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Professional Teeth Cleanings

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Professional Teeth Cleanings Professional cleaning is recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA) at 1 to 2 times per year for optimal oral health, possibly more if recommended by your dentist. These procedures are vital in maintaining oral hygiene and preventing decay, gum disease, and tooth loss.  Oral hygiene practices at home are important, […]

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Stress & Oral Habits

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Oral Habits and Stress The human mouth contains many organs that work together to protect and care for the teeth. One of these important structures is salivary glands which produce saliva, as well as help with food digestion. When individuals experience high levels of stress, this can reduce the amount of saliva you produce […]

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Preventive Dentistry

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Preventative Dentistry Preventative dentistry is a great way to prevent the risk of future dental problems and maintain good oral hygiene. Brushing after every meal or at least twice per day can help keep plaque under control. Flossing daily will ensure cleaner gums as well.  Your dentist can also recommend preventative treatments in addition […]

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Pregnancy & Oral Health

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Pregnancy and Oral Health Pregnancy can be an exciting time to grow your family, but it also poses some serious risks for oral health. As pregnancy hormones increase levels of estrogen, these fluctuations can cause tooth decay, cavities, or even bone loss. It is vital to maintain proper nutrition through prenatal vitamins, as well […]

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Osteoporosis & Oral Health

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Osteoporosis and Oral Health Osteoporosis is a disease that can damage your teeth and bones. Osteopenia, the first stage of osteoporosis, causes you to lose bone mass, as well as increases the risk for developing an oral condition like tooth decay or gum inflammation.  Your dentist can offer options for pain relief, as well […]

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Oral Piercings

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Oral Piercings Neglecting to care for your mouth piercings can cause infections and possible damage. Oral hygiene, such as brushing twice a day with an antibacterial toothpaste, cleaning the tongue, and the use of mouthwashes specifically for oral piercings are all excellent ways to keep your piercing and your teeth in good condition.  It […]

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Oral Cancer

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Oral Cancer Dental professionals will often recommend options for the treatment of oral cancers. Iron supplements can help reduce an infection’s chance of spreading to other parts of your body, while chemotherapy drugs penetrate deep into a tumor and destroy cancerous cells without harming healthy ones nearby.  Your dentist will work in conjunction with […]

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Nutrition & Oral Health

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Nutrition and Oral Health A diet with poor nutrition can lead to problems in the mouth. The effects of oral health depend on many different factors, but it is important to consider the impact of poor nutrition. One shouldn’t rely exclusively upon brushing alone for protection against dental decay.  Proper eating habits are necessary […]

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Missing Teeth

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Missing Teeth One of the most common dental problems is missing teeth. There can be many reasons for this, including damage from trauma like sports injuries and accidents, normal wear, and poor nutrition. Missing teeth can cause a host of dental issues, such as loss of jaw bone, impaired function, speech issues, and aesthetic […]

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Geographic Tongue

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Geographic Tongue Geographic tongue is a medical condition in which the patient has an enlarged, discolored portion of tissues on the tongue. This is a painful condition that can cause difficulty breathing and even lead to other problems like chronic ear infections. The most common treatment for the geographic tongue is a dental procedure. […]

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