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What Are the Signs that Braces May Be Needed?

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Orthodontic problems, if not early addressed can pose a great danger to a person’s oral health. It comes highly recommended that one does regular check-ups to determine whether there are any impending problems, especially in children. If through consultations with your doctor, you realize that you or your child are experiencing signs that braces are necessary, then it is time to pay a visit to your orthodontist for a solution.

How to know if braces are needed is something that has eluded many. Should you be wondering what the signs are, below are a few that will help you go and get your beautiful smile back.

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Tooth-Friendly Recipe 10: Green Vanilla Mint Smoothie

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A smoothie is often a treat that many people like to enjoy in the summer, but there is a tooth friendly recipe that you can enjoy at any time that includes vanilla and mint. The green vanilla mint smoothie isn’t as sweet as some others that you can make, decreasing the amount of sugar that sits on the teeth. If there isn’t as much sugar on the teeth, then there is a reduced risk of cavities developing. It can also help to prevent the deterioration of the enamel. There are a few ingredients in this delicious smoothie that you might not think would be in it, but they give the smoothie its green appearance.

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Can a Wisdom Tooth Cause Deafness or Blindness when Extracted?

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Photo credit: amanda dias / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND

The pain that you feel in your head, back, shoulders, and jaw may occur because of problems with your wisdom teeth. Also called the third molars, they sit at the end of each row of teeth and usually come in during the teenage years. As you have limited space in your mouth, those teeth can come in at an angle or become impacted, which will cause pain and inflammation. Even if you never had any problems when those teeth come in, you may suffer from problems later that requires the removal of those teeth. Many wonder about the potential side effects and if wisdom teeth extraction can cause deafness or blindness.

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Can A Cavity Be Reversed Naturally?

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Photo credit: Army Medicine / Foter / CC BY

Dental care is one of the most important factors of overall health because gum and tooth decay contribute to other bodily ailments. One major dental issue involves cavities caused by starches and sugars eating the protective tooth enamel away. A complete cavity cannot be reversed naturally because it exposes the gum with little minerals left in the tooth itself. However, there are a number of preventive measures you can take to stop early decay from becoming a complete cavity.

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