Permanent Retainer: Advantages & Disadvantages
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Permanent Retainer: Advantages & Disadvantages

A permanent retainer is a metal wire attaches to your teeth to create permanent or fixed retainers. This wire is usually smooth and solid sometimes. It has a braided texture. It is linked to your teeth and adjusted to your bite to keep your teeth from shifting or becoming crooked. If you’re having trouble sticking […]

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Dental Emergency | Preventive Care

Cinnamon For Toothache: 15 Essential Herbs & Spices for Tooth Relief

Cinnamon for toothache, yes one of the best ways to combat toothache and sensitivity. Mixing one teaspoon of ground cinnamon and five teaspoons of honey could be an excellent remedy to relieve pain. You take a small amount of this mix and rub it onto your affected tooth. Repeating this two or three times until […]

Is Your Gummy Smile a Real Problem?
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Is Your Gummy Smile a Real Problem?

We’re pretty used to seeing the normal, average smile in our daily lives. In fact, as a society, we find Hollywood or influencer types of smiles more beautiful and desirable.  This beauty standard might be very tough on those with a gummy smile. This condition causes an excess of gum tissue noticeable when you smile, […]

What to Know About Enamel Hypoplasia: Causes & Treatment
Dental Care

What to Know About Enamel Hypoplasia: Causes & Treatment

Enamel hypoplasia sure sounds like something to be afraid of, doesn’t it? But there’s no need to panic just yet. We’re here to clear up any misunderstandings and reassure you that this is a treatable issue.  Enamel hypoplasia refers to dental enamel that is inadequate or undeveloped. But first, let’s define enamel. It’s the tough, […]

What Are Dental Sealants & Why They Can Save Your Teeth
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Dental Sealants & How They Can Save Your Smile

As much as we’d love to have good oral health by only brushing, it’s just not enough. The truth is that dental hygiene routines do help keep your teeth safe, but you’re still vulnerable to decay and cavities. Because of this, solutions like sealants can be incredibly beneficial to keep your teeth strong and healthy […]

Family Dental Trip to Mexico: Meet The Wanderpreneurs!
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Family Dental Trip to Mexico: Meet The Wanderpreneurs!

Our major goal at Trust Dental Care is for you to have your dental operation while still enjoying everything Tijuana has to offer.  Our patient journey coordinators will call you to confirm your dental appointment and schedule your trip to Tijuana together once your dental procedures have been approved in our state-of-the-art dental clinic. We […]

Follow These 10 Dental Care Tips for a Beautiful Smile in 2022
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Follow These 10 Dental Care Tips for a Beautiful Smile in 2022

We often overlook the importance of dental care in our daily lives and neglect to properly care for them. If our smile isn’t the same, our self-assurance will suffer.  We must remember that our oral health impacts our entire health, leading to disorders such as diabetes, endocarditis, and cardiovascular disease. Healthy teeth can be achieved […]

Want to Try This 2022 Dental Trend? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t
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Want to Try This 2022 Dental Trend? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t

Squirrel teeth, a new TikTok fashion trend that promises to give you a more girly and youthful touch, is set to take over the internet in 2022. Here, we’ll take a deeper look at this most recent “trend.” As you may know very well by now, TikTok is a super popular social media application that […]

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Dental Care | Dental Facts

Shaving Down Your Teeth to Get Veneers? True or False?

Veneers have made their way into different social media platforms. Therefore, you’ll see videos from people who claim to have gotten veneers and whose teeth look pretty much shark-like. Of course, dental veneers have lots of cosmetic benefits, hence why so many public figures prefer them and have played an important role in promoting them […]

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Should You Still Use Amalgam Fillings to Restore Your Teeth?

