Keeping Your Teeth White After A Whitening Application

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A whitening treatment helps dissolve dental stains that may be trapped inside the pores of the teeth. Each day, the teeth absorb pigments from ingested beverages and foods. As time progresses, the pigments build up and cause dental discoloration. Most whitening treatments include peroxide-based bleaching agents. Multiple applications are often needed to whiten the teeth. If an over-the-counter treatment is used, the instructions included with the kit should indicate the duration and suggested frequency of the product’s usage.…

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Four Tips For Making Life With Braces Bearable

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If you know that you are going to need braces, it’s probably something you are dreading. However, it’s better to embrace your life with braces instead of fight against it. In the end, you are going to have a beautiful smile, so there’s no need to be so hostile towards your braces. It’s going to help even more if you follow these four tips: Floss: Flossing around braces can be a pain, but if you don’t do it, you are more susceptible to dental problems after the braces are removed.…

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3 Things To Know About Root Canals

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Toothaches can be incredibly distracting and painful. They are often caused by cavities which are the result of tooth decay. Cavities can be prevented with proper oral hygiene and treated with fillings. However, in some cases a filling is not enough. Whenever the nerve or pulp of the tooth becomes infected, a root canal is often needed. This procedure involves removing the nerve and the pulp in the tooth and then sealing it up in order to prevent more decay and to alleviate the pain.…

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