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Putting Pain and Anxiety to Rest: Your Anesthetic and Sedative Options

Panicking at the mere thought of visiting the dentist?

From mild anxiety to a full-blown phobia, fear of dental work is an all-too-common problem that stands between many individuals and the oral health care they need.
However, you need not choose between suffering in the chair or staying away until it is an emergency. Between various types of anesthesia and several kinds of sedatives, there are more options than you might think to avoid pain or discomfort.

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For good dental health, watch what you eat!

The foods you choose and how often you eat them can affect your general health and the health of your teeth and gums, too.
Tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease, but the good news is that it is entirely preventable. It happens when plaque come into contact with sugar in the mouth, causing acid to attack the teeth.

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Taste Loss: It Could Be a Dental Problem

Most adults know that poor oral hygiene results in cavities and gum disease, but did you know that it can also cause taste loss?

From salty to sweet, spicy to savory – failing to take proper care of your mouth can impede your ability to taste and enjoy just about any type of food set before you. Dentists call this condition "dysguesia", and if you haven't heard about it, here's what you should be aware of to prevent and/or treat this unpleasant taste disorder.

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How to teach Your Child to clean their Teeth

Many things are said about the first care of your child while they grown up, some opinions are tend to wait other to rush, but the truth is that for a good health the sooner the better.

Here you have some ideas that can help in different times with your kids oral care:

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This is the Children Dental Health Month, and can be for the whole Family too!

Did you know?

A baby's primary teeth begin forming before birth — at about the sixth week of pregnancy, and begin mineralizing at around the third to fourth month of pregnancy. To ensure proper dental development, the mother's diet must be adequate in all nutrients, especially calcium, phosphorous, and protein.

Here are some other tips that can help you making work on your child dental care.

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Oral Health Tips For Children

February is the Child Dental Care Month and we want to help you to take care of your little ones!

Most of the parents thin that is ok to wait a little bit, but there's no need to wait until a baby actually has teeth to lay the foundations for good oral or general health. Good nutrition and oral hygiene can start right away.

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Might tooth loss affect vision?

Tooth decay, mercury fillings and gum disease often lead to deterioration in vision.  Every day more evidence emerges that poor oral health has implications beyond the oral cavity itself, many studies links a type of glaucoma to poor oral health. The health of teeth and gums can dramatically affect the vision, causing a variety of eye conditions such as ocular lymphoma or glaucoma.

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Easy Steps to have in the New Year a Healthy You!

Is your Dental Health one of your New Year’s Resolutions?

Healthy habits can keep your teeth healthy, following a good plan to take care of your oral health will give you a brighter, healthier smile in the coming year.
If you want to take better care when looking after your teeth and gums this year, here are some resolutions that you can use to keep your smile:

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Have a Toothache-Free Holiday and a Smiley New Year!! (Part 2)

Planning and preparation are paramount to have a stress-free, happy like a belly full of jelly, Holiday. Make sure you have dinner ready in time, and an extra plate setting in case you get an unexpected guest. And if you happen to be traveling, don’t forget to pack the gifts!

You may have sent you dentist a Holiday Greetings card, but you are probably not planning on having his office number on speed dial, right? And your dentist is a nice fellow, he surely needs some family time too.

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Have a Toothache-Free Holiday and a Smiley New Year!!

Planning and preparation are paramount to have a stress-free, happy like a belly full of jelly, Holiday. Make sure you have dinner ready in time, and an extra plate setting in case you get an unexpected guest. And if you happen to be traveling, don’t forget to pack the gifts!

You may have sent you dentist a Holiday Greetings card, but you are probably not planning on having his office number on speed dial, right? And your dentist is a nice fellow, he surely needs some family time too.

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Smoking, Your Mouth, and Your Health

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This November, Become Tobacco Free, for you and your family´s health

There are no ifs, ands, or "butts" about it: smoking can be detrimental to oral health. Beyond the bad breath and yellow teeth, do you really know what you're getting yourself into by smoking every day? Probably not.

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Alina Morse, is a fifth grader, who lives in Michigan with her family. So far, a normal little girl, but her ingenious mind, eager curiosity and health concerns helped to create a lollipop made with plant-derived sugar alternatives, that helps to reduce the risk of cavities.

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