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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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Better Dental Care Can Avoid the Need for Gum Surgery If you have just been diagnosed with gum disease, you may be worried about the treatments facing you, especially if you have done some research on the Internet and read about gum surgery or other quite invasive techniques. The good news is if your dental disease has been caught early on, it's likely that it can be managed through better dental care and additional cleanings at your dental of...Read More
America's number one killer... Although it’s a bit early to shout it from the rooftops, scientific research shows that good dental care might reduce the number of deaths caused by America’s number one killer. Periodontal disease, the end result of poor oral hygiene, has been implicated as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. High blood pressure, strokes, coronary heart disease, and congestive heart failure – collectively known a...Read More
How Often Should I See the Dentist for a Check Up and Cleaning? Most children and adults should see their dentist for a regular cleaning and check up every six months. People at a greater risk for oral diseases should have dental check ups more than twice a year. Tobacco and alcohol use, diabetes, pregnancy, periodontal and gum disease, poor oral hygiene and certain medical conditions are some of the many factors that your dentist takes into c...Read More