Smokers face a number of health-related issues including gum disease (also known as periodontitis) and oral cancer. Thus, you should be concerned about the effects of smoking. Key points: – Gums receive less blood if you smoke; impacting the overall health of your teeth. – The toxic substances in cigarettes will often cause gums to…

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Do you dread trips to the dentist? If so, you will be pleased to learn that a vaccine to protect your teeth might not be far off. Is this a cure-all or merely another form of long-term prevention? – Studies found that 64.2 per cent of teeth were cleaned with this vaccine. – Tooth decay…

If you have dental bridges it’s advisable that you maintain proper oral hygiene and see the dentist for follow-ups. With proper dental care, your bridges should last for up to ten years. Key Takeaway Points: – It is normal to feel some mild sensitivity and pain a few days after the procedure. – With permanent…

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Dental implants are an effective solution for people with missing teeth. We know that with proper dental care, teeth implants can last a lifetime. So, what can destroy your dental implants? Summary: – The titanium post in your jaw should be permanent but the crown can get damaged from injuries and teeth grinding. – Take…

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Cavities cause pain and discomfort. Your dentist will evaluate your mouth to confirm whether you need fillings or root canal therapy. Key takeaways: – Fillings are enough if the decay has not progressed to the nerve tissue. – Root canal therapy is necessary if your teeth are cracked, discoloured or sensitive to hot and cold…

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Red wine is renowned for its overall health benefits such as prevention of heart disease, and recent research has now suggested it could benefit your oral health, too. Key takeaways: – Red wine contains polyphenols, nutrients that have antioxidant properties. – Polyphenols may protect against the bacteria that cause cavities and gum disease by preventing…

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There are two ways of treating dental cavities, but which one is right for you? Key takeaways: – A simple filling is a good option if decay has only affected the outer layer of your tooth. – Fillings can also help with superficial cavities that have not caused tooth discolouration. – If decay has affected…

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Research shows that women may have more natural protection against enamel erosion of their teeth than men. However, both men and women can be affected by bad personal habits. Key takeaways: – People with eating disorders expose their teeth to strong stomach acid. – Acidic foods, including wine, can attack tooth enamel. – Bad oral…

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Some foods require that you pay extra attention to your flossing routine after eating them. Key takeaways: – Popcorn shells and husks can get stuck between the teeth and gums, so be extra careful when flossing to avoid cuts in oral tissue. – Sticky sweets (e.g. toffee) leave a coating on your teeth that takes…

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