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 »

How Do I Take Care of Red, Irritated Gums?

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Healthy gums are pink and firm to the touch. Unfortunately, anyone can have gum issues from time to time. You’ve probably seen your gums become red and puffy (or even bleed) when you brush or floss your teeth too vigorously. If your gums are healthy, they will recover quickly from mild trauma. However, if swollen,… 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 »

The Facts About Sensitive Teeth

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Have you ever been concerned about biting into your favorite snack because you were worried that it could cause pain? Have you ever hesitated to show your smile because the air could trigger your sensitive teeth? If so, you may know that having sensitive teeth can be very unpleasant, but do you ever wonder what… 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 »

You Should Not Delay in Having a Loose Bridge Examined

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Your dentist, Dr. Cameron Clark, designed your new dental bridge from durable materials that are not susceptible to the bacterial effects of tooth decay. At the same time, gum disease can still pose a serious threat to the long-term integrity of your dental bridge in Kalispell, Montana. When plaque and residual food particles are not… Read more »