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What Is A Mouthguard?

Posted on 12/19/2022 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
A mouthguard is a device used to guard the teeth against injuries, and it is usually made of rubber or plastic. It is essential, especially for people who play sports like rugby, basketball, badminton, baseball, etc. This kind of device is also used to prevent common dental diseases like gum infections and tooth cavities. The best part is that you can find mouthguards in different sizes, shapes, and colors. They are very comfortable to wear, and you can also choose the material you most prefer. The most common types of mouthguards are custom-made, and they are found in a dentist's office. Mouthguards and Bruxism Mouthguards are not only meant for people who play sports. They are also suitable for people with teeth grinding issues. This is because they help reduce the teeth' clenching while you sleep. Teeth grinding usually causes teeth fracture and cracks but using a mouthguard will help eliminate these issues. Your dentist will take impressions of your teeth so that he...
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Retainers Vs. Dental Braces

Posted on 12/5/2022 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
Although most people assume retainers and braces are used to make your smile seem nicer, the truth is that they are frequently used for much more essential reasons. Teeth that are not properly aligned may make chewing unpleasant and uncomfortable, as well as difficult to clean. This may result in cavities and gum diseases like gingivitis or periodontitis. Braces or retainers may be used to straighten teeth, which improves one's smile and avoids the development of more serious dental problems. The most important difference is that braces, with the exception of Invisalign, are bonded to the teeth and must not be removed while the patient is having orthodontic treatment. However, retainers, which are normally made of polycarbonate and wire, are designed to be easily removed, and the user should only be expected to wear them for a specific length of time each day. It is a common misconception that these kinds of treatments are reserved for youngsters; nevertheless, it is never...
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Brushing Baby Teeth

Posted on 11/21/2022 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
Your baby requires good dental care after developing their first teeth. Baby teeth decay or gum disease can enormously interfere with your baby's health and nutrition. Brushing their teeth can start when you notice the first tooth growing. It is recommended that you make use of a very soft toothbrush to avoid damaging their delicate gums. The brush should have a minimum of three rows of soft bristles. Best Way to Brush your Baby's Teeth Damp the toothbrush with water and tiny toothpaste. Use the brush to make circular motions on all the surfaces of the teeth. For children below the age of three years, just make use of toothpaste equivalent to the size of a grain of rice. Ensure you assist your baby in positioning their mouth downward so that you can efficiently dribble the toothpaste into a cloth or sink. For children above the age of three years, you can encourage them to spit the toothpaste on their own. Brushing the Teeth of an Unwilling Baby Most babies...
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Retainers Vs. Dental Braces
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Brushing Baby Teeth
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Tooth Anesthesia and Sedation for your Child
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Preventing The Need For Having A Root Canal
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The Benefits of Regular Dental Checkups
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What are the white spots on my teeth?
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8/8/2022
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Two Main Causes of Tooth Erosion
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Can Electric Toothbrushes Cause Vertigo?
5/23/2022
Who is a Dentist
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The Importance Of Dental Cleanings
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Most Common Types of Dental Surgeries
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Does Dehydration Negatively Impact Your Oral Health
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How Much Sugar Is Actually In Your Drink?
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Beating Horrible Halitosis
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Energy Drinks and Your Teeth
1/24/2022
Why You Should Visit Our Dental Clinic
1/10/2022
What Is a Dental Inlay?
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Benefits of Restoring Lost Teeth
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Is Sedation Dentistry Safe For You?
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What is the characteristics of an Onlay Concept
11/8/2021
What Are Dental Impressions?
10/25/2021
Bad Habits That Affect Kids Teeth
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Why Scraping is Better for Flossing Than Sawing Motions
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Abscess Symptoms to Keep in Mind
9/6/2021
The Roof of Your Mouth Needs to Be Brushed Too
8/23/2021
Do Your Teeth Need You to Floss Each Day?
8/9/2021
Why Do Your Teeth Need Vitamin D?
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How To Determine if Your Tooth Cracked
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Danger of Ingesting Too Many Sports Drinks
6/21/2021
Reasons We Still Use Bitewing X-rays
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How Endurance Training Could Negatively Impact Your Oral Health
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What are Wisdom Teeth?
5/10/2021
How to Prevent Common Dental Problems
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How to Care for Invisalign Braces
4/12/2021
Everything You Need to Know About Dental Impressions
3/22/2021
Can Bruxism Contribute to TMJ Disorders?
3/8/2021
Three Common Reasons We Might Perform a Dental Extraction
2/22/2021
Do You Know What Dental Debridement Is?
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The Effect of Oral Health on Pregnancy and Baby
1/25/2021
How to Protect Your Smile this Holiday Season
1/11/2021
Does Creamer Lighten Your Coffee Enough to Avoid Stains?
12/21/2020
Do Over the Counter Mouth Guards Do Any Good?
12/7/2020
How to Properly Care for Your Dental Veneers
11/16/2020
How to Properly Care for Your Dental Veneers
11/16/2020
How to Prevent Tea and Coffee from Staining Your Teeth
11/9/2020
How to Prevent Tea and Coffee from Staining Your Teeth
11/9/2020
Signs Your Bite is Unbalanced
10/19/2020
How Untreated TMJ Can Result in Ringing in Your Ears
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What to Do to Help Keep an Infants Gums Clean
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How a Composite Filling Works
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How Breath Mints May Be Harming Your Teeth and Gums
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Ways of Ensuring You Brush for a Full Two Minutes
8/10/2020
Chewing Tobacco Damages your Oral Health Just Like Smoking Does
7/23/2020
Stress Can Do a Number on Your Teeth
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Ways of Covering an Exposed Tooth Root
6/22/2020
Oral Problems in Which Bad Breath Is A Symptom
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Is Tooth Decay Reversible?
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How to Keep Your Tooth Safe When Recovering from a Root Canal
3/15/2020
What to Do to Keep Your Veneers Looking Great
2/29/2020
Which Problems are Actually Dental Emergencies?
2/15/2020
What Happens During Molar Uprighting?
1/25/2020
How to Manage a Toothache While You Wait for Your Appointment with Us
1/15/2020
Oral Health Benefits that Come with Eating Seaweed
12/25/2019
Natural Ways to Enhance the Whitening of Your Teeth
12/15/2019
Tricks to Fighting Sugar Cravings for Better Oral Health
11/25/2019
Treatment Options for Sensitive Teeth
11/15/2019
Why Poor Oral Health Can Leave You Feeling Exhausted
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What to Do About a Cracked Molar Until We Can See You
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Your Teeth Need To Get Vitamin D
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Why People Who Snore Tend to Have More Cavities
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How to Get Tobacco Stains Off of Your Teeth
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Does a Toothache Mean You Have a Cavity?
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Why Do We Always Keep Your Oral Tissues Dry When Working on Them?
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Teeth Require Vitamin D Along with Calcium
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Downsides of Making Your Own Toothpaste
2/28/2019
Does Your Saliva Actually Do Your Mouth Any Good?
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