Category: Dental Problems

This section gives advice on all you need to know about common dental problems and complaints. How do you identify problems? What can you do at home to alleviate them? How can you prevent these dental problems from recurring? What dental care can the dentist provide to treat dental diseases?
We will cover all of these common problems and concerns.

How Does Smoking Damage Your Teeth and Gums?

How Does Smoking Damage Your Teeth and Gums?

Smoking tobacco is an addiction which causes both physical and psychological dependency. Smoking affects every part of the human body, and your mouth is particularly at risk. A smokers teeth are instantly recognizable due to the adverse effects of the ...

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Tooth Wear : Erosion is Not The Only Problem

Tooth Wear : Erosion is Not The Only Problem

“What is Tooth wear?”  Put simply, a definition of tooth wear is the wearing away of enamel and dentin surfaces by a process other than decay.  The damage can be chemical (acidic) or physical (from brushing too hard or grinding). There ...

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Six Proven Tips To Help Prevent Tooth Decay

Six Proven Tips To Help Prevent Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is, of course, one of the biggest threats to your dental health. Whether you have had the condition in the past (e.g. had a few fillings) or not, you will want to make sure that you are doing ...

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What Can Happen if You Are Neglecting Your Teeth?

What Can Happen if You Are Neglecting Your Teeth?

If you choose not to look after your teeth properly in terms of a tooth-kind diet and oral hygiene, you are at high risk of oral diseases. Neglecting your teeth will almost certainly catch up with you at some stage.  ...

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Tooth Decay Treatment – What Are Your Options?

Tooth Decay Treatment – What Are Your Options?

This article will give you a summary on the topic of tooth decay treatment. You will find that the work needed will depend to a large extent on how bad the damage is! The sooner any decay is found, the ...

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Acute Ulcerative Gingivitis – A Painful Gum Problem

Acute Ulcerative Gingivitis – A Painful Gum Problem

Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, ANUG (sometimes just called AUG), is a form of gum disease (more here).  It is easily recognizable in that it usually develops quickly and causes pain in the gums.  Most other gum diseases do not flare up ...

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Gum Disease Treatment And Prevention Tips

Gum Disease Treatment And Prevention Tips

The first stage of gingivitis treatment is to visit your dentist for a thorough check-up of your teeth and gums. This check-up will include your dentist doing some or all of the following:   Gingivitis Treatment: What Can be Done About ...

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Halitosis Treatment: How to Get Rid of this Nasty Problem

Halitosis Treatment: How to Get Rid of this Nasty Problem

The first step towards halitosis treatment, if you are concerned that it is a problem, is seeing the dentist.  See the previous page for advice on how can you tell if you have a problem and what causes bad breath. ...

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