Keep Calm and Carry a Dental Emergency Kit

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Child that has an emergency dental kitMany wise people have medical first-aid kits in their homes, offices, and vehicles. These thoughtful, practical folks pride themselves on being ready for medical emergencies wherever they go. While first-aid kits offer a limited selection of items that are helpful during dental emergencies, the contents of most kits fall short when it comes to handling the most common critical dental issues.

There are a number of smart reasons to have a dental emergency kit. Most importantly, dental emergencies happen to people of all ages. Whether you live alone or have a large family, it’s a sensible plan to assemble a few items in case you have a tooth-related crisis. With a dental emergency kit, you’ll be prepared to manage the situation until you’re able to see the dentist.

Six Dental New Year’s Resolutions To Add To Your List

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Woman getting her teeth cleaned Crest Hill, ILDo you want healthier, whiter, and brighter teeth in 2017? Consider making New Year’s resolutions about your dental health.

Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Brush More Thoroughly

You’re probably already in the habit of brushing every day. But you could be getting a lot more out of your daily brushing routine than you’re getting now.

Teens, Bulimia, And Oral Health: A Guide For Parents

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oralhealthguideWhen you think about eating disorders and their impact on health, the first problems that come to mind might be brittle bones, weak muscles, and perhaps heart conditions. But one eating disorder in particular can also have devastating effects on oral health. Bulimia, a condition in which patients binge on large amounts of food before purging—often by vomiting—affects about 1.5% of women and 0.5% of men over their lifetimes. It’s most common in teens, so as the parent of a teenager, it’s important that you’re informed about this condition and how it can affect your child’s dental health for the rest of his or her life.

What You Need to Know About Caring for Your Dental Implant

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If you’re missing one or more teeth, your dentist may recommend a dental implant. An implant is a metal post that replaces your missing tooth’s root. It attaches to your jaw, providing a foundation for a replacement tooth.

Caring for your implant is similar to caring for your natural teeth, but there are some important differences.

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