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Wisdom Teeth Removal

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Most people grow four extra permanent teeth than their mouth can hold. These third molars, also called “wisdom teeth,” develop much later than the other permanent teeth. This late development can cause a great deal of problems due to the limited space inside the mouth. During adolescence and the early teenage years, the permanent teeth […]

Root Canals

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The teeth are meant to be permanent features within the body that allow you to have a complete smile throughout your lifetime. However, many people face situations where the health and stability of a tooth is compromised. Cavities, decay, infection, and trauma must receive intervention from your dentist because these oral health issues will not […]

Signs You May Have A Cracked Tooth

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Many people ignore signs of health issues simply because they do not like going to the doctor or they do not want to disrupt their busy schedules. The same is true when it comes to dental health concerns. Yet, seeking the appropriate attention when an issue arises is important to protect your body, including your […]

Dealing With Bad Breath

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Bad breath plagues everyone from time to time depending on what is eaten or drunk on a specific day or how well a person is feeling. Occasional bad breath is easily corrected by upping brushing and flossing, and it is not a concern. However, there are many people who find that they are plagued by […]

What is Plaque?

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Plaque is a dangerous form of buildup that occurs throughout the body. As it accumulates it prevents proper functioning of certain areas of the body and leaves certain aspects of your health extremely vulnerable. Dental plaque is a soft, sticky, white substance that develops on the teeth each day. Millions of bacteria call your mouth […]

How To Handle Dental Emergencies

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When dental emergencies occur, being prepared ahead of time so that you know what to do is essential. No emergency occurs at a scheduled or convenient time, and dental emergencies are no exception. Whether you are young or old, dental emergencies are typically stressful, painful, and scary situations that require quick thinking in order to […]

Caring For Your Toothbrush

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Caring for your toothbrush is incredibly important, yet many people do not give it a moment’s thought. However, if you stop to think about what your toothbrush is used for – cleaning your teeth – it may become more apparent how using a clean toothbrush is necessary for keeping your mouth clean. Below are tips […]

Your Diet and Your Oral Health

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Maintaining a healthy diet has been all the rage for the past few decades. Most people tend to care about their diets because of how it affects the numbers on the scale and how their clothes fit. However, there is a consistently overlooked area that is greatly impacted by your dietary choices – and it […]

Is Mouthwash Necessary?

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Is mouthwash necessary? The answer is both no and yes. If you floss your teeth every single day and you brush your teeth at least twice a day, then, no, mouthwash is not a necessary component of your oral health care. However, if you hate to floss (therefore you don’t do it) and you occasionally […]

Tooth Restorations

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Most people will need some type of dental restoration at some point in their lives. If you have need of a tooth restoration here in Brentwood, MO, Brentwood Dental Group is here to serve you with the highest standard in restorative dental care. Tooth restorations are done in order to give a tooth, or a […]