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How To Get Rid Of Gag Reflex – 9 Tips For You

Feb 28, 2022

A gag reflex is a natural response that your body shows in response to the entry of a foreign matter. It is a form of protection mechanism of the body but is problematic if this response is overactive. A gag reflex at the back of your throat is a common occurrence in many individuals, especially […]

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Dental Implant Healing Stages With Quick Recovery Tips

Feb 15, 2022

A missing tooth is a dent in your otherwise perfect smile. While dentures are a convenient method of restoration, they can be irritating at times as well. Luckily, dental implants are the solution. If the process seems difficult, read this blog to get rid of your fears, we have described healing stages after getting a […]

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Help, My Tooth Is Loose But Still Attached To The Gum – What To Do Next?

Jan 30, 2022

Loose baby teeth are normal, but when permanent ones are in question, the issue is something problematic. Baby teeth eventually go away, but permanent ones do not. That is why losing permanent teeth indicates an oral disease that needs attention. Ignoring a loose tooth still attached and hanging is not something easily ignored. Continue with […]

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Black Spots on the Tongue: Causes & Treatments

Jan 15, 2022

Did you notice a black spot on your tongue, and you’re unsure about its cause? Spotting unusual marks on your tongue or teeth can be problematic, especially when maintaining good oral health. Not every spot, stain, or patch on the tongue is life-threatening. However, spots on the tongue can sometimes indicate a serious underlying condition. […]

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Root Canal 101: How long does a root canal take?

Dec 30, 2021

Are you wondering, “How long does a root canal take?” Quick Answer: Simple root canals typically require one appointment that lasts between 30 minutes and 60 minutes. However, severe cases may require 90 minutes or more. Such cases may also require a second appointment if the dentist recommends a crown or permanent filling for the […]

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The Difference between Canker Sores and Oral Cancer

Dec 15, 2021

Learning about “canker sore vs. mouth cancer” is crucial. People are often confused about the difference between these two oral issues. We understand that spotting a strange change in your mouth can be scary. You want to know what that mark is, why it has appeared, and how long it will be there. Since you […]

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11 Things To Do If Your Filling Has Fallen Out

Nov 30, 2021

Hold on and catch your breath if you are in panic mode because the filling fell out from your teeth. As terrifying it might seem, hysteria will take you nowhere. As soon as you notice that the filling fell out, either small or big, stop eating immediately and spit out the filling material from your […]

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What Is The Relationship Between TMJ and Ear Pain?

Nov 15, 2021

Ear pain discomfort is extremely tough to deal with. It is not one of those things you can easily ignore. The pain can be on one side or both. A common cause of ear pain is TMJ disorder. TMJ is an acronym for the temporomandibular joint, commonly known as the joint where skull and jaw […]

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Unbearable Tooth Pain While Being Pregnant?

Oct 30, 2021

Pregnancy is a blessed time. You are going through numerous changes that will help you evolve into a new being. However, as magical as it is, pregnancy comes with many unpleasant symptoms like swollen feet, morning sickness, and one very common yet unnoticed symptom; tooth pain. If you are also having unbearable tooth pain while […]

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How Long Does It Take For The Hole To Close After Extraction?

Oct 15, 2021

No one wants to get rid of a tooth unnecessarily, but sometimes retaining it becomes impossible. In such inevitable cases where the tooth has fully gone bad, dentists go for extraction. If you are to face such a situation and want to know how long does it take for the hole to close after tooth […]

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