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Dr. Hedi Kermani
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Dental Health (Overview)

Healthy non-swollen gums with no bleeding. No dental caries. No loose teeth, nor any missing teeth. No bone loss, with teeth in proper alignment providing good esthetics and proper function in speech, chewing, and lip support.


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How do you get better dental health?

How do you get better dental health?

Regular dental check: Good dental health is one of the most important things you can do for general good health. We know, for example, that the risk of heart disease increases the poorer the dental state. Find a good general dentist, get the basic correction of problems--cavities, gum problems, etc; then have a good dental cleaning by a dental hygienist, and learn proper self-care. Hygienist will recommend next visit. ...Read more

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Dr. Hedi Kermani
819 doctors shared insights

Dental Health (Overview)

Healthy non-swollen gums with no bleeding. No dental caries. No loose teeth, nor any missing teeth. No bone loss, with teeth in proper alignment providing good esthetics and proper function in speech, chewing, and lip support.


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Can you tell me about dental health?

Can you tell me about dental health?

Follow these rules: 1. See dentist to make sure your mouth is optimally healthy. 2. Brush at least 2x/day for 2 full minutes by the clock. 3. Floss every day without fail. 4. Return to your dentist as often as recommended for routine maintenance. 5. If problems arise don't wait, call dentist immediately. ...Read more

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Dr. Kayvon Javid Dr. Javid
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Dental health (Tip)

For your toddlers first dental visit don't give them too much information, do not make them anxious. ...See more

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What is systemic dental health condition?

What is systemic dental health condition?

Almost any.: As much as we've tried, health care providers haven't been able (over the last 100 years) to separate oral health from systemic health. Research continues to point out how oral conditions affect the whole body & systemic conditions affect the mouth. Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, many different cancers, and health birth outcomes are all tied to a healthy mouth. Floss & see your dentist ;-). ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could pay for my dental health?

Can you tell me how I could pay for my dental health?

Lots of ways.: You could save up ahead of time, purchase Dental Insurance, apply to a third party carrier such as Care Credit, ask Dentist if they offer extended terms, or borrow from financial institution . ...Read more

Dr. Gary Sandler Dr. Sandler
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Dental health (Tip)

For dental appointments, mark your calendar or add it as a reminder to your smartphone. ...See more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
Daily
Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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What would happen if a diabetecs dental health is bad?

What would happen if a diabetecs dental  health is bad?

Lose your teeth: As a diabetic, your ability to heal is compromised. Add in poor dental hygiene/health and your oral cavity and all that is in it will suffer, often irreparably. Gum disease (periodontitis), bone loss, abscess formation, and tooth loss are all a greater risk for you. Optimum oral health is a priority. Set-up a 4 month recall program with your Dentist and see how you do.Good Luck. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: dental health?

What is the definition or description of: dental health?

No bleeding gums: Healthy non-swollen gums with no bleeding. No dental caries. No loose teeth, nor any missing teeth. No bone loss, with teeth in proper alignment providing good esthetics and proper function in speech, chewing, and lip support. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler Dr. Sandler
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Dental health (Tip)

How the dental office responds to your questions is a good indication of their concern for you. ...See more

Dr. Adam Lewis Dr. Lewis
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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
daily
Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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Where can I find information on the net about dental health?

ADA: Go to the American Dental Association web site. Good luck with your quest for better dental health. Also, go to your local dental society's website or call them. Many presentations on this . ...Read more

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What are some reasons why people neglect their dental health?

What are some reasons why people neglect their dental health?

Many reasons: The main reason is fear of the dentist ad they anticipate pain. Other reasons include expense, accesibility, lack of dental insurance. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler Dr. Sandler
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Dental health (Tip)

Have a travel pocket tooth brush and a sample of dental floss with you for midday meals and snacks. ...See more

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Is it too late to turn my dental health around if i'm too old?

Is it too late to turn my dental health around if i'm too old?

It's never too late: to turn things around. Remember that years of neglect may have rendered some teeth unrestorable or hopeless. But with today's technology those missing teeth can be replaced with dental implants. All the best on your new venture. ...Read more

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Do you have any suggestions on improving my dental health and smile?

Sure !: I have so many suggestions when patients come in an ask what i can do for them... The difference here is you cannot be examined over the internet. Can't tell what might be wrong, or even what you desire. Your only true source of info is at your local dentist's office. Please call and make an appointment. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler Dr. Sandler
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Dental health (Tip)

How can i maximize my dental insurance benefits every year? ...See more

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Improving Nail Health (Checklist)

Cut the nails straight across
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Do not dig into the corners when cutting nails
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Avoid harsh chemicals
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