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A Potential Link Between Gum Disease & Alzheimer’s Disease

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 as Alzheimer’s disease. Today, we want to talk about gum disease, warning signs to look for, and the potential link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s disease. What ... Read more
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How to Prevent & Treat Gingivitis

If you’re suffering from gingivitis, the last thing you want to do is ignore it! Read on to learn how you can spot, treat, and eradicate gingivitis before it develops into something worse and leaves you with long-term damage. Signs & Symptoms of Gingivitis Gingivitis is the earliest form of gum disease. It may be considered mild, but it’s not to be ignored. If left unaddressed, gingivitis can develop into periodontitis, a much more serious form of gum disease. So if you ... Read more

Best Dental Product Series: Floss

Imagine you’re standing in the dental products aisle at your local Target or Walmart. You’re about to run out of floss at home, and you just want to pick some up. If you’re like most people, your first thought is probably something like this: Why in the world are there so many types of dental floss? Unfortunately, this can make it hard to know which product is the best. Being a dental practice, we have to tell you the truth: it doesn’t really ... Read more