How Crohn’s Disease and Colitis Impact Your Smile

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Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), are chronic gastrointestinal conditions affecting millions worldwide. These conditions can have widespread effects on the body, potentially impacting oral health. While the primary focus of managing Crohn’s disease and colitis is on gastrointestinal symptoms, it’s essential not to overlook the potential dental complications…

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Link Between Dental Hygiene and Oral Cancer?

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  Oral cancer is cancer of the mouth and throat (larynx). Cancer is defined as the disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body. This abnormal collection of mutated cells can form a tumor. Oral cancer originates in the mouth and throat, but has the ability to spread to other…

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Dental Care And Protection From CoronaVirus

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  As we begin to emerge from our government imposed quarantine, there will be a lot of questions abut how to keep patients and employees safe and disease free. As many know, the dental field goes above and beyond in maintaining a clean work area for both patients and employees. Precautions We Will Take For…

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Can Periodontal Disease Affect Blood Pressure?

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  Periodontal disease is a slow, progressive disease that affects the teeth, gums, and surrounding bone structure. As periodontal disease advances it can lead to tooth loss but recent studies have linked it to issues that can be much more sinister to your overall health. In recent years periodontal disease has been linked to heart…

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Pregnant Women And Fluoride…Is It Safe?

Fluoride has been a controversial subject for many. However, the benefits of fluoride are well known as studies have shown fluoridation of community water has reduced tooth decay by at least 25%. Beyond our drinking water fluoride supplements are also available. For pregnant women, it is important to consider what is ingested to keep the…

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Best Thanksgiving Foods For Good Dental Health

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Being Thankful For Good Dental Health

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Thanksgiving is a time of family gatherings, good food, and being thankful for all we have. Your dental health is something that should not be taken for granted. Your teeth do amazing  things that most of us do not even think about. Below you will find a few to be thankful for this holiday season.…

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The Mouth As A Window To Our Health

Recent research has begun to mount linking the oral health to the rest of the body. Did you know that more than 90% of all systemic diseases produce oral signs and symptoms?  Oral health means more than just an attractive smile. Poor oral health and untreated oral diseases and conditions can have a significant impact on…

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Link Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease – is the infection and inflammation of the gums and other supporting tissues of the teeth caused by oral bacteria. While periodontal disease is considered a localized infection that affects the teeth, gums and surrounding oral tissues, it can also have dramatic negative effects on a person’s overall health. Recent research shows there…

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6 Things Your Teeth Say About Your Health

Dental health has been shown to be directly related to a person’s general overall health.  Your mouth is connected to the rest of your body so it makes sense that what happens in the mouth (teeth and gums) can have a profound impact on the rest of your body.  Scientific research also shows the reverse,…

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