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Gum Disease and Heart Disease

HEART DISEASE Several studies have shown that periodontal disease is associated with heart disease. Research has indicated that periodontal disease may increase the risk of heart disease. Scientists believe that inflammation caused by periodontal disease may be responsible for the association. Periodontal disease can also exacerbate existing heart conditions. Patients at risk for infective endocarditis

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Is Invisalign® for you? Get your teeth straight

It all starts with a consultation with your dentist. Your doctor will examine your teeth, evaluate your smile and determine what Invisalign treatment is best recommended for you. Once your doctor have analyzed your smile and determined that Invisalign is indicated for you, we will start with a simple series of pictures, radiographs and impressions.

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About Dental Implants

If you are self-conscious because you have missing teeth, wear dentures that are uncomfortable or don’t want to have good tooth structure removed to make a bridge, talk to your dentist to see if dental implants are an option for you. Dental implants are a popular and effective way to replace missing teeth and are

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Cosmetic dentistry – Details

Cosmetic dentistry is the branch of dentistry that involves dealing with the appearance of the teeth. So whenever you have anything to do with the cosmetic appearance of your teeth, for instance getting braces or having veneers put on, this is cosmetic dentistry work that you are going through with. The cosmetic dentistry price can

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Periodontal Health for Women

Although women typically have better indicators of periodontal health and receive dental checkups more regularly than men, hormonal fluctuations can have an impact on the health of women’s gums. At different stages of their lives, women may face increased susceptibility to periodontal disease.   Puberty During puberty, an elevated level of such hormones as estrogen

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Dr. Sharp’ Guide for Anti – Aging Dentistry

Men and women are on a constant quest for the fountain of youth. However, in the pursuit of a more youthful appearance, we often overlook the visible signs of aging in our teeth and smile. By implementing proper routines at an early age, it is easy to develop great oral care habits and preserve a

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Down Syndrome & Malocclusion

Do you know that people with Down syndrome have a high prevalence of malocclusion? The most common types of malocclusion among people with Down syndrome are: Anterior and Posterior Crossbite Open Bite Crowding due to the Underdevelopment of the Maxilla. Malocclusion affects directly the basic oral functions as chewing, speaking, swallowing. Orthodontic treatment is indicated

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5 Tips for Choosing a Great Dentist

While you don’t want the office to be too far of a trek, there are more things that you need to consider beyond location. Here are 5 tips for choosing a great dentist: 1. Reputation. Do your homework! Search for a particular dentist name, so you will find out which dentists in your area have

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Dietary Measures for Oral Health

The combination of proper home care, brushing twice a day and flossing at least once a day before bedtime, and professional care, regular cleanings for most people at least twice a year are proven methods to reduce the risk of oral diseases, such as tooth decay and gum disease. Recent research has shown the link

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MERCURY AND ORAL HEALTH

In an era of preventive health and as we know that health starts in the mouth, it is important to be informed about amalgam/silver fillings and that mercury is a heavy metal known as one of the components of dental amalgam used to fill teeth in the past. Dental amalgam, also known as silver filling,

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