• 03 APR 21
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    Stages of Gum Disease

    Stages of Gum Disease

    Gum disease is a serious oral health condition, it is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth and a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Gum disease is caused by plaque, a sticky film of bacteria that is constantly forming on our teeth. Stages of Gum Disease: Gingivitis- 1st stage

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    • 20 FEB 21
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    Tooth Wear

    Tooth Wear

    Refers to loss of tooth substance by means other than dental caries, It is a complex multi-factorial problem and there is difficulty identifying a single causative factor. Tooth wear is majorly the result of three processes attrition, abrasion and erosion. These forms of tooth wear can further lead to a condition known as Abfraction. To better, understand the differences between abrasion, erosion

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    • 16 JAN 21
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    Why Teeth Flossing is Important

    Why Teeth Flossing is Important

    Flossing your teeth may help prevent cavities and gum disease. Dental professionals recommend that person floss once per day before or after brushing to reach the areas that brush cannot and allow the fluoride from the toothpaste to reach between the teeth. Cleaning between your teeth, helps remove a sticky film called plaque. Plaque contains bacteria that feed on leftover food

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    • 16 DEC 20
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    Teeth Grinding / Bruxism

    Teeth Grinding / Bruxism

    According to American Dental Association teeth grinding for adults can be caused not just by stress and anxiety but by sleep disorders, an abnormal bite or missing or crooked teeth. Usually if you are stressed out the result could be grinding your teeth or clenching your jaws, which are called bruxism which happens as you

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