Managing Diabetes and Oral Health

Millions of people live with diabetes, a chronic disease that affects the body’s ability to produce insulin, a hormone that regulates the sugar content within the blood. Both high and low blood sugar will impact the function of many organs,…

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What Happens After a Tooth Extraction?

A tooth extraction refers to a type of dental procedure in which a dentist removes a tooth from its socket. They tend to reserve this treatment for teeth that do not respond to more conservative restoration methods. Pulling a tooth…

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Don’t Ignore Teeth Grinding Habits

Do you grind your teeth as you sleep? Millions of people exhibit this behavior, and many do not even know that they do it because they are asleep when it happens. However, you might not realize how harmful chronic teeth…

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Will Coffee Harm My Smile?

Do you enjoy a cup of coffee in the mornings? More than half of American adults drink at least one cup of coffee every day. While it is a cultural staple, many people may not realize that coffee can affect…

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Common Causes of Halitosis

All of us have suffered from bad-smelling breath at some point, especially after a strongly flavored meal. But in most cases, you can get rid of lingering odors in your mouth with oral hygiene. Brushing your teeth will remove food…

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Why Consider a Night Guard?

Did you know that you could face risks to your oral health when you sleep? Your dentist can identify dental concerns in your smile caused by behaviors you might not even be aware of that occur during sleep. The dentist…

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How to Remove Your Tooth Stains

Many people want to keep their smile looking beautiful and pearly white. But over time, your smile might start to turn yellow, form dark stains, or otherwise dull or diminish in color. You might feel self-conscious and notice a decline…

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Stress Endangers Your Gum Health

Have you been feeling overwhelmed lately? High stress levels can take their toll throughout your body, increasing your risk of many medical issues. But increased stress can also harm your gums in particular. This connective tissue keeping your teeth in…

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