How to Correct an Overbite

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July 20, 2022 0 Comments

Overbite or malocclusion is a dental disorder where the upper set of your teeth and jaw don’t align with the lower set of your teeth and jaw. We at Iqaluit Dental Clinic recommend you fix an overbite as early as possible to avoid serious health problems in the future. Generally, the symptoms of an overbite develop during childhood. In most cases, a mild overbite is not of grave concern.  However, a deep overbite, if left …

How to Correct an Underbite

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July 13, 2022 0 Comments

An underbite is a medical condition where the lower teeth protrude beyond the upper teeth. This misalignment of the jaw is also regarded as a Class III malocclusion, or reverse bite. We at Iqaluit Dental Clinic suggest you treat an underbite, even a mild one, as soon as possible, as it could lead to severe difficulties such as slurred speech, pain during biting, and chewing in the future. Underbite cases are rare and only affect …

The Benefits of Chewing Gum

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July 6, 2022 0 Comments

Many people have a habit of chewing gums to keep their breath fresh or to keep hunger pangs under control when they cannot eat any food. However, have you ever wondered whether it is safe or healthy to chew on gums? We at Iqaluit Dental Clinic believe that when done in moderation, chewing gum is not only safe but can also offer many health benefits. Now, before we look at the benefits of chewing on …

How to Deal with Painful Braces

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June 29, 2022 0 Comments

Although brace pain is temporary, it’s nothing to scoff at. For those of you experiencing it for the first time, the sensation can not only be disturbing but downright unbearable. We at Iqaluit Dental Clinic suggest that you go through with it because, in the end, you will end up with better oral health. Furthermore, painful braces are easily treatable, and you will soon get used to the discomfort. How to treat brace pain? There …

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Fillings

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June 22, 2022 0 Comments

A dental filling restores decayed tooth structure. Tooth decay is a serious problem which, left untreated, can cause bad breath and toothaches. In severe cases, it can lead to a hollowed-out tooth. We at Iqaluit Dental Clinic suggest you get a dental filling for tooth decay as soon as possible because the tooth might have to be removed if the condition worsens. This article discusses everything about tooth fillings, such as the types of fillings …