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Resources for Oral Health


Detailed information on teeth bleaching, including potential risks and side effects


Detailed information on healthcare for dental bridges


Detailed information on bruxism, including causes, diagnosis, and treatment


Detailed information on the most common types of dentures

Tooth Fillings

Detailed information on tooth fillings, including the different types such as dental amalgams, composite resins, porcelain veneers, crowns, and cast gold restorations


Detailed information on the importance of proper flossing technique


Detailed information on fluoride

Dental Implants

Detailed information on dental implants, including types and potential risks

Mouth Infections

Detailed information on mouth infections, including the oral herpes simplex virus infection

Periodontal Diseases

Detailed information on periodontal disease, including types, symptoms, causes, and treatment

Dental Procedures

Detailed information on the most common dental procedures, including braces, bleaching, bridges, dentures, dental implants, fillings, root canal, sealants, and wisdom teeth extraction

Mouth Rinse

Detailed information on mouth rinse and oral healthcare

Oral Health / Dental Specialists

Detailed information on different oral healthcare specialists, including a doctor of dental surgery, doctor of dental medicine, pediatric dentist, endodontist, oral and maxillofacial surgeon, orthodontist, periodontist, and prosthodontist

Oral Cancer and Tobacco

All tobacco products, from cigarettes to snuff, contain toxins, carcinogens, and nicotine, an addictive substance.

Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Because most mouths are too small for the four additional molars called wisdom teeth, these teeth usually must be extracted.

Oral Cancer

Ninety percent of oral cancer cases are caused by tobacco use. Oral cancer can affect the lips, teeth, gums, and lining of the mouth.
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