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The Importance of Oral Health in Older Adults

Posted By: Absolute Dental
Date: June 21, 2017

  It’s well known that oral health is closely linked to overall health, especially when it comes to older adults. As you age, changes occur throughout your body, including in your mouth. These changes present a set of specific considerations when it comes to oral health in older...

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8 Tips to Help Keep Your Teeth Clean Between Cleanings

Posted By: Absolute Dental
Date: June 13, 2017

Everybody loves the fresh feeling they experience after going to the dentist for teeth cleaning. But how do you maintain that feeling in between cleanings? When it comes to dental care, it’s much easier to maintain a healthy mouth than it is to rely on the dentist to correct poor den...

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Your Overbite Guide: Causes and Treatment Methods

Posted By: Absolute Dental
Date: May 24, 2017

What is an Overbite? Overbites are identified when the upper teeth protrude over the lower teeth by a proportion of between 30-50%. It is what is medically referred to as a malocclusion. Oftentimes, an overbite can merely appear to be a problem with crooked teeth when in fact the person’...

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10 Best Home Remedies to Reduce Wisdom Tooth Pain

Posted By: Absolute Dental
Date: May 18, 2017

Anyone who has ever had their wisdom teeth come in knows just how painful they can be. Most people will tell you to get to the dentist immediately to have them taken out. While this is the best idea, it’s not always possible. People have jobs and families, making dental needs have to...

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Most Common Signs of Gum Disease

Posted By: Absolute Dental
Date: May 12, 2017

What is Gum Disease? Gum disease, also called periodontitis, is an inflammatory condition that affects the tissue surrounding the teeth. Caused by plaque and bacterial buildup, gum disease is progressive and can result in tooth loss. It begins as a bacterial infection called gingivitis, wh...

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Keep Your Smile Safe for National Facial Protection Month

Posted By: Absolute Dental
Date: April 12, 2017

April is best known as the first full month of spring. It is the month where you and your children can finally pack up your scarves and gloves and strap on your cleats and knee pads for your favorite outdoor sports. However, all of those outdoor activities can put you at extra risk of faci...

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Your Underbite Guide: Causes and Treatment Methods

Posted By: Absolute Dental
Date: March 16, 2017

You already know that good dental health is important—it helps prevent tooth decay, cavities, gum disease, and other oral health concerns. But the state of your dental health can also have an impact on your overall health, with studies linking poor dental health with heart disease and in...

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8 Reasons to Show Your Appreciation on National Dentist Day

Posted By: Absolute Dental
Date: March 6, 2017

It’s National Dentist Day! They’ve got tools that spit water, tiny mirrors, and spit suckers, you see them twice a year (maybe more around Halloween time), and they probably won’t be giving you any lollipops after your visit. Who are we talking about? Dentists of course! Who does...

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What to Do if You Have a Chipped or Broken Crown

Posted By: Absolute Dental
Date: March 1, 2017

A crown may last a lifetime, but sometimes it can become broken or chipped. If you find yourself in this situation, whether it can be repaired will depend on the amount of damage and the type of crown you have. What is a Dental Crown? A dental crown is a restoration that surrounds a tooth ...

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Common Signs You Need to Get Wisdom Teeth Removed

Posted By: Absolute Dental
Date: February 16, 2017

Why do we have wisdom teeth? Scholars believe that we have wisdom teeth as the evolutionary answer to eating raw meats, vegetables, and roots. These third set of molars grow in some people between the ages of seventeen and twenty-five, or the wisdom years. They are not always functional an...

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