26
Dec

How To Transition To A Soft Diet After Dental Implants

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After receiving dental implants, you’ll need to watch what you eat. Transitioning to a soft diet may seem like a hard thing to do but it’s what’s best for your mouth. For the first 10 to 14 days after your dental implants are put in, you’ll need to be careful about your food intake. Immediately following your implantation surgery, especially if you have been placed under sedation, you should replenish any fluids that have been lost. Drink cool liquids and avoid using a straw. The sucking motion can lead to more bleeding. Stay away from anything carbonated and food and drinks that are extremely hot. However, that doesn’t mean you have to stick with water for two weeks. Foods To Eat: Dairy products are great when you’re adhering to a soft food diet. They’re full of calcium and protein, so you’ll be less hungry when you incorporate soft cheese into…

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19
Dec

The Hidden Causes Of Cavities In Kids

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Sadly, cavities aren’t reserved for adults. Kids can suffer from dental caries too. A cavity forms when a tooth develops decay, meaning it breaks down creating a hole. These holes can grow bigger over time and can lead to horrible oral health problems. Because cavities in children are on the rise, you need to be extra vigilant with your kid’s oral health. Here are the hidden causes of cavities in kids: Sugary Foods Juice is probably the number one culprit when it comes to the sugary foods your kids consume. Unless you are giving your children juice that you’ve freshly squeezed yourself, you should be wary. Look for juices that are naturally sweetened and do not contain artificial flavours. Starchy Foods Carbohydrates, when we consume them, get broken down into sugar and that sugar causes cavities. Keep your kids from eating too much white bread, fries and other fried food…

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12
Dec

Things To Remember Before Your Smile Makeover

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When you’re unhappy with the look of your smile, it can be very damaging to your self-esteem. If you find yourself covering your mouth with your hand when you’re in public and avoiding smiling altogether, you’re probably a good candidate for a smile makeover. You shouldn’t be embarrassed by your teeth, and a smile makeover combines several procedures that will drastically improve your smile and self-confidence. You may have questions and concerns about your smile makeover, so here’s what you should remember before your procedure: Do I need to check my overall oral health? We will need to ensure that you are in good oral health before your smile makeover. If you are suffering from gum disease or tooth decay, these issues will need to be addressed first. You will need a strong foundation in place to support the cosmetic procedures of a smile makeover. How do I know what…

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5
Dec

Can Invisalign Cause Sleep Apnea?

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Sleep apnea is a condition during which breathing stops periodically during sleep. Breathing can stop as many as 30 times per hour, resulting in a lack of oxygen to your brain. When you stop breathing your body wakes up to restart the breathing cycle. Sleep apnea is very dangerous and should not be left untreated. There are three types of sleep apnea: obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which is due to a physical blockage from the collapsing of the soft tissue at the back of the throat; central sleep apnea (CSA), which occurs when breathing stops because the muscles aren’t able to receive the right signal from the brain; and mixed/complex sleep apnea which is a combination of CSA and OSA. What Are The Signs Of Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea can be hard to detect since many people do not realize that they’re waking up in the middle of the night…

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