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Conditions & treatments

What’s the cause of that toothache and, more important, how should you treat it? Here’s everything you need to know about common conditions and procedures.

Conditions & treatments articles

  • All about dental implants If you lose a tooth, you don't need to have a gap in your grin. Learn how dental implants can help you eat comfortably, feel more confident and offer more comfort than dentures.
  • All about gum disease Gum disease affects almost 80% of people sometime during their life, but you can work to prevent it by flossing and getting regular dental cleanings.
  • Can toothaches kill? When left untreated, toothaches can lead to sepsis. Sepsis claims nearly 270,000 lives each year in the U.S.
  • Oral health and depression Depression and oral health are more closely linked that you might think. Learn about the relationship between maintaining a healthy mouth and keeping a healthy mood.
  • The truth about adult cavities You might think that cavities are only a problem for sugar-loving kids, but adults can get them as well. Read this article for a quick look at what causes adult cavities and how to prevent them.
  • What’s the difference between a bridge and an implant? Despite your best efforts, there may come a time when you need to have one or more teeth replaced. Will you go with a bridge or implant? Both options have a long and reliable history as teeth replacements, but there are differences to consider.

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