You might be already familiar with dental amalgam fillings. They have been the go-to choice to repair teeth for years and years. People also often refer to these types of onlays as “silver fillings.” However, it’s not really recommended to use this term for them because it does not accurately describe what amalgam contains. Until […]

What Should You Do About Swollen Taste Buds? –  Transient Lingual Papillitis
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What Should You Do About Swollen Taste Buds? – Transient Lingual Papillitis

The chances are that you’ve gotten transient lingual papillitis at least once in your lifetime.  It’s those uncomfortable, bothersome white or red bumps that pop up on your tongue and then disappear after a few days.  If you wonder where these come from and what exactly they mean, stick around until the end of this […]

What If Extra Teeth Start Popping Up? (Hyperdontia)
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What If Extra Teeth Start Popping Up? (Hyperdontia)

If you ever had the typical dream where all your teeth fall out and find it terrifying, what do you think about having too many teeth? Well, it exists, and it’s called hyperdontia. Hyperdontia is a dental disorder in which the mouth produces an excessive number of teeth. These extra teeth are referred to as […]

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Why This Veneer Teeth Shaving Trend Has Dentists Extremely Concerned

Veneer teeth shaving is not like cutting your hair or doing your nails.  Teeth are certainly one of the most charming features in you, but they are also pretty vulnerable to damage, and once you alter them, they won’t grow back. A while ago, many people began to share their “veneers” transformation on TikTok, and […]

9 Questions And Answers About Leukoplakia
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9 Questions And Answers About Leukoplakia

With the purpose of helping you keep your oral health in the best shape possible, we gave ourselves the task of gathering the most frequently asked questions about leukoplakia.  If you recently noticed some patches on your mouth or consume tobacco, this article will be helpful for you. You’ll learn a little bit more about […]

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What Is a Gingival Cyst? Causes & Symptoms

Do you have a tiny bump in your mouth? Maybe your gums are inflamed, or one of your teeth is giving you trouble. The chances are that you’re dealing with a gingival cyst. You can also get dental cysts around an impacted wisdom tooth, in the maxillary sinuses, or within the bones. These little pockets […]

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The Condition That Grows Extra Bone: Condensing Osteitis

There is a sea of dental conditions we can talk about this time. We’re tackling condensing osteitis. You’ve probably never heard of this, but it is possible that you or someone you know can develop it. While condensing osteitis is quite rare, it occasionally happens, even in people who take their oral health very seriously. […]

How to Tell Dental Crowns and Veneers Apart
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How to Tell Dental Crowns and Veneers Apart

Crowns and dental veneers can help improve your smile’s appearance. Both conceal flaws in your teeth and can restore them in different ways.      It’s pretty easy to get them confused since they produce similar results. However, their procedures are very different.  So, to know which one is better for you, you must understand […]

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One Visit CEREC Crowns Pros and Cons

The One-Visit CEREC crown came to make both dentist and patient’s life easier.  Imagine you broke a tooth or your old crown fell, but you have to attend your wedding tomorrow morning.  What are you going to do? You can’t take pictures with your loved one like that. It will no longer be very romantic, […]

How Teresa From California Had a Smile Makeover in Mexico
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How Teresa From California Had a Smile Makeover in Mexico

At Trust Dental Care, what we do best is give each of our patients a beautiful smile makeover. If you ever visit us, you can be confident you’ll get the best care from a dentist in Mexico. And what’s better than getting high-quality, world-class dental care at a fair cost? Well, Teresa has the answer. […]

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Shelby Jacobs, NASA Icon Gets All-on 6 Dental Implants in Mexico

Shelby Jacobs has done many things that changed his life completely. But two of them stand out. One of them was finally recovering his smile by getting all-on 6 dental implants in Mexico. The other one was to become a NASA icon. Yep. No big deal. Have you ever thought about how long you have […]

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What You Didn’t Know About Jaw Clenching

Jaw clenching is an issue that most people don’t realize they have until they feel pain. You could be clenching your teeth while having an awful nightmare about avocado lattes or watching a suspense movie, or even thinking about tax season. You might be interested in knowing that if this condition goes unattended, it can […]

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Itchy Roof of Mouth: Causes & How to Make It Stop

Things That Could Be Causing Your Mouth to Itch An itchy roof of the mouth (or palate) is commonly an indicator of a symptom caused by allergies or fungal infections. It can be just a small reaction or an indicator of a life-threatening condition. Sometimes it also comes with other symptoms, like watery eyes, sneezes, […]

Where Do Canker Sores Come From And How to Treat Them
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Where Do Canker Sores Come From And How to Treat Them

What Causes Canker Sores?  Canker sores are a common problem that can happen to anyone at any time and any age. Even though they are just a little nuisance, it can still ruin anyone’s day. Thankfully, the most common canker sores (also known as simple cankers) occur in children between the ages of eight and […]

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Fun Facts | General Dentistry

The Truth About Getting Tooth Piercings

Is Getting a Tooth Piercing a Good Idea? You can get a tooth piercing in establishments like a piercing parlor or a dental office that provides that specific service. The majority of tooth piercings do not require a drilling procedure because they are set above the tooth’s enamel, avoiding the need to make a hole […]

orthodontic elastics
Dental Services | General Dentistry | Orthodontics

Orthodontic Elastics: Why Are They So Important to Support Braces?

