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Implants - What to Expect After General Anesthesia

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Implants

Posted on: Thursday, Oct 30, 2014

General anesthesia is one of the biggest advances in medical history. It allows doctors and dentists to safely perform everything from major surgeries to wisdom teeth removal with a minimal amount of pain and discomfort for the patient. If you’ve never experienced general anesthesia before, it’s quite natural to have questions about the process. One thing you can be sure about is that the procedure is safe and every precaution is taken to ensure the safety of the patient. Many people undergo general anesthesia every day for a variety of procedures. Let’s take a look at what will happen before general anesthesia and what the after effects will feel like.

 
 

Smile Makeovers - When Is the Best Time To Brush and Floss?

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Smile Makeovers

Posted on: Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014

Conventional wisdom says to brush your teeth at least twice a day, once in the morning before heading out the door, then again at night before bed. Some people will bring a toothbrush with them to work or school to brush their teeth after lunch. As for flossing, most people floss just before bedtime. You might think that if you are hitting all of these marks, you’re doing a great job with your dental hygiene.

 
 

Periodontal Treatments - What Causes Bad Breath?

Posted on: Thursday, Oct 16, 2014

Nobody likes bad breath—not those who smell it, nor those who have it. Sometimes the solution to bad breath can be as simple as embracing better brushing and flossing habits. But in other cases, the causes can be less clear and difficult to pin down. Let’s take a look at some of the most common causes of bad breath and how to fight it.

 
 

Smile Makeovers - What Is a Professional Dental Cleaning, and How Often Should I Get One?

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Smile Makeovers

Posted on: Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014

If you visit your dentist twice a year as recommended, you’ll probably receive a professional dental cleaning at least one of those times. The American Dental Association recommends getting a teeth cleaning at least once a year. Getting a professional cleaning more than once per year is recommended if you have any chronic conditions such as diabetes or heart disease, due to potential links between those conditions and poor dental hygiene. The cleaning will be performed by a dental.

 
 

Periodontal Treatments - Nuts: Good for Your Health, Bad for your Teeth?

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Posted on: Thursday, Oct 09, 2014

Unless you have an allergy, nuts are excellent sources of nutrition. Raw tree nuts are especially good for you, and have been linked to lower cholesterol, good heart health, and a lower cancer risk. Nuts are packed with antioxidants and Omega-3 fatty acids. Nuts are full of protein, as well, making them an ideal snack for people worried about weight control.