• Should You Use Mouthwash?

    If you brush and floss your teeth twice a day, do you need to also use mouthwash to keep your mouth fresh and healthy? Dentists recommend using mouthwash to reduce dental plaque, freshen breath and in some cases, lower the risk of gum disease. Before you add mouthwash to your dental routine, here are a few things you should know about how to use it. Do You Need Mouthwash? Some people manage to keep their teeth clean and healthy through a combination of brushing, flossing and regular professional cleanings carried out by their dentist.
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  • A Potentially Painful Problem: When a Lost Dental Crown Is an Emergency

    A swallowed dental crown might not seem like an emergency. The crown has entered your digestive system, and while it will reappear, you won't want it anywhere near your mouth once this has happened. Still, what's the big deal? The crown won't harm your body as it passes through, and you can get a new one fitted at your earliest convenience. Hardly an emergency, is it? In many cases, a lost dental crown can be dealt with when you're able to (although sooner is obviously better).
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  • Everything You Need to Know About Dental Care and Hygiene

    The secret to healthy teeth and gums is consistent dental care and hygiene. This comprises activities like regular brushing and flossing, visiting a dentist regularly and visiting a dentist when you suspect there is something wrong with your teeth or gums. When Should Dental Care Begin? Parents have a responsibility to do two things:  Take children to the dentist between the ages of six and 12 months; this is when the first teeth start to erupt.
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