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Does Dental Sensitivity Require Emergency Care?

September 2, 2021

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While drinking your morning coffee, you felt a jolt of pain in your mouth. Upon further inspection, one of your teeth appears to be more sensitive than usual. Though sensitive teeth can be caused by a variety of different factors, it can be difficult to know how serious the issue is. Here’s how you can tell whether or not your tooth sensitivity requires an emergency visit to the dentist’s office.

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How Painful is Getting a Dental Crown?

August 3, 2021

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Woman talking to dentist about a dental crownIf you have a severely damaged tooth, your dentist may have recommended placing a dental crown over it. The protective cap covers the portion of the tooth above the gum. Although it’s a common treatment, it’s normal to be concerned about a painful procedure. If the thought of getting a crown makes your palms sweat, you’re not alone. 39% of people with dental-related phobias are fearful of potential pain. There isn’t any reason to worry. From start to finish, the procedure is virtually pain-free. You can sit back and relax while your dentist rehabilitates your smile.

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7 Complications of Ill-Fitting Dentures

July 7, 2021

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Dentures are an excellent solution for missing teeth. They allow patients to smile, speak, and eat with full confidence once again! It’s crucial to have your dentures regularly examined by your dentist to keep your oral health in optimal condition. Otherwise, they can become ill-fitting and result in problems beyond poor aesthetics and inconvenience. If you’re a denture wearer, read along to learn seven complications that can arise from ill-fitting dentures.

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Watch Out! These Foods Can Easily Chip Your Teeth

June 11, 2021

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Everyone knows that proper dental care and a healthy lifestyle are essential to prevent oral health problems. Unfortunately, dental emergencies can still occur when you least expect them to. Did you know that some of your favorite foods can accidentally chip, break, or crack one of your teeth? It can be alarming when that happens, and a visit to your dentist is likely necessary. To prevent a painful accident from ruining your day, your emergency dentist in Sebastian shares a few foods you should be careful around.

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The 4 Most Common Post-Op Questions for Dental Implant Surgery

May 14, 2021

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You probably have questions about what you should expect after dental implant surgery is complete, especially if you’ve never had oral surgery previously. Implant dentists have heard it all before, so chances are if you have a question or concern, they have an answer. Consider the most common questions below to find some answers ahead of your future tooth replacement!

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Can You Brush Your Dentures While You Are Wearing Them?

April 7, 2021

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Woman wearing dentures

You need to always ensure that your dentures are clean. Not only is it important for your personal hygiene, but it also helps to keep your dentures in excellent shape for as long as possible. Your dentist gave you instructions on how to properly care for your dentures, but you are probably wondering if there is a more efficient way. Continue reading to learn if cleaning dentures is as effective if you are still wearing them.

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Here’s Why You’re Never Too Old for Dental Implants!

March 8, 2021

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woman happy with her dental implants

Living with missing teeth is not your idea of a rewarding life. However, you’ve come to accept this as your fate. After all, you’re too old to make any changes – right? If this is how you’ve been thinking, then hold your horses. You’ll be surprised to learn that age actually isn’t a barrier to restoring your smile. As you continue reading, learn about the timeless benefits of dental implants!

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Here’s What Your Dental Emergency Kit Should Include

February 11, 2021

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Even for those who have the best dental care habits, a dental emergency can strike when least expected. Instead of hoping that it won’t happen to you, it’s best to be as prepared as possible. One way to go about it is to keep a dental emergency kit, but what should it include? Continue reading to find out.

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4 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Had Sleep Apnea

January 10, 2021

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Recent studies show that about 50 to 70 million adults in the United States suffer from sleep apnea. This disorder is more than simply loud snoring, and it is not confined to those who are diagnosed as morbidly obese. Below, you’ll find a list of sleep apnea symptoms, 6 celebrities who live with this condition and the best plan of action to manage it.

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Sleep Apnea, Snoring, and Relationship Problems

December 11, 2020

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Woman covering ears with pillow while man snores

When you go to bed after a long day, all you want to do is relax and wait for the embrace of sweet dreams. But if your partner has sleep apnea, they could end up keeping you awake all night, leaving you exhausted come morning. Unfortunately, that won’t be the worst of you and your bedmates’ problems. In addition to the various health risks it poses, sleep apnea has proven time and again to be extremely damaging to relationships, potentially tearing couples apart if it’s not treated in time. Read on to learn why it’s so important to deal with sleep-disordered breathing before it starts to affect those that you love most.

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