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CA Dental Insurance – What Are Amalgam Fillings

Thursday, Aug. 22nd 2019

Amalgam fillings are the most thoroughly researched and tested restorative material among all those in use today. Amalgam fillings are durable, highly resistant to wear and they are the lower cost filling option. Amalgam filling are made by combining elemental mercury, silver, tin, copper and possibly other metallic elements. Although amalgam filling are still considered to be safe the concerns that was raised were about the mercury content in amalgams. However the mercury when combined with the other metals is renders stable and safe for use in fillings. Since amalgam filling are able to withstand high pressure they become useful for filling in molars where chewing load is higher. Amalgam filling are well tolerated by most people with only rare occurrences of allergic response. Some people may have short term sensitivity to hot and cold after an amalgam filling as been done. Course amalgam filling are silver in color which may be okay for back teeth not easily seen but might not be want you would want to have towards the front of your mouth.

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California Dental Insurance – Dental Fears

Monday, Aug. 19th 2019

Question: How do you get over dental fears? I am very scared about going to the dentist so it keeps me from going even though I have dental insurance.

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CA Dental Health Care – Making Good Food Choices

Thursday, Aug. 15th 2019

Good Food Choices for Good Dental Health

Fruits and vegetables: Try offering more fruits and vegetables as a snack instead of sugary treats. The best type of fruits and vegetables to offer would be those containing a high volume of water, such as pears, melons, celery, and cucumbers.

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California Dental and Kids Dental Care

Friday, Aug. 9th 2019

Question: Why should I take my toddler to the dentist when his baby teeth will just fall out anyway? I just wondering because my parents never took me to see a dentist until I was a teen with adult teeth.

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California Dental Insurance – Dental Professional

Tuesday, Aug. 6th 2019

Why having regular care by a dental professional is important.

Children and adults should see their dentist as least twice a year or as often as advise by their dentist. Many people think that the twice a year checkup is just about looking for tooth decay and getting a basic cleaning. Yet the dental checkup goes beyond that and the dentist is doing more then just checking your teeth for tooth decay.

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California Dental- Dental Indemnity Insurance Plans

Thursday, Aug. 1st 2019

This is the plan where you choose your own individual or family dentist. The dental insurance plan pays the dental office on a traditional fee-for-service basis. A monthly premium is paid by the client and/or the employer to an insurance company, which then reimburses them for the services rendered.

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California Dental Insurance – Pediatric Dentist

Wednesday, Jul. 31st 2019

Question: Should my child see a pediatric dentist? My son is 18 months of age and I been told he should see a dentist for a regular dental check up. However not sure if he can just go to my dentist or does he have to see a pediatric dentist.

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California Dental Insurance – Searching for a Cosmetic Dentist

Friday, Jul. 26th 2019

It is important to make sure if your dental insurance plan provides benefits for Cosmetic Dental services. Many dental insurance plans do not and if they do it is limited, as cosmetic services such as dental implants tends to be too cost prohibited. Therefore, check and confirm so there is no surprises about your dental care coverage’s and cost.

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CA Dental – Brushing Baby Teeth

Tuesday, Jul. 23rd 2019

Question: How Long Should You Brush Your Child Teeth? I have a two year old and just wondering about what age should he be able to brush his own teeth?

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California Dental Insurance – Starting Dental Care for Baby

Saturday, Jul. 20th 2019

Question: When should you start dental care for your baby?

Reply: By the time your baby is six months of age, your dentist should assess the likelihood of your baby having future dental problems. This may include a dental exam of the mother and her dental history, as the condition of her teeth can often predict her child’s teeth. Be sure your child sees a dentist after the first primary teeth appear. After your first visit, schedule regular visits every six months or as your dentist recommends.

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CA Dental – Seniors Oral and Dental Hygiene

Wednesday, Jul. 17th 2019

Regardless of age daily brushing and flossing is essential in order to keep them in good dental health. Plaque can quickly build up on the teeth of seniors, this is especially true if oral hygiene is neglected and lead to tooth decay as well as gum disease. Some seniors can run a higher risk of poor dental hygiene due to health, medication and age factor limitations. In order for anyone to maintain good oral health it is important to maintain proper dental health care habits.

