Principles Concerning Oral Emergencies

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Are you aware of the basics of what you should do in the event of an oral emergency? Do you know that even if you have a tooth knocked from your mouth, it may still be possible for your dentist to save the tooth? Knowing what to do after an oral accident or injury is… Read more »

Has Your Smile Taken a Hit Due to Periodontal Disease?

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Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a condition in which the gum tissue within your mouth is decaying over time. If left untreated, it can develop into gingivitis and eventually cause tooth loss. Has your smile taken a hit due to periodontal disease? Here are some things you should look for in regard… Read more »

Are You Keeping up with Your Oral Health Care This Summer?

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Are you keeping up with your oral health care this summer? Are you making sure your teeth remain in excellent shape and your gums are as durable and strong as they should be? Remember to continue practicing daily oral health care routine such as brushing and flossing to ensure your teeth and gums will continue… Read more »

Tooth Extraction Preparation and Planning Techniques

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Did you know that successful tooth extraction techniques often require preparation and planning? If you are going to keep recovery time at a minimum and ensure your greatest chance of success, plan ahead and make preparations you will need to help your body heal. The more prepared you are for the tooth extraction, if an… Read more »

Have You Had Your Oral Cancer Screening Yet This Year?

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Have you had your oral cancer screening yet this year? If you have not scheduled an oral cancer screening, it is important to do so whenever you find the time, as over 40,000 people every year in America will be diagnosed with oral cancer. Like many cancers, the sooner it is detected, the greater the… Read more »

You Could Be at an Increased Risk for Sleep Apnea

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Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder often associated with a failure to breathe properly while unconscious. It is oftentimes most associated with snoring, although just because a person snores, it does not mean they are guaranteed to have sleep apnea. In addition, some causes of sleep apnea may not even be from obstructed airways at… Read more »