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Posts by Liz Countess

Have Healthy Gums To Lower Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease

It seems we all know (or know of) someone who has been affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Whether it’s the afflicted individual or family member of someone with Alzheimer’s, we witness what a devastating disease this is to entire families. The World Health Organization cites that about 36 million people globally are affected by Alzheimer’s disease.…

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A Crown In One Visit? Enjoy The Advantages At Our Dental Office!

Today, we eat “fast” food, drive through quickie car washes, and get a tan in a brief indoor session. We’ve become accustomed to immediate or rapid results, mostly due to advanced technology and techniques that speed up a process. While dentistry is best performed in an unhurried pace, advanced technology has helped to minimize treatment…

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Want A Beautiful Smile? Let’s Make That Happen!

“Smile and the world smiles with you.” We’ve all heard that before. And, it makes sense. When someone smiles at us, their smile prompts us to smile back. Smiling has a tendency to create happy feelings that are “real” feelings. This has been proven through scientific studies on the brain. Apparently, the act of smiling…

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Don’t Let Arthritis Complicate Your Oral Health.

In the U.S., the number one cause of adult tooth loss is periodontal (gum) disease. According to the Centers For Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), over 47 percent of American adults are living with some level of gum disease. For those who are 65 and older, this figure jumps to 70 percent. As devastating as…

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Dental Implants Can Replace Teeth, For Life!

The human body is designed to provide us with two sets of teeth during our lifetimes. We begin with a set of “baby teeth” (known as primary teeth) as we start to eat chewable foods and to aid in speech. As small bodies grow rapidly, a new “permanent” set of teeth emerges to replace the…

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Cola. Soda. Pop. “Soft Drinks” Are HARD On Your Smile.

Advertising would have you think that a cola is a refreshing drink. And, we seem to buy it. It’s estimated that nearly half of all people in the U.S. drink soda every day and Americans consume 7.5 billion gallons each year. But, should you be drinking it? As a dentist, I want you to know the…

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Straighten Teeth Without The OUCH Of Wires & Brackets!

When an individual has teeth that become crowded, crooked, or tilted out of proper alignment, it is typically noticed in the mirror. We can easily look and see whether or not our teeth are straight – can’t we? Maybe not. Teeth can appear straight, yet be terribly misaligned. This is true for things like an…

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If You’re Afraid Of Dental Visits, Let Us Help.

Just about everyone is afraid of something. Some of us are terrified of snakes. Others are afraid of spiders. Some people are scared of dogs. Symptoms of fear are natural reactions to something that causes the brain to send a warning signal. For example, if a mean dog bit you when you were a child,…

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Diabetic? Healthy Gums Can Improve Control.

Diabetes is a disease that interferes with how the body processes blood sugar, or glucose. Glucose is an important source of energy for cells in the muscles and tissues as well as the brain’s main source of fuel. It’s a necessary component of our body’s functioning sytsems. According to the Mayo Clinic (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetes/symptoms-causes/syc-20371444), common symptoms of…

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