How Do Orthodontic Elastics Provide Support For My Braces? Everyone knows about braces, but very few take the time to get to know them. Trustworthy sidekick, rubber bands, or orthodontic elastics (as dentists refer to.) When people use orthodontic elastics, they do not really notice the rubber bands’ exact functions and importance. Following the dental […]

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This Is How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Dentistry Forever

Many devices, tools, equipment, etc., help everyday workers like dentists execute their daily jobs successfully, decreasing any potential risk for their health and well-being, but what about artificial intelligence? Technology, followed by AI dentistry goes hand and hand. Both have been rapidly generating traction among the researchers covering this field. The people, in general, has […]

Should I Brush my Dog’s teeth? How to Brush your Dog’s Teeth?
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Should I Brush my Dog’s teeth? How to Brush your Dog’s Teeth?

How to brush your dog’s teeth? Some people are wondering if they should do it at all. Over 2/3 of dogs over the age of three have periodontal disease, infection of the tissues surrounding the teeth, or inflammation. Gums disease begins as gingivitis caused by tartar and plaque and often progresses to involve the tooth […]

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What Does Oral Herpes Look Like: Diseases You Need to Prevent

What does oral herpes look like? Well, scientists have a fancy name for your mouth’s ecosystem, they call it the “human oral microbiome” capable of developing oral herpes, for instance. A big part of the microbiome is bacteria. A single mouth can be home to more than 6 billion bacteria, an impressive number when compared […]

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Orthodontics

How to Clean Mouthguards

If you are wondering how to clean mouthguards, you are reading the right article. With thousands of different bacteria living on the human hand, people may not consider the germs transported to the body via their mouthguards every time they touch it. Add a sickness in the scene, and your dirty mouthguard will make sure […]

Did Freddie Mercury’s Teeth Make Him Sing Better?
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Did Freddie Mercury’s Teeth Make Him Sing Better?

Freddie Mercury’s teeth are perhaps one of the most prominent teeth in the whole music history. The life of Farrokh Bulsara, better known as Freddie Mercury, began on the East African island of Zanzibar on September 5, 1946. But, what happened with his teeth? Why, out of the sudden, his teeth became a hot topic […]

Wisdom Tooth Extraction: 10 Recipes of Foods to Eat After
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Wisdom Tooth Extraction: 10 Recipes of Foods to Eat After

Choosing what to eat after wisdom tooth extraction wisely will prevent you from causing any pain or damage to the surgical area. And believe us, pain is the main thing you want to avoid after getting a wisdom tooth out. Besides, it’s essential to get your nutrients and stay hydrated to help your mouth heal. […]

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Bad Breath after Wisdom Teeth Removal

Bad breath after wisdom teeth removal? A lot of things could happen after the wisdom teeth extractions, especially if your dentist removes all of them at the same time. Starting with the uncomfortable pain. But, there is something in particular that bothers some patients when wisdom teeth are removed. They wonder why their breath began […]

Say Goodbye To Yellow Teeth: Get a Pearly White Smile!
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Say Goodbye To Yellow Teeth: Get a Pearly White Smile!

Yellow teeth are far from being attractive, but more importantly, they aren’t exactly a sign of good oral health either. Let’s remember 30% of adults don’t brush their teeth properly, so it may seem reasonable to get a yellowish tone as time passes. Bad habits become part of your daily routine. Before getting to some […]

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Top 10: The Strongest Bite in the Animal Kingdom

Before getting to rank the strongest bite in the animal kingdom, let’s take a quick view of human teeth’ average strength:  “162 pounds per square inch (PSI)” To put it in perspective, humans can crush a pistachio shell with our bite’s power. That being said, we are not near compared to the strongest bites in the […]

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Three Most Famous Cases Solved by Forensic Dentistry

You’ve probably heard about forensic dentistry at this point in life. If you don’t, you are about learning some good stuff. Have you ever spent a lot of hours in front of the television watching your favorite crime series? It’s incredible how easily they solve cases in less than 40 minutes and manage to catch […]

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Cyanide Tooth: How Does This Spy Movie Legend Works?

