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Your Nutrition and Your Dental Health

When most of us think about about dental health, we think about brushing and flossing daily.  We also think about visiting the dentist regularly.  However, when it comes to your dental health, what you eat is also very important. Periodontal disease and tooth decay (dental caries) are two of the most common disease of modern…

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Diabetes and Your Dental Health

If you are living with Diabetes, you are predisposed to a number of dental health problems.  For this reason, practicing good daily oral hygiene and getting regular care from a dentist is vitally important. Diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by high levels of sugar in the blood.  There are three different types of Diabetes…

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Geographical Tongue: Causes and Treatments

Geographical Tongue is a dental health condition that is characterized by a map-like appearance on the tongue and is also referred to as benign migratory glossitis and erythema migrans. It is a hereditary condition that occurs in roughly 1% to 3% of the population and is more common in women than in men. Geographical Tongue occurs…

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Tobacco and Your Teeth

Tobacco, whether it is smoked or chewed can have lasting negative effects on your oral health.  At best, it can cause severe tooth discoloration that is hard to treat.  At worst, it can cause oral cancer, an extremely aggressive and often deadly type of cancer that forms on the mouth or throat.  Smoking tobacco (cigarettes)…

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If You Are Trying to Get Pregnant, Now is a Good Time to Visit the Dentist

If you are planning on becoming pregnant in the near future, you probably have a long lists of things to do to prepare for your pregnancy. You will need to buy a crib, decorate a nursery and figure out childcare, if you are a working professional.  You may also need to make some important lifestyle…

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Calcium and Your Dental Health

Calcium is an important mineral that everyone needs to stay healthy.  Most everyone knows that getting an adequate daily intake of calcium is good for your bones.  However, did you know that getting enough calcium is also vitally important for maintaining good dental health?  That is because according to the National Institutes of Health, 99%…

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Have You Skipped Your Regular Dental Checkup?

Have you skipped your regular dental checkup?  If so, you are not alone.  In fact, in a Gallup poll conducted in 2013, one third of Americans said they did not visit the dentist at all in the past year.  This is unfortunate because regular dental visits provide an opportunity for your dentist to spot oral health…

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Gum Recession

Receding gums are a common dental health problem affecting a large number of Americans.  Gum recession refers to the process by which the gum tissue that surrounds to teeth pulls back or wears away, exposing more of the tooth or the tooth’s root.  When this occurs, pockets or gaps form between the teeth and the…

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Today’s Dentures

Today’s dentures are not like the dentures of the past. In the past, many denture wearers complained of uncomfortable, loose-fitting dentures that had the appearance of false teeth.  For these reasons, this tooth replacement system left a lot to be desired.  However, with today’s advanced technology and manufacturing processes, today’s dentures look more like natural…

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Non-Surgical Treatments for Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease is a common dental problem that is characterized by an infection of the gums, soft tissue and bone surrounding the teeth. It is progressive in nature and can range from simple inflammation to serious disease that results in damage to the soft tissue and bone supporting the teeth.  If it is not detected…

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