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Acute Tooth Pain Relief

How to manage dental pain We all run into this issue at one time or another. Whether it is caused by new braces, dental work, or an accident, having acute tooth pain is, well, a pain. Fortunately, there are ways to deal with this to become more comfortable while you heal or adjust to new …

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Teeth Whitening Systems Available Through BayRidge Dental

One of the quickest ways to restore confidence in your smile is to whiten your teeth! Whitening (or bleaching) can lift stains and yellowing that appear over time. Marks from coffee, tea, smoking, and certain foods can be removed by using one of the several teeth whitening systems that BayRidge Dental offers our patient base. …

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Can I Use Clear Teeth Aligners?

Clear teeth aligners, such as SureSmile® Clear Aligners, are a popular and affordable choice in teeth straightening and are available through Dr. Carangelo. In many situations, aligners work exceedingly well and are recommended when orthodontic treatment is needed to correct the alignment of teeth. Here are some common scenarios where clear teeth aligners may be recommended: …

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Options for Your Smile Makeover

Your smile is a part of who you are and how you present yourself to the world. A great smile is captivating! When there are details about your smile that make you self-conscious due to a lack of overall dental care, or a result of smoking, age, or other health-related effects, it can be difficult …

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Signs of Tongue Disease

Common Problems We all dive into a piping hot pizza and burn our mouth once in a while, but what happens when we have tongue discomfort that doesn’t go away after a few days? This article explores common symptoms and when to contact your dentist for help. Common Symptoms of Tongue Problems Pain – constant …

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TMJ Pain Relief Management

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint that connects your lower jaw to the skull. TMJ disorders, also known as TMD, can cause pain in your jaw joints and the muscles that control jaw movement. TMJ pain affects how you smile, yawn and chew every day. This article will share some tested treatment modalities to …

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Preventive Care Is The Best Medicine For Your Dental Health

Routine preventive dental care includes oral exams and teeth cleaning every six months to one year. Routine x-rays are taken periodically to spot problems before they advance. Depending upon your dental plan, many of these services may be fully covered. How to take the lead in preventive dental care Developing early healthy oral habits for …

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The Pros and Cons of Wisdom Teeth Removal

Why Do We Need Wisdom Teeth? Historically, our ancestors ate a very different diet that required more chewing of food to digest whole grains, nuts & seeds, and wild game. Our current American diet consists of processed foods, farm-raised meat and smoothies on the go that require little chewing effort. With a softer diet and …

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Charcoal Teeth Whitening Made Simple: Don’t.

Making smart choices isn’t always as simple as black and white. And making the right choices about your dental health and health in general can seem complicated at times. However, making a choice about whitening your teeth with charcoal products is actually quite simple: don’t. Of course, charcoal toothpaste, charcoal polish, and charcoal teeth-whitening products …

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Cosmetic Dentistry: Some of the Latest Trends

A Better Smile Brings Confidence – and Compassion Cosmetic dentistry has come a long way, in a relatively short time. While the technical aspects are remarkable, perhaps the personal advantages are being celebrated most. More and more people are realizing how cosmetic procedures (such as teeth-whitening, veneers, bonding, or dental implants) can help boost one’s …

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