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Jan 12, 2020, 3:22 PM
It seems that there is always new research connecting poor oral health with overall health problems. But it’s not just the teeth that need to be kept clean and healthy, it’s the gums as well. Gum disease has been linked to…
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Dec 23, 2019, 2:45 PM
It may surprise you to learn that as many as 90% of all smokers began smoking as teenagers. More than 3,000 American children under the age of 18 experiments with smoking every day. Tobacco use can lead to nicotine addiction…
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Dec 17, 2019, 9:30 PM
If you begin feeling a minor toothache, it can be tempting to just dismiss it. Especially if it’s not too painful or your budget is tight. However, ignoring a dental problem will not make it go away on its own. In fact, it…
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Nov 25, 2019, 11:19 PM
Alzheimer’s is largely based on genetics and family history. But a recent article by the Washington Post has suggested that there are a few things that can be done to delay the onset of the disease, especially if they’re done…
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Nov 12, 2019, 11:49 PM
While flossing is a vital part of preventing and fighting gum disease and periodontitis, it may not be the most effective method. Experts have started recommending adding a new tool to your dental hygiene routine; the…
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Oct 14, 2019, 8:36 PM
Cleft lips and cleft palates are birth abnormalities of the lip and mouth. In the United States, around 6,800 children are born with cleft lips, palates, or both every year. Cleft lips and palates occur early in your…
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Sep 23, 2019, 7:01 PM
By now we all know the damage that stress can have on our overall health. It weakens the immune system, causes high blood pressure, and can contribute to heart disease. So, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that stress can also…
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Sep 9, 2019, 8:13 PM
At Endodontic Specialists, we hear many patients talk about how they need root canal therapy because they have soft teeth. This is a condition that has been passed down from family members or parents that causes teeth to be…
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Aug 26, 2019, 7:33 PM
Oral cancer is very serious and affects up to tens of thousands of people every year. According to the National Cancer Institute, around 50,000 Americans will be diagnosed with cancer this year. Unfortunately, these…
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Jul 22, 2019, 5:40 PM
X-Rays are very important tools used by dentists in order to identify any problems with the teeth. X-Rays provide dentists with a highly detailed picture of the teeth, bones, and supporting tissues of the mouth.
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Jul 8, 2019, 9:38 PM
Having dental problems can be painful and stressful. Luckily some of the most common dental diseases can be easily prevented, which allows you to avoid uncomfortable and expensive dental procedures.
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Jun 25, 2019, 8:31 PM
Tooth sensitivity can make it difficult for your child to speak, chew, and even breathe comfortably. Once the tooth enamel begins to wear down, the nerves underneath will become exposed, causing pain and sensitivity when…
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Jun 3, 2019, 8:03 PM
Around 47% of adult Americans suffer from some level of gum disease. This is almost half of us! The main problem with gum disease is that most people are uneducated about what it is, what causes it, and how to avoid it. One…
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May 23, 2019, 10:19 PM
As people age, it’s natural to experience tooth loss for one reason or another. Unfortunately, having missing teeth can cause embarrassment as well as trouble eating and speaking properly. There are a few ways for a smile to…
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May 9, 2019, 10:20 PM
Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) is the term for a condition that causes the gums, tongue, lips, cheeks, or throat to feel like they’re burning. No cause for this condition has been found and there is not a way to test for it.…
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