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  • Wisdom teeth: To Extract or Not

    Posted on in Cosmetic, Educational, News

    Wisdom is not usually associated with bringing pain. However, when it’s wisdom teeth we’re talking about, pain is all too common. This is exactly the problem that Bollywood star Arjun Kapoor has. He’s usually busy making movies, but lately, he’s been troubled by something we often don’t think about unless there is a problem: our …
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  • Study: Drink Tea for Healthier Teeth

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    Many people around the world enjoy a cup of tea to unwind, relax, and contemplate life. Who knew that a cup of tea might also bring you healthier teeth and gums as well? Two recent studies found in the journal of the Academy of General Dentistry say that drinking brewed tea, especially green, is a much better …
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  • Even Pandas Need To Have Healthy Teeth

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    We all want healthy teeth and gums. We want our smiles to look beautiful. We want to keep on enjoying our favorite foods and drinks. This is also true for animals who count on their teeth to help them eat. Bai Yun, the famous female pandas at the San Diego Zoo, may not be as aware of how beautiful …
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  • Got a Sweet Tooth? Join Kim Kardashian

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    This time of year often seems to encourage the eating of sugary treats, candy, and other Halloween-season sweet eats. According to US Magazine, those with a sweet tooth are in good company with famous people like Kim Kardashian. Just last week, the reality TV star turned to Twitter to complain a bit about her struggle to control her cravings …
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  • Fresh Breath VS Healthy Teeth and Gums

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    Many people would say they want both fresh breath and healthy teeth and gums. But if they had to choose, which do you think more people would pick? The American Academy of Periodontology  says that around 47% of Americans have some form of periodontal disease, or gum disease. Dental hygienists and the entire dental community …
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  • Fight Oral Cancer With Early Detection

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    Almost 54,000 individuals are diagnosed with some type of oral cancer or cancer of the larynx each year. These are some of the deadliest cancers and unfortunately, the number of people diagnosed is only going up. However, the good news is that your dentist is your first line of defense against these cancers. The reason …
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