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How is periodontal disease associated with Diabetes?

Blog Highlights:
  • Diabetes has been known to do a lot of damage in the mouth in the form of periodontal disease
  • Periodontal disease or gum disease can result in tooth loss, or bone loss
  • People who have diabetes, or those who have a family history of diabetes, need to know what periodontal disease is all...
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Is Chronic Bad Breath Curable?

Blog Highlights:
  • As much as 50% of the U.S. population who are middle aged or older, suffer from bad breath
  • There is also a lot of smokers who suffer from smoker’s breath
  • The best way for you to get rid of bad breath is to let your dentist identify the root cause of the problem
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Why Does Toothpaste Make Citrus Taste Awful?

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% orange juice....
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Dental “Chain” Corporation Gets in Trouble

One rapidly growing trend in dentistry is the rise of dental “chain” practices (a.k.a. corporate dental offices, franchise dentist offices, or dental “mills”). By the term “chain,” I’m referring to practices that are owned and managed by a large corporation and staffed by employee dentists, assistants, and hygienists. Essentially they are franchise stores like most...
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Florida Pediatric Dentist Gives the Whole Profession a Black Eye

You’ve likely seen the news story that went viral over the last week or two about a pediatric dentist in Florida abusing his young patients and committing a whole bunch of other wrongs in his practice. If you haven’t, the link is below, but be warned that it will make you feel sick and angry...
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Do You Have Sensitive or Worn Teeth? Here’s the Reason.

I hear the phrase “I have sensitive teeth” every single day of my life. If you’ve ever said this, your sensitive teeth may be the reason you’ve always been afraid to go to the dentist and they may be the reason you you’re reluctant to eat hot or cold foods. They might be the reason...
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How to Deal With Mouth Burns

When I was in high school I went on a really fun group date where a bunch of friends and I set up a generator and television in the canyon to create an outdoor theater among the trees. The night was very fun, I liked the girl I was with a lot, and all was...
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Taking Care of Your Teeth When You Have the Flu

By now it’s no surprise; the 2014-2015 flu season is a bad one. Adults 65 and over, children younger than 5, and those with immune system-compromising medical conditions are especially at risk. Add to all this the fact that this season’s flu vaccine is especially ineffective (the virus mutated to a virulent strain of H3N2...
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