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Dental Abfrасtіоn

Dealing wіth hуреrѕеnѕіtіvіtу оf tееth wіth non-carious cervical lеѕіоnѕ іѕ a dіffісult task. Thеѕе wеrе thоught to bе еrоѕіоn- аbrаѕіоn lеѕіоnѕ. It was Grірро, whо originated thе term ‘abfraction,’ іn 1991 tо dеѕсrіbе thе раthоlоgіс lоѕѕ of tооth еnаmеl аnd dentin...

How What You Eat Affects Yоur Teeth

Evеrу fооd уоu еаt or beverage уоu drіnk comes in contact wіth уоur teeth, which mеаnѕ thоѕе сhоісеѕ continually іmрасt thе hеаlth оf уоur tееth and gumѕ. Mаnу fооdѕ frоm ѕugаrу, processed fооdѕ and drinks tо thоѕе thаt аrе hіghlу асіdіс саn асtuаllу еаt аwау at уоur...

Fluoride and dental health

Fluoride is an inorganic, monatomic anion of fluorine with the chemical formula F−. Fluoride is the simplest anion of fluorine. Its salts and minerals are important chemical reagents and industrial chemicals, mainly used in the production of hydrogen fluoride for...

Chewing gum

According to Wikipedia, Chewing gum is a soft, cohesive substance designed to be chewed without being swallowed. Modern chewing gum is composed of gum base, sweeteners, softeners/plasticizers, flavors, colors, and, typically, a hard or powdered polyol coating. Its...

The oral effect of cannabis

Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant intended for medical or recreational use. The main psychoactive part of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC); one of 483 known compounds in the plant, including at...

Oil pulling and oral health

Oil pulling can be explained to be the process of swishing edible oil (coconut, olive, sesame or the like) throughout the mouth for usually one to five minutes, but for up to as long as 20 minutes depending on the case. Oil pulling has supposedly been practiced for...

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentists can perform a verity of procedures to improve your smile from subtle changes to major repairs. There are many techniques and options to treat teeth that are discolored, chipped, misshapen or missing. Dentists can reshape the teeth, close spaces, restore worn...

Dentures

Dentures also know as false teeth and gums are replacements for missing teeth that can be taken out and fixed back into your mouth. Dentures can either be full or partial, meaning that they can replace all teeth on either the top or down gum line or just a few missing...

Are You Brushing Your Teeth Too Hard?

If your teeth are sensitive, brushing too hard or using the wrong toothbrush can aggravate the symptoms. Learn appropriate brushing techniques. When it comes to brushing, there is proper technology. Too much to brushing – or using the wrong toothbrush – can damage the...

Sensitive Teeth: What Your Dentist Wants You to Know

Life habits often cause or contribute to tooth sensitivity. For example, a harmful habit is to brush your teeth aggressively with a hard toothbrush. If you brush too hard, you can rub off the outer enamel that protects your teeth, revealing the teeth that contain...