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Preventing Gum Disease in 4 Easy Steps

Preventing Gum Disease in 4 Easy Steps

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease is the inflammation of the tissues surrounding the teeth that if left untreated can cause painful chewing, affect the bones that hold your teeth in place, and eventually result in tooth and bone loss. This starts out as red or swollen gums, tender, quick-to-bleed gums, and bad breath. […]

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3 Most Common Senior Dental Issues

3 Most Common Senior Dental Issues

Most people don’t realize that overall health is linked to oral health. Seniors become more vulnerable to oral disease as they age.  Here are some of the most common issues seniors experience that can lead to dental problems, including the causes and symptoms. Dental Issue #1: Gum Disease What causes gum disease? Gum disease is […]

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Why is Flossing Important?

Why is Flossing Important?

Do you want to keep your teeth healthy and reduce the risk of cavities or gum disease? Dentists recommend that you brush your teeth at least twice a day. But how many people take time to remove particles or food that remains between the gums or teeth? Flossing is a crucial part of dental hygiene […]

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New Year, New Teeth – How Teeth Whitening Works

New Year, New Teeth – How Teeth Whitening Works

Can you explain how teeth whitening works? Dr. Jackson: Absolutely. Especially at the beginning of a new year, people are interested in learning more about teeth whitening and how teeth whitening works. It’s another clean slate for the new year, right? Teeth whitening works in a couple of different ways. Sometimes coming and getting a professional […]

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