Stop Smoking For Good Dental Health

Smoking and using tobacco products have long been known to be detrimental to our overall systemic health. Many people, however, are unaware of the dental health dangers that can occur from using smoking cigarettes or using tobacco based products. Below you will find a list of the dental health effects caused by the ongoing use…

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Top Reasons To Invest In Your Dental Health

Maintaining good dental health can often be overlooked in our busy lives. A small investment of time in our smiles can lead to a lifetime of good dental health. The benefits go beyond dental health as recent research has linked dental health to our general health. Below you will find some of the top reasons…

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The Routine 6 Month Visit

Every dental office gets calls asking for an appointment. The caller says it is “just” for a cleaning. While a professional cleaning is vital there is more that goes on at that visit than just the cleaning. Do you know the steps involved for a routine visit and why your dentist or hygienist performs them?…

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Signs That You Need To See Your Dentist

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Dental signs and symptoms are often overlooked if they do not involve pain.  Ignoring the issues may cause much bigger problems for you if not treated. How do you know if you need to see a dentist right away? Below are some signs and symptoms that should give you an idea about when to make…

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Importance Of Regular Dental Cleanings

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We have all heard the rules about dental care including having regular dental cleanings every 6 months. Many people neglect this advice and go far longer between visits. This can be quite dangerous to our teeth as well as our overall health. Below you will find some of the top reasons to see your dental…

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Beware Of Oral Cancer

Cancer is never an easy disease to face. Many types of cancer are very treatable especially when diagnosed early. Oral cancer is one of those that are easily treatable in its very earliest stages. However, the prognosis changes dramatically once it progresses. Oral cancer is any cancer of the mouth and the pharynx. The most common…

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Common Dental Questions Las Vegas

There are many questions when it comes to dental procedures. Why do we need certain treatments?, What does the dentist look for besides cavities?, Are x-rays safe?, etc. While you may know the answers to some of the questions, there are many questions asked by patients on a daily basis that relate to the ones…

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April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month 2014

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  Oral Cancer Awareness Month April, 2014   Oral Cancer Facts -Expected to have approximately 42,000 new cases of oral cancer diagnosed in 2013 alone. -Males account for almost 70% of all new cases. Survival Rates of Oral Cancer 1 year – 89% survival 5 year – 56% survival 10 year – 41% survival -Approximtely 8,000 deaths per…

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Why Do I Need Dental X-Rays?

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Dental X-rays are an integral part of proper dental care. Most of us pose the question…Why do I need to have x-rays?? For starters, dental x-rays give your dentist a view of many oral issues that are not visible to the naked eye. This “photograph” of your dental skeleton allows your dentist information to make…

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Habits That Harm Your Dental Health

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Harmful Habits Affecting Dental Health Smoking/Tobacco Use. Smoking and tobacco use have been studied extensively over decades of use and have shown to be harmful to our overall health including our oral health. Not only does it stain our teeth and cause periodontal disease, it also increases your risk for oral cancers. While stains may…

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