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November 2019

Smoking and Still Smiling?

By |2019-10-26T17:50:06-08:00November 5th, 2019|Education|

Stop Smoking Today! Giving up smoking is crucial for oral health. If you've spent the time and effort to get your mouth and teeth in shape, then make sure you aren't forgetting about this extra bad habit. As if there isn't enough reason to give up smoking, your dental health [...]

October 2019

Fluoride & Your Health

By |2019-10-15T09:35:55-08:00October 15th, 2019|Preventative|

What is fluoride, and why is it good for my teeth? Fluoride is a compound of the element fluorine, which is found universally throughout nature in water, soil, air, and in most foods. The mineral is easily absorbed into tooth enamel, especially in the developing teeth of children. Once teeth [...]

Diabetes and Your Mouth

By |2019-09-30T20:57:44-08:00October 1st, 2019|Education|

Tell Your Dentist About Your Diabetes We could be first to know. Don't let us be the last. Diabetes affects the blood chemistry and metabolism of those who suffer from the condition. Without proper medication, people with diabetes run the risk of multiple severe disorders. However, early detection can ward [...]

September 2019

Soft Drinks and Your Teeth

By |2019-09-18T23:56:33-08:00September 24th, 2019|Education|

Soft Drinks Pack a Hard Punch! Soft drinks are bad for your teeth in more ways than one. There's sugar, and then there's acidity. The sugar provides the necessary food for the harmful bacteria in your mouth—the average American drinks two cans of soft drinks per day. If you're drinking [...]

Heart Disease and Dental Care

By |2019-09-17T00:19:21-08:00September 17th, 2019|Education|

Do Heart Disease Patients Need Antibiotics Before Dental Care? For some heart disease patients, antibiotics are essential to take before any dental care, even regular preventative cleanings. These individuals may include those who have had rheumatic fever, heart murmur, heart valve replacement, or orthopedic joint replacement. Often, these patients are [...]