NOTCHES IN YOUR TEETH

If you’ve noticed notches in the enamel of your teeth at the point along which the gums meet the tooth (known as the “gingival margin”), you likely have a form of tooth loss known as “abfraction.” This loss of tooth structure is not caused by decay. Instead, it can be traced to forces exerted on the teeth

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Overly Selfie Conscious

As a consequence of looking at images that they have taken of themselves with cell phones, some people are scheduling appointments with their dentists for cosmetic work. This self-perceived problem stems from the fact that “selfies” are taken at close distance, which produces a distorted image of their teeth. As a result, the front top

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NIGHTTIME MOUTH-BREATHING DANGER

If you wake up with a dry mouth, you may be breathing through your mouth while you sleep. If so, you should know that nighttime mouth-breathing has been linked with an increased risk of dental erosion and tooth decay. The problem is that breathing through your mouth dries up saliva, which plays a vital role

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