Category Archives: Oral Health

Does Tooth Decay Really Affect Your Heart?

So the question is, does tooth decay really affect your heart? And the answer is “no.”  But infection in the tissue or if tooth decay actually reaches the nerve of a tooth to the point that you now have a … Continue reading

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How Does Your Dental Health Affect Your Overall Health?

Your mouth affects your health in a couple different ways. For instance, if you have discomfort in your mouth that makes it impossible for you to eat well,  then poor dental health will directly affect you nutritionally. On the other … Continue reading

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How Often Should I Get X-Rays on My Teeth?

When it comes to how often you should get your teeth x-rayed, the bitewing x-ray schedule is a good guide to go by. Bitewing x-rays are taken approximately once a year.  These specific x-rays show between the teeth, which visually … Continue reading

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What’s Really Important When Visiting A Dental Office

The most important thing for you to take away when visiting a dental office is walking away with enough information to make the best next decision for your dental health. Your dentist should provide you a clear understanding of the … Continue reading

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The Single Greatest Reason People Do Not See the Dentist

The single greatest reason people do not see the dentist is Fear.  It’s fear of a lot of things. It’s fear that they’re going to feel something.  It’s fear tat they’re going to be uncomfortable.  It may be that they … Continue reading

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