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Marijuana and dental health – Is there a relation?

Marijuana, colloquially known as weed, is the dried leaves of the plants from the genus Cannabis. Cannabis has several medicinal properties and is used as a potent pain-killer, anti-anxiety compound, and it also seems to have antiemetic properties. Unfortunately, this once medically acclaimed drug is now being abused for recreational purposes as it is a … Continue reading

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How can veneers help you brighten your smile?

No jewelry on our mother planet can compare to the beauty and grace of a bright smile. However, not all of us have been blessed with perfect, well-aligned, white teeth. Many conditions can cause our teeth to lose their glow. In addition, our teeth are not immune to the perils of the oral environment. The … Continue reading

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How frequently should you visit a dentist?

If you type dentist on google, this probably might be one of the most commonly asked questions there. So, what is the answer? Well, the answer to this question may vary for different individuals. However, for this blog, let’s talk about how often someone with no dental complaints should visit a dentist.  Ideally, American Dental … Continue reading

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How does a healthy smile impact your overall health?

Laughing and smiling are often considered the best medicines, and rightfully so. Nothing compares to the beauty of a healthy and heartfelt smile. Let us uncover the impact a healthy smile has on our overall health.  Relieves stress A healthy smile will enable you to smile often. The more you smile, the more feel-good hormones … Continue reading

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Brushing hard cleans better: Myth or Reality?

Any dental health professional in Southern Delaware will always advise you to brush your teeth twice a day, once before bed and once when you wake up. However, you may never hear one telling you to brush hard. Still, it is widely accepted that brushing harder cleans better. Is it true or just a myth? … Continue reading

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Can a dentist save a knocked-out tooth?

Any direct and sudden trauma to the face can also impact your teeth which causes a tooth or multiple teeth to get knocked out. This means they come out of their socket entirely. In some situations, they may still linger on as they are still slightly attached to the gums, and in some, they may … Continue reading

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Root canal treatment for kids

Root canal treatment for children? Is it really necessary, and how is it done? These might be just some of the questions that may be running in your head when you read the title of this blog. So, without further adieu, let’s get into answering these questions. A child starts to get their first teeth … Continue reading

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Are you an ideal candidate for dental implants?

Dental implants are a novel method of replacing lost teeth. They are screw-shaped surgical fixtures placed into the jawbone via a surgical incision on the gums. Dental implants take over three months to become one with the jawbone. Once they fuse with the jawbone, they behave like a natural tooth root and form a foundation … Continue reading

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Can I get rid of dark gums?

Normal gums are supposed to look coral pink in color. However, there are some situations where one can develop dark gums, while in some cases, it is genetic and natural. If you have landed on this blog, you are probably concerned about your dark gums and are wondering if anything can be done. Well, we … Continue reading

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