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I cannot open my mouth properly after my dental injection!

I cannot open my mouth properly after my dental injection!

This is called DENTAL TRISMUS or Lock-jaw and although various reasons exists for the condition the most common dentalcauses are normally after lower dental injection or dental extraction. This leads to the limitation of jaw opening and pain after dental injection, especially in the lower jaw....


When life throws you lemons….watch this

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Always good to learn something new!

Always good to learn something new!

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Surprise your friends and family by learning all these interesting facts. . In 1938, Time Magazine chose Adolf Hitler for man of the year. Twelve people have walked on the moon. Other than the Earth, the moon is the only other known natural astrological object ever walked on. Scientists...


50 Life Secrets and Tips

50 Life Secrets and Tips

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1. Memorize something everyday. Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options. . 2. Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions....


Top 51 Places To Visit Until You Die!

Top 51 Places To Visit Until You Die!

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Mount Roraima Venezuela Antelope Canyon, USA Mount Emei Scenic Area: Leshan Giant Buddha, China Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Tannourine, Lebanon Carrera Lake, Buenos Aires The Wave, Arizona The Great Wall of China Crystal Mosque (Masjid Kristal) : Kuala Terengganu,...


Beyond Teeth: What’s Inside Your Mouth

Beyond Teeth: What’s Inside Your Mouth

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Bad Breath / General / Oral Hygiene

Good oral health goes beyond brushing and flossing. Find out more about the inside of your mouth and the role its various structures play in speech and digestion. By Connie Brichford, Medically reviewed by Niya Jones, MD, MPH . Your mouth is made up of more than just teeth, so good oral...


Quote for the day…

Quote for the day…

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Top 20 Ways to Boost Your Immunity

Top 20 Ways to Boost Your Immunity

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1) Take a vitamin D supplement every day. Check our Vitamin D guide for details about choosing the proper dosage. . 2) Get as much sunlight as you can for as late into the year as you can manage. Even getting sunlight on just your face helps produce more vitamin D in your body. . 3)...


Personality Quiz, very interesting…

Personality Quiz, very interesting…

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Take the quiz, it’s fun! http://100things.personality.visualdna.com/quizzes/eb4fcce5-46a0-55d3-9ec1-0d72ef18c50a/api-accounts/3bf2373f-bff7-588e-81e5-feb49f9743ea...


How bad is your breath?

How bad is your breath?

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Short of licking your wrist, huffing into cupped hands, or waiting for strangers to recoil in horror, gauging your own breath is no easy task. There are machines that can test it, but they cost thousands of dollars and are typically relegated to dentists' offices. Which is why, five years...


Can you read this????

Can you read this????

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Top Ten Myths About Introverts

Top Ten Myths About Introverts

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Myth #1 Introverts don't like to talk. This is not true. Introverts just don't talk unless they have something to say. They hate small talk. Get an introvert talking about something they are interested in, and they won't shut up for days. . Myth #2 Introverts are shy. Shyness has nothing...


Coconut oil may combat tooth decay

Coconut oil may combat tooth decay

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Digested coconut oil is able to attack the bacteria that cause tooth decay. It is a natural antibiotic that could be incorporated into commercial dental care products, say scientists presenting their work at the Society for General Microbiology’s Autumn Conference at the University of Warwick....


Out of the ordinary Beauty Tips that work

Out of the ordinary Beauty Tips that work

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Use toothpaste on yellow nails. This usually happens when you let nail polish stay on your nails for very long and when you've used cheap nail polish. Whiten them all up by rubbing toothpaste to remove the stains. You can also add a few drops of lemon for extra whitening, it's a natural...


Early Human Ancestors Had More Variable Diet

Early Human Ancestors Had More Variable Diet

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ScienceDaily (Aug. 8, 2012) New research sheds more light on the diet and home ranges of early hominins belonging to three different genera, notably Australopithecus, Paranthropus and Homo — that were discovered at sites such as Sterkfontein, Swartkrans and Kromdraai in the Cradle of...


