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when do wisdom teeth come in

When Do Wisdom Teeth Come In?

Wisdom teeth really do know how to make an entrance! Wisdom teeth are the final teeth to erupt within your mouth and occurs usually around the age of 18 but can happen earlier or later typically between the ages of 17-24. There is also the chance they remain dormant for your entire life, and they…

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how do dentists remove teeth

How Do Dentists Remove Teeth?

If your tooth is damaged or decayed and beyond repair, your dentist may decide to extract the tooth as a last resort. Your dentist will always talk your options through with you during your consultation, but in this article, we discuss how a tooth can be removed, the extraction steps and aftercare advice to help…

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How many baby teeth do we lose

How many baby teeth do we lose?

The appearance of a babies first tooth is a big milestone for parents, mainly because it generally marks the end of a challenging teething period! Losing that first tooth is equally as monumental. All babies are different, so the age at which children start to lose their baby teeth varies greatly, however, typically this is…

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What does a cracked tooth look and feel like

Simply put, a cracked tooth is a crack within a tooth, and it can vary between minor cracks which are harmless to major breaks in a tooth that are very problematic. The issue is most common among young children and older individuals; however, a cracked tooth can happen to anyone, and you should seek medical…

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what should i soak my dentures in overnight

What can I soak my dentures in overnight?

Dentures provide an attractive, supportive, and practical tooth replacement.  However, if you want them to last a long time, you must look after them.  Aside from keeping them clean and hygienic, most denture types will lose their shape if they are not kept moist. Therefore, when you take your dentures out at night, you should…

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What are the consequences of losing a tooth?

Dentists take teeth out everyday, but if you knew what the long-term effects associated with missing teeth, you may want to reconsider leaving the gap for long periods of time. Loosing just one tooth could have a disastrous effect on the rest of your mouth. Here is what can happen when a person loses teeth…

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