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Smiles are often associated with being happy, but have you ever wondered how smiling physically affects you? Research shows that the simple act of smiling can change your mood, increase your confidence, and improve your emotional state. Smiles affect the brain – moods and emotions can be measured in the left frontal cortex of the brain. Pretty...

Are your wisdom teeth causing your severe pain If so, you might be suffering from impacted wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth are painful when they start to make an appearance, which is why eighty-five percent of people have to have their wisdom teeth extracted during their lifetime. Keep reading to learn more about what causes impacted teeth, how...

Are you preparing for an upcoming root canal? If so, you might feel nervous. But don’t worry, root canals are quite common. There are more than 15 million root canals performed each year. You can expect a little bit of soreness and swelling after your surgery, which may make it difficult to eat. What’s more, certain foods like...

As a cosmetic dentist in Elizabeth, NJ, Banker Dental offers porcelain veneers. Porcelain veneers dramatically transform your smile and hide small and large teeth imperfections. Porcelain veneers are very popular with celebrities and other persons in the public eye since they can make any set of teeth look camera ready. If you’re considering porcelain veneers, consider...

One of the most common misconceptions about oral health is that kids don’t need to see the dentist until their first permanent teeth appear. That is a fallacy that can lead to unnecessary oral health issues. When it comes to your child’s oral health, it’s important to know that oral health begins in infancy. Your pediatric...

With the Back To School season in full swing, it is the perfect time to talk about exams – dental exams, that is. The American Dental Association recommended that each person have two dental exams and cleanings per year. The routine check-ups help maintain the health of your teeth and gums while also helping to...

Mouth breathing occurs when people breathe in and out of the mouth, instead of their nose. Some people will breathe through their mouth exclusively if they have a medical condition, such as sleep apnea, or it could be temporary due to a cold. What Are the Causes of Mouth Breathing? There are several mouth breathing...

Fear of the dentist is one of the most common phobias there is. In adults, some studies show nearly 1 in 5 people have dental phobia. In children, it’s even more frequent, with one study showing almost half of the participants experiencing anxiety related to the dentist. While easing fear in adults can sometimes be a matter...

If you have dental alignment issues, you’ll need to choose between Invisalign or braces. Even though this is a tough decision to make, you’re fortunate to have the option between these two effective treatments. Your dentist in Elizabeth, NJ can make a recommendation, but it helps for you to know ahead of time what the pros and...

Do you know what makes teeth weaker? You may have read that if you take good care of your tooth enamel, you can keep your pearly whites in tip-top shape. That’s because the enamel’s job is to protect the delicate tissues inside your teeth. The problem is, once your tooth enamel gets eroded, there’s no way...

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