Five Reasons Why It’s Important To Visit Your Dentist Regularly

You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again. It’s important to visit your dentist for regular screenings and cleanings. But have you ever asked why it’s so important? We’ll go through the reasons with you, here. Preventing Oral Cancer Regular dental check-ups are about more than just pearly-white smiles and fresh breath (but those […]

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Root Decay In Your Later Years Could Endanger Your Teeth

As we age, we become more susceptible to dental diseases. A common but often initially unnoticed problem for seniors is root decay. We’re all familiar with tooth decay in the crown, the visible tooth above the gum line. Bacteria feeding on leftover sugar in the mouth produce acid, which at high levels erodes the teeth’s […]

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Why The Treatment Of Your Jaw Joints Matter

Your temporomandibular joints (TMJ), located where your lower jaw meets the skull, play an essential role in nearly every mouth function. It’s nearly impossible to eat or speak without them. Likewise, jaw joint disorders (temporomandibular joint disorders or TMD) can make your life miserable. Not only can you experience extreme discomfort or pain, your ability […]

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Don’t Ignore Bleeding Gums

Are bleeding gums something you should be concerned about? “Dear Doctor” magazine recently posed that question to Dr. Travis Stork, an emergency room physician and host of the syndicated TV show The Doctors. He answered with two questions of his own: “If you started bleeding from your eyeball, would you seek medical attention?” Needless to […]

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