Did you know?

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You can flip a toaster on its side and grill cheese in it. . The color on the bread tab indicates how fresh the bread is And those colors are in alphabetical order: b, g, r, w, y. . You can divide and store ground meat in a zip loc bag. Just break off how much you need and keep...


Just for fun

Just for fun

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1. Serval, caracal, lynx, and oncilla. These are all types of what? a) Butterflies b) Cats c) Computer Viruses d) Bacteria … . .. . 2) These numbers follow a pattern. 2, 7, 13, 20, 28. What comes next? a) 30 b) 37 c) 36 d) 42 . . .. . 3) “Nearby Priests” – If these letters are rearranged,...


The windmills of our smiles

The windmills of our smiles

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The South African Dental Association (SADA) has expressed concern at the way in which reality television shows are distorting the perceptions that the public holds of dentists and dentistry and how, in a developing country such as South Africa, these shows are diverting the attention from the...



Are We Getting Too Much Radiation From Dental X-Rays?

Are We Getting Too Much Radiation From Dental X-Rays?

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by Dr. Thomas P. Connelly . I remember when I was a little kid, and I went to the dentist for X-rays. It was a very uncomfortable procedure, with me laying back in a chair, a heavy weight placed on me (obviously to crush me), biting down on a metal torture device, while a cannon shot radiation...


To remove or not to remove??

To remove or not to remove??

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What are wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth are the upper and lower third molars, located at the very back of the mouth. They are calledwisdom teeth because usually they come in when a person is between age 17 and 21 or olderold enough to have gained some “wisdom.” Wisdom teeth that are healthy...


Poor Oral Health Damages Economy

Poor Oral Health Damages Economy

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Over 2 million people in the UK say they have taken time of work due to poor oral health. . The UK’s economy is being damaged unnecessarily with an estimated two million workers taking sick time off work due to poor oral health over the past five years. . Most problems with teeth and gums...


Cravings?  You might be deficient in some important nutrients…

Cravings? You might be deficient in some important nutrients…

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http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/8RuvMC/:1hu4KQkKs:Iw5PZDkx/www.freeformfitness.ca/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/cravings1.jpg/...


Tooth Movement Alternative to Bone Transplants

Tooth Movement Alternative to Bone Transplants

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ScienceDaily (Oct. 10, 2011) Although replacing lost teeth often involves artificially building up the jaw, researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, are now showcasing a new method whereby teeth are instead moved into the toothless area using a brace,...


Everyone should know these facts

Everyone should know these facts

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If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on the right side of your mouth. To make half a kilo of honey, bees must collect nectar from over 2 million individual flowers Heroin is the brand name of morphine once marketed by ‘Bayer’. Tourists visiting Iceland should know that...


This will make your day!

This will make your day!

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This picture of two Norwegian guys rescuing a sheep from the ocean. . This sign at an awesome bookshop. . The moment in which this Ohio athlete stopped to help an injured competitor across the finish line during a track meet. 17-year-old Meghan Vogel was in last place in...


Another Reason To Smile

Another Reason To Smile

“Look Ma, no cavities!” That famous line from an old toothpaste commercial certainly did the general population good, encouraging regular brushing and preventing dental decay. In fact, brushing one’s teeth as a daily habit was actually a foreign concept until as late as after World War II,...



Inspiring Quotes…

Inspiring Quotes…

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. . *Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. Sothrow off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Mark Twain . . *Make each day your masterpiece. –...


10 Tips to keep your Smile young!

10 Tips to keep your Smile young!

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1.Watch for unnatural wear and avoid grinding your teeth. . 2. Take Oral Hygiene visits seriously to avoid gum and bone loss. . . . . 3. Replace faulty fillings before they cause problems. . 4. Correct a bad bite. . 5. If crowns or bridges are worn down, replace them. . 6. Never chew...