A Potential Link Between Gum Disease & Alzheimer’s Disease

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Although it may not have the name recognition that cavities do, gum disease is an equally serious dental condition affecting many Americans. In fact, gum disease is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults. A growing body of research shows that gum disease may increase your risk for other serious health conditions, such…

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4 Dangerous Dental Fads You Should Avoid

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There have been many well-publicized trends in oral health care over the last few years, but not all of them are good for your teeth! Here are a few dental fads to avoid in order to protect your teeth! Brushing with Lemon Juice & Baking Soda Both lemon juice and baking soda have been touted…

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Consumer Overview: Denture Products

If you have dentures, or even if you haven’t, chances are you’ve seen TV advertisements for denture products. Because dentures and teeth loss can be emotional topics, it’s no surprise that the advertisements try (let’s call them) unconventional approaches. Sometimes they try too hard to be funny, sincere, or authoritative. Other times they go for…

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