Basics of Brushing

We were all taught to take care of our teeth from a young age, but do we really follow and understand the basics of brushing? Brushing and flossing may seem second nature to you, but how well are you really cleaning your teeth? It may seem like a crazy question to ask, but not that many people are actually brushing in a manner that is cleaning their teeth fully or using proper techniques. The first thing when you ask someone, how long should you brush for? – The answer without a doubt will be two minutes. Two minutes is the correct answer, because brushing for longer may damage your teeth and gums, but too short does not clean your teeth.

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Dental Consequences of Thumb Sucking

It is so common to see young children sucking their thumbs. Maybe sometimes it is even easier to have them suck their thumb instead of being upset when there is no binky around. Thumb sucking may seem innocent, but it may be followed by some serious consequences.

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Fighting Gum Disease with LANAP Laser Therapy

Though the use of lasers has matured in various industries around the country, dental lasers, to many people, may still seem like bleeding-edge technology that’s not quite ready for primetime. Well, that’s until they undergo a gum disease procedure that entailed the used of dental lasers. That’s when they find out that dental lasers are too effective at safely fighting gum disease to be labeled bleeding-edge – plus, they cause considerably less bleeding than traditional scalpels.

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How Do Dental Implants Affect Other Teeth?

They’re the closest thing you can get to real teeth. And when properly placed, they look almost indistinguishable from natural teeth. But it can’t be all good, right? There have to be some risks associated with having dental implants placed alongside natural teeth. Turns out, there aren’t many risks. But there are some. Here’s what you should know about dental implants and how they can impact the other teeth in your mouth.

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Your Options for Teeth Replacement After Oral Cancer

From the tongue to tonsils, many structures in the mouth can develop cancer. After beating cancer, many people will have lost at least one tooth. If that describes you, then see Dr. Parviz Roshanzamir at Wall Centre Dental about dental implants and other replacement options.

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