Gingivitis: Home Remedies that Work! 

28 September, 2020
Oral health tells a lot about your overall health. The pursuit of the so-called ‘perfect-smile’ seems to be gaining immense popularity. Several companies are coming up with DIY orthodontic kits and treatments that can be done at home. In contrast, a considerable number of YouTubers and bloggers are posting about DIY home remedies. So, the big question is: Which treatments work? What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis......
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Nicotine Pouches and Oral Health: All You Need To Know! 

21 June, 2021
Tobacco contributes significantly to the development and progression of periodontal issues such as gum recession and gum disease. It is also associated with oral health issues like increased pocket depths, alveolar bone, and tooth loss. According to the available literature and research, nicotine affects gingival blood flow and immune cell functions. These are all possible mechanisms responsible for the overall effects on periodontal tissues including......
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Teeth Alignment: How does it Work? 

14 September, 2020
Modern orthodontics have several options for crooked teeth, and it is essential to be aware of all the choices you have before you pursue your treatment. What are Aligners? Aligners are also known as invisible braces, and they work by slowly pushing the teeth into their ideal position. The teeth alignment is done by wearing a series of aligners, each for two weeks at a......
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Oral Health: Can I Get Rid of Cavities at Home? 

7 September, 2020
A Cavity! No one ever wants to hear this diagnosis, yet many people have cavities, adults, and children alike. Cavities are the tiny openings or holes that develop as a result of tooth decay. There are three types of cavities: Smooth surface cavities develop on the sides of the teeth. Root cavities occur on the surface over the roots of the teeth. Fissure or pit......
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Smoking and Dental Health: All You Need To Know 

31 August, 2020
Smokers are more exposed to gum disease, complications after dental procedures, and the risk of developing oral cancer. The oral changes range from soft tissue changes to bad breath, periodontics, and stained teeth. Tobacco and nicotine exposure result in yellow teeth, and it also affects your sense of taste. It lowers the immune system and puts you at a greater risk of developing health conditions......
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Are Oral Piercings Safe? 

21 June, 2020
Snow Family Dentistry recognizes that piercing is a widely accepted form of self-expression, and that includes piercings in the oral cavity. However, the potential problems from piercings in the mouth can be numerous. If you’re thinking of placing a piercing in or around your mouth, talk to your Snow Family Dentistry dentist first. If you already have piercings- we are not judging you at all!......
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Are Dental X-Rays Safe? 

10 June, 2020
Dental X-rays are a common diagnostic procedure, and are considered very safe. In fact, they use low doses of radiation and produce just a fraction of what you are exposed to in other imaging procedures.  Who Needs Dental X-Rays? Dental X-rays are used to help dentists see issues that are otherwise invisible to the naked eye, including:  Areas of decay, like those in between teeth......
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Do I Need a Night Guard? 

3 June, 2020
Do you experience jaw pain? If so, you may be clenching and grinding your teeth at night while you sleep. If this is the case, a night guard may help you significantly.  What is TMJ?  TMJ or TMD is a disorder or pain of the temporomandibular joint. This joint group is located at the base of your jaw below your ears. It helps you open......
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