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12 myths about oral hygiene

Cleaning teeth is quite common thing we used to do every day. However when we forget about this activity great number of quite unpleasant problems arise at once. Thus there is a real need to getting this habit in the early childhood. This and many other questions related to the teeth cleaning are considered in …

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caries

How to forget about caries

Scientists are always inform us with news – caries vaccination; electrotray for enamel strengthening, certain genemodfied bacterium to “hunt” for caries “monsters”. Unfortunately all these useful inventions exist only in experiment labs. Thus while we are waiting for a miracle we’d better remember caries protection methods approved by the time. Method 1. Teeth cleaning Widespread …

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Tooth Injuries

Tooth Injuries

Summary Tooth injuries may include damage to teeth as a result of falls, accidents and other mishaps. These injuries can cause teeth to become chipped, cracked, partially displaced or completely dislodged from the socket in the mouth. In most cases, a tooth injury requires the care of a dentist or other medical professional. The severity …

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Tooth Decay

Tooth Decay

Also called: Dental Caries Summary Tooth decay is the destruction of tooth enamel by dental plaque that causes holes known as cavities. It strikes people of all ages, but is particularly prevalent in children ages 5 to 17 years, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A sticky film called dental plaque …

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Bruxism

Bruxism

Also called: Teeth Grinding, Clenching Summary Bruxism refers to a chronic clenching of the jaws and grinding of the teeth. The habit is most common in children under the age of 5, but adults also engage in bruxism. Bruxism tends to occur most often during deep sleep, particularly in the early part of the night. …

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