Monthly Archives: October 2016

Carolina Hurricanes Are ‘In Season’ For 2016-17!

Hockey fans, rejoice! The 2016-17 hockey season has begun and the Carolina Hurricanes are in full swing! For this season’s schedule, you can download one (or just check for upcoming games at the PNC Arena in Raleigh), at: www.nhl.com/hurricanes/schedule/2016-10-01/ET As … Continue reading

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How To Spend Less On Dental Care

Most of us try to be proactive with our health. We stay active, eat healthy, don’t smoke, limit alcohol and have regular check-ups and periodic screenings. In addition to living a healthy lifestyle, we know it is wise to try … Continue reading

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One Missing Tooth Can Begin Chain Reaction

If you’ve seen an elaborate set-up of dominos, you know that it relies on a delicate balance. When one domino topples, it sets off a reaction that affects every other domino in the arrangement.  It’s the same situation when a … Continue reading

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Today’s Root Canals Are Quick & Comfy!

Mention a root canal and it’s usually met with moans and winces. As a dentist who knows the truth, this like comparing them to when clothes were washed outside on a board with a huge bar of soap. Today’s technology … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Diabetes Ruin Your Smile

Diabetes is a metabolic disease that results from insufficient insulin secretion or being resistant to insulin. This occurs when the body is unable to properly process carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Diabetes is a leading cause of death due to vascular … Continue reading

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Pancreatic Cancer Link To Oral Bacteria?

In past blogs, you may have read my references of how various studies have found links between oral bacteria and serious health problems far beyond the mouth. These include heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, preterm babies and … Continue reading

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