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Why Is My Jaw Popping?

Does your jaw pop? It might be from your cereal. If not, then you might be suffering from a certain form of temporomandibular joint (TMJ). More than 10 million people in the world have TMJ complications. Women are more commonly affected than men. But what is the reason for this? Before going into the reason

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Why Does My Dental Bridge Hurt?

A dental bridge can offer many benefits. It lets you eat properly and give you more confidence as you smile beautifully, without the missing tooth. However, just like any procedure or treatment, a dental bridge has associated complications. It leads to some patients of Reflections Dental to ask their dentists as to why does their

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How Should We Treat Tooth Decay for Infants and Toddlers?

Some infants and toddlers may experience a certain level of tooth decay affecting their baby teeth. However, parents just take it for granted. After all, baby’s teeth are just temporary. They are not as vital as adult teeth. Even though primary teeth are temporary, they should not be treated as expendable. Keep in mind that

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Do Teeth Yellow as You Age?

At Reflections Dental, yellowing tooth is a common type of tooth discoloration. Our patients would ask, “Do teeth yellow with age?” Age is one of the reasons for tooth discoloration. The reason for this is that as you grow old, the tooth enamel starts to wear away. It causes your teeth to be more translucent.

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When Do Dentists Use Laughing Gas?

For your dental health, it’s vital that you visit your dentist’s office regularly. When you visit the office, a dental hygienist will remove the plaque off of your teeth. A polishing procedure will follow. Unfortunately, not all visit is smooth. In some cases, you may need to undergo an extensive procedure that requires the use

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My Gums Hurt Because of Wisdom Teeth

It’s possible that you have pericoronitis, a condition that causes gums to hurt in the back of your mouth. This dental issue is common that causes the gum tissue to become infected and swollen. Because there’s inflammation involved, it can be painful. Pericoronitis It occurs when a wisdom tooth erupts partially through the gums. Because

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How Long Do Porcelain Veneers Last?

Porcelain veneers can last for decades if you treat them properly. Veneers are made of thin materials and are ideal for restoring your naturally beautiful smile. If you have discolored teeth, porcelain veneers are the best way to restore them. At Reflections Dental, we usually recommend having your teeth whitened first before applying veneers to

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My Tooth Cracked After A Root Canal

Teeth that have been treated with a root canal are brittle and can fracture easier than a tooth that still has a nerve and vascular system. If you just had a root canal and your tooth cracked, then you may need a dental crown. However, a dental crown is not always the solution for a

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Does Tooth Decay Cause Bad Breath?

Millions of people suffer from bad breath. Most of these cases originate from the tongue and gums. Odor is the result of wastes from bacteria found in your mouth. Tooth decay can also causes bad breath. Decay and food debris produce sulfur compound, causing unpleasant odor or bad breath. What is the primary cause of

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