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The Fluoride in Potable Water – Its Dental Effects and Impacts

Over 70 years of scientific research provides proof of the benefits of using fluoridated water to prevent tooth decay by at least 25% in both children and adults. An optimal level of fluoride in community water is safe and will benefit the health of those consuming it. Just drinking fluoridated water when at home or office or school is good enough for protection. The community water fluoridation is one of the great public health achievements of the 20th century as reported by American Dental Association. Fluoridation and its effects came into public notice when Dr. Frederick McKay in Colorado in 1901 and Dr. J.M. Eager, in Naples in 1902 noted teeth staining.
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Dentures vs Dental Implants: The Pros and Cons

Many people across the United States are are suffering from complications resulting from missing teeth. There are a couple of ways to deal with this scenario.

In this article, I'll explain some of the pros and cons of two common solutions - dentures or dental implants in order to present the best possible choices for individual situations.

"When first analyzing the benefits of both dentures and dental implants, some similar end results are offered, which is a gorgeous and attractive smile" - says this dental implants specialist in Laguna Hills, California.

To make your choice easier when selecting among the two options, I've separated out the pros and cons into each category.

Review of the Best Mouthwash for Bad Breath

Tired of bad breath? Or does family and friends spend too much time complaining of bad breath and how that keeps them at a distance from you? Help is at hand. 

SmartMouth Alcohol-Free Mouthwash, Fresh Mint
This product contains two active ingredients in two separate bottles. Mix the two together and rinse twice daily to keep your breath fresh. It contains clinically proven zinc ion technology which is activated best just before using. 
The technology is developed by Dr. Marvin Cohen, Chairman and author of the bad breath section of the 1998 Encyclopedia Britannica, Medical Edition. 

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures and Information

Most people are familiar with the focus that traditional dentistry has on prevention of tooth decay, oral hygiene, and the treatment of oral and tooth disease. 

Certain dental offices in the OC on the other hand, focuses on making the appearance of your mouth, teeth, and smile look better. You will often times hear cosmetic dentistry referred to as “elective” treatment with traditional dentistry being “necessary”.
Sometimes, however, the lines blur between necessary and elective procedures. A recent example is the change in dental filling composition. 

Historically, dental fillings were made of gold, silver, or other metals that would leave visible dark areas or spots on a person’s teeth. Fast forward to today, and fillings can be considered cosmetic at some level due to the porcelain that can be used to better match the color of your teeth.