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Gum Recession Increases Risks For Cavities, Gum Disease.

When we hear the term, “long in the tooth,” it generally has to do with old age. Long teeth of animals, horses in particular, are thought to indicate an advanced age. Teeth really don’t get longer with age, however. They appear to be longer due to several factors that reduce the position of gum tissue,…

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Aging Changes Needs of Women’s Oral Health

Women who reach menopause or post-menopause experience fluctuations in hormone levels. This can cause changes in gum tissues, including sensitivity, more severe reactions to irritation from bacteria buildup, a dry mouth, changes to taste, and/or burning sensations. During this phase of life, females can also be more susceptible to gingivitis, the initial stage of periodontal…

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Afraid Of The Dentist? How You Can Conquer This.

An estimated 75 percent of American adults have some level of dental fear or anxiety, approximately 10 percent of those are categorized as dental phobics. These are people who have such severe fears that the mere thoughts of going to the dentist is unnerving. Many in this high-fear category can’t bring themselves to call a…

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The Advantages of Straight Teeth

The human body is designed to be in proper alignment. From the head down through the spinal column and balancing on two legs and feet, our body functions properly in a balanced position. The teeth are also designed to function in a balanced manner, working together as a group. Each tooth serves its own purpose…

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Replace Missing Teeth Whether Visible Or Not

Losing a tooth is a bigger deal than what is merely visible in a smile. But, that’s a pretty big deal! Of course, a tooth that is obviously missing in a smile can detract from facial appearance. However, studies have shown a tooth that is absent in a smile also impacts how an individual is…

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Missing Teeth Can Be Beautifully Replaced In A Number Of Ways!

Today, we Americans have become accustomed to having many choices. And, we like having things quick and easy! We can dispense boiling water almost instantaneously out of a tap or even change our eye color by popping in tinted contact lenses. In our modern world, dentistry has also kept pace with the many advancements to…

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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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