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Dr. Eloisa Espiritu has created this informative blog to help educate the community.
Ways Of Keeping Your Teeth Healthy That Are Also Green

Ways Of Keeping Your Teeth Healthy That Are Also Green

You might think that using a plastic toothbrush and commercial dental floss are not exactly environmentally- or green-friendly ways to brush and care for your gums and teeth. However, you can become a partner in green-friendly tooth care. Read on to find out more. Wet...

How To Get Rid Of Tea-Stained Teeth

How To Get Rid Of Tea-Stained Teeth

Drinking tea in moderate amounts is good for your health. Researchers have found that green tea helps speed up the weight loss process and helps eliminate bad breath, whereas black tea helps fight bacteria that cause gum diseases and tooth decay. However, a downside...

Ignoring Dry Mouth Can Lead To Long-Term Health Issues

Ignoring Dry Mouth Can Lead To Long-Term Health Issues

If you have dry mouth, you cannot take the condition lightly, as it can dramatically affect your dental health. The following information offers a detailed summation. Why Dry Mouth Develops We can talk volumes about the complications that come from dry mouth or...

How Soon After An Extraction Can You Get A Bridge?

How Soon After An Extraction Can You Get A Bridge?

Despite being less durable compared to implants, dental bridges are an effective and cheaper way of replacing decayed teeth. Furthermore, placing them is considerably less invasive. A patient can even have bridges much sooner than implants. In fact, a patient can have...

How Fevers Can Impact Your Oral Health

How Fevers Can Impact Your Oral Health

A fever can adversely affect your dental health. The following information explains why. Why A Fever Can Lead To Dental Problems It is no secret. Cavities are one of the most widespread reasons for tooth damage and decay. If you get a fever when you are sick, your...

What Is Gutta Percha? Why Is It Used?

What Is Gutta Percha? Why Is It Used?

Although millions of people undergo root canal treatment every year, a lot of people do not know the names of many of the substances used during the procedure. One such material is known as gutta percha, which is essential for creating a good seal on a non-vital...

Oral Piercings Can Lead To Both Gum And Tooth Damage

Oral Piercings Can Lead To Both Gum And Tooth Damage

Many people choose to pierce different body parts as a way to express themselves and enhance their appearance. However, oral piercings—which include lip, tongue, cheek, and even uvula piercings—can be harmful to your teeth and gums. Before you decide to get an oral...

When Root Canals Need To Be Redone

When Root Canals Need To Be Redone

There are some instances when a root canal procedure was not successful. A root canal failure is not common but can happen if the tooth does not heal or there is a recurring infection. Here are some symptoms of a root canal failure you should be aware of to know if...

Your Bite Is As Unique As Your Fingerprint

Your Bite Is As Unique As Your Fingerprint

The human body has many ways that render it unique. The most common example is that no two people have matching fingerprints. Recent advances in DNA studies allow scientists to differentiate any two non-twin people. And people also have their own individual odors....

Mouthwash With Alcohol Could Dry Out Your Gums

Mouthwash With Alcohol Could Dry Out Your Gums

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