Diabetes and Your Dental Health

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If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, your primary care physician should consult with your dentist. Diabetes and oral health are closely connected, and your dentist will be one of your primary allies in dealing with your diabetes. Diabetes can contribute to dry mouth, which can contribute to gum disease. In fact, people with diabetes… Read more »

Preventing Gum Disease

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Do you have gum disease? Before you answer “no”, remember that in the early stages, gum disease can be painless. But, if you notice that your gums have become swollen, red or tender, of if they bleed when you brush or floss you should contact your dentist. Other indicators may be bad breath, loose teeth,… Read more »

Coping WIth Cracked Tooth Syndrome

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Your teeth are tough, and with proper brushing and flossing, along with regular trips to the dentist for regular cleanings and exams, they can last a lifetime. But sometimes, your teeth can become damaged. If you receive a blow to the face or mouth which is followed by tooth pain, you know that a trip… Read more »

Dental Treatments for Old Teeth

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Dental treatments for old teeth are very similar to dental treatments in our younger days, but we simply must do a little extra. Our teeth age and weaken over time just as the rest of our bodies do. As long as we continue to practice safe and effective oral health care habits, our smiles can… Read more »