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What Can’t You Eat with Braces

Everyone desires a beautifully straight set of teeth. And for that, getting an orthodontic treatment is a step in the right direction. When you get your braces, it is very important to keep them clean to avoid tooth decay. But with braces come restrictions, and the biggest restriction is made …

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Do Cavities Cause Bad Breath?

Do you feel embarrassed in social situations just because of bad breath? Have you ever wondered why exactly you have this problem? What causes bad breath anyway? Cavities? Knowing the underlying cause of bad breath will help you take steps to fix the issue. An appointment with your dentist will …

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When to Remove Wisdom Teeth Growing In

Wisdom teeth are your third molars and are usually the last to appear in the mouth. They may come in between ages 17 and 25 years, which is why it is sometimes called the Age of Wisdom. The growing-in wisdom teeth completely may be functional and painless. As long as …

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Tooth Sensitive to Cold

Have you ever taken swig of a cold drink and found yourself in excruciating pain? That happens because your tooth is sensitive to cold, which is a common dental issue. More than 40 million American adults suffer from sensitive teeth, and you may be one of them. Keep reading to …

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Bad Breath in Children

Bad breath or halitosis is usually associated with adults, but it is in fact a condition that many children and even toddlers suffer from. Although the probable cause behind a child’s bad breath is generally harmless, it may be indicative of a potentially troubling medical condition. Hence, it is imperative …

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Swollen Face from Tooth Infection

When your tooth becomes infected, you may experience a severe toothache with swelling. These abscesses can be extremely painful and may even lead to enlargement of lymph glands near your infected tooth. You may even develop a swollen face. You usually need professional evaluation to resolve the issue to prevent further …

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Lysine for Canker Sores

A canker sore is a painful ulcer that occurs inside your mouth on the soft tissue or gums. They are commonly known as, aphthous ulcers and are not related to “cold sores” caused by the herpes virus. They often go away without treatment, but many people use lysine for canker …

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Lysine for Cold Sores

Many people suffer from cold sores, a painful condition that causes blisters near the mouth. The most common cause is the herpes simplex virus or HSV. Over 80 to 90 percent of people in the United States have been exposed to the virus and they are usually triggered by: compromised …

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Burning Mouth Syndrome Treatment

Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) refers to the recurrent or ongoing burning sensation in the mouth that seems to come out of nowhere. It affects your gums, tongue, inside cheeks, lips, roof of the mouth or even the whole mouth. The condition often appears unexpectedly and is at times severe. Unfortunately, …

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What Can’t You Eat with Braces

Everyone desires a beautifully straight set of teeth. And for that, getting an orthodontic treatment is a step in the right direction. When you get your braces, it is very important to keep them clean to avoid tooth decay. But with braces come restrictions, and the biggest restriction is made …

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