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Oral Hygiene: Proper Brushing and Flossing Techniques [with Pictures]

Oral Hygiene: Proper Brushing and Flossing Techniques [with Pictures]

Oral hygiene is a set of practices that help to preserve oral health and prevent the spread of oral diseases. These practices include regular toothbrushing, flossing, mouth rinsing, eating a healthy diet, and regular...
Periapical Abscess: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment [with Pictures]

Periapical Abscess: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment [with Pictures]

A periapical abscess is a collection of pus that occurs at the root tip as a result of bacterial infection. The periapical abscess usually occurs when bacteria spread to the tooth pulp...
Dental Abscess: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment [with Pictures]

Dental Abscess: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment [with Pictures]

Dental abscess is a collection of pus that is caused by bacterial infections. The pus is a thick yellow exudate that forms at an infected site, consisting of dead white blood cells...
How to Stop Grinding Teeth? [8 Useful Tips]

How to Stop Grinding Teeth? [8 Useful Tips]

Do you often wake up with sore teeth and jaws? You may grind your teeth during sleep. Teeth grinding is a parafunctional habit that is characterized by grinding or clenching your teeth...
Halitosis: Symptoms, Causes, and Home Remedies

Halitosis: Symptoms, Causes, and Home Remedies

Halitosis, also known as bad breath, is an unpleasant odor that arises from the oral cavity. Many people have halitosis and are not aware of it. This problem is common and can...
Signs of Gum Disease: What You Should Know

Signs of Gum Disease: What You Should Know

Many people overlook or not take the signs of gum disease seriously such as gum bleeding. If the inflammation of the gum (gingivitis) is left untreated, it can spread to the tooth-supporting...
Tooth Decay Treatment: What Are the Options?

Tooth Decay Treatment: What Are the Options?

If a tooth is already damaged by bacteria, a tooth decay treatment is needed. Without treatment, the decay progresses continuously. Also, bacteria can spread to the tooth nerve and surrounding tissues, causing...
Tooth Decay: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Tooth Decay: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Tooth decay, also known as dental caries, is a destructive disease of the tooth hard tissues (enamel and dentin). It is the most common dental disease worldwide. Almost every person suffers from...
Toddler Tooth Decay: Causes and Treatment

Toddler Tooth Decay: Causes and Treatment

Tooth decay not only affects adults but also affects toddlers. The main reasons for toddler tooth decay are going to the bed with a milk or juice bottle, poor oral hygiene, and sugary foods...
Implant or Bridge: Which One Is Right for You?

Implant or Bridge: Which One Is Right for You?

Implant or bridge? replacing a missing tooth will help you restore your smile, chewing function, and self-confidence. Also, it will prevent the tilting of neighboring teeth, over-eruption of opposite teeth, disturbances in the bite,...

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