Oral Health

Gum disease is a common cause of bad breath

Gum disease is a common cause of bad breath

Bad breath is often caused by gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. In gum disease, the tissues that surround the teeth become infected. Gum disease occurs just below the gum line by causing the inflammation and breakdown of the tooth’s attachment site and its supporting tissues. Bad breath can be treated easily by doing

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3 Month Recare Procedure

3 Month Recare Procedure

Periodontal disease only controlled Periodontal disease cannot be cured; it can only be controlled. That is why we need to examine the health of your gums at least every three months or sooner. If periodontal disease is not closely monitored and controlled, the disease can quickly worsen, destroy bone and soft tissue, and eventually cause

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Nutrition Tips For Healthy Teeth

Daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste and flossing are essential to a healthy smile, but did you know nutrition has an effect on your dental health, too? Eating a variety of nutrient-rich foods from all the food groups promotes healthy teeth and gums. A balanced diet of fruits, vegetables, protein foods, dairy products and whole grains

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Oral Cancer Awerness Month

Oral cancers that are found early offer a better chance for successful treatment—making oral cancer screenings one more reason to see your dentist regularly. In 2010, the National Cancer Institute estimated that 36,540 people were diagnosed with oral cancer. NCI figures also projected that 7,880 people would die from oral cancer (though not necessarily the ones diagnosed in the

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The Benefits Of Oral Health Consultation

Broken, decaying, or missing teeth can all have a detrimental affect on your oral health. Chips or cracks in your enamel can harbor disease- and decay-causing bacteria that may further damage your teeth and gums or even lead to tooth loss. Missing teeth, on the other hand, can cause your entire bite to shift out

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