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Want to Keep Dental Costs Down? Keep Regular Dentist Visits

Want to Keep Dental Costs Down? Keep Regular Dentist Visits 

If you’ve ever had to have major dental work done, whether it was fillings, an extraction, or a root canal, you know that it’s not fun – for your mouth or for your wallet. Major dental work can do major damage to your budget.…

Canker Sores: A Dental Practice’s Comprehensive Guide

Canker Sores: A Dental Practice's Comprehensive Guide

 

A canker sore, or aphthous ulcer, is an open sore inside the mouth – usually on the inner cheek, lips, or tongue. Most are oval-shaped or round with a markedly white or yellowish center.…

How Strong Is the Link between Alzheimer’s and Gum Disease?

 

Periodontists, dentists who specialize in treating gum disease, have long contended that periodontal disease is linked to a variety of systemic health problems.

 

Further, new research suggests that periodontal disease may be linked to Alzheimer’s, which is both scary and exciting.…

Want to Prevent Tooth Decay? Keep Your Mouth’s pH Balanced.

Want to Prevent Tooth Decay? Keep Your Mouth’s pH Balanced.

 

Your typical daily intake of beverages probably looks something like this: coffee, water, water, kombucha or tea, diet soft drink, water, water, wine…and water.

 

Are we close?…

Are Artificial Sweeteners Actually Good for Your Teeth?

Are Artificial Sweeteners Actually Good for Your Teeth?

 

Many people use artificial sweeteners to cut calories or keep blood sugar levels under control. However, have you ever wondered if those sweeteners might be affecting your body and health in other ways?…