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My Gums Hurt In The Back Of My Mouth

“My gums hurt in the back of my mouth.” It is one of the questions that patients with pericoronitis asked our dentists at Kane & Kerper Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. To diagnose this problem, your dentist will look at your wisdom teeth and determine whether they are coming in. During the examination, your dentist will […]

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How to pick the right toothpaste for you and your family

Toothpaste is made to clean your teeth. Unfortunately, not all brands can accomplish that goal equally. In fact, some of them can even cause more harm than good. Others do not provide enough protection to your teeth. So How do you pick the right toothpaste for you and your family? Focus on your needs to […]

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Proper Care For Your Temporary Filling

A temporary filling is necessary for some procedures, like a root canal or crown placement. Whatever the reason you have this kind of dental filling, it is essential to care for it properly. This filling is just temporary. In that case, it will come out easier than a regular filling. There are ways to ensure […]

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Should I Use A Crown Or Bridge To Restore My Tooth?

Dental crowns and bridges are dental prosthetic devices. They’re cemented on your teeth or implants. You can’t take them out to clean them, just like you would with dentures. If you lose one or some of your tooth, your teeth’s alignment will be changed. There will be unwanted spaces between your teeth, and the overall […]

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What Are The Most Important Things To Consider When Choosing Floss?

Flossing is vital in maintaining a healthy set of teeth and keeping your mouth fresh. But there are different brands or types of dental floss. Unfortunately, there’s not one brand or type that’s better than others. Just like other dental products available, the right dental floss will depend on your personal needs. When you shop […]

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Can Flossing Cause A Toothache?

Flossing can’t cause a toothache. If you experience pain in your teeth while flossing, it could be that you’re not doing it the right way. It’s common to see some patients who are still new in this cleaning method to push their gums with the floss. Doing so will irritate gums causing pain. If you […]

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What Are The Common Causes Of Canker Sores?

Canker sores are oral lesions that cause spots and swellings in the mouth, lips or tongue. If you have a canker sore, you’re not alone. It’s stated that 75% of people are affected by it at some point. Unfortunately, this condition interferes with eating and speaking. Canker sores can last for a few days. However, […]

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What Is Mucocele And How Can It Be Treated?

A mucocele is a mucous cyst that appears to be clear or bluish. It occurs on your lips, the roof of the mouth, and tongue. It can cause discomfort when you chew, speak and swallow. The good thing is that it resolves on its own. How Mucocele forms Your saliva moves from the salivary gland […]

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Does your Tooth Taste Weird?

There are several possible reasons your tooth tastes weird. One of the most common is an infection. Your tooth will taste weird if there is discharge from an abscess as it empties in your mouth. You will also notice a bad smell if the infection is in the gum or jawbone. Fortunately, you will quickly […]

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What Can Flossing Do For Me?

What Can Flossing Do For Me? Most people don’t enjoy flossing their teeth. Some of our patients even ask our dentists at Kane & Kerper Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, “What can flossing do for me?” You may think that flossing is just to maintain your smile and keep it pretty and healthy. However, maintaining a […]

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