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Odontopaste endodontic dressing

Odontopaste is a zinc oxide-based endodontic dressing used as a inter-appointment medicament in dentistry.

What is the difference between pills, capsules, tablets, caplets, and chewables?

Everything you need to know about the medication forms on the market.

Malocclusion - difference between overbite, overjet and open bite

What is the difference between overjet, overbite and open bite?

What are teeth grillz and bling bling removable teeth?

Teeth grillz, also known as bling bling grillz and dental grills, are removable jewelry that fits onto the front teeth and is worn by hip hop artists.

What is jawbone reshaping or dental alveoloplasty?

Alveoplasty, also known as jawbone reshaping or alveoloplasty, is a surgical dental procedure of smoothing over the alveolar ridge and maintaining a solid and even bone structure.

Should I brush my teeth before or after breakfast?

Brush before breakfast to eliminate bad breath. Brush after breakfast to remove dental plaque and protect your teeth.

Reasons for tooth discoloration

Your teeth may get discolored for various reasons. Discovering the etiology of the darkened teeth is the first step to correcting the problem.

Tooth sleuth and detecting vertical root fractures

Tooth sleuth, also known as Tooth Slooth or Fracfinder, is a bite stick used by dentists to detect the presence of vertical root fractures.

Is it a dental emergency if my child knocked out a primary tooth?

Knocked out teeth are considered a dental emergency. Here are some tips on what to do, before visiting your dentist.

Is it safe to have all four wisdom teeth removed at once?

Removing wisdom teeth is a common procedure in the dental office and here are some of the myths revealed.

What are tonsil stones or tonsilloliths?

Tonsil stones, also known as tonsilloliths, are firm, yellow buildups of debris growing in the tonsil crypts.

Home remedies for gum disease

Here are some tips you can use at home to keep your gums healthy and avoid gingivitis and gum disease.

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