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Diabetes And Gum Disease
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Diabetes And Gum Disease

We all need to maintain a healthy oral health routine to prevent plaque from forming on our teeth, but research suggests that those with diabetes are especially vulnerable to gum disease (periodontitis). In a study published in The Journal of Clinical Periodontology,  researchers found, “Poor periodontal health is associated with worsening of glycemic control and...

Kids Dental Check-Up | Back To School
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Kids Dental Check-Up | Back To School

As with immunizations and physical exams, kids dental check-ups should be part of the back to school routine. Your child’s periodic exam includes a cleaning, preventative fluoride treatment and an evaluation that can detect any brewing oral health problems. According to the American Dental Association, one-half of all children ages 5 to 9 have at least...

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Are Sports Energy Drinks Damaging Your Teeth?

Drinking energy and sports drinks on a regular basis is becoming increasingly popular, especially among young people. But did you know that these drinks can be extremely damaging to your teeth? Sports and Energy Drinks Are Highly Acidic It’s important to remember the purposes of each of these drinks so as not to consume them...