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Dental Hygiene and Heart Disease
Nothing beats daily dental routines and regular checkups when it comes to protecting your teeth. While your dentist will give you the best advice, you can also learn on your own.
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Open wide. Studies show dental hygiene reduces heart disease. Seventy percent of the U.S. population have bleeding gums, according to the American Dental Association. In addition, cardiovascular disease is the leading killer of men and women in the U.S. contributing to 2,400 deaths per day. Research suggests managing periodontal disease may reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease. “Over my 26 years as a practicing registered denta...Read More
What is a Great Dental Care Routine? Everyone knows they should be brushing their teeth twice a day, and the majority of us are aware we should brush our teeth for at least 2 minutes each time, but it's important to ensure you have a great technique. Many of us learned how to brush our teeth as children and haven't really changed our technique since then, even though it may be incorrect. Unless you brush your teeth in a methodical manner, i...Read More
Getting Treatment for Gum Disease is Essential A lot of people do not realize how serious gum disease can be, and simply accept that their gums bleed every time they are brushed. This isn't normal, and it's one of the very earliest signs that you could have active gum disease, and definitely shouldn't be ignored. If you have this symptom make an appointment with the best dentist to get your condition evaluated. The early stages of gum diseas...Read More