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Why You Should Go Easy On Physical Exercise After Dental Implant Placement

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As a fitness buff, you probably find it difficult to take days off your regular exercise regime. However, you still need to heed your dentist’s advice of avoiding strenuous physical activity following your dental implant treatment. Here are the specific reasons serious physical activities can hurt you at this time: Increased Swelling It is normal to experience a certain level of swelling in the area around your dental implant in the days after the surgery, but strenuous physical activities will increase the swelling.…

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Helping Your Child Embrace Proper Brushing

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If your child hates to brush twice a day, you may struggle to get him or her to practice effective dental hygiene. Some parents simply warn their child of the potential for rotting teeth. However, a warning may not be enough for many youngsters. Nevertheless, there are things you can do to help your child embrace proper brushing. Here are a few of them: Buy a New Toothbrush Kids often love new things. A new toothbrush will likely be treasured over its older counterpart, especially if the brush is adorned with a favorite superhero or another beloved character.…

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3 Reasons You Should Have Regular Dental Checkups When You Have Diabetes

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If you live with diabetes, you probably already know that you need to see your doctor on a regular basis to ensure your blood sugars are kept in check and no complications from the disease have presented themselves. However, there are three reasons that you should add regular dental checkups to your diabetes care regimen. Remove Tartar, Plaque, and Bacterial Buildup While you may brush and floss your teeth several times a day, it is hard to get your teeth completely clean.…

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