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Common Dental Complaints

Common Dental Complaints

June 5, 2017 Let’s talk about some common dental complaints such as dental sensitivity, dry mouth, and bad breath. Dental recession often causes sensitivity. We often recommend sensitive toothpaste for dental sensitivity, but sensitivity isn’t always improved with dental products. Other causes of dental sensitivity include tooth decay, cracked or broken teeth, and periodontal disease. […]

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Your Dental Health is Important!

Your Dental Health is Important!

April 25, 2017 Today we would like to talk about the importance of a healthy mouth and good oral hygiene.  Your dental health is important and can influence your overall health and well-being. We encourage our patients to make a habit of six-month check-ups and regular hygiene appointments for cleaning and polishing. We concentrate on […]

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We Are Here To Serve You!

We Are Here To Serve You!

February 28, 2017 Today we would like to discuss the dental treatment and options that we have available to our patients. Good oral hygiene, healthy teeth, and healthy gums are an important part of our body’s general health. Decayed teeth and gum disease can not only be painful but are also linked to other serious […]

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Healthy Gums, Healthy Heart!

Healthy Gums, Healthy Heart!

Did you know that a healthy mouth goes hand in hand with a healthy body? Decayed teeth and red, puffy gums not only attribute to bad breath and affect self-esteem, the bacteria involved in causing decay and gum disease is directly related to cardiovascular problems such as heart disease. Diabetes, premature birth, and strokes. The […]

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E-Cigarettes and Vaping

E-Cigarettes and Vaping

9-6-16 Besides cancer and a host of other health issues, smoking causes bad breath, discolored teeth, increased plaque and bacteria, and even gum disease. Cigarette, pipe, and cigar smokers are prone to the effects from tobacco products including the inhibition of proper healing and cell function in the gum tissues. The National Cancer Institute states […]

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Do Your Gums Bleed?

Do Your Gums Bleed?

8/30/16 Do your gums bleed? If you answered “Yes” to this question you have infection present in your mouth. Gums should not bleed! If you’re saying “they only bleed when I brush or floss them”, they should not bleed.  Bleeding of the gums often occurs when there is inflammation. This inflammation is called gingivitis. Gingivitis is […]

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Do You Need Braces?

Do You Need Braces?

Orthodontics is not just for improving a smile. Orthodontics are also necessary to correct crowded teeth, protruded teeth, cross bites,incorrect jaw position, open bites, and even jaw joint disorders. The end result however is a healthy beautiful smile. These issues, when left untreated, can lead to tooth loss, decay, gum disease, headaches, speech problems, and […]

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Ticker, Teeth, and Gums, OH MY!

Ticker, Teeth, and Gums, OH MY!

6-13-16 How many times has your dental professional asked you if you floss your teeth? Every time you go, right? Did you know that healthy gums can keep your heart healthy? The mouth is a gateway into the body. Bacteria can be found readily in the oral cavity. Once the bacteria penetrate into the blood […]

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Diabetes In The Dental Office

Diabetes In The Dental Office

5-9-16 Diabetes is estimated to affect 20 million people,but only two-thirds of these individuals are diagnosed. Studies show that diabetics are more susceptible to periodontal disease and oral infections than non diabetic patients. Some of the most common oral health problems associated with diabetes are: Gum disease. Recent research suggests that the connection between gum disease […]

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Your Gums Can Give Indication Of Underlying Health Problems

Your Gums Can Give Indication Of Underlying Health Problems

8-12-15 Did you know that the gums can give us an insight to your overall health? Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease. When left untreated the body’s immune system must fight the bacteria that are below the gum line. Toxins break down the bone and tissues surrounding the teeth. If not treated this […]