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November 2015
Handful of medicine bottles
Prescription drugs are fast becoming one of the most prolific killers of modern day society. Everyday men and women are prescribed narcotic analgesics to relieve the pain felt after dental surgery, and as a result, the misuse of prescription drugs from the dentist is on the rise. The illegal use of modern painkillers such as...
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tongue piercing
For centuries, men and women have used body piercing as a way to express a sense of self and while body modification may be a unique interpretation of style for some, the medical consequences for oral piercings are often overlooked. From tongue studs to splitting, the positioning of the handiwork and outside contaminations like hepatitis...
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Vector image of Dentist holding tooth with pliers
The names Glenn R. Payne, DDS and Nicolas K. Young, DMD are printed on the front door of our practice. When new visitors to our office see this, one of the most common questions they ask is “What’s the difference between a DDS and a DMD?” The Short Answer: DMD dentists go through more rigorous...
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Bleeding Gums
There are so many different variables to consider that may lead to your gums bleeding, from temporary events, all the way to long term illnesses. If you’ve noticed that your gums are bleeding – especially if it’s started to happen all of a sudden, then it’s a good idea to visit your dentist and have...
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Glass of Orange Juice
Some morning pairs are just mean to be. Bacon and eggs. Toast and jam. Pancakes and syrup. Lucky Charms and Milk. A snowy morning and a comfy bed. Toothpaste and orange juice? Not even close. I made an error today, a horrible error. Shortly after brushing my teeth I took a big swig of 100%...
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Woman checking for bad breath
Halitosis, or bad breath as it’s more commonly known, can be an incredibly unpleasant condition that is more than a cause for embarrassment. The causes of bad breath are wide and varied, and visiting your local dentist may help to address the matter more directly, but it can always help to understand the unique causes...
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Healthy Smile
In this day and age, easy access to food is something that most people get to take advantage of. Fast food, sugary treats and cheap drinks are well known for taking their toll on your body – but they can be just as detrimental to your teeth too. Your mouth is the first thing that...
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Mother smoking in front of child
If you’re looking for a reason to quit smoking, you shouldn’t have any trouble finding one. I can probably come up with a hundred reasons why smoking is a bad idea, but here’s another one for you that involves your children. Last month a research team from Japan published their findings from an observational study...
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