Monthly Archives: July 2015

When Jaw Bone Mass Declines, Many Problems Begin.

When natural teeth are lost, there are far more challenges to be faced that a gap in your smile. The presence of natural tooth roots provide stimulation to the jaw bone. This is important because these roots enable the jaws … Continue reading

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eCigarettes Not A Safe Alternative When It Comes To Your Smile

Just because there’s no smoke, never assume there is no fire. This is the case for eCigarettes when it comes to gum tissues. The safety of eCigarettes has been questioned ever since they hit the market. Although ‘ECs’ are smoke-free, … Continue reading

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RA Patients Have Added Need To Maintain Healthy Smiles

The difficulty with manual dexterity and joint pain for those with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can make at-home oral hygiene a challenge. This may be why RA sufferers have higher incidences of periodontal (gum) disease. As the nation’s leading cause of … Continue reading

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Mature Years Shouldn’t Include Challenges Of Dentures

It hasn’t been all that long ago that most adults, as they aged, assumed they would lose their teeth spend their mature years in dentures. Today, the potential to keep your natural teeth all of your life is not only … Continue reading

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Think Of Oral Bacteria This Way…

Our office prides itself on being a ‘lecture-free zone.’ Rather than lecture patients on brushing and flossing, we prefer to educate them. It is our belief that patients who understand the WHY of oral hygiene typically have higher commitments. No … Continue reading

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Healthy Gums May Aid Prostate Health

Inflammation in the body has been getting much publicity these days, for good reason. ‘Chronic’ inflammation (that’s internal inflammation that never turns off) has been associated with serious health issues, such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, allergies and depression. Inflammation … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Dental Fears Add To Costs!

It’s unfortunate that so many adults are fearful of dental visits – so much so that they miss out on the advantages of a healthy, appealing smile. Not only are confident smiles shared more often, they instill a positive mood, … Continue reading

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