Category Archives: Dental Disease

Sugarless Gum And Tooth Decay

Dentistry and modern science have not been able to find a cure or preventative measure for tooth decay. New clinical studies show that chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes after eating may help to prevent tooth decay. Q: What is tooth decay? A: Dental decay (also known as cavities or caries) is a bacterial disease. Everyone…
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Your Mouth and Whole Body Health

The only time and place you have regular oral health examinations is during general dental appointments. Mouth infections can have adverse effects on other body parts. Systemic Diseases of the entire body may also first appear as mouth problems. A healthy mouth is important to your quality of life.   Q: How can the condition…
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Regular Dental Visits Equals Oral Cancer Awareness

The first line of defense in diagnosing oral cancer is in the general dentist’s office. About 60% of adults visit a dentist per year. During these emergency and regular care visits, dentists and dental hygienists routinely use visual examinations and other screening tools to evaluate changes in the mouth and search for signs of cancer…
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Minimally Invasive Dentistry

Dental science has not been able to find a cure or prevent tooth decay. Tooth decay (caries) is the most common disease in man, found in millions of people. Minimally Invasive Dentistry is modern technology that gives more treatment options that minimize the removal of healthy tooth structure while treating tooth decay. Q: How is…
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TECH TALK with Dr. Cranska

Brushing Teeth Since 1940s? Dentistry and modern science has not been able to find a cure for the occurrence of gum disease or tooth decay. Tooth decay is the most common disease facing mankind and at least 30% of Americans have advanced gum disease. Today’s dental mission statement should not be just reacting to problems;…
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Brushing Zero Times A Day?

Brushing Zero Times A Day? The toothbrush is a modern invention. Americans didn’t develop the daily habit of using a brush to clean their teeth until the 1940s. You have been told to brush your teeth at least two times a day and floss your teeth daily. Brush your teeth when you wake and again…
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The Search For Dental Info

How do dental patients find information on modern dental techniques available to them? To seek new treatment options, you must have information to get answers to your questions. What are BruxZir, LAPIP, LANAP, IPS e.max, Encode and MI paste? These are just some of the high-tech treatment modalities available to today’s dental patients. Are they…
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Microdentistry And Tooth Decay

Dentistry and modern science have not been able to find a cure for or prevent tooth decay. Tooth decay (caries) is the most common disease in man, found in millions of people. Microdentistry is modern technology that gives more treatment options that minimize the removal of healthy tooth structure while treating tooth decay. Q: How…
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Brush And Floss To Live Longer

Q: How can the condition of one’s mouth affect the overall health of the body? A: Scientific research links the bacteria and chronic inflammation from periodontal disease to cardiac disease and stroke. Some progression of periodontal (gum) disease is present in 70 percent of adults. This rate is highest in males. Periodontitis, the more serious and…
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How Can I Stop Dental Disease?

Dentistry and modern science have not been able to find a cure for the occurrence of tooth decay, gum disease or oral cancer. Tooth decay is the most common disease in man, 30 percent of Americans have advanced gum disease, and oral cancer is epidemic.   Today’s dental mission should not be just reacting to…
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