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Traumatized Oral Tissues Might Need First-Aid and Professional Treatment

Your mouth is just as vulnerable to trauma as any other part of your body. While there are certain things you can do to prevent oral injury, you can never completely prevent trauma to your teeth, gums, cheek, lips or other oral structures. If you or someone near you has recently suffered a significant oral trauma, you might need to... read more »

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The Things to Expect During Dental Implant Treatment

If you’re about to replace a missing tooth and restore your smile with a dental implant, then you might be wondering about the treatment steps involved. This treatment is very effective in restoring your oral health to the best condition possible, and our dentist, Dr. Pallavi Rakesh, will make sure you are comfortable and relaxed in the dental chair. To... read more »

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Floss to Get Rid of Plaque

Getting rid of plaque is a key to preventing cavities and other oral health emergencies. But brushing alone can’t do the job well enough. It is very important that you floss your teeth as well. Flossing removes plaque and food particles from all areas of your mouth, including places that your brush can’t reach, like in between teeth and behind... read more »

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Achy Wisdom Teeth? Try These Tips Out.

While there are a few home treatments you can use to treat the pain associated with wisdom teeth, these alternatives are not sufficient to replace professional services from a licensed practitioner. If you try one or more of these treatments, be sure that you also seek out the aid of your dentist. One of the home remedies you may consider... read more »

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Have This Oral Hygiene Team for a Top-Notch Oral Health

Oral hygiene is very important if you want a strong and healthy smile. However, oral hygiene isn’t as effective as you would like if you don’t have the proper oral hygiene team. What we mean by that is that your oral hygiene routine won’t help you if you use the wrong tools. So, to help you know which oral hygiene... read more »

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A Dental Bridge That Feels Loose Needs to Be Examined by a Dentist

A dental bridge is typically created in a special dental lab to replicate a missing or extracted tooth. The special dental adhesive used to marry it to the two anchoring abutments is meant to rival the once natural bond between the dentin layers of each tooth and their respective tooth enamel layer. As the years pass, poor oral hygiene practices... read more »

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Early Symptoms of Oral or Pharyngeal Cancer Call for an Early Dental Checkup

Your chances of suffering from oral and pharyngeal cancers typically increase with age. However, certain risk factors can cause these serious oral health conditions to occur at a younger age. This could include a family history of these cancers, or if you use tobacco products, and frequently consume alcohol. Every dental checkup performed at Dr. Pallavi Rakesh’s dental office includes... read more »

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Maintaining Your Veneers

If your teeth need a little improvement, dental veneers may be for you. You may have some minor chips in your teeth, or maybe your teeth are a little discolored due to age, disease or tobacco use. Your teeth may be unevenly spaced. Fortunately, veneers can conceal and correct these problems, and give you a smile of which you can... read more »

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The Fundamentals of Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are a highly popular form of tooth restoration dentistry that specializes in cosmetic improvements to your smile. Veneers conceal and cover the fronts of teeth to ensure your smile looks as spectacular as you need it to. For a list of guidelines concerning dental veneers, consider this: - A single dental veneer can last a decade of nonstop use... read more »