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Seniors And Dental Health

Seniors And Dental Health

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Because of modern dentistry, most of us can expect to keep our own teeth well past middle-age into our senior years. However, as we age, maintaining oral and dental health can be a challenge, especially if you have a combination … Continue reading

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Dentures or Dental Implants

Dentures or Dental Implants

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If you are facing the prospect of losing a tooth or multiple teeth, you can rest assured that modern dentistry has solutions to offer. You may be considering the two most common options – dentures and dental implants. Here’s a … Continue reading

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What is Xylitol, And Is It Good For My Teeth?

What is Xylitol, And Is It Good For My Teeth?

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Xylitol is a word you may have only seen on gum packages, but it looks like the naturally-sourced sweetener is much more than a sugar substitute. While the body of research is still in its earlier stages, there is good … Continue reading

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Dry Mouth? Don’t Ignore It

Dry Mouth? Don’t Ignore It

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Is your mouth constantly dry? Don’t ignore it. If adjusting your hydration doesn’t solve the problem, it can be a sign of other health issues. A dry mouth is out of balance, and it can lead to even more problems … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Dental Health

Diabetes and Dental Health

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Diabetes can affect the body in many ways. But, did you know it also affects your dental health? According to Diabetes Canada, about 3.4 million Canadians live with diabetes – and about 1 million of them don’t know it. That’s … Continue reading

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I Chipped My Tooth – Now What??

I Chipped My Tooth – Now What??

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Whoops! You just chipped your tooth. What’s your next step? It’s a good question. You may not feel anything other than the sharp new edge of your chipped tooth, but chipped teeth can cause extreme pain, and may be hypersensitive … Continue reading

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Phytic Acid And Your Teeth (And What Is Remineralization?)

Phytic Acid And Your Teeth (And What Is Remineralization?)

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In recent years, you may have heard claims about remineralizing your teeth. You may have even read that it is possible to heal your own cavities just by changing your diet. This whole theory revolves around phytic acid, a compound … Continue reading

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Six Everyday Steps To Healthy Gums

Six Everyday Steps To Healthy Gums

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Oral and dental health doesn’t begin and end with your teeth. Your gums are very important, not only to the development of your teeth, but to your overall health. Your teeth may be in great shape, and you may not … Continue reading

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Wisdom Teeth – Why Do We Have Them?

Wisdom Teeth – Why Do We Have Them?

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Wisdom teeth – why do we have them, anyway? According to one study, about 53% of us have (or had) at least one wisdom tooth, and men are more likely to have them than women. The first set of molars … Continue reading

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Pacifiers, Thumb Sucking, And Your Child’s Teeth

Pacifiers, Thumb Sucking, And Your Child’s Teeth

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Many parents of young children are concerned that thumb sucking and pacifiers can make their baby’s new teeth grow crookedly. They’ve heard well meaning family and friends regale them with a horror story or two. But, is the concern justified? … Continue reading

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