Efficacy of Using NSAIDs as a Preventive Measure Against Tooth Sensitivity

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One of the most common complaints dentists hear from their patients is tooth sensitivity. According to some estimates, some 40 million adults have experienced this discomfort and sometimes severe pain associated with this problem.

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Regular Use of Bacteria-Killing Mouthwash by Pregnant Women May Reduce Premature Birth

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A new study suggests that expectant moms who are suffering from teeth and gum related problems are less likely to deliver premature babies if they use mouthwash regularly as directed throughout their pregnancy. Many expecting mothers have great difficulty with the idea of flossing and using mouthwash two times a day. How do a pregnant woman stick to the routine when there are lots of other things to do? After all, food and pills provide the needed nourishment, nourishment is nurturing and nurturing is loving the baby inside.

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Do Oral Piercings Lead to Increased Risk of Infection?

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It has become popular it today’s culture to go out an buy oral piercing. Though this is an unique way to show originality, piercing the cheek, lip, or tongue come with a slew of health-related risks. Below are a few of the most common risks that can befall a person who has received oral piercing that can increase the chance for an infection.

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Are Combinations of Topical Fluoride More Effective than Single Topical Fluoride in Preventing Dental Caries?

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Everyone has heard of fluoride by the time they have reached school age. Many schools discuss it as part of their presentations on health. These schools often include dental presentations that discuss proper tooth brushing techniques and more. But, not everyone is getting the right level of fluoride for the optimum protection from dental caries, also known as cavities.

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