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CA Dental Insurance – Teeth Development

Monday, Jul. 15th 2019

Your baby’s first teeth usually begin to erupt through the gums at about six months of age, although the timing will vary among children. All of the 20 primary teeth should come in between the ages of six months and three years. Your child will lose his or her primary teeth between the ages of six and eleven. Your child’s first permanent teeth usually erupt behind the primary teeth at about age six. The last permanent teeth usually erupt between the ages of 12 and 21.

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CA Dental Insurance – Dentures and Bedtime

Friday, Jul. 12th 2019

Question: Should dentures be worn at bedtime?

Reply: Dentures should not be worn while sleeping to allow the gum tissue to rest and normal stimulation and cleaning by the tongue and saliva.

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CA Dental – Your Baby’s Dental Care Starts With Mom

Wednesday, Jul. 10th 2019

It is important to understand that a baby’s dental care really starts with his or her mother’s healthy pregnancy, because baby teeth begin to form before birth. If you are pregnant, make sure to eat a balanced, nutritious diet and get an adequate amount of vitamins and minerals as advise by your doctor. Do not avoid your dentist, sadly too many pregnant women do not go to the dentist and seeing a dentist while pregnant is important. Pregnant women have a higher risk of gum disease and therefore should see their dentist to maintain their oral health while pregnant

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California Dental Insurance – Stay Away From Sugary Candy

Saturday, Jul. 6th 2019

Di you know that food texture can create issues for your teeth? Sticky substances seem to find their way in-between your teeth and along your gum line. The bacteria in your mouth interacts with the sugars to weaken your tooth enamel. Therefore avoid such candies as toffee and anything gummy (such as gummy bears) If you do eat this type of treat be extra diligent with your flossing and brushing afterwards.

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CA Dental – Seniors Have and Increase Risk of Gum Disease.

Wednesday, Jul. 3rd 2019

Gum disease/Gingivitis (gum inflammation) is can be caused by plaque build up, use of tobacco products, poor fitting bridges partials and dentures, poor diet and certain diseases such as anemia, cancer, and diabetes. However by having good oral hygiene habits and by seeing a dentist regularly you can help to lower the risk of gum disease.

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California Dental, Your Teeth and Wine

Sunday, Jun. 30th 2019

Wine may get better with age but did you know it also ages your teeth? With high acidic content wine start to wear down on your teeth’s enamel almost immediately. Wine also stains teeth and can cause dry mouth.

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CA Dental Insurance, Preventing Root Caries Among Seniors.

Friday, Jun. 28th 2019

Although root caries is the major cause of tooth loss in older adults prevention is still the best solution. If your gums have started to recede you should make sure to take measures to prevent root decay. Some ways of doing this is to avoid sweets since sugar will promote dental plaque causing bacteria found on your roots. Dry mouth is also a factor that can increase your chances of getting root decay. Make sure to treat dry mouth if you have it. By drinking lots of water, sucking on sugar free candy or chewing on sugar free gum are some ways to help relive dry mouth.

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California Dental – Limiting Your Refined Carbohydrates

Tuesday, Jun. 25th 2019

Although it can be hard to avoid flour-based, white starchy foods, for good dental health try limiting your refined carbohydrates. Refined carbohydrates are correlated with increased inflammation, which in turn causes complications like gingivitis.

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CA Dental – Dental Hazard of Drinking Coffee and Tea

Saturday, Jun. 22nd 2019

Although one of America’s favorite morning and afternoon beverages may be coffee and tea, they have compounds called tannins, which can cause unsightly stains and discoloring of your teeth. Therefore to avoid staining your teeth try and limited the amount of coffee and tea drinking throughout the day. If you are going to be drinking coffee and tea do so with a straw to limited contact with your teeth. Avoid slowly drinking these types of drinks, it can be fun to hang out at the local coffee house and babying the one cup of coffee during your hour or more stay but it is not so fun for your teeth.

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