Monthly Archives: February 2015

Dizziness May Be Coming From TMJ Disorder

Feeling dizzy is a rare occurrence for most people. It can happen when one stands quickly when their blood pressure is low. Or, it may be the result of some prescriptions who have dizziness as a side effect. However, the … Continue reading

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Decrease Risk For Dental Implant Failure

Although the success rate for dental implants is very high, about 95%, dental implants can fail. Knowing what contributes to implant failure before you have implants placed can help you enjoy a successful treatment outcome. Some health and lifestyle issues … Continue reading

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Oral Bacteria Are Nasty Little Creatures In Your Mouth

You may have seen a commercial on television for a nail fungus treatment. To illustrate its presence, the fungus is portrayed by a nasty-looking cartoon character. The ‘creature’ is representative of living cells that decompose nutrients. Although it is a … Continue reading

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Bad Breath? Who, ME???

When someone has bad breath, it can hit you like a lead balloon! Unfortunately, it can also make a lasting impression, and not a good one! In addition to cavities and gum disease, bad breath, also known as halitosis, is … Continue reading

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Exposed Tooth Roots

Gum recession can lead to exposure of tender tooth roots. These darker areas are unappealing in a smile and create long teeth. While long teeth contribute to a smile that ages you beyond your actual years, exposed roots are also … Continue reading

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Your Smile Is First Step To Fountain Of Youth!

At a certain age, we can’t help but notice signs of our years. Crow’s feet, sagging skin, age spots… these are typical reactions to Father Time that reveal we are, indeed, getting into more mature years. While eyelid lifts, micro-dermabrasion, … Continue reading

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Using Too Much Denture Cream Can Lead To Poisoning

One of the ingredients in denture creams is zinc. When overuse put too much zinc in the body, it depletes the body’s natural balance of copper. Since copper regulates neurological activity, such an imbalance can lead to nerve damage or … Continue reading

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Could Shrinking Jaw Bone Be Due To Missing Teeth?

Natural teeth are held into your jawbones by their tooth roots, which are embedded in the bone. Throughout the day, actions such as biting and chewing create physical stimulation to the jaw by each root. The tooth roots stimulate the … Continue reading

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Missing Teeth Create Social Perceptions

A recent image of Tiger Woods showed him clearly missing a front tooth. Had he not been a known celebrity who could explain the missing tooth was due to a careless cameraman, he may have been perceived in a far … Continue reading

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Oral Bacteria & Alzheimers Disease

Bacteria in your mouth from poor oral hygiene is far more destructive than the cause of bad breath and cavities. According to researchers, the bacteria found in gum disease has been linked to brain tissue degeneration. Research has already found … Continue reading

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Precision-fitted Partials Give Comfortable, Secure Fit

Although we advise dental implants for most tooth replacements, we also offer full and partial dentures. If partial dentures are needed, there are several choices, some giving a higher level of aesthetic appeal and security than others. Most conventional partial … Continue reading

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