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Let’s Dig Deeper On How To Clean a Mouth Guard — 6 Simple Methods

Oct 30, 2022

Whether you’re an athlete or someone who clenches their jaw in their sleep, mouthguards are the ideal solution. Not to mention, given how they’re transparent and easy to remove, many people tend to confuse them for retainers, but there’s a big difference between the two. Where one protects the natural shape of the teeth, the […]

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Do You Know the Types of Retainers?

Sep 30, 2022

Finally, it is time to take your braces off and embrace the freedom that comes with it. But it isn’t over now, as after braces come retainers. Wearing retainers after braces is important to ensure your teeth don’t get misaligned again. All the months wearing braces will go down the drain if you skip wearing […]

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Why Do All My Teeth Hurt Suddenly?

Sep 15, 2022

Toothache is terrible in itself, but what if all your teeth start hurting out of the blue? If you have a sudden toothache, chances are your teeth are infected or cracked. Other than this, tooth sensitivity with an additional problem can also result in this condition. Luckily, your dentist can treat most of the causes […]

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Hole in Gums: Is it Something to Worry About?

Aug 30, 2022

We often hear of gum inflammation or bumps, but have you heard of hole n gums? A hole might look like an area of your gums that’s been indented or pocketed, as compared to the surrounding tissue. But what exactly causes these holes to appear? Read this blog to find out. Reasons Your Gums have […]

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What Might Be the Cause of that Brown Spot on My Tooth?

Aug 15, 2022

Everyone dreams of having a picture-perfect smile, but sometimes tooth discoloration crashes those dreams. You might be concerned regarding the brown spot on your tooth. Luckily, you can fix your teeth and get back the pearly smile. To do so, you need to know what causes the brown spots on your teeth. Why is There […]

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What Is That Black Spot On Your Tooth – A cavity or Stain?

Jul 30, 2022

You must have a proper dental schedule consisting of a brush and floss to steer clear of oral cavity troubles. When one does not abide by it, the tooth suffers from a cavity development that looks like a black spot. You may think that a dark black spot on the tooth is a stain, but […]

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Why Do I Experience Pain When Swallowing?

Jul 15, 2022

Odynophagia, commonly known as painful swallowing, is something many people experience. You might experience pain in your mouth, throat, esophagus, or chest. If you have pain when swallowing, it can indicate multiple causes. Usually, it is due to an infection or swallowing a pill wrong. However, there can be a serious underlying cause for this […]

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What’s The Reason Behind A Burning Throat?

Jun 30, 2022

The dentists often find themselves answering questions related to the oral cavity, be it their tooth or other structures such as the throat. Having a fiery sensation in your tonsil is common, but why does your throat burn at intervals? Having a sore throat is pretty common and one of the markers for conditions like […]

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What Is The Relationship Between Wisdom Teeth Stitches And Dry Socket?

Jun 15, 2022

Wisdom teeth do not get enough space to grow since they pop up last when the whole permanent set has made its place. Crooked, impacted growth is the main reason for infection, which requires extraction and stitches after wisdom teeth extraction. Wait, did the thought of stitches throw you off? Why are stitches needed for […]

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Are We Supposed To Clean A Newborn Baby’s Tongue?

May 30, 2022

You may confuse cleaning the oral cavity with cleaning teeth. Although these terms are in use synonymously, their meanings have slight differences. A newborn baby has no teeth, yet its mouth needs cleaning just like any other regular person. But how to clean a baby’s tongue anyways? Well, this definitely does not require a chug […]

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