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Changes In Dentistry Due To The Digital Age: What You Should Know

When most people think about going to the dentist, they think of processes, exams and basic procedures that have not changed for years, decades even. Technology and advances in that technology are not common ideas associated with a general dentist visit for a cleaning, checkup, or even a filling. However, the rise of the digital age has made a difference in all facets of life, including areas of dentistry. Get to know some of the changes in dentistry that have come about in the digital age and how they can and will improve your experience at the dentist's office. Read More 

4 Things You Need To Know About Frictional Hyperkeratosis

Frictional hyperkeratosis is a condition characterized by the buildup of excessive keratin in the oral tissues in response to friction and irritation. Here are four things you need to know about it. What are the signs of frictional hyperkeratosis? If you have frictional hyperkeratosis, you'll notice white patches on your oral soft tissues. These patches form in areas of friction. You may see horizontal white patches on the insides of your cheeks or on your lips where you have been chewing the tissue. Read More 

Denture Care

Millions of Canadians are toothless, although fewer have lost all their teeth than in previous decades. The vast majority of this number have dentures, but even though they depend on them daily, they may have misconceptions about denture care.  As a result, they may risk their health and destroy their dentures. If you are a denture wearer, you need to understand how to maintain your oral health. Length of Wear Once you have your teeth pulled and begin wearing dentures, you may feel self-conscious without them and wonder if you can wear them 24 hours a day. Read More 

Tips For Teaching Kids About The Importance Of Dental Care

It can be difficult to teach your kids the true value of dental care because it's hard to appreciate the importance of something that you can't really understand. The best way to help kids understand the value of dental care is through some hands-on experiments that show kids how everyday things can affect their teeth. If you want to engage your children in an active lesson about lifelong dental care skills, these experiments will help bring a new understanding about why it is so important. Read More 

2 Ways To Control Root Canal Related Pain

Many people are scared of root canals because they believe they are a very painful procedure. Thankfully, your dentist will have a couple ways to help manage the pain so that it is not an issue. These are two medicated methods that will help you get through your root canal and the discomfort that follows: Corticosteroids One issue with root canals is that bruised tissues in your mouth will become inflamed. Read More 

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Getting Your Child Used to the Dentist

After working as an office assistant for a dentist for the last ten years, I have heard my fair share of horror stories from parents who had a hard time getting their kids into the office for check ups. The truth is that the dentist does not have to be a scary place for your child. By providing children with the right information and offering some preparation steps for them to take, most kids don't have a problem going in to see their dentist on a regular basis. But the trick is to get them desensitized to the "scary" silver tools and the big chair that awaits them in the office. You can find many tips and tricks on this website to help you ease your own child into the comfortable practice of visiting their dentist.

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