The Benefits of Sonic Toothbrushes for Healthy, Attractive Teeth

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No one argues about the importance of a good dental hygiene routine when it comes to protecting your teeth. This includes a thorough brushing and flossing routine at least twice a day, and most dentists will recommend an electric toothbrush to help you do this most effectively. However, it’s possible to use technology to take your efforts one step further, and that’s by using a device known as a sonic toothbrush.…

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What Happens If You Chip a Tooth?

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Although human teeth are extremely durable, it is possible to chip them with a surprising degree of ease. Firstly, if you happen to chip one of yours, then you shouldn’t panic. You haven’t lost your smile forever! Dental emergencies of this kind can be put right by professional cosmetic dentistry. It is more important after a chip has first occurred to make sure that you deal with affected tooth so that further problems don’t occur.…

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A guide to braces

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Braces are dental devices designed to adjust the position of misaligned teeth. They are made up of four parts (namely, the ligature elastic, arch wire, bonding material and brackets). Together, these components help to place continuous pressure on the teeth; this pressure loosens and subsequently moves them into the correct locations within the mouth. How are braces fitted? In order to keep the patient’s mouth open throughout the brace fitting process, the orthodontist will insert a device known as a cheek retractor.…

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