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What is the Ideal Age to Get Braces?

There were times when braces were not so common. You must have heard from your parents that they barely noticed kids with braces back then. But, now the paradigm has shifted way too much. Every other kid or teenager has a mouth full of metallic braces. And now you would think about your kids and wonder the best time...

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How To Make Novocaine Wear Off Faster?

Many patients are afraid of having their mouth numbed as part of dental work. Numbness is defined as an absence of sensation. While you may be grateful for a painless and comfortable treatment, you will likely want to make dental anesthetic wear off as soon as possible after your procedure is finished. Use these...

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What Foods Can Stuck In Your Teeth?

It is a naked fact that food gets stuck in teeth! However, some foods are awful than others. Below is a list of the top 3 foods that get stuck in teeth and what you can do about it: Popcorn: While popcorn is something very healthy to snack on, sometimes it can cause severe problems if even a tiny piece gets stuck in...

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Can Retainers Straighten Your Teeth?

Nobody is perfect, and that can be especially true when it comes to your teeth. Your orthodontist may have given you a retainer that you wore faithfully for a month or two before forgetting to put it in for a while. That is when you might notice some shifting in your mouth. And you might be worried about undoing all...

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So How Do Dentists Fix Loose Teeth?

Splinting is one of the most common procedures for stabilizing a loose tooth. The procedure involves attaching the loose teeth to neighboring teeth. It is a temporary solution that handles the problem for a few days or weeks. Splinting helps in healing the gums around the loose tooth and strengthening the ligaments...

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Decalcification after Braces

Decalcification commonly affects people with orthodontic devices such as braces. If you observe white spots on your teeth when you remove your braces, notify your dentist. After a certain point, the condition can affect your teeth by causing decay. Your dentist may stop your treatment if he or she notices white spots...

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Can I Get Braces on My Top Teeth Only?

A simple answer to the question of getting braces on the top teeth alone is almost always yes. This is a common issue among patients, as many people would like to focus only on their top teeth. Our dental experts at Angleton Family Dental will be happy to discuss this concern with you and make sure that you receive a...

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Is a Tooth Abscess Considered a Dental Emergency?

A tooth abscess is an infection whose primary symptom is swelling and pain. The level of pain and swelling determines if it is a dental emergency or not. However, if one does not take a timely treatment for tooth abscess, it will likely cause a significant infection in the jawbone. Tooth abscesses are dental...

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Learning about Silicone Toothbrushes

Some basics that make a toothbrush a preferable one are soft bristles, comfortable handle, and a head that holds the right amount of toothpaste. A standard plastic handle toothbrush with nylon bristles is the choice of many. But is a silicone toothbrush worth trying? And how does a silicone brush help in the fight...

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Botox for Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding or bruxism can cause jaw pain and chronic headaches. Bruxism can also wear-out tooth enamel and cause chipped teeth and sensitivity. The main focus of teeth grinding treatment is to prevent dental damage, but using Botox for bruxism can effectively help to stop grinding in the first place. Botox...

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Should you go for an Oxygenated Toothpaste?

What does it take you to decide which toothpaste will go in your grocery cart; it is the flavor, or the fluoride formula or something else? Today the availability of a wide variety of toothpaste each formulated to answer different dental issues makes it a more complicated task. If you want to reduce the oral bacteria...

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Is Popcorn Bad For Your Teeth?

Thinking of spending your night enjoying your favorite movie, what else comes to your mind? Popcorn, of course! Popcorn is the favorite of all. If you, too, are a popcorn lover, you might also have hated the times when they get stuck in your teeth. It can be very annoying and frustrating, but is popcorn bad for your...

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What Are Cosmetic Dentures?

Not many people are happy and proud of their natural smiles, maybe due to their teeth. If you are one of them, you might be wondering of ways to get that perfect smile that you can be proud of. Just like you, some people look for ways due to tooth loss. Tooth loss can be sudden or span over time and can happen at any...

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Temporary Crown Vs Permanent Crown: What is the Difference?

Either temporary or permanent, dental crowns protect your recently repaired tooth. When you have a decayed, cracked, or damaged tooth in some other way, you may undergo a major repairing procedure. After the procedure, your dentist will place a crown to save it from further damage. At first, a temporary crown comes...

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How to Stop Bleeding After Wisdom Tooth Removal?

Just like you witness oil or grease whenever you take your car to the service center for tuning, you witness blood during dental surgeries. Whether it’s a dental implant or wisdom tooth removal surgery, you are bound to experience bleeding after it. Though heavy bleeding is normal for the first 24 hours, make sure it...

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