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Complications Of An Impacted Tooth

What Is An Impacted Tooth?

An impacted tooth is a tooth that is impeded or blocked as it pushes through the gums to erupt into the mouth. The teeth that are most often impacted are the wisdom teeth. However, any tooth in the mouth can become impacted.

Complications Of An Impacted Tooth

When an impacted tooth is left...
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Dental Effects of Marijuana Use – Mississauga Dentist

What is Marijuana?

Marijuana has many names. Some of them include weed, pot, Mary Jane, grass and so on. The appearance is a grey and greenish mix of dried and shredded leaves and flowering parts of the hemp plant. The hemp plant's scientific name is Cannabis Sativa.


Marijuana is increasingly being used for both recreational purposes and...
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E-cigarettes Cause Gum Damage

What Are E-Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes can also be referred to as electronic nicotine delivery systems. An e-cigareete is a battery operated device that delivers nicotine and other chemicals as a vapor, instead of smoke. E-cigarettes can look like a regular cigarette or look like another other shape like a USB drive, toy, etc. While many...
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The Importance Of Salivary Flow & Cavities

What is Saliva?

Saliva is a clear liquid that is produced by several salivary glands in the mouth. The parotid, submandibular and sublingual glands are the main producers of saliva and determine salivary flow. While the mouth can produce up to 500 ml of saliva a day, the average amount found in the mouth at any...
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