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    • Wisdom Teeth Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that people get in their late teens or early twenties. Impacted wisdom teeth that only...learn more »
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      Wisdom Teeth Article
      • What are wisdom teeth?
      • How do I know if I have wisdom teeth?
      • Do all wisdom teeth need to be extracted?
      • What if the wisdom teeth hurt and they cannot be extracted right away?
      • How is wisdom tooth extraction performed?
      • What is the recovery like after wisdom teeth extraction?
      • What are the potential risks and complications of wisdom teeth extraction?
      • How much does wisdom teeth extraction cost?
    • Bad Breath Bad breath can result from poor oral hygiene habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath, also called...learn more »
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      Bad Breath Article
      • Bad breath facts
      • What is the definition of bad breath?
      • What are the causes and risk factors of bad breath?
      • What are the symptoms of bad breath?
      • How is bad breath treated? What can be done to prevent bad breath?
      • What products can be used to eliminate or mask bad breath?
      • When should someone see a doctor about bad breath?
    • Toothache A toothache is a pain on or around a tooth. It may be caused by a variety of things from a cavity, abscess, or even sinusitis....learn more »
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      Toothache Article
      • What is a toothache?
      • What causes a toothache?
      • What are toothache symptoms and signs?
      • How is a toothache diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for a toothache?
      • Are home remedies effective for a toothache?
      • How is a toothache treated during pregnancy?
      • What is the prognosis for a toothache?
      • Is it possible to prevent a toothache?
    • Dental Injuries Dental injuries range from a chipped or fractured tooth to a knocked out tooth. Treatment depends upon the severity of the dental...learn more »
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      Dental Injuries Article
      • Dental injury facts
      • What are common causes of dental injuries?
      • How is a tooth fracture treated?
      • What are treatment options for a serious tooth fracture?
      • What is the treatment for a chipped tooth?
      • How is a fracture of the enamel and dentin treated?
      • What are first aid tips for knocked out teeth?
      • What is the treatment for a displaced tooth?
      • Is it possible to prevent dental injuries?
    • Cleft Palate and Cleft Lip Cleft palate and cleft lip are facial and oral defects that occur early in pregnancy. A cleft lip is a split of the two sides of...learn more »
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      Cleft Palate and Cleft Lip Article
      • Cleft lip and cleft palate facts
      • What is a cleft lip? What is a cleft palate?
      • How often do cleft lip and cleft palate occur?
      • What are the causes and risk factors for developing a cleft lip and cleft palate?
      • How do physicians diagnose a cleft lip and cleft palate?
      • What are complications of a cleft lip and cleft palate?
      • What is the treatment for a cleft lip and cleft palate?
      • What is the prognosis for a cleft lip and cleft palate?
      • Is it possible to prevent a cleft lip or cleft palate?

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