Don't Be a Teeth Grinder If You Want to Maintain Good Oral Health

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Do you find yourself grinding your teeth often? Do you ever care to know why you do it? Though teeth grinding or bruxism is a serious oral condition, some of the people who have developed it don’t take it seriously because they don’t understand its medical and health effects. Some people don’t even notice they grind their teeth until a dentist informs them about it during a dental check-up. Teeth grinding is a problem you should overcome if you are careful to follow the instructions your dentist gives you.…

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What to Look for in a Great Family Dentist

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From moving to a new area to your old dentist retiring, there are a few reasons why you may find yourself looking for a new dental professional. If you’re now wondering how to find a dentist for your family, it’s worth knowing what features to look for. A Child-Friendly Environment Around 5% of the Australian population has a dental phobia that significantly impacts their lives. Many of those fears may start in childhood, so it’s wise to help your little ones grow used to seeing their dentist before they develop one too.…

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Partial Denture Questions: What Are Precision Attachments?

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While partial dentures often use metal clasps to anchor the denture on to adjacent teeth, you may have other attachment options. For example, your dentist may mention that you could have a denture made with precision attachments. How do these attachments work and what are their benefits over traditional clasps?  What Are Precision Attachments? Traditional partial dentures use clasps to fit them in place. These clasps hook over the teeth at either side of the denture and help it stay put.…

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