The cyanide tooth is internationally known as the secret pill hidden in false teeth. The mysterious world of espionage has plenty of examples of real-world emergency cyanide pills and a fake tooth with a hidden chamber. We all know a little bit of these pills because James Bond and Captain America have had enemy prisoners […]

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What Are Your Options to Replace Missing Teeth?

Missing teeth is something very common. According to the ADA (American Dental Association), the average adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has at least three decayed or missing teeth. Whether you lost your teeth because of tooth decay or an accident, you will need a replacement. Teeth are not only to enhance the […]

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Preventive Care

What Causes Mouth Ulcers and How to Treat Them

What causes mouth ulcers? Mouth ulcers, also known as canker sores, are small and uncomfortable lesions that appear in your mouth and on your gums. Mouth ulcers can make drinking, eating, chewing, and talking a very painful experience. Although mouth ulcers aren’t contagious and usually disappear within one to two weeks, you need to see […]

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Sunken Face: How Multiple Missing Teeth Affect Your Face

The sunken face is a common condition that affects many individuals, such as aging or simply getting older.  Many cases related to this condition are due to loss of bone that occurs naturally or because of missing teeth.   The most common reason behind this condition that gives the individual a sunken look is due to […]

Celebrity Smile, The Hollywood Secret.
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Celebrity Smile, The Hollywood Secret.

See the most amazing celebrity teeth before and after. From Zac Efron to Millie Bobby Brown, they transformed into a whole new person.  Once these stars hit fame, they decided it was time to give their smiles a little makeover. From whitening to straightening, veneers to braces, these ladies, and gentlemen all tweaked their teeth […]

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Dental Facts

Teeth Falling Out Dream: The Meaning and Interpretation

What is the meaning of having teeth falling out dream? Many of us often fail to see any significance in our dreams. There are dreams that people think it is a lousy presage that something will happen to you or someone you know will get affected. Others, however, believe the idea that dreams are in […]

History of Dentistry: Horrifying Tools and Curious Facts of Early Dentistry
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History of Dentistry: Horrifying Tools and Curious Facts of Early Dentistry

History of dentistry can be quite terrifying and unusual. Trust me, back in the day going to the dentist wasn’t as easy and painless as it is today. A visit to the dentist might be frightening at times, but there is nothing to be afraid of. Especially when you check out how the thing used […]

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4 Common Questions About your Children’s Teeth (Answered)

It is normal to have questions about our children’s teeth. We hear different ideas and listen to many pieces of advice from people around us. But what is best for our children? When can we start taking them to a dentist? When do children’s teeth fall out, and why? Is chewing gum bad for their […]

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Dental Facts

Teeth Names and Numbers: Diagram, Names, Number, and Conditions

An adult has 32 teeth, teeth names and number are given based on their arch, class, type, and side. On the other hand, children have 20 primary teeth and start to grow their first actual teeth by the age of 6. There are two sets of teeth in human beings; the first are named primary or baby teeth […]

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Dental Emergency | Dental Tourism | Preventive Care

Dental Tourism Mexico: an Affordable Solution for your Dental Needs

Dental tourism along the Mexican borders began a few decades ago, with American tourists among the first ever to tour Mexico for dental services. Towns such as Nogales and Tijuana were among the first towns to receive these types of foreign visitors within the country’s border. This whole process started with a few Americans living […]

Uveneers vs. Porcelain Veneers a Cheap Alternative?
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Uveneers vs. Porcelain Veneers a Cheap Alternative?

Many people opt for porcelain veneers because our smile is our presentation card. It is natural for us to desire to keep a good one. Unfortunately, with the past of the years, teeth can look damage and get yellow. Due to the consumption of cigarettes, coffee and other factors that tend to stain them. Luckily for […]

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Does Activated Charcoal Teeth Whitening Works? You Need to Know This

If you haven’t already spent hundreds of hours of your life watching an oddly fascinating YouTube video of activated charcoal teeth whitening, we’ll fill you in. They’re using activated charcoal teeth whitening; a reheated, oxidized version of the stuff you buy for summer cookouts, like a natural tooth whitener. The strangest part? It works. Activated […]