Monthly Archives: January 2018

New Dentures

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  • It may take time to fully adjust to your new dentures
  • It will take time to get used to eating regularly
  • You may have some trouble pronouncing certain words
Dentures are very useful if you've lost all of your teeth. They allow you to eat and speak normally and give you back your beautiful...
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Dentures: What Are They Made OF?

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  • Dentures are made up of two components- the teeth and the frame
  • Most patients will need to replace their acrylic dentures every five to eight years
  • In order to ensure a long life for your dentures, it's important to take care of them
In the past, it was common for dentists to use...
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Dry Mouth: Causes and Treatment

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  • Dry mouth is the feeling you get when your salivary glands aren't producing enough saliva
  • In most cases, dry mouth is the result of stress or some other emotional taxing event
  • The only way to permanently treat dry mouth is to identify and treat the cause
Dry mouth is the uncomfortable feeling you...
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Dry Mouth: What Is It?

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  • Dry mouth is the condition in which the salivary glands don't produce enough saliva
  • A lack of saliva prevents your mouth from functioning properly
  • Dry mouth that doesn't go away on it's own may indicate a more serious issue
Dry mouth is the condition in which the salivary glands don't produce enough saliva....
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Periodontal Disease and Obesity

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  • Obesity also puts patients at a higher risk of developing periodontal disease
  • Your dentist can help you determine the best way to treat it
  • Exercising and getting the right kind of nutrition is imperative
For years, it has been understood that obesity increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease, respiratory issues, breast cancer, prostate...
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The Link Between Obesity and Periodontal Disease

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  • Obesity has been linked to periodontal disease
  • People who suffer from obesity often experience a resistance to insulin
  • It is important to take care of your body in order to maintain good oral health
Recent studies have shown that staying fit and keeping a healthy weight is imperative to maintaining good oral health. Obesity...
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