oral health in check. You wouldn’t want to hear that you have a bad case of periodontitis or gingivitis. In hopes of keeping your permanent teeth, following your oral routine is essential. …

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SD Crowded Teeth - Causes, Risks, and Treatment Options

Crowded Teeth: Causes, Risks, and Treatment Options

Issues with crowded teeth or misaligned teeth will not only ruin your pretty smile. It will also affect your overall health. To deal with crowded teeth, it is important that you know everything about its causes, the risks it poses, and how to treat them effectively. What Are Crowded Teeth? Crowded teeth, also known as …

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SD Receding Gums - Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Receding Gums: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Receding gums is the condition when the margin of the gum tissue that covers your teeth starts to wear out and pull back, exposing the root of the teeth in the process. When this happens, gaps between the teeth will begin to form, causing infectious bacteria to develop. When left untreated, gum recession can cause …

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SD 5 Reasons Why Children Are Afraid of Dentists

5 Reasons Why Children Are Afraid of Dentists

It is common for kids to fear the unfamiliar. Although a common scenario is going to the dental clinic for a check-up, there is always a first time for everything, and exposing them to such situations will help them. However, anxiety can get in the way. When they are afraid of dentists, this can lead …

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SD 6 Types of Occlusion

6 Types of Occlusion

People are sometimes self-conscious about their smile, especially if the misalignment of their teeth is obvious. There are a variety of reasons why each person has different dental occlusion types. It may be because of childhood behaviors, alignment of the jaws, and how teeth grow in. There are several dental occlusion classes that a person’s …

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SD Side Effects of Teeth Grinding

Side Effects of Teeth Grinding

Do you ever find yourself clenching your jaw throughout the day, or wake up with sensitive teeth, and headache? Teeth grinding is a condition where a person clenches or gnashes their teeth unconsciously. This habit is a very common condition that affects one-thirds of adults in the daytime, and one out of ten adults while …

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SD What is Hyperdontia - Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

What is Hyperdontia? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Upon birth, an average person has about 20 teeth that will grow and be replaced by 32 permanent teeth when they grow up. In very rare cases, people may grow extra sets of teeth. This condition is called hyperdontia teeth and are often called a supernumerary condition. Hyperdontia may develop anywhere in the mouth, and …

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SD 5 Bad Oral Health Habits That Greatly Affects Your Smile

5 Bad Oral Health Habits That Greatly Affect Your Smile

We all know that oral hygiene is important in keeping our teeth clean, healthy, and good-looking. However, for most of us, we can’t deny that we have some involuntary habits that adversely impact our oral health. Apart from the obvious damage that these bad oral health habits have on your teeth and your smile, they …

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SD Facts and Tips Dry Mouth

Facts and Tips: Dry Mouth

All of us have surely experienced having a dry mouth at some point in our lives. In fact, dry mouth is one of the most common oral health problems. Unfortunately for some, dry mouth has become a chronic problem that affects several aspects of their daily lives. Apart from its obvious physical effects, dry mouth …

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