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Can Your Wisdom Teeth Cause A Sore Throat?

Many people who develop a persistent sore throat debate whether they should contact a physician, find a dentist, or simply “wait it out” at home. This is especially true in cases where throat pain is not clearly related to any other health condition (like allergies, recent illness, or exposure to contagious diseases like strep and…

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Bad Breath – Symptoms and Causes

Bad breath, or what your dentist might call halitosis, is a problem that affects everyone at some point. While it’s normal to experience bad breath every so often, for 50% of the adult population bad breath can become a more chronic issue. You may have seen a range of gums, breath strips, mints, and oral…

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Dental Cavity Fillings: What to Expect

Dental clinics offer fillings as a way of repairing cavities in teeth that have been damaged by tooth decay. Using fillings, a dentist will restore the tooth’s shape, allowing you to bite and chew again without the pain caused by the cavity. Recent Post: 6 Possible Causes of Bad Breath What are dental cavity fillings?…

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How Dental Implants Can Save Your Jaw

Any dentist will agree that preventing tooth loss is one of the fundamental goals — if not the primary goal — of routine dental care and oral hygiene practices. That is why attending routine appointments at a professional dental clinic minimizes patients’ risk of developing cavities, gum disease, and other oral health conditions that result…

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6 Possible Causes of Bad Breath

Broadly speaking, bad breath (halitosis) is most commonly caused by bacteria in the mouth; up to 90% of bad breath results from some type of bacteria-related oral health or hygiene condition. This strong correlation between bad breath and oral health and hygiene practices means that treatment for bad breath most commonly involves seeking appropriate dental…