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Preventative Dental
Snore Guards Are Good for Everyone
Do you snore at night? If you do, you’re in good company. And if you say you don’t, you still might. Only 59% of snorers claim that they snore. Snoring is a common problem that covers all age groups, women and men alike. In fact, about a third of all adults over 30 are “regular...
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What’s painless, doesn’t take much time, is good for your overall health, and can save you money? Professional teeth cleaning! Really? Why should you make the trip to the dentist, especially if you already brush and floss (correctly), after every meal? Because dental plaque, the sticky bacteria that builds up on your teeth, starts forming...
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Preventing gum disease and keeping this stealthy villain away may require super-hero efforts. Gum disease (aka periodontal disease) is now considered to be one of the most common diseases in our country. 85% of Americans suffer from some form of it, yet most aren’t aware they have it, until, well, they already have it. Why?...
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Summer is officially here, which means that summertime travel is officially upon us. This summer 71% of all Americans plan to take some sort of a vacation. Whether it’s packing the car for a family camping road trip, flying overseas, riding the rails or setting sail on a tropical cruise, millions of people will be...
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Father’s Day may come and go, but men taking care of their health is a tough, year-round job. Because June is Men’s Health Month, it’s a good time to remind men to take better care of themselves. And because good oral health is directly linked to longevity, the timing is perfect for this reminder: Take...
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Gluten free? You’ve probably heard these words recently, especially since more and more people are aware of celiac disease. But did you know that this disease can negatively affect your dental health too? Currently over 3 million Americans live with celiac disease, but 97% of these people are undiagnosed with it. That’s roughly 1 out...
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What’s a six letter word that nobody likes to talk about? Cancer. While most patients never expect to discuss cancer when they visit us, screening for oral cancer is an important component of the oral health care we provide. Last year over 53,000 Americans were diagnosed with oral cancer. While this number may seem small...
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What’s a chronic disease that affects most kids? It’s not short-term memory loss, but tooth decay. According to recent reports, just over 40% of kids will have tooth decay by the time they enter kindergarten. For kids between 6 to 11, over 21% will have a cavity on a permanent tooth. Fighting tooth decay is...
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As an adult, losing a tooth, doesn’t bring the joy you had as kid, anticipating a visit from the tooth fairy. Unfortunately, when it comes to missing teeth, there’s no lost and found. In fact, 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, and it’s estimated that by the age of 50 the average...
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It’s a new year. And millions of people are making, or following, resolutions to spark a positive change for 2019. While the recurring themes usually include taking on a more active approach to health and fitness, such as losing weight or exercising more, what about making a dental resolution this year? After all, having good...
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