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Dental X-rays 101

Everyone who has been to the dentist has had dental x-rays at some point, whether as part of their routine visit or to help diagnose a problem. So, what exactly..

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The Importance of Tooth Enamel

Have you ever wondered about tooth enamel? What is it? How important is it? How can you protect it? Here are the answers to all of your enamel questions. The enamel on..

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Tooth Pulp Function and Inflammation

Tooth pulp is the most vital part of the tooth, originating in the center of the tooth, underneath the enamel layer (the top layer) and the dentin layer (the second layer), in the pulp..

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Cleaning in between teeth

Although some have questioned the benefits of cleaning between your teeth, the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends cleaning between your teeth, using an interdental cleaner (like floss), once a day…

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Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are thin shells of porcelain or composite resin that are custom made to fit over teeth, providing a natural, attractive look. They can be used to fix chipped,..

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Type of Dental Fillings

When it comes to dental fillings, their purpose is to eradicate the decayed and infected parts of a tooth and subsequently restore its full function and appearance. That said, fillings fall..

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Wisdom Tooth Removal

Why does my wisdom tooth cause me pain? Part of the tooth may be covered by a flap of gum. Bits of food and bacteria can get trapped under the..

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Wisdom Teeth 101

As a teenager, I often hear stories about how painful it is when the wisdom teeth grow in, creeping inside your jaws until one day, they decide to come out..

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Milk Teeth Anatomy 101

Hello readers! Today we will be talking about milk teeth, also known as baby, primary or deciduous teeth. To-may-to, to-mah-to, right? But to avoid confusion, we shall be using ‘primary..

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Dental Caries / Tooth Decay / Dental Cavity

Dental caries is the scientific term for tooth decay or dental cavity. Q: How does it occur? Certain bacteria in the mouth (eg Streptococcus mutans) converts sugar into acid which consequently destroys tooth structure..

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