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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
812 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 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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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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