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Sugar Free Soda effect your Teeth

Scrapping added sugars from your diet can benefit your health and decrease your risk for obesity, but swapping them for calorie-free, artificially sweetened alternatives might not work. And according to new research, fake sweeteners might not benefit your dental health, either. It’s widely accepted that sugar can wreak havoc on your choppers: Mouth bacteria uses sugar…

How do I manage a patient with lateral luxation of a permanent incisor?

Cyrus D.M. Afrashtehfar, MD; Annie Marleau, DMD; Kelvin I. Afrashtehfar, DDS, MSc, FADI Cite this as: j can dent assoc 2016;82:g21 July 19, 2016 Topics: diagnosis / treatment / injury Lateral luxation A tooth luxation is a dislodgment of the tooth from its normal position in the alveolus. Lateral luxation is defined as displacement of…

Dental implant

If one or more of your teeth are missing, there are a number of ways to replace them. An alternative to bridges, partials or complete dentures may be dental implants. Implants are used to replace missing roots and support artificial replacement teeth. They are comfortable and look like natural teeth. What are dental implants? A…

Why do teeth chip, wear or break?

Why do teeth chip, wear or break? Have you ever observed how teeth become different as people age? Have you noticed changes in your own teeth? Do they seem darker or shorter? Are there tiny chips or cracks that have started to appear? Believe it or not, this is normal. Even if you are blessed…