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What Are Dental Implants?

What are Dental Implants? Dental implants are metal posts or frames that are surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath your gums. Once in place, they allow your dentist to mount replacement teeth onto them. How do Dental Implants Work? Because implants fuse to your jawbone, they provide stable support for

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How To Use Dental Floss

You’re flossing. Great. But in order for dental floss to effectively remove plaque from your teeth, you need to be sure you’re using the correct technique. Because you’ll be putting your fingers into your mouth, be sure to wash your hands before you reach for the floss. Then just follow

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What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath happens to almost everybody, even to people who don’t care to admit it. While chronic bad breath (also known as halitosis) might have more serious causes, occasional bad breath can be prevented fairly easily with good oral care. What Causes Bad Breath? In the majority of cases, bad

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Pericoronitis – Infection associated with Wisdom Teeth

What is pericoronitis ? Pericoronitis ( peri-‘around’,corona-‘crown’,itis-‘inflammation’),also known as operculitis is infection of soft tissue or gum around the crown of tooth or near partially erupted tooth.The soft tissue which is covering the tooth is known as operculum. How does it form ? Pericoronitis is caused by accumulation of bacteria