Tips For Getting Used To A New Set Of Dentures

Posted on: 15 April 2015

Although some people are lucky enough to never require dentures, a large proportion of people will have to have them fitted, especially in their later years. It can take a fair bit of getting used to, and perseverance is one of the key things recommended by dentists. Here, then, are some tips to bear in mind if you have just had a new set of dentures fitted. Excess Salivation This means to produce excess saliva in the mouth, and is very common for people who have just had new dentures fitted.
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Malocclusion of the Teeth: What It Is & How to Fix It

Posted on: 17 March 2015

Malocclusion is a term used to describe a misalignment of your teeth. You may be told you have malocclusion if you have crowded teeth, crooked teeth or your upper and lower teeth don't line up the way they should. Misaligned teeth can interfere with speech development, make certain teeth difficult to clean and cause you to bite your cheek or tongue. Additionally, when your upper and lower teeth don't fit together well when you chew or close your mouth, the joints that connect your lower jaw to your skull can become inflamed and painful as a result of being under too much stress.
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Symptoms and Treatment of Abscessed Teeth

Posted on: 12 February 2015

If you have an abscessed tooth, you won't need to see a dentist to know it. The pain and swelling will be a sure sign. But, you will need to see a dentist to have the problem treated. You may even need to see a cosmetic dentist to have the tooth capped once the infection is gone. An abscess is an infection that is extremely painful, and that starts at the tooth's root or between the tooth and the gum.
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The Essence Of Dental Bridges

Posted on: 16 January 2015

If you have a low self esteem because of missing teeth, all hope is not lost. You can consult your family dentist for options that will correct your appearance. One of the common procedures for a missing tooth is the application of dental bridges. This procedure is quite straightforward, and there is no need to be afraid. The following is a general look at dental bridges to allow you to make an informed decision.
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