Does Diabetes Affect Your Oral Health?

Many people fail to realize that their oral health says a lot about their overall health. Problems with your oral health can be indicative of minor or serious health issues. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, people with diabetes are at an increased risk of developing periodontal disease. The Effect of […]

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Your Oral Health As You Age

Your oral health is important at any age. Not properly taking care of your teeth when you are young can have disastrous effects as you age. While cavity prevention is the main focus of your oral health when you are young, this focus can shift as you age. Even patients with good oral health when […]

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Why Should You Floss?

Most people have heard that they should floss their teeth every day, but some see this as a minor detail in their oral health. Many believe that if they are brushing their teeth twice a day, then flossing isn’t that important. Well, here’s a secret: your dentist always knows when you’re not flossing because your […]

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Tooth Sensitivity and Your Oral Health

If you are like many people, biting into a popsicle or drinking a hot cup of coffee can cause unbearable pain. For some people, brushing and flossing can also result in discomfort. Tooth sensitivity is a common problem, but many people just assume that their teeth are naturally sensitive to temperature. However, tooth sensitivity is […]

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Why Is it Important to Treat Bruxism?

Bruxism is consistent grinding of the teeth or clenching of the jaw that often occurs involuntarily during sleep. Many people do not realize they grind their teeth until one of the tell-tale signs (like worn teeth, an aching jaw, or chronic headaches) becomes apparent. If you suspect you have bruxism, it is important to seek […]

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