Is My Smile Aging, Too?

Is My Smile Aging, Too?

My godmother was thrilled when she chipped her front teeth. After the initial shock of having tripped on cracked pavement in a restaurant parking lot, she said, “Now I can have my smile back!” I didn’t understand what she meant until she explained while...

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From Parents To Infants: Cavities Are Contagious

From Parents To Infants: Cavities Are Contagious

As a parent, have you ever shared a spoon with your child, or kissed them on the lips?  Better yet, have you cleaned the pacifier with your own mouth before returning it to your child?  Human behaviors play a major role in the prevention of the most common oral...

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What Does Your Mouth Say About Your Overall Health

What Does Your Mouth Say About Your Overall Health

Recently I have worked with many women, in all walks of life in a variety of ages, all complaining of hypersensitive and swollen gums. Though they all come in regularly for their 6-month dental checkups and cleaning, it made me take notice and try to discover what the...

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A Dentist’s Perspective of an Anti-Inflammatory “Diet”

A Dentist’s Perspective of an Anti-Inflammatory “Diet”

Many patients look at me like I’m crazy when I start asking questions about their diets or lifestyle choices when it comes to food.   They either don’t want to talk about it at all or very sparingly and want to change the subject as quickly as possible.  People do not...

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