Pulling Teeth: When Teeth Grow Out Of Other Areas Of The Body

Posted on: 17 December 2014

It is strange, but true. Out of all the rare instances where teeth grow in oddly, they can sometimes grow in in places they should not. This is the direct result of genetic material being scrambled in utero and teeth buds landing in other areas of the body. In most cases the teeth grow through the roof of the mouth or extend out of another bone in the body. Once in a while, they will grow out of soft tissue areas, but that is rarer still.
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Diabetes And Your Teeth: What You Need To Know

Posted on: 16 December 2014

Dental problems are common in people with diabetes. As a diabetic, you are at an increased risk of developing problems such as cavities and gum disease. Without proper care, you could even lose your teeth. Here is what you need to know about your dental health and diabetes.  How Does Diabetes Create Dental Problems? When your diabetes is uncontrolled, the glucose levels rise. As a result, your teeth and gums are exposed to more bacteria.
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Keeping Your Smile Healthy After Braces Are Removed

Posted on: 16 December 2014

Orthodontic treatment is like any other worthwhile investment you have ever made in that you will want to keep your new smile looking pristine and healthy. Regardless of whether you or a member of your family has been supplied with an acrylic, clear, fixed, or wire-type retainer, there are some guidelines you need to follow:   1. Wear your retainer. These devices are meant to keep your teeth in position until your gums and bone adjust to recent changes.
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