In contrast to general or “family” dentists, pediatric dentists rarely treat adult patients. They will see children from the age of birth through young adulthood. Your children will…

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Very mild sedation via Ativan (Lorazepam) tablets are beneficial for patients with dental phobias or anxiety. Even if you aren’t anxious about dentistry, Ativan can give a lovely…

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Can Men be Dental Assistants? YES! To work as a Dental Assistant, you must: have a high school diploma or GED; have good interpersonal skills; be able to…

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Once tooth enamel is damaged, it cannot be brought back. However, weakened enamel can be restored to some degree by improving its mineral content. Although toothpastes and mouthwashes…

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This can happen 3 to 5 days after surgery. The empty socket causes an ache or throbbing pain in your gum or jaw, which can be intense like…

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When deciding what toothpaste to use with mouth sores caused by chemo, try to avoid products that could be abrasive. Instead, look for fluoride toothpaste, since fluoride can…

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It is completely normal and quite common for kids to have gaps between multiple teeth. It is usually due to the small size of baby teeth in comparison…

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A regular salt water rinse and cold compress application can typically remedy minor irritation, but more serious toothaches may require a dentist’s intervention. If your symptoms persist for…

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It’s all thanks to a special type of cell in their gums, called stem cells. … Like tooth stem cells to build new teeth. Humans have these stem…

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How do you tell your dentist you want Invisalign? When speaking with your dentist, you should ask: What does the treatment process involve? How long will it take…

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