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Bruxism: 5 indicators and an assured solution to teeth grinding

Let me tell you about our home village in Bukunja and teeth grinding also known as bruxism. Before the adoption of electricity, we ate our supper early. Commonly when the sun was setting. No one ate after dark. It was abominable! Why eat…
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3 Must-Know Factors for Successful Dental Crowns: Types, Reasons, Steps, and Potential Outcomes

Discover the Benefits of Dental Crowns for Improving Tooth Appearance & Restoring Functionality. Learn the Reasons, Types, Steps, and Potential Complications. Learn More Today! A dental crown, a tooth-shaped cap placed over damaged, discoloured…
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Expert tooth extractions and 5 care tips

Tooth extraction is the process of removing a tooth for oral health purposes. Dentists avoid tooth extraction except in special circumstances such as impacted wisdom teeth, dental trauma, infection, severe tooth decay, gum disease, or overcrowded…
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Quickly treat gum disease in pregnancy

Pregnant woman ready for the oral examination at Ezza Dental Care. Photo credit: What is gum disease in pregnancy? Gingivitis is a common gum disease that affects many pregnant mothers. According to the Centre…
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8 quick remedies for dental pain

Dental pain has a nasty habit of attacking at ungodly hours. Hours when the dentists are unlikely to be available. The night suddenly becomes very long. Dental offices are closed, and the pain drags on. But not to worry, your best dentist…
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Gum Enlargement

The gums, also known as the gingiva, form an important aspect of our smile. Their presence in the mouth and the role they play means that we must pay attention to them. Gums too can be and sources of infection that can compromise our general…
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Tips for your oral health – World Oral Health Month

Every year in March, oral health care providers commemorate oral health and its promotion. This year was no different and was running with a theme, “Mind your mouth.” At Ezza Dental Care, we would like to remind you about how to be mindful…
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Ebinyo/Ebiino: why you should not take your child to a traditional healer to extract their unerupted teeth.

In some cultures in Uganda, when a child is 4 to 8 months old, there’s a norm where they are taken to a traditional healer who extracts their unerupted teeth. This is done because it is believed that these tooth buds are a cause of the illness…

Tonsillitis and oral health

Tonsilitis is an inflammation of the tonsils which are two masses of lymphoid tissue on either side of the throat. They play a role in fighting infection that may use the oral cavity as a gateway into the airways. In some cases, they can get…
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Flossing: Why you should do it and How you should do it

Flossing is a form of interdental cleaning in which the debris in the area between two teeth is removed using a dental cord also known as dental floss.  It is a habit that should be taken up as part of one’s oral care routine because…
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Taking Care of your Baby’s Teeth

Most babies are born with no teeth much to the delight of their mothers in light of a comfortable experience when breastfeeding. Some babies are born with teeth and although this is rare, it can be disheartening and we shall look at it further…
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Are amalgam dental fillings safe?

You may have been to the dentist before and told them that you don't want the black filling. This might have been due to a number of reasons that you honestly believed in, for example, the filling contains mercury which accumulates in the blood,…

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