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Dentistry uses antibiotics to help prevent or fight infections in your mouth. You may be prescribed antibiotics to help with an abscess under a tooth, combat gum disease, or to prevent infection after major dental work such as or the placement of a . Although antibiotics can help protect your health, the […]nThe post Graphene Shows Promise as a New Tool to Fight Oral Disease appeared first on .
The use of metal amalgam fillings in dentistry is widely debated. The American Dental Association (ADA) reports that these fillings are safe for use in dental restorations despite being composed largely of mercury. Over the years, many studies have presented strong evidence that people with amalgam fillings have higher levels of mercury in their bodies […]nThe post Amalgam Fillings Health Risk Evidence is Largely Ignored appeared first on .
Baking soda is a common household item that has a number of useful applications. It can be used to shine silverware, scrub the counter, and even to discourage weeds from growing around your driveway. Many people also tout health and beauty applications for this product. One of the most common health uses suggested for baking […]nThe post Baking Soda Not The Best Oral Care Tool appeared first on .
Teeth are built strong to withstand our day-to-day lives. From crunching down on hard foods to taking a fall, our teeth have to be resilient. Unfortunately, no part of our body is indestructible. Our teeth have their limits and can become injured from trauma. Some types of tooth injury are more common than others, and […]nThe post Four of the Most Common Dental Injuries appeared first on .
Third molars, commonly known as wisdom teeth, are the only teeth that humans don’t develop until after birth. These molars form during adolescence, and usually push their way into the mouth between the ages of 17 and 25. When there is not enough room in the mouth, third molars become impacted and can lead to […]nThe post The Wisdom of Wisdom Teeth Formation appeared first on .
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élan Tulsa Cosmetic Dentistry
10031 S Yale Ave #104
Tulsa, OK 74137