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Dry Mouth: The Risks & Treatments of Xerostomia

You’re probably familiar with many of the most common concerns for your oral health. But did you know that something as seemingly innocuous as dry mouth can lead to major dental problems? Due to the ranging experiences of those with dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, it’s not treated seriously even in cases where it […]

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The FAQs About Getting a Dental Implant

Despite advancements in dental care, tooth loss is still a fact of life for many Americans. And until recently, the only treatment options for filling the gap in a smile were dentures or a bridge. But modern technology and materials have made permanent, fixed tooth replacements – called dental implants – possible. If you’re thinking […]

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The Facts About Periodontal Disease

When it comes to gum disease, what you don’t know can hurt you! Periodontal disease not only affects your dental health, but scientific research reveals that it can have devastating effects on your overall health. October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and there’s no better time to brush up on your dental hygiene habits and […]

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Pregnancy Gingivitis: There’s a Reason for Concern

You have a lot to think about when you’re pregnant, especially when it comes to health and nutrition. You not only have to worry about your own health, you also have to make the best choices for the baby growing inside you.

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The Best Ways to Treat Gum Disease

Gum Disease, or Something Else? First, if you’re interested in learning how to treat gum disease, you must be pretty confident that you have gum disease. But do you?

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Laser Treatment for Gum Disease

When you neglect your dental hygiene, you run the risk of eventually developing gum disease. Don’t let this happen to you! Gingivitis is the primary stage of gum disease where the bacteria in plaque build up to a point that causes the gums to become irritated and inflamed. With proper treatment and care, gingivitis can […]

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The Link between Periodontal Diseases & Cardiovascular Disease

The link between periodontal (gum) disease and tooth loss is well known, but did you know that recent studies have also shown a link between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease?

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