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Common Dental Complaints

Common Dental Complaints

June 5, 2017 Let’s talk about some common dental complaints such as dental sensitivity, dry mouth, and bad breath. Dental recession often causes sensitivity. We often recommend sensitive toothpaste for dental sensitivity, but sensitivity isn’t always improved with dental products. Other causes of dental sensitivity include tooth decay, cracked or broken teeth, and periodontal disease. […]

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E-Cigarettes and Vaping

E-Cigarettes and Vaping

9-6-16 Besides cancer and a host of other health issues, smoking causes bad breath, discolored teeth, increased plaque and bacteria, and even gum disease. Cigarette, pipe, and cigar smokers are prone to the effects from tobacco products including the inhibition of proper healing and cell function in the gum tissues. The National Cancer Institute states […]

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What Does Oral Cancer Look Like?

What Does Oral Cancer Look Like?

I was reading an article not long ago about a patient who noted a sore in her mouth. She mentioned it to her physician. The physician examined the area and scheduled the patient to be rechecked in 7 days. At the patient’s dental appointment she again mentioned the sore in her mouth. The dentist immediately […]

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We Do Routine Oral Cancer Exams!

We Do Routine Oral Cancer Exams!

May 20, 2015 Have you ever wondered why your dental provider is talking about cancer? A significant amount of people visit their dentist regularly making it an ideal situation to check them for cancer of the head and neck. Oral cancer accounts for roughly two percent of all cancers diagnosed annually in the USA. The […]