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Post Root Canal Pain – Extract or Wait?

Post Root Canal Pain – Extract or Wait?

A recent question from Darlene, who has had some post root canal pain: Q: I had a root canal about 9 months ago had severe pain and swelling after… Then a few flair ups.. My dentist wants to pull the ...

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Pain After Dental Cleaning – Is This Normal?

Pain After Dental Cleaning – Is This Normal?

Jim asks: “Can a dentist damage your teeth by giving to much high pressure cleaning when scaling them? I recently had a dental cleaning and my teeth are still sore days later”   Hi Jim, Thanks for the question. In ...

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How to Clean Dentures – Tips on False Teeth Hygiene

How to Clean Dentures – Tips on False Teeth Hygiene

As with natural teeth, it is very important to keep dentures clean. They must be kept free of plaque and tartar build-up to ward off gum problems such as denture stomatitis (and/or thrush). If you have any questions with regards to ...

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Care After Dental Treatment: Looking After Work That Has Been Done

Care After Dental Treatment: Looking After Work That Has Been Done

There are specific types of dental treatments that, if you have them, require specific care and attention:   Dentures: Tips: Clean dentures at least twice-a-day; once before putting them in early in the morning and then at night after removing them.  Brush ...

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Wisdom Teeth Removal Recovery Tips

Wisdom Teeth Removal Recovery Tips

The speed of recovery after wisdom teeth removal will vary from person to person. For the following few days after surgery, you can expect some degree of discomfort and swelling.  The level of this will depend to an extent on the difficulty ...

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Getting Used to Dentures And Possible Problems With Them

Getting Used to Dentures And Possible Problems With Them

Getting used to new dentures can take some time. Denture problems are common, especially in the early days after fitting.  Even the very best-made dentures are foreign to your mouth and will feel as such for the first while. Your ...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Tooth Extraction Aftercare

The Do’s and Don’ts of Tooth Extraction Aftercare

OK, so you have just had a tooth removed, or are about to have this procedure. What do you need to do to give yourself the best chance of a speedy and painless recovery? Your dentist will give you instructions ...

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