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The American Association of Dental Consultants, or AADC for brevity, asked American adults how important they believed a healthy smile is to positive social relations. It was found that 99.7% of those surveyed felt it to be very important. If we feel so strongly about each other’s teeth, how far should a person go to get a great smile?
Are You Happy With Your Smile?
As many as 32% of the public are not satisfied with how they look when they smile. It may be that their teeth are not perfectly straight, or that they wish their teeth were whiter. Some people find that even after fixing these basic problems that they are still not satisfied. Sometimes, gums may recede or conversely cover more of the tooth than is flattering. One tooth may be smaller than those surrounding it, making n (more…)
The Good Dentist
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One of the most important parts of visiting the dentist is receiving a professional cleaning. Proper dental health for children can start as soon as a baby’s teeth first appear. Many parents find their children’s teeth start appearing at about four months. It’s imperative to keep children’s teeth lightly cleaned during these early stages. Eventually, [...]
Statistics show that 48% of those surveyed felt unhappy with their teeth. No one should go through life with teeth they are unhappy with. Many people visit their dentist to have a veneer created for them. A veneer is often a porcelain cover placed over a tooth. A veneer can be made to fit a [...]
More than 37 million people suffer from migraines in the U.S. The cause for many of these migraine sufferers is never found. Instead, people are forced to find ways to effectively deal with the pain. These are some of the most helpful migraine treatment methods. Visit your medical provider It is important to have chronic [...]
- Mouth breathing: Symptoms, complications, and treatment
What causes mouth breathing? When should a healthcare professional be consulted and what might the diagnosis be? How is mouth breathing treated? [...]
- Seven tips for wisdom teeth pain relief
Wisdom teeth often emerge in early adulthood and can cause a lot of pain as they push through the gums. We look at seven tips to relieve the pain. [...]
- Should we blame our genes for the bacteria behind tooth decay?
While human host genes may influence oral microbiome composition, it is unlikely that they control the bacteria that promote tooth decay, says a new s [...]
- Four effective gingivitis home remedies
Gingivitis is a condition that affects the gums. Learn about four home remedies for gingivitis, how to take them safely, and how to prevent gingivitis [...]
- Alcohol abuse, dental conditions & mental health found to be causes of avoidable US emergency visits
A recent study published in the International Journal for Quality in Health Care found that 3.5% of all emergency department visits analysed were [...]