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Archives : January 2016

15 Habits That Wreck Your Teeth

1. Chewing on Ice It’s natural and sugar free, so you might think ice is harmless. But munching on hard, frozen cubes can chip or even crack your teeth. And if your mindless chomping irritates the soft tissue inside a tooth, regular toothaches may follow. Hot foods and cold foods may trigger quick, sharp jabs […]

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Aesthetic case of the week

A young patient in his sixties, came to see us at DentisteALaval to revamp his smile. Busy businessman, he often meets clients. His main complaint was that his smile is too old and yellow, some crowns on his front teeth are grayish. He wanted to rejuvenate his smile to look younger. After a bleaching treatment […]

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Breast Cancer Risk Linked to Gum Disease- Study

Women who report having periodontal disease are at greater risk for breast cancer, especially if they smoke or recently quit smoking, a new study reports. “We have seen associations between periodontal disease and chronic diseases including stroke and heart attacks. Our hypothesis was that it would also be associated with breast cancer,” says Jo Freudenheim, […]

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Aesthetic case of the week

Mrs Watson*, a young patient in her fifties, came to us with the chief complaint that she was ashamed of her smile. She found it too yellow. Her front teeth were not even, one was too long and the other too short. Her teeth were not harmonious with the rest of her body image.   For […]

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