What You Should Know About Dental Insurance

Posted on: 28 April 2015

If you have ever been to the dentist for anything more than a cleaning, you already understand how much these procedures can cost. Unfortunately, dental coverage is separate from regular health insurance coverage, so you may need to purchase an additional policy. Here is more information about dental insurance. There Are Different Areas of Coverage One of the biggest questions regarding dental insurance is finding out exactly what will be covered.
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Answers To 3 Common Questions About Dry Mouth

Posted on: 9 April 2015

At some point or other, most everyone has suffered the inconvenience of an excessively dry mouth. Yet for certain people who suffer from a chronically dry mouth--a condition also known as xerostomia--more serious problems can ensue. If you suspect you may be suffering from dry mouth, read on. This article will answer three common questions about xerostomia.  What exactly is dry mouth? Though it's name may seem self-explanatory, there's more to dry mouth than meets the eye.
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Dental Treatment Options If Your Child Has Cohen Syndrome

Posted on: 24 March 2015

Cohen syndrome is a rare genetic condition with symptoms that affect several regions of the body. Mental impairment, degenerative eye disease, weak muscles, and thick hair are all symptoms of Cohen syndrome. In the mouth region, a shortening of the skin between the nose and mouth and prominent front teeth make the mouth appear permanently open. Dental treatments for your child's prominent teeth are mostly cosmetic, though treatment can also improve the bite.
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Why Your Teeth Can Break And How To Protect Them

Posted on: 6 March 2015

Getting a chipped, broken or missing tooth is surprisingly common, and can be influenced by everything from physical activity and your diet to unconscious habits. Your dentist is capable of fixing any tooth-related breakage using a variety of materials depending on what you need. To help reduce the risk of breaking teeth, it's worth looking at your current habits to see if you can make any changes or improvements. Types Of Damage
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