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Improper Restorations Common Reason For Root Canal Problems

Improper Restorations Common Reason for Root Canal Problems

Quite often, patients initially say "no" to root canal therapy because they know of someone who has had a bad experience. Although some people have heard that root canal therapy is painful, the most common horror stories are about endodontically treated teeth (those that have had root canal therapy) cracking, breaking, or shattering and the subsequent loss of the tooth.…

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What Is The Sharp Thing Coming Out Of Where I Had A Tooth Extraction?

What is the sharp thing coming out of where I had a tooth extraction?

No one ever likes to have a tooth extraction done.  Unfortunately, there are times when the loss of an adult tooth is unavoidable.  As in any surgery, there are many risks such as infection, lasting numbness of the tongue or lips, etc.  However, this particular question deals with the healing process after a tooth extraction takes place.  Discussing this problem…

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Headaches: Can Your Dentist Treat Them?

Dental Treatment For Headaches Headaches come in many forms and in different degrees. Everyday, more is learned about what causes them and how they can be prevented. Hormones, abnormal growths, abnormal signals from the brain, syndromes, and muscle function are just some of the causes. Usually, treatment and prevention of headaches requires a team of health professionals including physicians, physical…

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Witch’s Chins Only For Halloween (denture Wearers)

Witch’s Chins Only for Halloween (denture wearers)

Chances are, you can spot denture wearers all around you—even without going to dental school. You know what I'm talking about…. The older gentleman in church who has huge bright, white, straight teeth on the upper arch with what appears to be nothing on the lower arch; the little old lady in the garden club who doesn't smile and looks…

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Fighting Brain Fog

Fighting Brain Fog

How do you fight brain fog? Do you have problems focusing at work or in school? Do you ever stop yourself in the middle of the day and forget where you have just been or where you just put that stack of papers down two minutes ago? Do you ever drift away when driving and wonder how you just drove…

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