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American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Christina Warinner: it's a good thing our ancestors didn't floss their teeth

Christina Warinner is an archaeological geneticist. Based at the Centre for Evolutionary Medicine at the University of Zurich, she's unlocking the …

Fresh Breath Foods: What To Eat And Drink Before You Pucker Up

The day of love is fast-approaching -- and, of course, one of the best ways to celebrate is by laying a big smooch on your loved one.<p>But we've got a question for you to mull over: How's your breath?<p>We've all fallen victim to bad breath (whether we realized it or not), but there are certain steps …

Material Loss Stops Teeth from Fatigue Failure

Technology Today<p>Get Back<p>01 July 2018<p>Comments (0) Hits:657<p>...it seems that we are replacing many direct composites more frequently than their old...<p>Do …

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Lack Of Good Oral Health Linked With Pancreatic Cancer Risk: Study

The health of your mouth could potentially be linked with your cancer risk, a new study in the journal <i>Gut</i> suggests.<p>Researchers from Brown University, the Forsyth Institute and Harvard University have found that high antibody levels against strains of the oral bacteria Porphyromonas gingivalis are …

Worst Foods For Teeth: Make Sure To Brush After Eating These 7 Foods

By now, we all know the basic recipe for healthy pearly whites, including regular brushing and flossing, and a diet rich in teeth-healthy foods. What we might <i>not</i> realize is how some food choices can contribute to the wear and tear of teeth.<p>So what makes a food bad for your smile? Matt Messina, …

Chew on this: Why astronauts need good teeth in space

<i>By Miriam Kramer</i><i><br>Space.com</i><p>Brushing your teeth is not just a daily chore for people on Earth. Good teeth are vital for astronauts in space, but not for reasons you might think.<p>In new video about astronauts and their teeth, the European Space Agency took the streets to find out what people across …

Foods For Healthier Teeth: 7 Things To Eat Right Now

We all know the basics of good oral care: brush in the morning and evening, floss each day and visit the dentist twice per year. But there are smaller, incremental steps we can take to guarantee good health, including the food we eat each day. Nutrition is important for every cell in our bodies -- …

What Women Want: Nice Teeth and a Grasp of Grammar

It might be time to start hitting the dentist’s chair (and the spell-check button) as hard as you hit the gym—teeth and (surprisingly) grammar top …

How dirty is your toothbrush? Answer: Not as much as you think

It’s common wisdom as old as your grandmother – after a child has had strep throat, flu or some other similar infection, it’s important to throw away that contaminated old toothbrush and get a new one.<p>But a new study being presented on Saturday challenges this assumption. A team of experts couldn’t …

Is It Normal to Have the Roots of Your Teeth Show?

Coast Dental Blog<br>Is It Normal to Have the Roots of Your Teeth Show?<p>A patient came in with severe gum recession where the root was exposed in front of …

10 foods that naturally whiten and brighten your smile

Source: AACD<p>As the saying goes, “you are what you eat.” But when it comes to healthy teeth, “you are what you <i>chew</i>.” According to the American Academy …

Dentistry for kids proves a hot career field

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Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>“I like to create environments that tantalize and excite as many of the senses as possible."<p>Natural light …

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Missing a Tooth: Comparison of Treatment Alternatives Leaving a gap Advantages 1. No Cost 2. No Treatment Disadvantages 1. If gap shows unsightly 2. If gap can other teeth to move out of line and disrupt you balanced bite and appear unsightly 3. Some chewing or biting function may be lost 4. Missing tooth may result in chewing overload of other teeth increasing gum disease and causing tooth fracture. Removable Dentures Advantages 1. Complete in a few weeks 2. Unlikely to need surgery 3. Low cost Disadvantages 1. Maybe unstable 2. Sometimes cannot be tolerated 3. Accumulates plaque or food more readily Fixed Bridges Advantages 1. Complete in a few visits 2. Unlikely to need surgery 3. Teeth are fixed and immovable Disadvantages 1. May require cutting healthy teeth 2. If one bridge support is compromised, the entire bridge may have to be discarded and replaced 3. May be difficult to remove plaque since floss cannot pass easily between teeth 4. High Cost 5. Does not prevent bone loss Implant supported bridges and dentures Advantages 1. Teeth are fixed and do nor move 2. No chance of further dental decay 3. Does not require cutting into healthy teeth 4. Well documented longevity 5. Prevents bone loss Disadvantages 1. Prolonged treatment time 2. Requires surgery 3. High cost 4. May be difficult to remove plaque since floss cannot always pass easily between teeth or implants SOURCE: ASSOCIATION OF DENTAL IMPLANTS (ADI) DENTAL IMPLANT PROTOCOLS 2005 http://www.theharmanclinic.com/dental-treatment-offered/dental-implants-tunbridge-wells/

80 Ways to Make Your Dental Practice Green | American Dental Association | Center for Professional Success

Going green is more than a trend — it’s a reality. Many businesses large and small are adopting green habits to reduce waste and conserve energy. …

4 Simple Ways to Prevent Cavities

While brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist regularly are tried and true ways to keep teeth healthy, it's easy to forget that the foods we eat …