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Four Natural Solutions To Heal An Abscess

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dealing with an abscess in your mouth can be painful. Waiting for the infection to heal on its own will only cause your more pain and, possibly, even worse medical issues. Luckily, there are several ways you can help your abscess heal right at home. Below is a list of the most popular home remedies for fighting an abscess in your mouth. Olive Oil Olive oil is one of the most popular home remedies for curing an abscess because of a chemical known as eugenol. Eugenol kills the harmful bacteria in your mouth that causes abscesses and gum...

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Smile! How Parents Can Use The Selfie Craze To Get Their Teenagers To Improve Their Teeth

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Getting teenagers to agree to good oral health habits or long-term cosmetic dental procedures, like braces, can be an uphill battle. Yet, parents have a special weapon that they can use to convince their children to practice healthier dental habits: the selfie. Here is a guide to help parents understand why selfies are so important to teenagers, and how parents can use this knowledge to convince children to engage in healthier dental habits.  What is a Selfie? In 2013, the Oxford Dictionary added a new word: “selfie.” A...

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How To Deal With Dry Socket

Posted by on Dec 31, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Having your wisdom teeth removed is never a pleasant experience for anyone. However, it can be even more unpleasant if you develop dry socket following the extraction. Keep in mind that only a small percentage of tooth extractions lead to dry sockets. A dry socket happens when the bone is exposed after the extraction because the blood clot that usually forms over the extraction site becomes dislodged. This exposes the nerves to temperature changes caused by food, liquid and air. The following will help you prevent dry socket or deal with it...

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