Category Archives: Oral Health Risks

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 growths. I...
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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 Minimally Invasive...
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Mouth Guards To Prevent Sports Injuries

To Prevent Sports Injuries: Wear a Mouthguard…

The time to prepare for Fall sports is here. Be ready for football and soccer practices, the seasons will soon begin. Children playing sports suffer injuries to their mouths and teeth. We need to prevent injuries to oral tissues, lacerations and bruising of the lips and cheeks,...
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How Custom-Made Mouth Guards Prevent Sports Injuries

Mouth Guards To Prevent Sports Injuries Football and soccer seasons are upon us, and children often suffer injuries to their mouths and teeth. We need to prevent injuries to oral tissues, the breaking and loss of teeth and the surrounding bone, and concussions in body contact and all sports. School-age children are the most vulnerable. Adult...
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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....

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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...
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Oral Health Risks From Piercings

Your oral health affects other body parts. There are a number of personal health risks associated with oral piercings and wearing jewelry in your mouth.   Q: How can oral health be affected by the piercing of one’s tongue, cheek or lips?   A: This needs to be addressed in two parts: 1. During the piercing procedure and associated with wound...
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