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If Your Dentist Prescribes Antibiotics, Ask These Questions First

A little pain or discomfort is to be expected if you have a tooth extraction, filling, or other dental procedure. However, a lesser-known, unpleasant side effect—a serious one—has been revealed by research presented at IDWeek 2017, the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), […]

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What is the right age for dental braces and other cosmetic dental procedures in kids?

Crowded, crooked teeth or those that have not aligned properly are a common problem in children. Even adults face these issues with age. Buck teeth or protruding teeth are also a common problem. Dental braces are the best solution to fix your denture issues. However, in case of kids, it is often too early to […]

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From whiter teeth to a better night’s sleep: The case of orthodontics, occlusion, and overall health

By Angela Gribble Hedlund, DMD, MAGD This is the case of an airline pilot and former USAF fighter pilot who walked into a dental office with the goal of having “longer and whiter” teeth. From sleep apnea studies and orthodontics to restorative treatment and opening vertical dimension of occlusion, his goal was met—but even better, his overall health […]

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